Douglas Noël Adams (11th March 1952–11th May 2001) was an English radio comic dramatist and novelist, most notably of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Hitchhiker's began on radio, and developed into a "trilogy" of five books (which sold more than fifteen million copies during his lifetime), as well as a television series, a stage show, a comic book series, a computer game, and a feature film that was completed after Adams's death.
Michael Allan Patton (born January 27, 1968, in Eureka, California) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and video game voice actor, best known as the lead singer of the rock band Faith No More from 1988 to 1998, which recently reunited in 2009 and will be touring Europe this summer. He has also handled lead vocals and composed music for Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk, Lovage, Fantômas, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Moonchild Trio and Peeping Tom.
As a recognised face on every episode of BBC2's Mock the Week, in addition to his appearances on 8 out of 10 Cats, They Think It's All Over, Law of the Playground and FAQ U, Frankie Boyle is an established name in the world of comedy. Frankie leapt onto the circuit in style when he won the Daily Telegraph's Open Mic competition in 1996, before becoming a regular and popular compere at high-profile clubs across the UK.
Clipse is a critically acclaimed hip hop duo that formed in Norfolk, Virginia in 1992. The duo is made up of brothers Gene "Malice" Thornton and Terrence "Pusha T" Thornton, who is also currently signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music label. They met Pharrell, of the producing duo, The Neptunes, in 1993, he formed a working relationship with the duo and helped them secure a contract with Elektra Records.
Ches Smith is an American musician whose primary instruments are drums, percussion, and vibraphone. He writes and performs music in a wide variety of contexts, including solo percussion, experimental rock bands, and small and large jazz ensembles. He has performed with Good For Cows, Marc Ribot, Secret Chiefs 3, Xiu Xiu, Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant, Carla Bozulich, Beat Circus, Ben Goldberg, 7 Year Rabbit Cycle, Ara Anderson and Fred Frith. He has also recorded and performed a full-length album of his own solo percussion pieces entitled Congs For Brums (2006).
Andy Robbins is a musician based in the UK, his musical styles vary from psych folk rock to kraut rock infused drone rock to blissed out electronics.
Hailing from the alpine slopes of the Tyrol mountains (via the glistening shores of San Frantastic) this band deliver what the world has been waiting for in terms of action adventure rock and roll. Boasting bursting muscles, mind-warping tales of futuristic battles and ballsy attitudes about chasing the pump and eating green berets for breakfast: "ArnoCorps ARE the greatest band of all time," said one fan on ArnoCorps' biography page.
Chris Moyles is a Sony Gold award winning British radio DJ, who currently hosts the BBC Radio 1 breakfast show, 'The Chris Moyles Show'. Other on-air contributors are sidekick Comedy Dave, Producer Aled Haydn Jones, Day producer Sam (replacing Rachel in 2010) and newsreader Dominic Byrne and Tina Daheley who has very recently replaced longtime sportscaster Carrie Prideux (nee Davies) who left on maternity leave and, possibly, for good