The story of Star Fucking Hipsters begins in 2004, when world renowned ska-punks Leftover Crack were about to head out on their annual European tour and singer/guitarist Sturgeon & then current LoC drummer Brandon Chevalier-Kolling started planning a new band for the new year which included writing a jump off track eventually documented with LOC when the band entered the BBCs world-famous Mada Vale studio to record several songs for the UK’s Radio 1 program “The Lock Up.
Po-lice is made up of Phil and JC on guitars, Harris on bass and Trent on drums. Their music has been described as 'Chaotic Skacore", involving political lyrics and a general hatred for the system. They are based in Southwest England and have been playing music together for around 5 years. They have mainly played benefit gigs so far for anarchist good causes
Streetlight Manifesto is a ska/punk band from East Brunswick, New Jersey under the creative leadership of singer/guitarist Tomas Kalnoky. Since forming in 2002, the band has released three full-length albums. Several of Streetlight's members were already well known among the New Jersey ska community for their roles in past ska bands from that area, most notably Catch 22's Tomas Kalnoky, James Egan, Mike Soprano, and Josh Ansley, as well as One Cool Guy's Stuart Karmatz, Pete Sibilia, Dan Ross, and Chris Paszik.
Faintest Idea is a punk band with a bit of 'agricultural ska' mixed in. They are signed to party house records. Members are -
Danni Camp - Bass + Vox
Sam Rayner - Guitar + Vox
Cheese - Drums
Danny Hill - Saxaphone
Ben - Trumpet + Vox
Dom - Trombone
Punk-ska(core)-melodic punk band from Edinburgh/North Berwick Scotland. Taking Chase are collective where the word genre is not a restricted buzz word that 5 five gentlemen hide behind - playing music that makes you feel happy and accomplished is what you should take delight from. We are all part of a "scene" that is split into too many sub-genres which is an uncomfortable and un-easy way to live, everyone should rejoice in the fact that it is all music - no matter what style you play!
LUVDUMP was formed in the summer of 07' by Dave, Chris and Boasty, after their previous bands broke up, and with fuck all else to do with ourselves! Luvdump plays a mix of fast melodic ska-core punk wiv sum reggae thrown in there too, with politically influenced lyrics from the Ahole in east anglia that is Bury st Edmunds. We are pro choice, pro peace, pro legalization of weed, and pro life! BUT! anti racist, anti sexist, anti BNP, anti war, anti homophobic, anti any corperation that puts it own gain before that of its customers and anti the fucking system.
Choking Victim was an American punk band from 1992 to 1999, formed in New York City. The band became notable around "C-squat," in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where they squatted and continue to inhabit and organize shows for their music, which blended ska punk with black metal, and anarchist lyrics. They also became known for Satanic imagery and numerous references to the vagrant lifestyle, such as crack-smoking, shoplifting, and squatting. They also, like many other bands in the punk scene, have violent anti-police sentiments in their songs.
Longfellow broke up in 2002, most of the members went on to form the band Sederra. One member joined The Maxies. Longfellow is also the name of an electro/pop/folk band from the UK, based in London/Nottingham. Members include Owen James Lloyd, Richard Norris, James Thomas, Kevin Ray, Jonny Morgan, Sophie Bagnall and Ali Hetherington. Their sound has been described as 'folk meets indie' and they won the Battle of the Bands competition 2011 at the University of Nottingham.
Band bio from their web site reads:
Fatter Than Albert has been throwing punches, exploding faces, and playing rock guitar since January of 2004. Pulling inspiration from their home town of New Orleans, the band has set out to challenge themselves musically and has created a unique blend of jazz influenced ska-punk music. They have displayed their energetic live show numerous times locally with crowds of over 400 in attendance.