Ben Gibbard (born August 11, 1976 in Bremerton, Washington) is an American musician and songwriter who has formed several indie bands. He is most notable as the lead singer of Death Cab for Cutie; his other projects include The Postal Service and All-Time Quarterback. He has also created music under his name and under the band Pinwheel. Gibbard appeared as a guest on Jimmy Tamborello's (his Postal Service collaborator) Dntel album entitled Life is Full of Possibilities (2001) - Specifically, he contributed vocals to the song "(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan.
Born in 2458BC and frozen in Dr. Frankenstein's lab until rats chewed through the mains plug, Jim'll has found his way to London via a mix up at FedEx. He now performs a one man show that includes songs about mental illness, Damon Albarn and stalking, and this year will be releasing the all new album, "Brain Damage". Critics have acclaimed with comments such as "Best Titles Since Snakes On A Plane", and "This Is Your Life On Drugs". You can watch the YouTube channel here : http://www.youtube.com/user/jimllsbrain
SCREW is a visual kei band from Japan.
They originally started out in March 2006 under Speeddisk label and are now signed under the 'Indie PSC' label (PS COMPANY Co.,Ltd). SCREW expresses the concept that "everybody has darkness inside -- the poisonous chemicals of darkness have to be screwed out of the body." They were originally a four-piece band, but became a twin guitar band when Manabu joined in June 2007. At the start of 2010, their new bassist Rui (ex Ｊｅｗｅｌ joined the band, after their previous bassist Yuuto left the band in the beginning of the year.
1) Kyra. 4 piece band from the lake district, UK. After years of tight-knit friendship and playing music, Kyra are ready to establish themselves as one of the most promising unsigned bands in the UK. With tons of local shows under thier belt; opening for bands such as Raging Speedhorn, Failsafe, My Passion, Fei Comodo, The Nothing, Saving Aimee, Fony, This Girl, My Awesome Compilation, Aconite Thrill, Days in December (to name a few) Kyra have turned heads with their energetic and enthralling live show.
There are at least two bands by the name of Sparta. 1. An American alternative rock band active in the 2000's
2. A British metal band active in the 1980's
1. Sparta is an alternative rock band which formed in El Paso, Texas in 2001. The band originally consisted of Jim Ward (vocals), Paul Hinojos (guitar) and Tony Hajjar (drums), all former members of At the Drive-In. After a brief stint with Erick Sanger, the three of them recruited Matt Miller, an El Paso native and then-bassist of Belknap to become the band's permanent bassist.
Hailing from the Northwest, Beefy is a massive presence in the nerdcore hip-hop scene. Since 2005, Beefy has been pushing his positive, pop culture influenced message worldwide, beginning with his debut The Whitesican EP. Never afraid to make references to X-Men comic books or video game vixens, Beefy has also found a way to create his own style backed by pop, rock, and hard powered rap production.
Happy Chichester - formerly of Howlin' Maggie and The Royal Crescent Mob - has also contributed songs to the Afghan Whigs and the Twilight Singers. His songs have been used by VH-1, MTV, P-Diddy for Fashion Trance, Ted Demme, the Oxygen Network and the indie film 'Tied Up'.
Juan Fernando Fonseca is a colombian singer. His most famous song is "Te mando flores". He started making music at the age of 5 and by the age of 12 he had already sold 500 copies of his first song. In the year 2002 he released his album named "Fonseca" and the most important songs from that CD were: "Noches de carnaval", "Sueño", "Confiésame" and "Magangué". This lead him to perform with Shakira, Juanes and Carlos Vives, all colombian singers like him.
Joe Claussell has a passion and he wants to share it with you. A modern-day renaissance man, this New York-based re-mixer, retailer, producer, and global DJ is also a prolific business man; one who approaches all his projects with sincerity and intensity; qualities he infuses into everything he touches. In his latest role as owner of Spiritual Life Music, he intends to guide the world to a new way of looking at and listening to world music.