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The alter-ego concept - where an artist records or performs under a different identity, either with or without the artist's fans being aware of the charade - is one of the older conventions in rock 'n' roll. In the mid-'80s, the British band XTC recorded two brilliant albums of '60s psychedelic pop under the guise of the Dukes of Stratosphear. Former Beatle Paul McCartney has made a handful of electronica recordings (with Killing Joke bassist Youth) as The Fireman. ...