Niladri Kumar is the son and disciple of Sitar Maestro Pandit Kartick Kumar, who is the senior most disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar. Niladri Kumar started learning when he was four and gave his first performance at the age of six at the Aurobindo ashram in Pondicherry. Niladri is known for playing an electric 5-string sitar and utilizing distortions and loops in his performances. He calls his sitar a zitar and is in the process of patenting its design.
Ratcat were an Australian indie rock band of the late 1980s and early 1990s fronted by Simon Day. Their combination of indie pop songwriting and energetic punk-style guitar won them fans from both the indie and skate-punk communities. Ratcat formed in 1986 in Sydney and were a mainstay of that city's live music scene until they were eventually signed to Waterfront Records where they released a self-titled EP, several singles ("I Think I Love You", "Baby's Got A Gun") and their debut album, This Nightmare in 1989. Another EP, Killing Joke, and another single, "Saying Goodbye" followed.
Raw garage punk from London, England.
The Snookys are a punk-rock band from italy, let's see or better hear by yourself what they can do!
Go!Zilla are a really unconventional duo , they mix 60's psichedelia and up-to-date garage rock, reverbs and tight rhythms. You could think they are from Austin (TX), but they are from Florence (Italy) instead!. Play it Loud!
Little Ease is a band from Brighton that you probably wont care about. Before this band, we were in a bunch of other bands you probably didn't care about either. Download the songs here: http://littleease.bandcamp.com/album/little-ease Matt, Pete, Luke + Jay
Former The Runaway's guitarist Joan Jett began forming the Blackhearts, a backing band for her burgeoning solo career, with manager Kenny Laguna's assistance circa 1979. Since then the roster has included the current lineup of Thommy Price on drums, guitarist Dougie Needles and bassist Enzo Penizzotto and numerous predecessors like Gary Ryan, Eric Ambel, Danny Furious, Lee Crystal and Kasim Sulton.