UMLAUT is a Japanese indie rock band. For Bär McKinnon's new project, see Umläut.
Kaki King (born 24th August 1979 as Katherine Elizabeth King) is an American guitarist and singer from Atlanta, Georgia. When Kaki King went into the studio in upstate New York to record the tracks for her fourth album, Dreaming Of Revenge, her producer, Malcolm Burn, had one condition: “He said, ‘If someone can’t be sawing a log in half and whistling along to the song, I don’t want it on the record,’” King recalls with a laugh.
There are several artists with that name. 1) Praxis was an ever-changing musical project led by prolific producer Bill Laswell. Praxis combined elements of different musical genres such as funk, jazz, hip hop and heavy metal into highly improvised music. The band first appeared in 1992 with the critically acclaimed Transmutation (Mutatis Mutandis), Laswell, guitarist Buckethead, keyboardist Bernie Worrell and drummer Bryan ''Brain'' Mantia have defined the direction of the band over the last 15 years.
Glasgow experimental rock outfit Secondskin have existed in various forms for nearly a decade and their talent and unerring dedication to achieving exactly the sound they want is unparalleled. The music of Secondskin combines elements of modern metal, with 70s prog. Often compared to acts as diverse as Oceansize, Pink Floyd, Meshuggah, Tool, Earthtone9 and Porcupine Tree, Secondskin appeal to the thinking music lover.
What The Blood Revealed is a post-metal band from from the burgh of Ayrshire in Scotland. We have two EPs out, both of which you can buy over at www.myspace.com/wtbr The pursuit of the truth through scientific endeavour is what makes us human.
Evolution is not a theory.
Experimentation is often beautiful, though the results rarely are.
Be selective in what you read, for your time is truly short.
Seek the rational, embrace the truthful. Say hi if you like the tracks! xxx
Grails are an American instrumental rock band from Portland, Oregon. Initially the band 'Laurel Canyon' formed to play one show on a whim. In 2003 the band changed its name to Grails, just before the release of their first full-length album. They adopted a louder, more aggressive style, often switching instruments with each member writing songs that saw them branching out to increasingly disparate styles. They live in Portland but rarely play live in their hometown.
L.A.’s Capital Cities arrive with a little sonic head rush called ‘Safe and Sound’, an easy, breezy, beautiful slice of effervescent electro-pop that even comes complete with a massive ‘trumpets-in-da-club’ bit that absolutely kills it. (Neon Gold) The song has catchy indie stylings and features the beloved vintage Juno-106 keyboard that gives the production such a comforting retro vibe. (Arjan Writes) It's a scorcher bound to make your dance-infused taste buds sizzle. The music swarms with outside-of-the-box tendencies, jam-packed full of life, energy and unusual yet fantastic sounds.