After walking away from huge hype and a major label deal in 1999, disappearing completely, UK's Merz (Conrad Lambert to his mum) returned in 2005 with his 2nd album, the critically lauded, Loveheart (released by UK indie Gronland Records). His third album, Moi et Mon Camion (released by Gronland in March 2008), produced the same kind of acclaim from all corners with its mixture of beautiful balladeering, heartfelt tunes, intricate production and a display of Merz
Rage Sadler & Elliot Jackson started writing together in early 2009. Throughout the year they auditioned bass players, eventually finding Dan Mailer who coincidentally lived a few streets away from Elliot and where the band originally practiced. Two of the first songs they worked on ended up on the band's debut E.P. these would become Lies of the Forsaken and Violent Metal. Later that year the songs Helpless Salvation and Unrelenting Chaos were also written the latter starting as an impromptu jam at the bands rehearsals.
CL Smooth (born Corey Penn, October 8, 1968 in New Rochelle, New York) is an American rapper from Mount Vernon, New York and the vocal half of the influential hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth. After the pair split in 1995, Pete Rock, whose work with CL had garnered him a reputation as one of the finest producers in hip-hop, went on to produce (and remix) tracks for dozens of marquee-name and/or well-respected acts, and to release a batch of solo and instrumental albums. CL Smooth remained musically inactive.
Mark Pritchard records/has recorded as Harmonic 313, Reload, Link, Troubleman, N.Y. Connection, William Parrott, and Roberto Edwardo Turner(The Returner). His collaborative efforts include Global Communication, Jedi Knights, Link & E621, The Chameleon, Secret Ingredients, and Reload & E621, all with Tom Middleton, Harmonic 33 and Use of Weapons with Dave Brinkworth, Series 7 with Stephen Horne, Shaft with Adrian Hughes, Vertigo with Danny Breaks, 28 East Boyz with Kevin Hann...
The dirty digger turn party break mystro DJ FDEL. From the humble home of Perth Australia comes the super funk hero, break, hip hop producer! Packed with more cuts and heart stopping melodies than anyone before him. One man production team backed by Downsyde’s DJ ARMEE on the scratches, Fdel takes you on a diverse journey of instrumental beats, bass lines, loops, chops, old skool, nu skool and simply everything with phatness.
There are three different Sylvias who recorded under this name: SYLVIA Robinson ("Pillow Talk") is the founder of SUGARHILL RECORDS and a R&B singer (70s). SYLVIA Kirby ("Drifter", "Nobody") is a successful country singer (80s) and SYLVIA Vrethammar is a popular vocalist from Sweden who made it big with an English version of "Y Viva Espana".