Strange Talk is an indie synth-pop Melbourne band that formed in February 2010. The band has been writing an EP over 2010 and plans an official release later in the year. The band's sound has been heavily compared to Phoenix, Passion Pit and Cut Copy. In March 2011 it was anounced that their EP 'Strange Talk' will be released through Neon Gold / Sony on April 12, 2011
Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, singer and a member of the Country Music Hall Of Fame. He achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country-rock band Pure Prairie League in the 1970s, and as a solo artist beginning in 1983, where his talents as a vocalist and musician have placed him in high demand as a guest vocalist, and a duet partner (with artists including Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Amy Grant and Barbra Streisand).
Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs. The band also performs original material. On March 11, 2010, Great Big Sea celebrated their seventeenth birthday as a band. And like almost every one of their many anniversaries spent together, they celebrated it by playing a concert, this one in Omaha, Nebraska.
DEATHGAZE (typeset as simply deathgaze from 2004 to 2006) is a Japanese alternative metal/metalcore band formed in July of 2003 in Nagoya. The band's current-line up hasn't changed since 2009, and its only founding members still in the band are vocalist Ai and drummer Naoki. Current line-up:
藍 (Ai) - Vocals (2007-present), guitar (2010-present), bass (2003-2008)
貴樹 (Takaki) - Guitar, backing vocals (2009-present)
孝介 (Kosuke) - Bass, backing vocals (2008-present)
Chester, United Kingdom (2010 - present) Acrylic Street is an alternative/indie band which formed in December 2010 in Chester, United Kingdom. The band consists of Jake Andrews (vocals, guitar), Calum Gaughan (bass) and Sam O'Reilly (drums). Formed through a college music course, the band came together by playing their first song, 1000th Time at a West Cheshire College organised gig. Their music is available to at their Youtube page: http://www.youtube.com/acrylicstreet
Mason Durell Betha (born August 27, 1975), better known by stage name Mase (often typeset as Ma$e) who was previously known as Murda Ma$e, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and inspirational speaker. He was an artist on Sean "Diddy" Combs's hip hop label Bad Boy Records. He was introduced as Bad Boy Entertainment's next big artist during the summer of 1996 when he was featured on the remix to 112's debut single, "Only You", which peaked at number one on Billboard's Hot Dance Singles Sales chart as well as its Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.
John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945 in Berkeley, California, USA) is an American rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for his time with the swamp rock/roots rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival and as a solo recording artist. John Fogerty began a solo career, originally under the name The Blue Ridge Rangers for his 1973 LP debut. Fogerty played all of the instruments on covers of others' country music hits, such as "Jambalaya" (which was a Top 40 hit). Prior to performing country & western tunes he released a rock & roll single in late 1973, also as The Blue Ridge Rangers.
"Think the kind of effect a Nathaniel Rateliff and Bon Iver collaboration might have..."
- The Tudor, Aficionado (Jun 14, 2011) "Somewhere between Radiohead and a more intellectual Jack Johnson"
- Mike Smith, LMG Cape Town is the city of cold surf, rugged mountains, raw creativity and thus, not surprisingly, Nate Maingard. A self-taught musician, Nate has been playing guitar for over ten years and singing his whole life, from teenage gigs around the mother city to busking his way through the UK.
CROSSFAITH was formed in November of 2006 and the band currently consist of vocalist Kenta Koie, guitarist Kazuki Takemura, bassist Hiroki Ikegawa , drummer Tatsuya Amano and programmer Terufumi Tamano. The sound of the band in aggressive while introducing both strings and electronica sound effects to add catchy melody and unique structures of the songs. With this originality and the great live performance...
Al Lewis is a singer-songwriter from North Wales who now shares his time between Cardiff and London. A relative latecomer to music, it all began in earnest, back in 2007 when Al released his first two singles Waiting for You and I'll be the Moon and a welsh language EP entitled Byw mewn Breuddwyd on his own label. In March that year Al co-wrote and performed the song Llosgi (Burning) on the televised 'Song For Wales' competition, winning the songwriters category and coming second overall.