Formerly the singer with the group Carlotta, Elin Fflur rose to prominence after siging the winning song, 'Harbwr Diogel', in the 2002 C
Launched in January 2011, Survivalists pulled a big crowd to their debut show at Buffalo Bar, Cardiff, with Samoans and were swiftly rebooked. Since then things have been moving quickly and the band recently recorded their debut EP 'The Last Bastion' with Producer Charlie Francis (REM, SFA). Their influences include LaFaro, Billy Talent, Hell Is For Heroes, Fighting With Wire and Placebo. SURVIVALISTS Bringing the noise to those of you still left alive.
Rhydian (born 14 February 1983) is a singer from Wales best known for his appearance on the fourth series of the British talent show The X Factor in which he came second. He was praised by all four judges throughout the series for his impressive performances, and he was the favourite to win the competition with the bookmakers. Rhydian released his self-titled debut album, 'Rhydian', on the 24th of November 2008.
My Turn To Kill were an upcoming rock band hailing from Anglesy, North Wales.
They have now changed their name as of May 2009 to Through Colour to avoid being stereotyped as a metal or hardcore band. Mixing catchy chorus's with killer mesmeric riffs, the band offer a fresh new vibe to the music scene. Songs such as Kids Of Cancer and Sand Choked Emotion prove that the band are up there with the 'big gun' rock bands such as Kids In Glass Houses and Paramore. Their sound is intensely epic and certainly has the potential to make it big.
Gintis, who were originally a family collaboration hailing from the Rhyl/Abergele area consists, of Carl Gintis, Dave Gintis, Rob Gintis, Kyle Gintis, and Joe Gintis. Self confessed fans of fellow Welshmen Gorky's Zygotic Mynci and fabulous musical ragamuffins The Zutons, Gintis have done themselves proud with numerous gigs under their belt along with successful recordings such as "Happy Drunken Accidents"
Neo Tokyo is a electronic band from Wales, UK. He had made some remixes and original tracks. His songs has a specially a great reception on internet blog and music sites, like The Hype Machine, where the remix of "Passion Pit - Sleepyhead" reached the number one and appeared on Rolling Stone site on may 2009. Neo Tokyo has a decent list of remixes (official and not), from bands like Chanty Poe, Hot Knives, Britney Spears, etc.
Their song "Laser Laser" also reached top 10 on electronic online store Beatport and appeared on compilation "Boxon Makes Me Happy" on january 2009.
Aar Maanta moved from his native Somalia to the UK in the late 1980's due to the civil war. As a lone child in a new country he turned to music for comfort absorbing many genres including pop, rock, hip hop, RnB and house. He now produces an eclectic mix of styles blended with traditional Somali music. Aar Maanta's first notable performance was in July 2006 at Rise: London United the UK's largest multi-cultural festival.
Dementio13 is a Cardiff-based producer/remixer; recording solo since 1999. His music is a curious mix of Krautrock-influenced drones, experimental electro, film soundtracks, post-rock, drum n bass and psychedelia. Dementio13 often deletes his older releases which no longer 'fit' his musical vision; in his own words, "Music is temporary." His back-catalogue is always changing.
He has also been involved in collaborative projects with the international duo Cwtch, the music collective, Sal Boca and his other solo project Diebenkorn.