Seaworthy refers to at least two different groups/projects : 1. Seaworthy, a three-piece collectivefrom Sydney, Australia that primarily revolves around core member Cameron Webb as well as Sam Shinazzi and Greg Bird, was formed in early 2000 to explore melodic and experimental approaches to the construction (and unravelling) of minimalist soundscapes from looped guitar, warm drones, piano, electronics and field recordings.
Born and bred in Perth, Scotland, John Harcus is a founding member of PMX, a fast melodic punk band who have toured extensively. He also lends his talents to fellow local punk rock band Dirtbox. John's solo work is experimental, and to date has been a mixture of electronic/indie/punk/rock. www.myspace.com/johnharcus
Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an avant-garde composer and guitarist. Branca studied theater at Emerson College in Boston in the early 1970s. While there, he began experimenting with sound as the founder of an experimental theater group called Bastard Theater. He moved to New York in 1976. His first encounter with the NYC music scene was with the N.DoDo Band whom he observed many times at their rehearsal space- Phil Demise's Gegenschein Vaudeville Placenter. This is where he first met jeffrey lohn who was playing electric violin with the N.
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.
BNNT started as a Konrad Smoleński's sound performance solo project in 2008. In the same year drummer Daniel Szwed, from Woody Alien and Mothra, joined and BNNT became a duo. In 2012 they released their debut album _ _ on Qulturap (CD) and Pink Punk (Vinyl). In addition to stage performances, BNNT also practise "sound bombing" which involves the duo crossing cities in a modified truck equipped with a sound system and power generator for unexpected short sound happenings.
Lakshminarayanan Shankar (born April 26, 1950), also known as L. Shankar, Shankar or Shenkar, is a violinist, vocalist and composer. Early life
L. Shankar was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu. Growing up in Jaffna, Ceylon, where his father V. Lakshminarayan was a professor at the Jaffna College of Music, Shankar was exposed to Carnatic music and other styles from an early age. His father was an esteemed violinist, his mother L.
Avey Tare (born David Portner on April 24th, 1979) is a musician and founding member of Animal Collective. Avey Tare met Animal Collective's Deakin (Josh Dibb), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), and Geologist (Brian Weitz) in high school. For years, the four of them swapped homemade recordings, shared musical ideas and performed in different group configurations. Avey Tare recorded the Spirit They’re Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished album with Panda Bear, and initially released the recording on the band's own Animal label in 2000.
Goribor is a alternative rock band from Bor, Serbia (ex Yugoslavia). Having performed as a teenage band called Projekat from 1988 until 1992, after a four-year hiatus, the band was reformed in 1996 by the founding members, the vocalist Aleksandar Stojković St and guitarist Željko Ljubić Pity with the guitarist Predrag Marković Peđa. Until 2003 they had been making home-made demo recordings eventually released through the Croatian independent record label Slušaj Najglasnije!, after being discovered by the head of the label Zdenko Franjić.
Rude Mechanicals play funky, post-punk, absurd rock. Also described as Surreal alt-Rock Cabaret. They are lead by the charismatic Miss Roberts (vocal/harmonica) whose quirky lyrics are a key feature. The band settled down into the current rock quartet lineup in 2005, with bass doubling keyboards and guitar doubling synth. The performances are often theatrical including such things as lessons in toe sucking.