Ben Dlugokecki (pronounced- Der-loo-go-ken-ski) is a prolific singer/songwriter based in Southampton, England. With a wide range of influences from Paul Simon and James Taylor through to modern acts such as Elbow and David Gray, his songs range from gentle Piano and Guitar based ballads to epic, emotional upbeat songs all with a broad appeal. After recording 4 self produced albums at home, Ben came to the attention of producer/writer Neil Kerr.
Primary info for this group is filed under The Four Seasons. The Four Seasons, (later known as Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons), were an American pop group, distinct from many similar groups of the early to mid-1960s in their traditional Italian-American sound. They also had a sound somewhat reminiscent of doo wop, but they were not known to be a doo wop quartet. By the later 1960s became an internationally famous rock and roll group.
Hanson is an American pop rock band from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Isaac Hanson, pianist and vocalist Taylor Hanson, and drummer and vocalist Zac Hanson. Their work has spanned many different genres, including rock, blues, folk, and pop. They are most noted for their Grammy-nominated 1997 hit single, “MMMBop.” Their 1997 album Middle of Nowhere (the band’s third recorded album and first major studio album, also nominated for a Grammy) was met with critical acclaim and went on to achieve multi-platinum status.
Hailing from London, UK, The Zico Chain are a fuzzed up, three-piece, rock 'n' roll revolution. Feeling an over-whelming sense of apathy for the majority of music coming out of the UK in recent years, the band formed from the fallout of drinking too much good cheap booze and going to too many awful gigs. The Zico Chain signed to Hassle Records in 2005 and released their self-titled mini-album to a great response in 2006.
Sower are a Thrash Metal band from Colchester, Essex. Formed in late 2007, they debuted their music with a sold-out headlining performance on November 29th 2008. 2009 sees Sower supporting such bands as Romeo Must Die and Ignominious Incerceration, and spreading across Essex in search of fresh venues and crowds.
Deep in the vast midwest Cincinnati's Foxy Shazam has spent the past year prior to their 2005 independent release (The Flamingo Trigger) writing, recording and carving their groove into the regional music scene with their loud atchable musical nonsense backed up by thier tideflunkty and marzegatie stage show. Foxy Shazam has strived to become a band that can take a non-directional sound and make it directional; utilizing blasphermizized piano and sloppy oof bass and guitar licks to create very organized noise which collides doosledly with a tastefully skewed pop sensibility.
They're Donna Summer milking cows with The Fall. They're holding the dartboard while Duran Duran and Magazine play for the world championship. They're sleeping with Giorgio Moroder's wife behind his back and are terrified New Order are going to tell him. They're Cop on the Edge.
Taking the Fall formed in early 2005 and have since performed extensively in the Dunedin music scene. They play a blend of alternative rock infused with metal influences. Taking the Fall have built up a solid fan base by playing with many talented local bands, as well as supporting numerous touring acts such as Blindspott, Cold By Winter, Streetwise Scarlet, Not Quite Right, and American punk heroes Strung Out.