Vampire Weekend is an indie pop/rock band with Afro-pop influences. Bandmates Ezra Koenig (vocals, guitar), Rostam Batmanglij (keyboards, vocals), Christopher Tomson (drums) and Chris Baio (bass) formed February 2006 in New York City, New York, United States. Their self-titled debut album was released on January 29, 2008 on XL Recordings to, so far, critical success and the single A-Punk garnering heavy airplay on Alternative radio stations throughout the US. They are quickly garnering comparisons to Paul Simon's Graceland for the Afro-pop style, as well as to The Kinks and NYC's The Walkmen.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a Grammy Award winning singer, actor, producer and dancer. He rose to fame as one of the front men of the hugely successful pop group *NSYNC. He released his debut solo album, Justified, in 2002 and it went on to sell over nine million copies worldwide, solidifying Timberlake's position as a pop superstar. Timberlake's second album, FutureSex/LoveSounds, was released in 2006 and featured numerous hit singles including My Love featuring T.I. and SexyBack featuring Timbaland.
"genuine kudos... very promising group indeed" - The AU Review The reinforced leather regiment otherwise known as The Raffaellas play regularly around their hometown of Melbourne. Michael on skins, James on bassola, Doug on the strings section and Pat singing his heart out; the four young virile men are gradually building a name for themselves as a musical group offering something much needed: melody.
THE BUDDA CAKES SHOP
www.thebuddacakes.co.uk Vintage Future ala Jules Verne meets Electro-Accordeon and 1984-Walkman. Dead Kids, Sue Denim, Robots In Disguise ... they all want a piece of this new musical style from London. The Budda Cakes make you happy, make you smile, make you wanna tell the world about their alternative take on modern music.
They are possibly one of the most diverse acts one has ever seen.
Their popularity is definitely on the up.
One of the most energetic and genuine band
DOWNLOAD OUR ALBUM, A BALLOON CALLED MOANING, FROM WWW.MYSPACE.COM/THEJOYFORMIDABLE The Joy Formidable are Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matt Thomas. The beginnings of TJF began several years ago, when school friends Ritzy and Rhydian chatted on a night out in their hometown of Mold, North Wales. Both opinionated and madly into music, an instant respect was formed and they began meeting regularly at the legendary Buckley Tivoli; then a North Walian mecca for local and touring bands.
There are several bands that are called Cooper. One of them is a band from Nashville. Ben plays piano and performs the vocals, Matt whacks the drums and Will is on bass (and whistles). There is also a Swedish powerpop band with the same name. There is also a dutch melodic punkrock band with the same name. There is also a Spanish artist, Alejandro Diaz, who used to be in Los Flechazos - http://www.myspace.com/cooperartist. There is also a UK-based acoustic solo artist with the same name.
The Phantom Band are scottish proto-robofolk band from Glasgow. Members: Duncan De Cornell (Guitars & Fast Cars) Gerrard "Hartbreak" Harvard (Bass & Big Business) Andrew T Oxford (Keyboards & Cheeseboards) "Richard The Turd" Princeton (Harmonies & Libraries) Damien Duke Stanford (Drums & The Law) and Greg Yale (Pedals, Gold Medals, Banjos & ASBO's). The Phantom Band are known for their elusive tendencies, for instance by continually changing their name for each gig or release and by appearing in disguise.