Based in Adelaide, South Australia, The Transatlantics are an eight-piece deep funk and soul outfit inspired by the great soul performers of the late 60's and early 70's. The Transatlantics came together in 2007 born of a shared love for gritty old vinyl, cheap guitars and quality barbequed meats. Described by NME as "a young, white Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings," The Transatlantic's sound invokes the grainy warmth of Southern American Soul and the rhythmic grunt of classic James Brown-era funk.
Loxy began raving (Jedi training) in 89/90 at events like telepathy and just fell for the culture. Got serious and decided to become a part of the movement and perfected his craft soon after. Being from the B-Boy backgorund, it wasn't totally alien getting into the vibe of this new phenomenon - which was then known as acid house, soon to become what we know and love as drum & bass. Loxy's first dj gigs were in 1990 at Psychotic and Time events.
“Conjuring images of cattle ranching in the Summer, Howlin’ Circus combine raucous guitars with melodic vocals, tales of trepidation and unexpected harmonies. Shedding leaves on London’s Autumnal high it wasn’t until the Winter that the band formed, after co-writers Jamie Harper and Jafar Hassan brought forth their love for blues, rock ‘n’ roll and poetry. It is in this era of instant gratification that the band, completed soon after by the bass and drums of Charles Sanders and Ramy Kozman...
Eclectic Chicago producer Jamal Moss. Also records as The Sun God and Iamthatiam. Jamal is also a member of the following groups: Africans With Mainframes, Chicago Bad Boys, and I.B.M. (together with Steve Poindexter) and produced with collective The Dirty Criminals. Jamal Moss' tracks recall a sort of wild experimentation, following his mentors: Chicago legends Adonis and Steve Poindexter, who are also involved in Moss' Chicago Based Label Mathematics Recordings.
Exumer is an early German thrash metal band with close ties to Angel Dust In 1985, vocalist and bass player, Mem V. Stein decided to form a thrash metal band that embraced the sounds of all his favorite bands from the thrash metal genre at the time.
He met guitarist Ray Mensch at a Slayer show and they started writing music together. Shortly after, they were joined by Syke Bornetto on drums and Bernie Siedler as a second guitarist and EXUMER was born.
The Suicidal Birds are two girls ( Jessie: vocals, guitar / Chay: bass guitar, vocals) from the northern province Friesland, the Netherlands. The release of their debut album “Z-List” early 2005 on the Dutch independent label Transformed Dreams caused rave reviews in the Netherlands and UK. Airplay on Dutch alternative radio, BBC radio-one, xfm and on live webcast programme on dirty Radio by Rick Smith and Karl Hyde from Underworld, press- attention and extensive touring in the Netherlands and the UK ( more tours followed).
The Front Bottoms are a two-piece indie / pop / acoustic band based out of Bergen County, NJ. The band was formed in 2006 and originally had three members: Brian Sella (vocals, guitar, lyricist), Brian Uychich (keyboard, vocals) and Matt Uychich (drums). However, as of fall 2010, Brian Uychich left the band to concentrate on school full-time. Brian Uychich was replaced by Drew Villafuerte (bass, keys) In June 2010, The Front Bottoms released a 6-track album entitled "Slow Dance to Soft Rock", which is available for download at their official website, http://thefrontbottoms.bandcamp.com.
“born in totnes in the mind of a small boy, ‘bert miller and the ANIMAL folk’ are a curious band that are starting to grow hair on their face and testicles...with the drum kit split between them everyone can expect a bit of a stomp while bert growls his words of wisdom like a man possessed. their songs are by turn eccentrically happy and darkly funny with moments of great warmth and affection that wholly expose bert’s unadulterated love for ANIMALS.
Following the split of Australian black metal band Baal Gadrial in 2003, vocalist Azgorh created Drowning the Light. Four demo tapes were recorded and given extremely limited distribution, being given out only to close friends. From 2003 to 2009 Azgorh has recorded 10+ demos, 10 full-length albums (5 of which were released in the same year: 2007) and material for a number of split albums under the Drowning the Light moniker.