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Fania Records

Fania holds a legendary spot in the history of Latin music, and its catalog includes landmark recordings that have marked and defined the history of Latin music. During its heyday in the 1970s, Fania's roster included virtually every luminary of the ...
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Farid

Farid has been contributing to the Washington, DC dance music scene since the early 1990s. After throwing the first "warehouse parties" and deejaying in various clubs in the early 90s, Farid has been the head resident at Eighteenth Street Lounge sinc...
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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop's pirate soul train has seen them beat a resolutely independent path to the ears and feet of audiences around the globe for over a decade.

Formed in 1999 the Wellington seven-piece has never stuck to a script. Their sound d...
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Fatboy Slim

When Norman Cook began making music as Fatboy Slim, one of his many sobriquets, he aimed to get away from the sometimes insular and obscure world of deejay music and create a popular, just-forget-your-troubles-and-have-a-good-time mix. It worked beyo...
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Feist

Here are the things you need to know about Feist in order to fall in love with her and her music: she's much more than just the torch leaning against the ballad with a lone spotlight on her. In a past life, she was a shouty battle of the bands teen q...
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Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, previously Ransome-Kuti, was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1938. His family belonged to the Egba branch of the Yoruba tribe. His father, like his grandfather, was a minister of the Protestant church, and director of the local gra...
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Felix Da Housecat

Does a cat really have nine lives? Ask Chicago's disco visionary Felix Da Housecat. Six years after he glammed up dancefloors with Kittenz And Thee Glitz - 20 since he first stepped into a studio - one of modern pop's great outsiders is about...
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Femi Kuti

Those who have followed his career and have experienced his music know this for a fact: Femi Kuti never felt just satisfied with being the King's heir. He freed himself from his father's legacy in '85 by putting together his own band, The Positive Fo...
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Fingathing

Ladies and gentlemen, aliens, robots and giant mechanical babies, we would like to introducethe third album by the incredible Fingathing. A few years ago, a new act with a unique concept and an amazing sound began to be spokenabout by a few in-the-kn...
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Fires of Rome

They met in a plane crash. They learned to play in the swamps of Uruguay. Now, Fires Of Rome are slashing their way out with their debut album You Kingdom You. An ambitious musical venture made up of three brilliant minds that have acquired ...
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Fischerspooner

New York art-pop duo Fischerspooner's debut album, #1, was an end-of-the-millennium musical statement of pure digital and visual style. Written in part to accompany an 'outsider' pop show bursting with dancers, stage effects and elaborate wardrobe, ...
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Floetry

It's more than the passionate vocals of Marsha Ambrosius (the Songstress) and elegant spoken word of Natalie Stewart (the Floacist) that has fans captivated everywhere since FLOETRY first stepped on stage. The dynamic duo's incredible success is deep...
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Floratone

While collaborative improvisation serves as the ethos of the jazz idiom, the projects that soar beyond the tradition-where the end product is monumentally greater than the sum of the parts-are rare indeed. They are even rarer when an artist gives cre...
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Floyd the Locsmif

Keeping alive the tradition of authentic hip-hop beats, Floyd the Locsmif channels the energy found in the 1960s and 70s-era jazz, soul, and funk crates that he frequently raids, making him one of finest producers to emerge from the south. Hailing f...
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Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen

Producer, Musician, DJ and Dancer Eric Vani (Rise Ashen) has devoted his life to the study of sound and movement, applying hi-fi knowhow to underground music. Focusing on nu-jazz, breaks and house, as a DJ, he mashes and blends it with traditional an...
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Four Tet

The three albums Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, released in quick succession: Pause (2001), Rounds (2003) and Everything Ecstatic (2005) represent a high watermark in new forms of pioneering musical creativity. These recordin...
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Foxes

Foxes burst onto the scene with her Warrior EP (Neon Gold) which captured the ears of audiences around the world, featuring singles "Warrior" and "White Coats." After delivering performances across the globe from SXSW to Glastonbury and back a...
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Fragile State

The Facts And The Dreams" is an inspired fusion of downtempo grooves, sweeping orchestral bliss, deep soul and jazz from Fragile State, aka Neil Cowley and Ben Mynott.

Fragile State was born out of a long friendship after the two met throu...
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Francois K

François K. was born and raised in France, moving to New York in 1975 to pursue a career as a drummer. He played in various R&B cover bands and was hired by the Galaxy 21 disco to drum along with the DJ's records. This led to a strong interest...
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Frankie Wilde

Frankie Wilde was born into a broken home in gritty Brixton, London. After troubled teen years spent on the dole, he stumbled headfirst into the utopian dream of London's nightlife scene, where, with the right set of records and one gig a week, the l...
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Frankmusik

Frankmusik a.k.a. 25-year-old Vincent Frank, made his name churning out killer remixes for Lady Gaga and the Pet Shop Boys and helping launch the career of Cherrytree/Interscope label-mate Ellie Goulding. After becoming a well-known musician on the L...
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Franz Ferdinand

The exuberant, unencumbered record Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is Franz Ferdinand's fourth studio album and first from the Glasgow band since 2009's Tonight. They seem to have rediscovered the imagination, vitality and fun...
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Fred Falke

Fred Falke started out as a bass player around 1995 before turning his hand to production work in the late 1990s. His first record, a collaboration with Alan Braxe named Intro, which sampled The Jets 1987 hit Crush On You, was released in 2000 on Vul...
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Frederic Galliano And The African Divas

DJ since 1992, producer since 1996 on F Communications and creator of his own label since 1998, Galliano always lived in Valence in the south of France.

With his two first albums ? Espaces Baroques + and ? Lives Infinis + released on F Commu...
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FreeSol

Memphis is America's musical heart and soul. It's the birthplace of rock, the spiritual home of the blues, and more recently, host to some of the best rappers of the past decade. Fittingly, FreeSol has synthesized Memphis' myriad influences and has c...
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Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme

Explosively documenting the story of a group of underground hip-hop MCs & DJs from the early 1980s to the present day, 'Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme' is a film that explores the world of improvisational rap - the rarely recorded art form of rhyming sp...
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French Montana

Born Karim Kharbouch in Casablanca, Morocco, Montana immigrated to New York City with his family at age 13. His parents, seeking greater opportunity than what they could find in their native land, settled in The Bronx. While fluent in French and Arab...
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Frogg

Frogg is one third homegrown UK talent and London vocalist Mills, who brings her eclectic music foundation, which lies squarely between guitar songwriting and drum 'n bass. Fusing rap with a raw, English-witted tongue and vocals that harness an indiv...
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