Daley grew up in Waltham Park Road, Kingston, and, influenced by American soul and Jamaican artists such as Dennis Brown, began his singing career by entering local talent shows. He became the lead vocalist for the group The Flaming Phonics, playing live around Jamaica. Daley decided to drop out of school to pursue his music career, which prompted his mother to throw him out of the family home. Needing to make some money, the group tried out for producer Duke Reid, but left before finishing their recording for him due to his habit of firing live gunshots in the studio.
Sun Kil Moon is the current project of singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek, best known for his previous band, Red House Painters. Sun Kil Moon sees Kozelek undertake all the writing, composing, singing and guitar playing accompanied by Tim Mooney and Anthony Koutsos (also an ex-member of RHP) on drums, and Geoff Stanfield on bass. The band is named after korean bantamweight boxer Moon Sung-Kil. Their debut album, Ghosts of the Great Highway, was written entirely by Kozelek, and released by Jetset Records in 2003.
Inner Fire is a Heavy Metal band from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. For the Death metal band from Belgium InnerFire see: http://www.last.fm/music/Innerfire
Sam Roberts is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, based in Montreal, Quebec. His 2001 debut release, The Inhuman Condition became one of the bestselling independent releases in Quebec and Canadian music history. Born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, he attended Loyola High School and McGill University. Roberts formed the band William in 1993. The band's name was changed to Northstar in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they couldn't break through to a national audience, and broke up in the late 1990s.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 in NY, NY) is a record producer and entertainment mogul who presides over a media empire that includes the record label Bad Boy Entertainment, the clothing lines Sean John and Sean by Sean Combs, a movie production company, and a restaurant chain. He has taken the roles of recording executive, producer, writer, arranger, clothing designer, actor, singer and rapper.
Dolbro Dan (or Daniel Mulligan) is a guy from Bangor, Northern Ireland who likes to sing, draw, write, read, party and meditate. In 2007 Dan took his scrapbook of notes and bedroom melodies into the studio and paying homage to That great sixties folk icon, he recorded a humble debut of twelve originals - aptly named Singin' Homemade Music. This stripped-down, self-produced album is a potent mix of sharp wit and honest emotion, delivered in a retro American folk style with a post-punk aftertaste.
Motel Connection is a band from Turin (Italy), set up in 2000 by Samuel (Subsonica vocalist), Pisti (an House Dj) and Pierfunk (former bass player from Subsonica).
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
Interpol's lead singer and guitarist Paul Banks released a solo album under the name Julian Plenti, and has written and performed under the Plenti moniker for several years, according to a source close to the situation. While the album was recorded recently, some of the songs were written more than ten years ago. He's done a lot of work with Niall Darcy, with whom there has been a long time mutual admiration.
Like his hometown of Cape Town, Robin Auld’s music exists somewhere between the 1st and the 3rd world. The only constant is that the song comes first. Born to Scottish parents in Zambia, his life has alternated between Southern Africa and Britain, a state of constant movement reflected in his musical search. In his own words: “ My personal journey as a songwriter is make an equation that uses everything I've heard and loved. A musical world that links Bizet to Burt Bacharach to Philip Tabane to Lionel Bart to Steve Reich to The Soul Brothers to the Beatles to Joni Mitchell.