The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American band formed in Eugene, Oregon, in 1989. Since 1990, they have released seven albums, with an eighth due out in mid-2012. The Daddies' music is primarily a mix of swing, ska and rock, characterized by a prominent horn section and sardonic, often morbid, lyricism. While the band's earliest albums were rooted predominantly in punk rock and funk, their subsequent studio albums have since incorporated influences from many diverse genres of popular music and Americana into their sound...
Kirlian Camera was founded by the keyboardist/vocalist Angelo Bergamini in Parma, Italy in Spring 1980. The band really was born in 1979, called Suicide Commando, but this name was dropped for the existence of a namesake band. So, when Bergamini started to interest to paranormal phenomena, he knew about a special device invented by Semion Kirlian to take photos of the aura of the human body and from this took the name of the group, suggested by Mauro Montacchini.
Eliza (Lisa Conway) and Josephina (Jo Fallak) are two old souls trapped inside cocktail dresses & sunglasses. They came together as a music-making duo during 2007 because of their shared love of vermouth, dislike of television, and the fact that they already had a gig. Eliza enjoys snow boarding, smoking Captain Blacks, and incredibly spicy foods. She plays the violin, the guitar, the piano, & sings. Josephina particularly likes basil, typewriters, and the colour green. She sings, plays the piano, the guitar, a ladybug, & the melodica.
Fujiya & Miyagi are an English band formed in Brighton in 2000. They are currently signed to Gronland Records in the United Kingdom. They are self-described as being heavily influenced by 70's krautrock bands such as Can and Neu! as well as early-90's electronic music artists like Aphex Twin. The origins of the band's name come from a character in the movie The Karate Kid as well as the brand of a record player.
There are, at least, six artists known by this name. 1) A collaborative project between singer-songwriter Sascha Gottschalk (voice & guitar) & Extended Spirit. So far they're best known for contributions to the 'Secret Love compilations', as conceived by Jazzanova & resoul (Soultrade Record Store). They have also collaborated with Clara Hill, Andre Zimma & Airmate. After two singles (SK125 and SK129), their d
his Namelessness Is Legion is an ambient/electronic/drone side project of Austrian musician Oliver Stummer aka Tomoroh Hidari. Stummer also is engineer, producer and programmer for Industrial outfit Kreuzweg Ost and founding father of Dystopian Dub Developments.
whereas his Namelessness Is Legion's first album Resonant Mindlessness focuses on electronic drones inspired by dream- and sleep-music, the second album "...
Cujo was the first project of Amon Tobin, before he signed to Ninja Tune and started going by his own name. Cujo was scrapped after Adventures In Foam, which was released September 1996. Adventures In Foam was re-released by NinjaTune in 2002 as a two-disc version containing a half-dozen previously unheard tracks. Their press release stated this was because Shadow Records had "been circulating a version of the record with a changed tracklist, different (and unapproved) cover art and mis-titled tracks".