www.nutshellmusic.co.uk Veteran Orcadian singer songwriter and one time Wolfstone front man
Ivan Drever returns to full band mode for recording and live
performances this year. With a brand new collection of skillfully
crafted songs Ivan and the band are set to release a limited edition
five track EP on the Nutshell Music Label in May. Ivan has hooked up
with good friend and exWolfstone guitarist Andy Murray and also
guitarist/bassist and producer Finlay Wells to mould the new material
Chris Alastair (say "allister") is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from New York who's now based in London. Though best known for his funny spring-break anthem Spring (is Friggin' Awesome) (see Videos) he's a classically-trained, award-winning songwriter and performer whose recordings span a range of rock, pop, funk, and acoustic styles. Born in in North Africa to American and British parents, Chris was raised in the United States playing brass instruments in jazz bands and youth orchestras and singing a variety of choral work.
Two Animal Kingdoms The amazing band Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Disney world
Animal Kingdom the band: Richard Sauberlich - Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Hamish Crombie - Bass
Wayne Yardley - Guitar
Geoff Lea - Drums geoff, wayne, hamish, rich: skins, strings and sings currently holed up somewhere cold and westward. they make wintery music that's strange, dark and beautiful when it s done, you should come have a listen. Animal Kingdom Disney: A magical land of adventure!
Spock's Beard is a progressive rock band formed in 1992 in Los Angeles by brothers Neal and Alan Morse. Neal (keyboards/vocals) and Alan (guitars) were joined by fellow musicians Nick D'Virgilio (Nick D'Virgilio, drums - also known as NDV) and Dave Meros (bass), and were later joined by veteran keyboardist Ryo Okumoto. Spock's Beard play a brand of progressive rock with pop music leanings, drawing much influence from Genesis and The Beatles. They are also well known for their intricate multi-part vocal harmonies and use of counterpoint much in the vein of Gentle Giant.
The Summertides hail from Exmouth. A quaint coastal town in Devon, England,
Exmouth has imbued their unique music with all the sex, love and carnal debauchery of the traditional British seaside.
Echo at the Carnival is a truly personal and intriguing biography of songwriter Simon Richardson, who takes you on a musical journey of all the highs and lows that come with a few nights well spent.
Originating from the Montreal area, this group first appeared in 1992, when it was called Necrosis; in the same year it was reincarnated under the name of Cryptopsy. With just a demo called Ungentle Exhumation and then the album Blasphemy Made Flesh (1994), the group acquired a solid reputation on the international scene. Their release of None So Vile in 1996 was the first burst of brilliance in their career.
Broken Links are: Mark Lawrence - (Vocals/Guitars/Synths)
Lewis Betteridge - (Bass Guitar)
Phil Boulter - (Drums/Percussion) The year 2008, marks the beginning of Broken Links. A 3-piece alternative act from the outskirts of Southampton, United Kingdom, diving into the lyrical and musical depths of free association, taking you on an emotional rollercoaster of despair to complete arousal.
Channel Cairo play indie pop-noir, loaded with romance and melancholy. The five grew up in the English and French countryside, and are now at home in London’s King’s Cross, at a rehearsal studio next to their favourite whiskey bar, The Lexington. The boys collaborate with amateur photographers and filmakers on both shores of the channel, as well as creating their own film and stills. Singer Josh likes to paint, and says that songs are always best written as soundtracks to stories. Expect to find the band reclined in their rehearsal room, contemplating the plot of their next track
The Pine Leaf Boys are a two-time Grammy Award-nominated Cajun and Creole band from South Louisiana. Members include Wilson Savoy (accordion, fiddle, vocals), Courtney Granger (fiddle, accordion, vocals), Drew Simon (drums and vocals), Jon Bertrand (guitars), and Thomas David (bass). Former members include Cedric Watson (fiddle) and Blake Miller (bass, fiddle). They play traditional Cajun and Creole music from Southwest Louisiana, inspired by bands dating from the 20s such as Amédé Ardoin to modern bands such as Mamou Playboys and Jason Frey.
(1) Face is a female singer from the UK, bringing luscious vocals to many broken beat/nu-jazz tracks, working with highly acclaimed producers like 4 Hero, Mondo Grosso and Domu. http://www.myspace.com/faceuk (2) Face is a nationally recognized all-vocal rock band bringing a new edge and attitude to the human voice. Using the full range of sounds that the voice can produce, including vocal percussion or “beat-box,” Face performs rock, pop, funk and upbeat jazz. No other instruments or special effects – just six guys.