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Join them on Facebook. Grabbel and The Final Cut are a shoegaze / noise pop band originally active in the 1990s. They formed in their hometown Lüneburg, Germany in 1989 and consisted of band members Stefan Zachau (guitar, voice), Gernot Dornblüth (bass, voice), Sascha Kotzur (guitar, keyboard) and Christian Grabowski (drums), whose nickname “Grabbel” was an inspiration for the band’s name, obviously.
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Laveer, (vrb) - to beat against the wind. "That's what the dictionary says it means", explains the band, "it's like we see ourselves as sailors, sailing into the wind and riding the waves against all adversity......that or something like that. Would you like another biscuit?" Laveer are four, tea spilling musicians who favour acoustic instruments and like making songs together.
Pollyanna is the name of two musical artists : *Existing in the mid to late 90s, but still popular today, Pollyanna were an Australian indie/alternative rock band. The band consisted of, at various times, Matt Handley, Maryke Stapleton, Ace Moley, Andy Strachan, Shaun Lohoar, Glenn Maynard and Serge Luca.
see here: http://www.amo.org.au/artist.asp?id=1551
They were originally a Sydney band but then later relocated to Melbourne (in 1997).
Formed in 1982 by Jim Lane, Tom De Spain, and Eric Troop, Killroy was one of the first American Oi bands. Killroy toured the U.S. in 1984 after the release of their second Record(Believe in The Ruins). After the tour the band went completely underground. "Killroy" was also the handle for an Amiga demoscene musician, most notable for his excellent conversion of Ferrante & Teicher's theme to the film "Exodus." Also a power metal band from Germany.
The Lovetones is led by Matthew J. Tow (acoustic & electric guitars / sitar / autoharp / vocals), formerly of Drop City, Colorsound and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, along with Matt Sigley (bass / keyboards / vocals) and Chris Cobb (drums / percussion). The Lovetones released their debut album, Be What You Want in 2002 through Bomp! Records, creating a palpable buzz amongst critics from the likes of Creem and Rolling Stone magazine. The latter hailed mainman Matthew J Tow's songwriting worthy of Ray Davies, Bowie, Lennon and McCartney: a bold statement, yet in his case, completely justified.
Tim OT is a singer/songwriter from south west london, a full time student and full time busker. When he's not playing solo he is playing with his indie/punk band "All the Jacks". His music ironically combines life, love and politics. With his synical, optimistic and tenacious attitude, he always manages to put a smile on everyones face. "It may be too late to start a revolution, but it's never too late to complain"
The Last Shadow Puppets is a band that consists of Alex Turner of Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of The Rascals. They released their debut album, The Age of the Understatement, on the 21st April 2008 in the U.K., and 6th May in the U.S. The album also features James Ford (producer and half of the duo Simian Mobile Disco) and string arrangements from Owen Pallett a.k.a Final Fantasy. The album went straight to number one in the U.K. Albums Chart.
Composer, arranger, producer, musical director and saxophonist Jason Yarde writes music that has been described as powerful, spiritual, evocative, rhapsodic, hair-raising and formidable. He composes across variety of styles (progressive jazz, classical, hip-hop fusion, free improvisation, broken beats, R&B, reggae, soul, song writing) and for a variety of media (orchestras, chamber ensembles, big band, dance, film...
"Sharp, Smart & Snappy!" Huw Stephens Radio 1 -
"No-one makes a noise like this, an enigmatic singer combines brilliantly with wailing guitars to create a catalogue of tunes that convulse like they're in the electric chair."
Chris Martin NME Radio -
"They are Indie, They are Electro, They are Sexy, They are Smart, The sound is Urgent and Fast Paced" Music News Scotland 2010 is set to be the year for Leeds band The Kiara Elles.