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Art Brut

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Group Members: Eddie Argos, Chris Chinchilla, Ian Catskilkin, Frederica Feedback, Jasper Future, Mikey Breyer
Biography: Named after French painter Jean Debuffet's definition of outsider art -- art by prisoners, loners, the mentally ill, and other marginalized people, and made without thought to imitation or presentation -- South London's Art Brut make brilliantly simple, cleverly stupid art-punk. Tagged by NME as part ...Read full biography
Bang Bang Rock & Roll
Released: 2005
Label: Fierce Panda Records
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"Formed a Band" was such a brilliant first single, and summed up Art Brut's aesthetic so perfectly, that there almost seemed to be no need for more songs from them. Driven by a jagged, ragged guitar riff, ...Read full review
Art Brut vs. Satan
Released: 2009
Label: Cooking Vinyl Records
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A collaboration between Art Brut and Frank Black is a marriage made in witty, punky heaven, and while Art Brut vs. Satan may not quite live up to fans' wildest fantasies -- say, a cross between "Formed ...Read full review