Violent Vickie is a multi-media electro-punk band from San Francisco, CA. Inspired by female electronic bands like Le Tigre, Tracy and the Plastics, Miss Kittin, Adult., and Chicks on Speed, she started writing songs in 2003, recording drum machines, keyboards, samplers, guitars, vocals, and other random instruments onto a four track in her parent's suburban home in Southern California. Her lyrics often question society, addressing female stereotypes, TV, addiction, and religion.
Be Forest is a three-piece post-punk band from Pesaro, Italy formed in 2010.
Lineup consists of: Costanza Delle Rose (bass, vocals), Erica Terenzi (drums, guitar, vocals), Nicola Lampredi (drums, guitars).
Their sound is a characteristic mixture of post-punk with coldwave and ethereal wave.
Their debut album Cold. was released in 2011 by label We Were Never Being Boring.
Gary Le Strange is the alter ego of Waen Shepherd (b. England 1971), a British actor and comedian. Waen is a versatile character comedian, native of Yorkshire, inhabitant of London. Following his days as a stand-up poet and fringe actor ("Supple-limbed… expressive … effortless" What's On), Waen started out performing bizarre experimental monologues at the early Club Zarathustra, touring with spoof techno band and Edinburgh sell-out The Pod ("The future of techno comedy" Guardian; "The musical comedy event of the festival" NME)...
Female-fronted art-rockers The Neutrinos have drawn comparisons with the likes of PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Portishead and The Pixies. With Karen Reilly on vocals, Jon Banknote (bass), Mark Travis Howe (guitar) and Simon Bob Morrison on drums, the band blend feminine fury with dark, edgy melancholy and arty guitars. Their influences include Violent Femmes, Stooges, PJ Harvey, Patti Smith and The Pixies.
The Cosmic Psychos are a rock band based in Melbourne and rural Victoria in Australia. An underground band that has only ever achieved limited recognition, they were cited as a significant influence on the Seattle grunge scene of 90s. In particular they have been referenced by members of Mudhoney and Pearl Jam and have supported both bands. Known for their droning, fuzzed-out bass and wah-wah guitar with repetitive lyrics...
I played all the instruments besides drums which have been layed down mainly by Earl Harvin with additional drums by Ville Pystenen and Brian Gallagher. A major thanks to Earl who also produced and put up with my bullshit in trying to complete this album over the past four months or so. There is no way I could have done it without you . Thanks also to Ville for making many demos with me at all times of day, night and early morning. I don’t have one once of patience in my body and I count myself lucky to have two very talented and extremely patient brothers helping me along the way.....
1) Celebration is a psychedelic soul band based out of Baltimore Md. Celebration is comprised of singer Katrina Ford, multi-instrumentalist Sean Antanaitis and drummer David Bergander... and additional rotating memebers: Walker Teret plays bass, sometimes guitar, percussion and backing vocals, Tony Drummond, plays keys, percussion and backing vocals, Tommy Rouse plays guitar and percussion.
In the beginning the band as a three piece's sound was centered around the unique output provided by all the instruments played by Antanaitis in the studio as well as live.
Ligotage is a band fronted by former Vice Squad. singer Beki Bondage. They released a 7", 12" and LP in the years 1983-1984.
There are two bands with the name Galaxie 500:
1) an American alternative rock band that formed in 1987 and split in 1991
2) a francophone indie garage rock formed in 2002 in Montreal, Canada, and now known as Galaxie 1) Galaxie 500 formed in Boston, MA in 1986 and comprised vocalist/guitarist Dean Wareham (a transplanted New Zealand native), bassist Naomi Yang and drummer Damon Krukowski, longtime friends who first met in high school in New York City before all three attended Harvard University.