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B57

B57 has brought Brazilian Rock to the U.S.A. They formed in late 2005 as a musical lovechild of guitarist Luigi Rock and have grown into an award-winning musical assault: Brazilian International Press Award (2009), Talento Brazil (2009), and The Best of Boston (2012). The line-up includes vocalist Gui Mogames, the aforementioned Rock, bassist Celo, guitarist Thiago, and Tako on drums. Stylistically, B57 is a bullet in your face—driving riffs, blasting drums, and tight…

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Boston, MA

Baby Got Bacteria

Baby Got Bacteria were formed on the roof of the Caucus Club during Twitchell’s wedding reception. Sal M and Primary V were kicking back some horse doovers and decided that the time was ripe for building the perfect musical weapon of mass kickassness. They quickly enlisted the drummer and started woodshedding, After 4 weeks and 13 songs they brought Suzannadannah, Katwood and Evilkinz in to round out the sextet. Their debut gig was on August 1st, 2008 at the historic Hole in the Wall, and they…

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Baby Got Bacteria

Austin, TX

Bad Escape

Bad Escape was founded in 2013 by former members of Equal=Librium, Disassembled, and Born From Ashes to bring a new breed of heavy blues/rock to you. Enjoy!

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Arlington, TX

Bananafish Zero

Singer/guitarist who could be Ted Nugent's son, drummer named Texas who'd pass for Henry Rollins' skinny kid brother and Prince Hal on bass—this trio rocks the hell out of East Coast stages, embracing booze and profanity along the way.

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Bananafish Zero

New York, NY

Devin Banda

Devin Banda is an 20 year old artist from Austin Texas. (Manchaca to be exact) Devin started singing at the age of 4 years old. She first performed on stage in front of a Cinco De Mayo audience in Austin at the age of 4 with her Tejano Idol Ricardo Castillon. Devin continued to sing in school events and programs. At the age of 16 Devin was asked to join Angel Gonzalez y Grupo Vimana as their backup vocalist. With this band, Devin performed at Cinco de Mayo Austin, The National Tejano Convention in…

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Manchaca, TX

Bantam

...like three freight trains strapped together with dynamite.
- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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Austin, TX

Barclay and Ichinose

Barclay & Ichinose is an Italian duo inspired by '60 pop/'70 rock, emo punk, and post-rock. Their first e.p. is Barclay & Ichinose I, released in 2013 by BlueHandVein Records.

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Barclay and Ichinose

Alessandria, Italy

Patterson Barrett

Sticking the mere label of "multi-talented" on Patterson Barrett is a gross understatement. He is a singer/songwriter who plays pedal steel, dobro, guitar, accordion, piano, and just about any other instrument set before him. He has recorded with Jerry Jeff Walker, produced Hal Ketchum, and performed with artists ranging from Chuck Berry to Nancy Griffith.

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Patterson Barrett

Austin, TX

Bastards of Melody

Bastards of Melody have been proudly carrying the power pop torch since forming in 1998. The New York City band has adhered to a simple formula: impossibly catchy songs with great melodies and interesting arrangements. Comparisons to classic power pop bands such as Big Star, Cheap Trick or the Raspberries seem apt. Add to that the modern punch of bands such as Superdrag, The Figgs, and Sloan.

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Bastards of Melody

New York, NY

Bastion

After many years writing and performing together in several NYC bands, Howie Lam (vocals/guitar) and Bill Kovalcik (drums) joined with guitarist Keith Ehrlich and formed Bastion in the summer of 2002. The following year saw the addition of Frederick Macaraeg (of The Ankles) on bass and Alex Dziena (of Haujobb) on keyboards.

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New York, NY

Battleme

Matt Drenik of the Austin, Texas band Lions moved to Portland, Oregon and started his latest band, Battleme. Their self-titled debut album is on Trashy Moped Recordings, a label run by Ghostland Observatory's Thomas Turner.

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Battleme

Portland, OR

Beans N Rice

New Braunfels based Beans N Rice is a classic rock and blues influenced foursome who blend their music into a concoction not unlike their name: spicy, comfortable, familiar, and real real good.

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Beans N Rice

New Braunfels, TX

The Beaumonts

It wasn't too long ago that four of Lubbock's most loved veteran musicians decided the state of Texas country music was dismal at best, and horrifying at its worst. Somehow, over the last twenty years, it became acceptable for a group of frat-boys to show up in thrift-store AC/DC shirts, play half-ass Lynyrd Skynyrd tunes about drinking Lone Star and smoking weed, and call that "country." Well, good friends, THE BEAUMONTS didn't think that was "all that damn country" and decided to do something about…

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Lubbock, TX

Beyond Doubt

Beyond Doubt is a straight-ahead, no nonsense rock band out of Louisville, Kentucky. The fivesome made national noise for themselves after being voted "Fan Favorite" at the NAMM Schooljam competition at Disneyland, in Anaheim, California. But they are far from merely a teen rock band. Drawing inspiration from classic rockers including KISS, Joan Jett, and Guns N' Roses, as well as current acts like Paramore, Adele, and The White Stripes, Beyond Doubt rock the old fashioned way...but with a modern…

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Louisville, KY

Big Paul E

Big Paul E has an intensely personal motivation behind his music. He has served in the military, but also gotten into gang-related life so deep that it led to incarceration. While in jail, Big Paul E began to refocus his life on music, God, and living respectably to set a positive example for others. Today, Paul owns PER-minute Solution Music Productions and is a recording engineer at Reynolds Recording & Premier Productions. But his true love is creating music. With his songs "I.O.U." and "The Dirty…

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Atlanta, GA

Bonnie Bishop

Bonnie Bishop is a singer and a Texan…and, yes, all that insinuates. Brassy, original, soulful, with a whole lot of attitude, her music and her personality are one in the same. But your stereotypical chick singer she is NOT. She sings with the confidence of a woman who understands that the power of her voice lies in her ability to make the audience want more, not want less. She wails effortlessly and with style, free from the shrillness of a woman who is straining to find her notes in the stratosphere,…

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Bonnie Bishop

Houston, TX

Heather Bishop

Born in New York to West Indian parents, Texas-raised writer Heather Bishop is a vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her work often focuses on unique stories within the universality of human experience

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Austin, TX

Chris Bitten

Chris Bitten is a drummer and percussionist whose stellar talent and humble nature have taken him from his childhood home of Birmingham, Alabama to the urban and jazz rich music scene of Atlanta, Georgia. Along the way, Chris has developed as a multi-instrumentalist and made a name for himself as a pro drummer worthy of sharing stages with musical legends.

Upon arriving in Atlanta, Chris started touring with The Drifters, The Tams, and blues legend Clarence Carter. He also began creating…

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Atlanta, GA

Black Angel Down

Nokio the *N-TITY* is a producer, songwriter, singer, and rapper. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, Nokio is best known as one of the founders of the multi-platinum R&B group Dru Hill where he served as in-house producer and songwriter for the quartet. Nokio's resume includes producing music for Elton John, Noreaga, Foxy Brown, DMX and more.

Bringing a dark side to the amazing harmony and vocal styles of Dru Hill and mixing in the Baltimore underground Alternative Rock Scene, Nokio emerges…

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Baltimore, MD

black bird white sky

Black Bird White Sky is a 4-piece rock/electronica outfit that combines thunderous dance beats and soaring melodies with gritty synth hooks and dirty guitars to create songs that are equal parts romantic and tragic, dreamy and gritty, sung and rapped, whispered and screamed. Atoms for Peace meets The Cure meets IAMX meets U2 meets a laptop…

Formed in 2011 in Brooklyn, Ronnie Shingelo, singer and creator of Black Bird White Sky teamed up with producer/engineer/mixer Nic Hard (The Bravery,…

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black bird white sky

Brooklyn, NY

Black Salve

Some bands claim to be homegrown. Black Salve owns it! They are not transplants, but a pure bona fide example of what the Austin music scene has to offer. All members of Black Salve have roots that go back to the start of the Austin Punk scene. Our music reflects the sounds of bands such as Offenders, Big Boys, Stooges, Black Sabbath, but with a little added estro...

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Black Salve

Austin, TX

Dario Black

It's All About 'sex, money and love' ... and Dario Black

Dario Black's music is rooted in pop, electronica and anchored in Latin grooves with a refreshing vibe that's giving way to this rising act in the U.S. and beyond.

“Music is art," says Dario. “Music is freedom. When you have a dream that's bigger than you are, you will go far to pursue your passions.”

Those passions, the Los Angeles-based entertainer says, are about making his dreams come true and inspiring others.…

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Los Angeles, CA

Jamie Block

Jamie Block is a New York-based singer-songwriter known for ramshackle, critical-darling, genre-bending antifolk music. In the 90s Block busked, skylarked and chainsmoked his way to indie stardom and then—rather than turn to a life of tears when Capitol Records dropped him—traitorously joined the one percent with a Wall Street career. Only when, years later, he heard a sultry New York deejay named Claudia Marshall call him back to music did he pick up his guitar again. Also, because nothing's…

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Jamie Block

Havertraw, NY

Blowfly

During the 1960s and 1970s Reid wrote and produced artists including Betty Wright, Sam & Dave, Gwen McCrae, Jimmy "Bo" Horne, Bobby Byrd, and KC & the Sunshine Band. He also recorded many of his own songs during this period, including "Nobody But You Babe".

Reid wrote sexually explicit versions of hit songs for fun but only performed them for his friends at parties or in the studio. In 1971, he along with a band of studio musicians recorded a whole album of dirty songs under the name Blowfly.…

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Cochran, GA

Blusyde

Blusyde was established in March 1997.They began in the New York area playing selections from their first single,"Overthere", and developed a consistent NY following while performing in such venues as Joe's Pub, the Iridium,Soul Cafe, Downtime, Baggot Inn, S.O.B.'s, Jimmy's Uptown, CBGB's, Nell's, Groove,South Street Seaport "Summer Stage", and the Elbow Room.

The band consists of six members of whom sing and play their own instruments exceptionally well with a great level of proficiency.…

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Blusyde

New York, NY

Bmore Original

Originally gaining notoriety as "DJ Excel," Bmore Original rebranded himself in 2014 after having operated a label under that name since 2004. This move separated him from a glut of other DJs using "Excel" but also more accurately represented what Bmore Original was all about: both a proud DJ from the 410 of Baltimore, and a true original among his peers. He's a member of the Bum Squad DJz Worldwide Family and has been featured in numerous magazines, blogs, fanzines, and more.

As Bmore Original,…

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Baltimore, MD

Boccigalupe and the Bad Boys

A half-dozen guys who constantly throw all out unmistakably Asbury Park-style rock 'n' roll parties on stages up and down the East Coast.

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Boccigalupe and the Bad Boys

Asbury Park, NJ

Boheme

"A melting pot of rock, pop and world music." Since 1997 Boheme has been creating a mood and stirring minds with its unique combination of styles. The music has been described as psychedelic, dark, ethnic, and most commonly dynamic.

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Boheme

Long Island, NY

The Boleys

"A musical trip that fills the voids of everyone, no matter who they are or where they come from or what they like. The Boleys just outside of Austin, Texas is a spectacular family trio that will soften the hearts of even the world’s toughest critics. Once they started playing and singing, it was like one glorious genre in and of itself. And it is just the three of them on stage. A family; siblings. Yes indeed. Ethan, Joe, and Emma Boley are an absolute joy upon one’s hearing. After hearing all…

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Florence, TX

Boom Boom Klan

Boom Boom Klan (aka BBK) an urban band from Mexico composed of Cuper (Jose Martin Ruiz Carmona) singer and producer, Verza (Arturo Morales Anaya) singer, and Yor-G (Jorge Armando Olivares Trejo) rapper. On April 20, 2014 with the guidance and handling of Luis Lara (Manager), after having seen and heard at local talent contest called "Light Forever" presented at the legendary club "Capezzio," BBK was signed to No Fear puertiqueño owned producer DJ Dicky. BBK thus continue their journey throughout…

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Gael Boom

Gael Boom is an angel-voiced R&B vocalist from Dallas, Texas whose videos have garnered tens of thousands of views on YouTube. His performing strength lies in his smooth, mid-range vocal tone that effortlessly weaves its way through melodies. Singing is not the limit of Gael Boom's talent, however. He acts, choreographs, dances, produces, and plays a myriad of instruments including piano and drums.

People say my music is different. I call it 'life music.' I talk about real life,…

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Gael Boom

Dallas, TX

The Border Blasters

Kerrville New Folk Award Winner Jimmy Ray Harrell and Austin Music Award winner Todd Jagger are The Border Blasters! Veterans of the Austin music scene, Jimmy Ray and Todd have been making music together since their first gig at Gruene Hall in 1975. The Border Blasters's sound is a melting-pot of blues, real country, western swing, bluegrass, folk - all sewn together with tight blending harmonies and raw musicianship. Their music connects with people of all ages.

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The Border Blasters

Fort Davis, TX

Misty Boyce

Combining provocative, often clever, lyrics with her soulful vocals and vibrant piano playing, Boyce's music is at once poignant and playful. Born in Las Cruces, NM, Misty Boyce studied at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and majored in jazz before relocating to New York City soon after graduation. "I've always wanted to live in New York City since I knew that music was something that I wanted to pursue," she reflects. "I have changed as a person and as an artist so much…

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Misty Boyce

New York, NY

Brave Song Circle

Brave Song Circle is Dustin Morris and Lauren Gale being multi-instrumental and spreading love through music. Their harmonies are full, their instruments are plentiful, and their spirits are alive with the power of love.

The two came together through Dustin's full band project, Dustin Morris and the Songbird. While rehearsing for a gig, Dustin and Lauren decided to share some songs. They quickly realized there was something very special between them. That special something became Brave Song…

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Brave Song Circle

Denver, CO

Breakwater

After a few years away from the music scene, R&B Jazz/Funk band BREAK-WATER has reunited and come back stronger than ever, ready to continue a musical journey that many felt was left unfinished. Though some missed the artistry of the band that has since been sampled by Daft Punk, as well as Kindred The Family Soul with Snoop Dogg, they were still able to establish one of the most solid, devoted, and loving fan bases that continues to exist and support them to this day. Five of the eight original…

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Philadelphia, PA

Mike Brick

Roots-folk music brought to life through strings-and-accordion-based live arrangements. Also, per his current official bio, "formerly a staff reporter and sportswriter at The New York Times, Michael Brick lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and children."

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Austin, TX

Brobdingnagian Bards

Scottish and Irish folk songs combined with the Lord of the Rings music and a wee bit o' Celtic fun. The Brobdingnagian Bards (pronounced brob-din-nahg-EE-en) are The Original Celtic Renaissance music duo from Austin, Texas. Their unique brand of folk music on the autoharp, recorder, and mandolin has made them one of the most-popular Celtic music groups online where they give away thousands of free Celtic MP3 downloads daily.

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Brobdingnagian Bards

Austin, TX

Arron Brown

Arron Brown is a solo artist from the United Kingdom. Arron's sound is acoustic/pop electronic with vocals that come from the heart.

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Arron Brown

Luton Town, UK

Stephen Bruton

1948-2009

Please visit Stephen's official website to learn more about this wonderful musician and human being.

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Austin, TX

Carol Bui

When is the last time you heard a chick play electric guitar like this? Yet Carol manages to reconcile her technical proficiency with a healthy dose of pop sensibility; her experiences in symphonic band, percussion ensemble, and even show choir have given her an ear for song that is rare these days.

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Washington, DC

B.U.N.K.S.

BUNKS is a hip hop group from Manchester, Tennessee that began making music in 1999. BUNKS is a philosophy: Bringing Unmatched Noise Knowledge and Sound. We follow our own path, stay true to our vision, and share all we can with all those who ride with us. We are artists navigating our way through the music industry, not artists made by the industry. We vow to stay true to ourselves and never to compromise our values. We vow to stay independent and to work towards improving and expanding the music…

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B.U.N.K.S.

Manchester, TN

Burn Ban

Helping you remember when you were young and you wanted to set the world on fire. Burn Ban is: Brett Hanrahan, drums/vox; WillImNot, vox/guitar; Alejandro, bass/vox.

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Austin, TX

Jessie Burner

Jessie Burner is an EDM/Dubstep artist based in the desirous, sun-drenched Key Largo, Florida. His sounds are hypnotic, almost Trance-like in nature, yet his mixes are crisp and dance on the razor's edge of creativity. 2013 saw Jessie release a trio of recordings: Pandora's Box and two EPs entitled Pandora's Box 2 BLUE and Pandora's Box 2 RED. In addition to the songs available on those albums, his Soundcloud profile is quite active—with tracks including an absolutely…

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Key Largo, FL

Doug Burr

A singer and songwriter of uncommon resonance, Doug Burr was born in 1972 in Dallas, TX, growing up in a Southern Baptist family, the spiritual residue of which has been a lifelong influence on his musical endeavors. Burr took up the guitar at age 16, and by 18 he was writing songs. After a dozen or so years of home recording, open mikes, church performances, and coffeehouse gigs in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, he began fronting the roots rock band the Lonelies. In 2003 he independently released…

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Doug Burr

Denton, TX

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush started rhyming at age 13, quickly learning to focus his lyrical ingenuity and cultivate his talent, and by 2002 he began seriously writing and recording music. In his youth Jeb Bush was influenced by the music of LL Cool J and Notorious B.I.G., and later became inspired by fresh acts like Eminem, Lil Wayne, and T.I. His work delivers in spades—engaging diverse new school styles, blending quintessential East Coast/NYC elements with Southern fare to produce tight verses and unique tracks.

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Tampa, FL

Buzz n’ Bangs

"Buzz n’ Bangs blasted out electro-pop metal songs that mixed Motörhead with Nintendo music. Decked in black metal-esque corpse paint and surrounded by Simpsons-character cardboard cutouts, lead singer and bassist Justin Dent implored the crowd to “get crazy” and move close to the stage." - Pat Berger, Infernal Consult of the University Star

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San Marcos, TX