The Liberation Music Orchestra is a big band project by US-american jazz bassist Charlie Haden; jazz pianist Carla Bley is also one of the founders of the project. Their music is best characterized as some sort of big band free jazz, with the music dealing with rather revolutinary themes derived from the Spanish civil war, the rebellion and the civil wars in Latin America of the sixties and seventies, from the Vietnam war, and from the civil wars in Middle America. Some of the pieces are arrangements for big band of traditionals or songs from e.
It was a sunny July 21st and brothers - James and Michael - were walking through Beaulah Cresent on their way to meet Luke and some other mates in a rusty crust shack.
They wandered into the same charity shop they often do on this most boring of walks to the station- just to see if the old confused owner had updated her box of dead peoples eyewear.
However there glimmering in the dusty corner of the room, partly obscured by a tangled web of coat hangers was a Yamaha Portasound- Unboxed, not new, missing an F:Sharp and with no instructions or batteries.
Azzido Da Bass (born Ingo Martens in 1971) is a DJ and music producer based in Hamburg, Germany. Over the years, Ingo Martens has been influenced by a wide range of music genres. As a youth, Ingo first became interested in hip-hop and break dance. By the mid-1980s, Ingo began collecting electronica and synth pop albums from the groups such as Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk and Nitzer Ebb. A few years later, it was acid house and hardcore groups.
Coockoo is a young and eccentric, alternative rock band, based in Moscow. Internet success in January 2009 with their provocative single; Groupies’ Anthem (F.U.C.K) brought instant popularity within the Russian underground music scene. During the proceeding year they have built on this success playing regularly at some of the finest music venues in Moscow. The year has continued positively with rotations on national radio and performances being screened on Russian Music TV channels.
Meneo is pure gameboy reggaetón and electro-dancehall along vocoders and keytars, which are the weapons of choice for *MeNeO*'s deep, flavoured, latin rhythms that are accompanied by Entter's VJ "Fruity Booty" and his made-to-measure vjing application that's been the envy of many at several video art festivals. The MENEO performance investigates artistic concepts that imply the surprising and unforeseeable, accidents, mistakes and coincidences as a means to alter the dynamics of creative performance and to discover new aesthetic presentations.
Zan Lyons is a London, UK based violinist, electronic composer and filmmaker. He is a second-generation Trinidadian of Asian and African descent.
Zan is best know for his uncompromising live shows where he fuses live viola looping with frenetic distorted beats and real-time remixing of his own films.