Light bearer formed in 2010, the band is an all encompassing art/music/narrative project, based around a story written by their vocalist Alex, who drew influence from the writings of Philip Pullman's "His dark materials" trilogy, John Milton's Paradise Lost, and the Book of Genesis. The band play a mixture of melodic post hardcore, progressive metal, post rock and ambient atmospheric drone, The songs are structured specifically to follow the narrative and therefore peak and trough in equal measure, mixing screamed desperate vocals with sung passages.
Bell Orchestre are a five-piece instrumental band from Montreal, Canada. Its members include: Richard Parry (bass), Sarah Neufeld (violin), Pietro Amato (french horn), Kaveh Nabatian (trumpet), Stefan Schneider (drums & percussion). Sarah Neufeld and Richard Parry are also full-time members of Arcade Fire. Their full length album, "Recording A Tape The Colour Of Light", was recorded in 2003, though it was not released until late 2005, as they were touring with Arcade Fire at the time.
Novelist was formed in 2005 by Chase Middaugh and Ryan McMullen - both looking to explore new options to writing and performing music. The initial sounds were heavy, slow paced, constructed pieces with improvised performances such as those heard on Drosera- their debut recording. From there, Novelist evolved into a rhythmic, repetitvive sound heavily influenced by krautrock performers such as Can and Faust. The sound continued to change through many performances on the east coast- eventually arriving at a completely improvised free-formed chaos.
Originating in rural Northumberland before migrating to Newcastle, PBaS used small town experiences to create their dynamic post-rock tinged first album This is Such a Quiet Town, released on Mekong Delta records and then later through Captains of Industry. Critically acclaimed (Kerrang! gave it 'KKKK'), it gained airplay on Radio 1 with John Peel, Zane Lowe and Steve Lamacq, has featured on the latest Suicide Girls DVD, and has led to several UK tours alongside Hell is for Heroes, Rotherham's thisGIRL and the phenomenal 65daysofstatic.
There are five artists who use this name: 1) Nakako (Koji Nakamura) is the ex-singer of the Japanese experimental pop/rock/electronica band Supercar. After the breakup of Supercar, he went on to work on various other projects including Nyantora and iLL. With iLL, he has also worked with contemporary Japanese artist Naohiro Ukawa. 2) ill is a hard rock band from Atlanta, Georgia that plays a heavy blend of rock, blues, industrial, and punk. ill released the album Down In Deep in 2009, and released a self-titled EP in 2010.
A post-metal band based in Lincoln who are currently signed onto Calculon Records.
Formed in Belfast in October 2010, Eatenbybears have had a busy year of writing, rehearsing,recording and gigging constantly ending their summer with festival slots at Tenant's Vital, playing support to Eminem and then opening the Crawdaddy Stage at Electric Picnic, where they were lucky enough to share the bill with acts such as Arcade Fire. Following early releases of singles "Vanderhoof" and "Spite Houses" which were given the thumbs up by BBC Radio1's Rory McConnell, as well as bands such as 'And So I Watch You From Afar" and Glasvegas"...
There are at least 3 Artists which are or were performing under the name 'Mob' or 'The Mob' 1) MOB
The band, which hails from Denmark, plays a rather intense, yet fragile type of distortion-filled noise rock. We All Repeat the Past is the follow up to 2002’s noise rock epic I Believe In You, and with this latest release Mob returns with walls of blistering distortion, moody-noise-ridden outbursts, crashing drums, and dark but peaceful interludes, like a butterfly crushed by a ten ton truck. This latest offering also sees the band progressing into slightly more aggressive and bleak areas.
Circle is a name that has been used more than once. (1) a long-lasting avant rock band from Finland, (2) by the Sydney indie electro wonderkinds who were formerly known as Opanoni and The Raindrops, (3) a free jazz group of the 70s, (4) a Sydney band in the 1990s. Circle (1) Formed in 1991, Circle is the most visible and prolific name in the Finnish avant-rock underground. Having survived innumerable lineup changes, the band and its founder...