Few artists begin their career with the rollercoaster ride Ruarri Joseph found himself on. Three years ago, the singer/songwriter was playing in pubs in his native Newquay, partly for fun, partly to supplement his income from a succession of dreary day jobs. Then in late 2006, he unexpectedly landed a deal with a major label and, just six months later, the demos he had recorded at home became the basis of his acclaimed, debut album, Tales Of Grime And Grit.
Ryan Adams (born David Ryan Adams on November 5, 1974) is an alt-country and rock and roll singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. He is married to pop singer and actress Mandy Moore. Adams dropped out of high school at age 16 to work in a shoe shop and make music. He formed a band named Whiskeytown in 1994; they disbanded in 1999 having released two full albums, Faithless Street and Strangers Almanac. Adams went on to put out his first solo record, Heartbreaker, in 2000. After a long delay, in 2001 Whiskeytown's third album Pneumonia was finally issued.
Joan Wasser (born July 26, 1970, in Biddeford, Maine) is a violinist and singer/songwriter in the indie rock world. She's best known for her album Real Life. In addition to her stints with Dambuilders, Mind Science of the Mind, and Those Bastard Souls, Wasser's resume includes live performances and studio work with Lou Reed, Tanya Donelly, Sheryl Crow, Dave Gahan, Elton John, the Scissor Sisters, Antony and the Johnsons, Joseph Arthur, Mary Timony, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Buckley and Adam Green
Wise Children is an indie-folk band from the South Coast of England. It was originally created by Robin Warren-Adamson, who was later joined by Charlie Richards and Jamie Wilson. Their songs are intimate and colourful. Similar artists include Nick Drake, Frightened Rabbit, Sigur Ros and Bon Iver
A distinctive new 20 year old sensation set to burst onto the UK music scene in the New Year. Julian Perretta makes classic British pop music and has spent the past few months writing & recording with some of the world's top talent including Matt Johnson & Rob Harris (Jamiroquai), amongst others, and is currently putting the finishing touches to his carefully crafted debut album. Julian’s influences are worn warmly on his sleeve; Supertramp, Elton John, The Doobie Brothers, David Bowie, Queen, Hall & Oates...
Red Sky Coven came into existence one rainy night in Bradford, Yorkshire, England and consist of Justin Sullivan from New Model Army, multi talented artist Joolz, Folk singer Rev Hammer and Brett Selby. Theirs is a very creative mix between music, poetry and cabaret. http://www.newmodelarmy.org/News_RedSky.htm
Born In London, England in the late eighties, acoustic Singer Songwriter Karina Berry delivers beautifully crafted melodic songs that draw in the listener.
Early influences from Morrissey and Drugstore helped develop her unique style and passion for songwriting.
After recording a 3 track EP in 2005, Karina recorded songs for the 2006 album 'Lazy Ways' alongside tracks 'The Sea' and Atlantic Highway' .
Nicolai Prowse is a singer/songwriter but not in the conventional sense. Nicolai burst upon the unsuspecting public as singer with Do Me Bad Things, a short lived but herioic rock outfit who you may know from their arena tours supporting The Darkness. A mixture of Power-pop, Indie & Rock. Prowse is trying to carve a new career with a mix bag of tracks for the public to enjoy.
The indie-folk troubador Thomas Jonsson was 2008 listed in the British newspaper The Times as one of six acts who have taken the Swedish pop scene onwards since ABBA. Now in 2010, the time has come to release his fourth solo album 'ARCTIC' (Playground Music) which is the first one to come out under his brand new musical alias I'm Kingfisher (formerly: Thomas Denver Jonsson). Scandinavian Release Oct 18th, The release was followed by touring with Ed Harcourt in Scandinavia. During spring 2011, Arctic is released in UK, Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and more.
Buddy sees himself as a pretty happy guy. That light-hearted quality shines through in his live show and in his wonderfully dark cover of the popular Kelis song Milkshake found on his new EP, entitled "Buddy". Rest assured, there is much more to Buddy underneath the silky covers... Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Buddy began feeding his love for music at an early age. At 10 he was begging his mom and dad for a guitar and by 16, had formed his first REM- inspired band.