The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a group of young African-American stringband musicians that have come to together to play the rich tradition of fiddle and banjo music in Carolinas’ piedmont. Rhiannon Giddens and Justin Robinson both hail from the green hills of the North Carolina Piedmont while Dom Flemons is native to sunny Arizona. Although we have diverse musical backgrounds, we draw our musical heritage from the foothills of the North and South Carolina.
David Lowery is the rhythm guitarist and chief songwriter of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker. He has also previously performed with Box O'Laffs, Eugene Chadbourne, FSK and Sparklehorse. He is also an accomplished producer, having produced albums for such artists as Counting Crows and Sparklehorse. David has not officially released any solo material, although a Promotional Demo Tape was released in his name 1990 prior to Cracker having a name, with early versions of songs that later appeared on the first Cracker album.
There are several artists by this name: 1. Three Albums From Chris Anderson who teamed up with DJ Robbie for some hot dance releases 2. Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine. I wrote The Long Tail, which first appeared in Wired in October 2004 3. Chris Anderson, composer/playwright and independent musician, who wrote "WAiT - it's a musical!" independent musician E. Christine (Chris) Anderson, is a pop rock exploration of the Biblical story of Jesus' birth. Anderson won a GRAMMY IN THE STREETS award (Baltimore,2003) for her song, "Their Leader" from this project.
Parisian trio Cheveu create sounds in the heat of drugged out vibes and post-punk charisma. The band also pulls the sentiments of experimental executions and juxtapositions, exploiting the limitations of lo-fi in a way that encapsulates chaos into a fragment of order.
Smokestack is a provocative and highly energetic band that successfully fuses Rock, R&B, Jazz, and Latin styles. With an emphasis on tight grooves, melodic songs, and sophisticated improvisation, Smokestack has developed a truly unique and refreshing sound. Its no coincidence that shortly after JamBase named Smokestack one of the Bands to See Live in 2005, Relix magazine listed them number one in the On the Verge section of their March issue.
Delay is a moniker for multiple bands: 1) An American powerpop band
2) An American shoegaze band
3) A Swiss synthpop group 1) Delay (Ohio) are a power pop punk trio from the surrounding Columbus, Ohio area. They've been putting out all of their own records since they were thirteen and still print and press most of their records. Lots of tight harmonies and high energy are to be expected. They have 6 records, the latest record Rushing Ceremony was released on Shout Out Loud Prints.
Atmospheric Post-Metal from the UK, south coast. www.facebook.com/Acresband
Their debut EP can be downloaded from http://acresuk.bandcamp.com For 'Acres.' from Montclair, NJ. Change the name to Acres with a period after it, so it can scrobble to the correct artist! Thank you.