In 1991, inspired by the rhythms of traditional Jamaican music and the largely improvisational nature of jazz, original Jazz Warrior, and veteran jazz double bassist, Gary Crosby turned a musical concept into a joyful reality. Gary
(For the Korean boy band, see 테이크.) There is more than one artist under this name: 1. Based in Los Angeles, Take (Sweatson Klank) is a composer who continues to push the boundaries of instrumental hip-hop music into new directions. After multiple successful EP's under his belt, Take finally unleashed his debut full length player in 2007, Earthtones and Concrete. This music is nothing short of an epic journey with continuously evolving collages that lead the listener down a dust covered road of bit-crushed melodies and molested jazz samples.
Boat To Row is Michael King, a Nuneaton born singer songwriter. the 20 year old has recently took time away from his other band (Youves) to concentrate on his Folkier side of things
"NorthBorne" is all about electronic experiments, electronic beats, happiness, aggression, pleasure from pain and monotone grooves. All programming and production by Christian Lund, who also has been playing with Icon Of Coil since 2000. Additional production and programming by Alexander Coucheron Jarl. NorthBorne is signed to Out Of Line Records in Germany, and the debut EP was released as a bonus disc on the ever popular Out of Line sampler "Industrial for the Masses vol. 3" in August 2006.
Lotus Plaza is the solo project of Deerhunter's Lockett pundt. His debut LP, entitled The Floodlight Collective, was released on March 23, 2009 by Kranky. Pundt has cited his greatest musical influences as being Stereolab, My Bloody Valentine, and Roxy Music, "on a subliminal level." A second album, Spooky Action at a Distance, was released on April 2, 2012.
Stars of the Lid are a band specializing in drone-based ambient music. They list among their influences minimalist and electronic composers such as Arvo Pärt, Zbigniew Preisner, Gavin Bryars, and Henryk Górecki, as well as Talk Talk (both bands have tracks named "Taphead"), post-rock artists Labradford, and ambient innovator Brian Eno. Their music largely consists of beatless soundscapes, composed of droning, effects-treated guitars along with piano, strings, and horns; volume swells and feedback fill the gap of rhythmic instruments, providing dynamic movement within the songs.
An electronica band reminiscent of Four Tet, Aphex Twin and Boards Of Canada, who were the first incarnation of indie-pop band Ghosts. An Oxford based band consisting of Andy Zuk (Vox, Keys), Jonny Harris (Drums, Synths, Production), Simon Pettigrew (Vox, Guitars), Mark Treasure (Bass, Piano) and Robbie Smith (Bass). They released 3 EP's and received a very large amount of music industry interest without getting signed.
Matt Pryor is the singer / guitar player in Kansas City, MO's The Get Up Kids. He currently is playing in The New Amsterdams and The Terrible Twos. Matt Pryor's first solo album, named 'Confidence Man' after a track of the same title, is a folk-tinged collection of stripped, acoustic songs. It was released on July 29, 2008. Speaking with Songfacts in a 2011 interview, Pryor said the raw production of his second album, May Day, reflects his emotional state at the time of recording: "I mean, it's a home recording written and recorded by someone who was very...
Solo project of Katie Crutchfield of P.S. Eliot and Bad Banana. Waxahatchee is a solo project of songwriter Katie Crutchfield formed after the breakup of P.S. Eliot. She released her first music as Waxahatchee as a split cassette with chris clavin on Plan-It-X Records. Her bedroom-recorded debut album, American Weekend, was released on Don Giovanni Records in 2012. On June 11, 2012 "Be Good" was the song of the day on NPR as well as one of the best 50 songs of 2012. Her debut album, "American Weekend," was named a top album of 2012 by Dusted magazine.