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The band Calvin Johnson was founded in 1962. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Olympia. Generally, music journalists would define Calvin Johnson’s style within the genre/s of punk rock, and other rock music.

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The Halo Benders

The Halo Benders was a band formed in 1994 as a side project by Calvin Johnson of Beat Happening and Doug Martsch of Built to Spill. They released their first album, God Don't Make No Junk, in 1994. They followed up in 1996 with Don't Tell Me Now and in 1998 ... [wikipedia]
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Beat Happening

Beat Happening is an American indie pop band formed in Olympia, Washington in 1982. Calvin Johnson, Heather Lewis, and Bret Lunsford have been the band's continual members. Beat Happening were early leaders in the American twee pop and lo-fi movements, noted f... [wikipedia]
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Daniel Johnston

Daniel Dale Johnston (January 22, 1961 – c. September 11, 2019) was an American singer-songwriter and visual artist regarded as a significant figure in outsider, lo-fi, and alternative music scenes. Most of his work consisted of cassettes recorded alone in hi... [wikipedia]
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Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1970, he founded the Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band. Since the mid-1970s, Richman has worked either solo or with low-key acoustic and electric backi... [wikipedia]
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Richard Swift

Richard Swift (March 16, 1977 – July 3, 2018) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and short-film maker. He was the founder, owner, and recording engineer of National Freedom, a recording studio located in Oregon, and worked as p... [wikipedia]
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Kevin Morby

Kevin Robert Morby (born April 2, 1988) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He has released five studio albums: Harlem River (2013), Still Life (2014), Singing Saw (2016), City Music (2017), and Oh My God (2019). During live performances, Morby is... [wikipedia]
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Smog

Bill Callahan (born June 3, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist who has also recorded and performed under the band name Smog. Callahan began working in the lo-fi genre of underground rock, with home-made tape-albums recorded on four track tape... [wikipedia]
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Jeff Tweedy

Jeffrey Scot Tweedy (born August 25, 1967) is an American songwriter, musician, and record producer best known as the singer and guitarist of the band Wilco. Tweedy, originally from Belleville, Illinois, started his music career in high school in his band The ... [wikipedia]
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Silver Jews

Silver Jews were an American indie rock band from New York City, formed in 1989 by David Berman along with Pavement's Stephen Malkmus and Bob Nastanovich. Throughout, Berman was the only constant band member. During the last few albums, Cassie Berman became a ... [wikipedia]
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R Stevie Moore

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Kurt Vile

Kurt Samuel Vile (born January 3, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is known for his solo work and as the former lead guitarist of rock band The War on Drugs. Both in the studio and during live performances... [wikipedia]
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Old Time Relijun

Old Time Relijun is a band founded in Olympia, Washington, United States and a longtime member of K Records. Current members consist of Germaine Baca on drums, Aaron Hartman on upright bass, Ben Hartman on saxophones, and Arrington de Dionyso on electric guita... [wikipedia]
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Adrianne Lenker

Adrianne Elizabeth Lenker (born July 9, 1991) is an American musician from Indianapolis, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of Big Thief.... [wikipedia]
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Little Wings

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Steve Gunn

Steve Gunn (born in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States) is an American, Brooklyn-based, singer-songwriter.... [wikipedia]
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The Microphones

The Microphones are an American rock band from Olympia, Washington, founded in 1996 and ended in 2003, with a short reunion following in 2007. The band was fronted by Phil Elvrum (who now spells his surname Elverum). Elverum was the principal songwriter and pr... [wikipedia]
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