Delicate tunes that float and dance in the air, sung by a girl with a voice which varies from a seductive whisper to a desperate cry. Melodic guitars and a rhythm section which, if it chooses, can produce an energy which mesmerizes you, whitens your knuckles as they cling to your seat, only to drop you into a pool of calm, your heart still pounding in your chest. Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens started 18 months ago with just Julia and Yo (Johanna) stuffing around in music class during grade 12.
Tim Berne (born 1954) is an American jazz saxophone player and composer. Though Berne was a music fan, he had no interest in playing a musical instrument until he was in college, when he purchased an alto saxophone. He was more interested in rhythm and blues music--Stax records releases and Aretha Franklin, especially--until he heard a recording by Julius Hemphill. Hemphill was known for his integration of soul music and funk with free jazz. Berne moved to New York City in 1974. There Berne took lessons from Hemphill, and later recorded with him.
Michael Cretu, also known as Curly M.C. (born May 18, 1957 in a suburb of Bucharest, Romania), is a Romanian musician best known as the creator of the Enigma project. His original name, Cre?u, means "the curly-haired". He has worked with many producers, musicians, and artists in his long career. These include Sandra Cretu, Frank Farian, Boney M, Goombay Dance Band, Peter Cornelius, Manfred "Tissy" Thiers and Mike Oldfield in his pre-Enigma days, and Jens Gad, Frank Peterson, David Fairstein, ATB, Jam & Spoon, Peter Ries, Ruth-Ann Boyle and Andru Donalds during the course of the project.
Formed in the suburbs of Paris in 2006. King of Conspiracy exploded oyut of the brain of the guitarist, Micheal after more than 3 years of planning, preparation and finding the right people. There sound is dominated by whizz kid drummer, Frank who adds a tremendous energy to the honest rock'n'roll songs that this band spits out. Ronan is the bassist - stead as a rock. The first demo was produced by Label a chier. Their first album was produced by Joshua Hudes (Louis Lingg and the Bombs).
David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on 8th January 1947 in Brixton, London, UK) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Active in six decades of popular music and frequently reinventing his music and image, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He has been cited as an influence by many musicians and is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work.
Jonny Craig is a Canadian singer. He currently fronts the band Emarosa and has recently returned to his post as singer of Dance Gavin Dance, the band he was kicked out of in 2007. His other projects include a former stint in Ghost Runner On Third and sharing vocal duties in the supergroup Isles & Glaciers. He also has a solo career, and is the first and only act of its kind to be signed to Rise Records. Solo work
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.
Refused is a hardcore punk band originating from Umeå, Sweden, formed in 1991. The band's final lineup comprised its founding members, vocalist Dennis Lyxzén and drummer David Sandström, as well as guitarists Kristofer Steen and Jon Brännström. Their lyrics were often of a non-conformist and politically far-left nature. The band released five EPs and three albums before initially splitting up in 1998.
Stuart O'Connor Projects: went full time musician in May 2006. released first album 'Autonomous Debut' through Late Bus Records in mid 2006. By the end of 2006 had played 200+ shows that year. 2007 kicked off with a tour of New Zealand and Australia 2 months (52 shows in total). After returning from that he supported Ocean Colour Scene and toured the UK once more. Apart from playing solo he also fronts progressive Rock trio 'My Pet Junkie' and organises a collective called 'Midnight Moth'.
Schneider was born in Windom, Minnesota. She moved to New York City in 1985 after attending college at the University of Minnesota, the University of Miami and the Eastman School of Music. She studied under Bob Brookmeyer and Gil Evans, working on various projects with Evans, including the film The Color of Money. Schneider formed the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra in 1993, appearing weekly at Visiones in Greenwich Village for five years. Her orchestra performed at many jazz festivals and toured Europe.