Decoder Ring was formed in 2001, in Sydney, Australia. Original line-up consisted of Matt Fitzgerald ( keyboards, guitar) Geoff Towner (bass, El Mopa), Pete Kelly (guitar, Sea Life Park), Kenny Davis Jr (keyboards, piano, The Jackson Code, The Blackeyed Susans) & Thomas Schutzinger (drums). Original line-up recorded the EP "Spooky Action at a Distance" (2002) and album "Decoder Ring" (2002). Geoff Towner departed in 2003 and was replaced by Ben Ely (Regurgitator).
Luke Leighfield is a twenty one year old piano pop troubador from Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, UK. He has released two albums, one split 10" single with Sam Isaac and countless demos. His debut single 'If You Haven't Got Anything To Say' entered the UK indie singles chart at number 5 upon its release in June 2008. To date, he has played around 350 gigs in over ten countries, many of them in fans' living rooms and gardens.
Endor was a 5 piece post-hardcore band hailing from southern california. The most notable of their members was lead vocalist matt barcalow, younger brother of nate barcalow who was the vocalist for Drive-thru/Geffen records band Finch. Endor is also the name of a 4 piece band from Glasgow. Signed to Say Dirty records, their first single 'Hold On' was released early 2006. A follow-up single, 'We Live In Doors' is due for release around June 2007.
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Shara Worden is the lead singer and songwriter for My Brightest Diamond. She was previously a backup vocalist for Sufjan Stevens and the frontwoman of Awry. Shara is the daughter of a National Accordion Champion-winning father and a mother who was an organist for their Pentecostal church. Worden grew up in Ypsilanti, MI, listening to gospel, jazz, and classical music and performing in the church choir. Worden moved throughout her childhood, and attended the University of North Texas.
London-based Polaroid 85 combine haunting vocals, deep bass, intricate orchestral layers and glitchy samples to create downtempo, cinematic music. Their soulful, piano-led compositions are infused with elements of jazz, drum
A more charismatic, enigmatic nomad of a furioso frontman/artist/guitar legend could not be imagined. You can