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Allah-Las, the band at the center of a terror attack plot foiled by Dutch police, have won a following with their suave psychedelic rock but been dogged by controversy over their name.With dreamy, never-hurried guitar-driven songs, the four-piece indie band from Los Angeles projects California calm and cool and would have roused little controversy – yet alone an international security incident – had the group called itself something else.Singer and guitarist Miles Michaud in a recent interview explained that the name juxtaposed "Allah" with "Shangri-La" – the mythical Buddhist utopia high up in the Himalaya Mountains imagined by Westerners.
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