Slim Cessna's Auto Club is a country music band formed in 1993 in denver, Colorado. The constant in the band has been Slim Cessna, formerly a member of The Denver Gentlemen (along with David Eugene Edwards and Jeffery-Paul of 16 Horsepower). Their music includes elements of country blues, southern gospel, and other forms loosely grouped as Americana or alternative country. The Auto Club is sometimes labeled "country gothic" due to the juxtaposition of apocalyptic religious imagery with stories of alcohol, violence, and relationships gone awry.
Yoko Ono is a Japanese artist who is most widely known for her relationship with John Lennon of The Beatles. When Yoko first met John Lennon, she was an artist exhibiting in the UK. Working with artist group Fluxus throughout the 1960s, Ono dabbled in conceptual art and filmmaking - as well as music. Ono collaborated with experimental luminaries such as John Cage and jazz legend Ornette Coleman. In 1961, years before meeting Lennon, she had her first major public performance in a concert at the 258-seat Carnegie Recital Hall (not the larger "Main Hall").
News From Nowhere are a musical project based in and around the Hertfordshire area. The creative aspect of News From Nowhere is made up of three individuals. News From Nowhere formed as a result of repeated let downs by other band members, and mutual frustration and annoyance to our current cultural decline. After setting up a small recording studio we set to work and wrote all the material ourselves recording each instrument ourselves.
Five lads hailing from Santa Barbara, CA, are beginning to make a name for themselves with an innovative new sound. Gardens & Villa just finished up their nationwide April tour! Musicians:
Chris Lynch: Guitar, Vocals
Levi Hayden: Drums
Adam Rasmussen: Piano, Synth, Vocals
Shane McKillop: Bass, Vocals
Dustin Ineman: Percussion
Stitched Vision is the project of Jason Campbell, formed in 2009, once global roamer now fringe-dwelling citizen of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. His pedal-heavy synthscapes are neither nostalgic nor futuristic, but rather channel the current plight of his city of residence, unfolding as explorations of urban decay and cultural regeneration. Understated melodies sheathed in white noise - pitting the organic against the industrial - mark Campbell's work and come to symbolise Newcastle
Born 1957, in Sheffield, Yorkshire; composer, saxophones, synthesizers. Martin Archer has been active in creative music as a composer, performer and recording artist since 1980. Originally a saxophonist influenced principally by Evan Parker and Anthony Braxton, Archer has moved toward electronics and new music technology in the 1990s. As a composer he is interested in organising sound material rather than in producing notated music, with emphasis on the interaction between composed, improvised and random events in the music...
Black Dice are an experimental group based in Brooklyn. They formed in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1997, comprising members Bjorn Copeland (guitar), Hisham Bharoocha (drums) (following a short drumming stint by Lightning Bolt's Brian Chippendale), Sebastian Blanck (bass) and Eric Copeland (vocals). After the band relocated to new york City, Sebastian Blanck left and was replaced by Aaron Warren. Hisham Bharoocha had previously sung for Lightning Bolt and is currently working on other projects, but he left the band too and is now working as a solo musician Soft Circle.
OVO is a name shared by the italian noise group led by singer Stefania Pedretti and multi-instrumentalist Bruno Dorella, a portuguese indie-pop group, an electronic/experimental group from California, and polish rock band. The latter puts at least as much effort into the packaging of their albums as in the music itself, which is very detailed and precise. The Italian Ovo is released in Europe by Bruno Dorella's Bar La Muerte label. The following text taken from the myspace for both label and band, http://www.myspace.com/ovobarlamuerte