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The Heatwave

Various acts are (or were) called The Heatwave, including a Dutch sixties freakbeat band. 1. The Heatwave was a sixties freakbeat band from Dordrecht, The Netherlands, who were never given an official record release in the 1960s, but were embraced by mod/beat/psych fans around the globe when Grey Past Recordings released 23 of their re-emerged studio recordings and 4-track demos (1967-1969) on LP (2006) and later a limited issue CD (2010) entitled Honeymelon Teapot.

Groundation

Groundation is a Fusion-Reggae band based in Sonoma County, California. It was established in 1998 by Harrison Stafford, Ryan Newman and Marcus Urani upon their meeting at the Jazz program at Sonoma State University. Groundation's music incorporates the lyrical struggle of Roots Reggae, the progressive musicianship of Funk/Jazz fusion, and other-worldly transcendental Dub. The 9-piece band creates an altogether new Reggae sound, featuring swirling horns, stout poly-rhythmics, and soulful harmony vocals.

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The Twinkle Brothers

The Twinkle Brothers hail from the north coast of Jamaica in the ghettos of Falmouth, the Parish of Trelawny. The two brothers, Norman and Ralston Grant, were baptized in the church of Anglican Diocese. They started singing in the Sunday school choir and concerts at the age of six and eight respectively. At that time they started to make their own instruments since they could no afford to buy them. They made guitars and drums from various tin cans (garbage can, sardine, milk, etc.) and fishing line.

The Beautiful Girls

The beautiful girls are an Australian band from the New South Wales coast composed of Mat McHugh on vocals and guitar, Paulie B on bass and Bruce Braybrooke on drums. TBG have released three full length albums: Learn Yourself, We're Already Gone and Ziggurats; as well as one EP, Morning Sun, TBG have an eclectic style of their own, with smatterings of rock, acoustic, reggae, pop and folk all through their music. Many people find elements of artists such as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson and The Police.

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Satori

There are 7 bands under the name of SATORI: 1) UK based industrial / power electronics act. 2) USA based act providing a fresh mix of reggae, bluebeat, rocksteady and ska. 3) Shaman / ethno haos orchestra from Moldova. 4) HC/Death band from Vyškov, Czech republic. 5) Goa Trance producer 6) Hard Rock/Metal band based in the West Midlands, England. 7) Melbourne Psychedelic/Stoner rock band. http://www.myspace.com/satori925

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Kora

There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Kora is a 5 piece band with huge live presence - vocal harmonies sailing on a powerhouse rhythm section. Solid musicians, the 4 brothers & Dan, hail from Wellington & Whakatane, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Kora are; Laughton Kora on vocals, guitar & keys; Francis Kora on bass & vocals; Stuart Kora on guitar & vocals; Brad Kora on drums & Dan McGruer on keys & bass. ... 2) Kora is a vocalist from Poland, most famous for her work with Maanam.

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Six60

Bonding over a shared love of NZ music and passion for making their own, Six60 formed after meeting at a Kora concert in 2006. Three members flatted together as Otago Uni students, spending countless hours in their recording studio (Eli's room) at number 660 on notorious Castle St. The six60 sound is unique - a fresh Kiwi fusion of roots, reggae, hip hop, dubstep, and drum and bass.

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Madre Monte

Melbourne 9 piece Latin/Reggae band, Madre Monte, play the deep, spellbinding
grooves of Colombia in an Australian setting, allowing Australian audiences to get
a taste of these captivating sounds. The band was born in 2008
when Colombians Mauro Gomez and Henry Peña felt a great need to play and
represent their native Colombian sounds and rhythms in Australia.
After seeing that the music needed more energy, more friends started joining the project. Drums,trumpet, percussion, guitars and other instruments like saxophone and trombone became members of what Madre Monte is today.

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