Kat Marsh is a DIY solo performer with a big voice and many many instruments. Since her solo debut in 2006, she has been creating songs onstage by recording live looped vocals & instruments. With her ever-developing looping skills and introduction of fun/exciting/bizarre equipment into her live shows, Kat is aiming for something pretty special when she performs. Since she started performing live in 2001, she's supported the Scissor Sisters (during their first ever UK tour), Regina Spektor, Kimya Dawson & Rosie and the Goldbug.
Kim Thompsett is a musician and songwriter living and working in the South East of England. She plays guitar, flute, native American flute and zither. Her songs have an escapist quality which evokes the England of old with hints of Celtic, medieval and the classic folk artists of the '60's and 70's. Released on 30th November 2008, "Songs from the Uglee Meadow" features ten original songs inspired by nature and tales of myth and legend.
Lisa Helen Mitchell (born March 22, 1990 in Canterbury, Kent) is an Australian singer who placed 6th on the reality television show Australian Idol 2006. Born to parents Angus and Ruth and with one sister (Nicola, a year younger), Lisa moved to Australia at age 3, growing up in Albury, New South Wales. Beginning guitar lessons at 12 and leaning towards the folk and rock genres, she played in local cafes and events as well as with the cover band Chrome, taking inspiration from artists like Missy Higgins and Clare Bowditch.
There are two different artists under the name Minamo: An electro-acoustic rock group and a Free Jazz/Classical Duo. 1. In 1999, the electro-acoustic group Minamo was formed by Keiichi Sugimoto and Tetsuro Yasunaga. In 2000, minamo's self-released CD-R "wakka" was reissued by the New York label Quakebasket. This release was selected by Matmos as one of best sounds in 2001 in The Wire magazine.
In 2001 two new members joined, Yuiichiro Iwashita (guitar) and Namiko Sasamoto (sax, organ), to make the band a quartet. In 2002, first CD album ".kgs" has released by the Tokyo label 360 records.
THE 2 CEDARS - British fivepiece The Cedar (www.myspace.com/thecedar) are based in Bristol and Bath in the South-West of England. This is where they meet up and play all sorts of instruments together for audiences like you. Sometimes they play in other parts of the world too. Apart from super music for smart people, they
Mark McGuire is a 22 year-old ambient/minimalist artist from Cleveland, OH. He manly plays guitar and is a member of the band Emeralds.
Tom Adams is a multi instrumentalist composer, producer and songwriter based in the UK. Until 2013 Tom only released music under the following pseudonyms: Toma
The Mountaineering Club Orchestra
the Mountaineering Club
Hollow Mountain for more information on Tom's music check out: http://aswefallintostatic.tumblr.com
Who are Fake Gods? Fake Gods are an acoustic folk-rock duo from central Scotland, formed in 2005. The band’s warm and natural sound is a product of an organic music making progress which has been honed over several years. “We aim to soak up the best of our influences and to avoid being derivative. We intend to stay the distance and create records that people revisit time and again”. The band’s first gigs in 2005 were very well-received and subsequent shows have garnered similar acclaim.
Since 2006, UK artist Richard Skelton has been releasing small run documentations of his own musical explorations through his Sustain Release label. These recordings are always exquisitely packaged, in materials and imagery that really invoke the feel of the recordings locked away on the discs.
Place and space play a big factor in Skelton’s creative process, transporting the listener to the environment in which the music was originally recorded.
..."Dark, mellow, passionate, but most of all sincere; My Last Mistake are the unquenchable sound of just two guitars and a female voice, so heart-wrenchingly laid open and bare theres no denying the emotion that escapes through their sound".