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Kings of neon

Francis – Birds down south Francis originate from the darkest woods of Sweden. The band has been around since 2006 and have recently released their first single “Bad to the Bone” on the Swedish label Gravitation. The bands live perfomance has been descibed as an unleashed Tasmanian Devil singing heartbreaking gospelsongs.

About time

Angus and Julia Stone – Big Jet Plane (Adam G Remix) Siblings Julia Stone and Angus Stone come from Newport, Australia. Angus and Julia’s decision to collaborate was taken at the beginning of 2006. Prior to that, both had performed as solo artists at open mic nights but utilised the other as a backing partner. …

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Songbook

Family of the year – Psyche or like scope Family of the Year is a 6 piece indie/folk band from Los Angeles, California. Their debut EP, “Where’s the Sun?,” was released on September 22, 2009.

Milk-eyed mender

Joanna Newsom – Sprout and the bean Joanna Newsom (born 1982) started taking piano lessons at a very early age and played for a couple of years, but switched to the harp at seven. Her approach to the harp, from the percussive aspects of her playing to her chord changes, was also influenced by West …

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The 60’s scottish cowboy

Donovan – Sunshine superman Donovan is a Scottish singer-songwriter who emerged as part of the mid-1960s folk music scene. He was born Donovan Leitch on 10th May 1946 in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland; the family moved to Hatfield, England in 1956. Donovan came to fame in the United Kingdom in early 1965 with a series of …

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Oui, je parle tres mal

Flight of the Conchords Foux du Fafa Flight of the Conchords is a Grammy award-winning folk/pop/comedy duo comprised of Bret Mckenzie formerly of The Black Seeds, Video Kid, and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra fame and Jemaine Clement formerly of The Humourbeasts, who met in 1998 while studying film and theatre in Wellington, New Zealand. Billing …

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