The Dufflefolks make electronic pop music in a cold shed, a small bedroom and sometimes, albeit rarely, in a house by the sea.
The former Stairs bassist/vocalist Edgar Jones brings you his latest offering; Edgar Jones and the Joneses. This is a band that you know when you've heard, bringing the old fashioned soul and blues back into the picture with songs such as More Than You've Ever Had. Comparable artists include: James Brown, Dr John, Gil Scott Heron, Toussaint, to name but a few influences that you can hear thrown into Edgar's funky mix. MySpace. Currently releasing albums on the Viper label.
BING SELFISH "Pop music for the cynical present -- bright, breezy, sardonic, witty, a work of dazzling luminosity that confirms Phil Ochs's contention that 'In such an ugly time, the true protest is beauty.'" "Essential for anyone who thinks that rock, politics and humour can't occupy the same mental and aesthetic space" - The Wire (UK) Included in The Wire magazine's list of "60 singers and songs that broke the mould" (May 2004) for his personal anthem 'The Ideal' ; Bing Selfish is the dapper crooning Dean Martin of the disaffected and disenfranchised.
The Honest Johns all grew up in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, but they never met until they all went to the same High School. Exams over, they toured and recorded extensively yet, unbelievably, released nothing save for an EP in 1986 called Tell Me About Your Childhood. Even now, demand remains high for this rare vinyl release featuring the classic Grandfather Of Gold. The band split in the early 90s leaving the vast majority of their recordings unheard. That, could easily have been that.
Chris Alastair (say "allister") is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from New York who's now based in London. Though best known for his funny spring-break anthem Spring (is Friggin' Awesome) (see Videos) he's a classically-trained, award-winning songwriter and performer whose recordings span a range of rock, pop, funk, and acoustic styles. Born in in North Africa to American and British parents, Chris was raised in the United States playing brass instruments in jazz bands and youth orchestras and singing a variety of choral work.
Isobel "Isy" Suttie (born 11th August, 1978) is a comic and actor. She was born in Hull, raised in Matlock, Derbyshire, England and trained as an actor at the Guildford School of Acting receiving her First Class B.A. (Hons) in 2000. Isy started performing stand-up, songs and characters on the comedy circuit in 2003. She now performs both as herself and as a number of singing characters including angsty U.S.
Cadence Weapon continues to firmly establish his legacy as a sonic pioneer while constantly pushing the rap and electronic music envelope. Following his critically-acclaimed, Polaris Music Prize nominated albums Breaking Kayfabe and Afterparty Babies and a two year term as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, he returns with his new album Hope In Dirt City this Spring. A clearly defined and emotionally mature statement of intent, Hope In Dirt City represents the culmination of these experiences.
Lord Cut-Glass features Alun Woodward formerly of Scottish band The Delgados. Official 'Lord Cut Glass' Press Release courtesy of Chemikal Underground Lord Cut-Glass, the solo incarnation of ex-Delgado Alun Woodward, takes his maiden album bow for Chemikal Underground on June 22nd.… Sometimes bashful, occasionally imbued with curmudgeonly bluster, and yet always lifted by humorous life-learned truisms, Lord Cut-Glass strikes a dashing figure of musically inventive bravado.
The over-the-top, bazooka wielding action star of hip hop, charismatic Floridian word master Celph Titled began his professional entrance into the rap game as a teenage lyricist and local production staple during the late 90's indie 12-inch vinyl boom. Being a member of, and producing for, a number of boundary-pushing Tampa rap crews at the time, he networked heavily to take his music worldwide and began contributing beats and rhymes to a non-stop tirade of vinyl singles during a time when the 12-inch single market was key in building a cult fan base.