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Coma Coma

Coma Coma

            Coma Coma Background Info The top-notch East Bay trio make some noise with a win for Best Local Act as well as top album honors for Chateau Rex, their full-length debut for 75orLess Records (following an EP and live disc recorded at Jake’s in 2008) and hands-down one of the […]

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Red Electrick

Red Electrick

          Red Electrick Background Info Red Electrick is a band with a genuine love of music. With many elements at play in their collective sound, it’s safe to say that their passion is fuelled as much by the bluesy swagger of 70s rock as it is by punk’s needle-sharp guitar angst, […]

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The Kills

The Kills

Silent Night So I was rummaging through the Twitters and I just so happened to find this. And I’m not going to lie, this one threw me for a bit of a loop.  If you know of The Kills and are as fond of their hard and vicious music as I am, you’re probably going […]

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Warpaint

Warpaint

              Background Info  Warpaint, an Indie Rock/Dream Pop band from Los Angeles, California, got started in 2004.  Made up of Emily Kokal, Theresa Wayman, Jenny Lee Lindberg, and Stella Mozgawa, Warpaint released their first full-length studio album, The Fool, in 2010.  The band’s membership has also included actress Shannyn Sossamon and Red Hot […]

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The Blue Van

The Blue Van

          Background   The Blue Van, from Brønderslev, Denmark, are a Rock band with a Classic Rock sound.  Formed in 2003, The Blue Van has released three albums: The Art of Rolling (2005) Dear Independence (2006)Man Up (2008) Love Shot (2010) The band has had a number of their songs used in […]

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The Cinematics

The Cinematics

              The Rundown:  The Cinematics, who formed in 2003 and then ultimately closed up shop in 2011, were an Alternative Rock band from Scotland, consisting of Scott Rinning (vocals and guitar), Larry Reid (lead guitar), Adam Goemans (bass) and Ross Bonney (drums). The Cinematics released two studio albums, A Strange Education  (2007) Love and […]

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Cruz

Cruz

          The Rundown:  Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil – five friends have joined forces to form Cruz, a soulful rock band with a modern edge. Their first album was put together in a week at Daniel and Filipe’s studio in Brazil. The band completed their initial recordings, packed their bags […]

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Teddybears

Teddybears

              The Rundown: The Teddybears are a Swedish ElectroPop/Hip-Hop/Rock band formed in 1991.  The band originally started off as Skull, a Grindcore band.  If you’re not familiar with Grindcore, think of guitar riffs that are either heavily detuned or out of tune accompanied by unintelligible screaming and/or noisemaking which is […]

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Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

            The Rundown:  Animal Kingdom are an Indie Rock band from South London, England.  Formed in 2008 and made up of Richard Sauberlich, Hamish Crombie, and Geoff Lea, the band has released one album, “Signs and Wonders”. Animal Kingdom has a long list of influences which include the Rolling Stones, Beatles, […]

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Mock Orange

Mock Orange

                    The Rundown:  Mock Orange, hailing from Newburgh, Indiana, USA, are an Indie/Alt Rock band.  This little group has been around since 1993.  I bet you’ve heard this band, even if you’ve never heard of this band.  Mock Orange has had their music used extensively by […]

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