Tame Impala

Tame Impala make psychedelic hypno-groove melodic rock music intended for moving one's body to and for keeping still and observing other forms of movement. The Perth based band consists of members Kevin Parker, Dom Simper and Jay Watson. An EP of five home recorded tracks: Beginning with Desire Be, Desire Go's, Slide Through My Fingers, Half Full Glass Of Wine and 41 Mosquitoes Flying In Formation's is due out soon.

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The Vines

The Vines greet the world with the kind of blinking, wide eyed enthusiasm of a band just out of the garage band when in reality they experienced an accelerated career, lived out very publicly in a whirlwind of brilliant pop records, legendary gigs and gruelling world tours. In six short years released four albums: Highly Evolved,  Winning Days, Vision Valley and Melodia. Melodia features fourteen new songs, including new single He’s A Rocker.

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Grizzly Bear

In 2006 Grizzly Bear released their first album Yellow House. One year ago band members, singer/songwriter Ed Droste, drummer Christopher Bear, bassist Chris Taylor and singer/songwriter/guitarist Daniel Rossen began the recording process for their latest album Veckatimest, a diverse collection of songs including hits Dory, Ready, Able and Foreground.

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Ash

Irish band Ash has celebrated 19 years in the industry. Formed by members Timothy James Arthur Wheeler, Mark Alexander Hamilton and Richard Wilson McMurray in 1997, Ash released several albums such as Trailer, 1977, Free All Angels, Cosmic Debris, Meltdown and Commando and most recently they revealed their A-Z Series: 26 singles in one year, a single for each letter of the alphabet, one release every fortnight. The first taster was free download Return Of White Rabbit.

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Scissor Sisters

The style of American band the Scissor Sisters draws from disco, glam rock, pop and the club scene of New York City. Consisting of members Jake Shears and Ana Matronic, Babydaddy, Del Marquis and Randy Real (who joined in replacement of Paddy Boom), the Scissor Sisters achieved a number of chart hits with their debut album Scissor Sisters and their single I Don't Feel Like Dancin' was the fourth best-selling single in the UK in 2006.

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