Samsara Blues Experiment are a Berlin based psychedelic rock band, founded in Summer 2007 by leadguitarist/singer Christian Peters. They went through several changes in the first period but are in constant line-up since September 2008 featuring Hans Eiselt (guitar), drummer Thomas Vedder and Richard Behrens (bass). As the band name implies, three elemental aspects are to notice - the blues as the foundation where it all comes from, the inclusion of spiritual influences accompanied by Indian/raga music and the experimental approach to mix up varied elements in a convincing manner.
Jakob is a New Zealand post-rock band, based in Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. The band consists of guitarist Jeff Boyle; bassist Maurice Beckett; and drummer Jason Johnston. They have been compared to such bands as Mogwai, Sonic Youth, and High Dependency Unit, though they largely eschew any vocals or samples in their songs. The band formed in July 1998, and began by opening for New Zealand bands Salmonella Dub and Pitch Black at the local pub O'Flaherty's.
A musical group, founded in early 2009. Based in and around Sheffield and Colchester, England. The idea is to be sort of space hippies with a melancholy olde worlde slant.
Afternaut is the latest project from the Liverpool based musician, Adam Rowley. For the past decade Adam has been involved with various music projects, initially starting off playing guitar in bands. But it wasn’t until 2004, while studying Film and TV at university, where he was introduced to sound manipulation using computers with effects and synthesis. This interest led to working on sound for film projects at university. Not only recording sound but also creating soundtracks. Since 2006, Adam has also been a sound designer/audio producer for the games industry.
Both as a founding member of the Krautrock group Ash Ra Tempel and through his later solo work, Manuel Göttsching was among the true innovators of the musical aesthetic later dubbed electronica, with his 1984 release E2-E4 remaining a seminal building block in the subsequent development of styles ranging from techno to house to contemporary ambient music
There are three artists that record under the name Arca: 1) An experimental/glitch project of Nuuro, aka Alejandro Ghersi, a Venezuelan producer. His albums under the name Arca include: Stretch 1, Stretch 2 (released 2 giveaways on UNO) and the 2013 mixtape &&&&&. He has also been credited for his writing/producing efforts on Kanye West's album Yeezus. http://soundcloud.com/arca-2
2) arca is a french project initiated by Joan Cambon and Sylvain Chauveau at the beginning of the year 2000.
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Prana are Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Nick Taylor, and Andy Guthrie, a goa trance project from Japan. Discography
* Cyclone (Matsuri Productions 1996)
* Geomantik (Matsuri Productions 1997) 2) Prana is an alternative/rock band from S. João da Madeira, Portugal. Discography:
* Compilation "FNAC Novos Talentos" (2011)
* "Trapo Trapézio" (2011)
* "Prana" (2008)
Marsen Jules is one of the aliases for the musical output of Martin Juhls from Dortmund/Germany. As Marsen Jules he concerns himself with compression of atmosphere and emotion in the most abstract sense, based on carefully selected sound fragments and quotations. Maybe one could think of ordinary sampling, but Marsen Jules processes another step further. Neither the sampled sound nor the Instrument itself is centered in his work, actually its the particular moment, where the authenticity...
There are at least five performers with the name "Indra": 1. Indra is an electronic/psytrance project from Beer-Sheva, Israel; 2. Indra is a dance singer from France; 3. Indra is an electronic/ambient musician from Romania; 4. Indra is a Belarusian rock/metal band with female vocals; 5. Indra is a psychill/dub/ambient/tribal/roots/ethno/psytrance/trip hop DJane hailing from Croatia. 6. Indra is a singer from New York, living in Denmark. Detailed descriptions: