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The Blueprint

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Comprised of members of Earthtone9, Pitchshifter, and Consumed, the band have defied comparisons to their day jobs and are on a quick course to becoming a household name in the U.K. indie scene, alongside the likes of Hundred Reasons, among others.

Formed in premise in the summer of 2000 while Mark Clayden and Matt Grundy were touring America in Pitchshifter (Clayden is a charter member of 'Shifter, and Grundy did a brief but memorable stint as a touring guitarist during 2000) Read more on Last.fm

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Beard Of The Week 006: Karl Middleton of earthtone9/Blackstorm

May 30th, 2010

This week’s winner of Beard of the Week is interesting because it’s an example of facial hair evolution. The winner’s beard has mutated, developed, and been modified throughout the wearer’s career in music. These are all traits that should be admired in a beard; no matter how mighty your facial hair is, to let your beard-styling stagnate is the mark of a man who grows a beard because he is merely tired of shaving, and not out of recognition of how badass beards actually are.

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