English acoustic guitarist C Joynes, a resident of Cambridge, has released a few self produced excellent CDRs, but here sees his first Bo’ Weavil release. Joynes uses a heavy thumb-led finger-picking technique that harks back to traditional country-blues and early ragtime, however, he uses this technique to explore alternative melodic traditions: the English folk-tune; North and West African music; elements of classical Indian music; proto-minimalist and impressionist musics from the European classical tradition.
The members of Lazarus Clamp live in Birmingham, Leicester, Derbyshire, London, and Aldershot. Lazarus Clamp began playing under that name in Leicester, in 1994, when Michael and Andrew first met. They have since played with Giant Sand, Cat Power, Chris Brokaw, The Mekons, Songs:Ohia, Richard Buckner, The New Year, Thee More Shallows, Laura Cantrell, Mice Parade, Him, Telstar Ponies, Kitchens of Distinction, A Minor Forest, Black Heart Procession, Bob Tilton, Left Hand, and Herman Dune.
Isole is an epic doom metal band from Gävle, Sweden that is currently signed to napalm records.
Isole started up under the name Forlorn back in 1990 with two sole members Crister and Daniel. Some demo tapes were recorded under the 90's. Then the band went into hibernation a couple of years mostly because troubles with members quitting or living elsewhere. In 2003 record label I Hate Records contacted them and wanted to sign Forlorn, and we wanted a fresh start after the hibernation and changed name to Isole.
Moghul are a four piece doom/sludge band from Birmingham UK, formed in 2011 they are set to release a debut EP in 2012. Drawing from a wide range of influences their music can most closely be likened to bands such as neurosis, electric wizard, mastodon, kylesa and q.o.t.s.a
Labels:Denovali, Cyclic Law ++ Montréal, Canada (2007 – present) A U N are a shape shifting Montreal based band, that melt the boundaries between psychedelic, electronic, ambient, industrial and doom music. AUN have performed at such diverse festivals as: Mutek, Roadburn, Wave Gothic, Victoriaville, Swingfest, while releasing numerous praised albums with such labels as Alien8 Recordings, Important, Cyclic Law, Oral and now with german experimental label Denovali.
Iron Claw is a rock band which formed in Dumfries, Scotland in 1969. The band was formed by original members Jimmy Ronnie, Ian McDougall, and Alex Wilson. They were joined by singer Mike Waller in 1970. Wilson, the group's bass guitarist, decided to form a band after seeing a Led Zeppelin concert in 1969 and the band was eventually named after a lyric from King Crimson's "21st Century Schizoid Man". The band originally performed covers by blues rock artists such as Free, Johnny Winter, Ten Years After, and Taste but soon began writing and performing original compositions.
HOTEL WRECKING CITY TRADERS Ben - one drumkit
Toby - one guitar Hotel Wrecking City Traders (HWCT) have been dislodging earwax, busting strings and sticks and blowing minds since 2007. HWCT are an instrumental noise rock duo with a heavy focus on improvisation and a love of loud volume and the psychedelic. The band has to date released an EP (2007) a full length album