Danish free-jazz/kraut/folk-act. Shiggajon features many people involved in the Danish underground music scene, and the musical outcome differs a lot. There is though a general emphasis on improvisation and musical 'freedom' throughout Shiggajon's discography, which counts several cd-r's and tapes.
Bleeding Heart Narrative is from the UK and consists of (recording wise) Oliver Barrett - who also does the illustrations for the releases. The music is epic and ephemeral, a kind of journey in sound played on many different instruments including cello, piano and vocals. His recordings include the idiosyncratic mistakes made during recording which gives the music a very tactile and honest sound. Other musicians join Oliver Barrett on stage for live performances.
- Gosia Basinska
There are at least six groups called (The) Numbers: an American (kraut)rock group from San Francisco, a broken beat producer, and 3 power pop bands from Australia, Canada and Bristol, UK. 1st group:
Where once, Numbers were the premier party-rock dance outfit with whom we found our salvation from the curse that was the coming of a new century, now comes Numbers of a new dawning era of self realization and societal enlightenment.
“As good as anything Peter Murphy, Joy Division or Nine Inch Nails ever did. Drown in its beauty and depth. Do it, do it now. 9/10” - Subbacultcha Architects Of Grace’s Duncan Robert Illing began writing and recording demos at home, the material grew stronger, admirers gathered. The resulting debut single, Hot White Sun, was re-pressed in 2010 and the original 1000 copies sold out. During 2010 the debut album was written, during this period Duncan expanded his vision, and sought out like-minded musicians and friends to help bring his material to life.
Bruise met in Jim’s mostly derelict home in the East End of London, a little bit further east of the fashionable east end. That says more than it might, Bruise are just that bit further east of fashion, Bruise exist where inspiration starts. With two very separate ideas of what was music Isobel and Jim’s taste collided to form progressive folk like it had never been heard before. From a background of folk clubs and festivals, unacompanied singing and opened tuned guitars, Isobel had a catalogue of melodic and lyrically intense songs...
Bear Bones, Lay Low is the power drone project of Brussels-based Venezuelan Ernesto Gonzalez. He builds an energetic wall of sound with guitar fuzz, vocals, tapes and a bunch of effects. Despite of his live performances being scarce, he already got honours from the likes of Spencer Yeh, among others. A young and dynamic talent from da hood.
As a side project of Teen Cthulhu and Book of Black Earth mainstay TJ Cowgill, King Dude explores a more darkly spiritual acoustic-folk side. Reigning from Seattle, WA. he has released a cassette on Bethargic Records, and an upcoming 7" on Clan Destine Records in the UK.
In un caldo pomeriggio d'estate, due giovani intellettuali, con in comune la passione per le serie tv e i film interpretati da Gianna Micheals danno vita ai GROEN. GROEN è un progetto in cui la follia avanguardistica di Groenlaz si fonde con lo spumeggiante virtuosismo di Oas (già noto per essere membro di The Frogman Prog Trio). La musica è caratterizzata da un susseguirsi di emozioni contrastanti fra loro, talvolta intense, talvolta rarefatte che annichiliscono e travolgono l'ascoltare, lasciando un senso di confusione sia fisica che mentale.
The Ex is an anarchist band from the netherlands. They formed in 1979 at the height of the original punk explosion and have released nearly twenty full length albums since, making them one of the longest-lived and most influential punk bands (along with The Fall) still in existence. They are known and respected worldwide for their longevity, their explosive, energetic live shows and their political edge.