Alphabetix is a Leeds based crew comprising 3 MCs -ABD, Angel S & MrRis and DJ Sir+. Alphabetix have been playing out sets nationally for the past 5 years, and have supported Foreign Beggars, Klashnekoff, Jack Flash, Skinnyman, Task Force, Chemo, IRS & Kashmere amongst others. Regulars on the Leeds scene Alphabetix are also part of a larger collective called Northern Hostility running 27 members strong.
Quasi is an indie rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1993, consisting of the ex-husband and wife team of Sam Coomes (vocals, guitar, roxichord, various keyboards) and Janet Weiss (vocals and drums). In 2007, bassist Joanna Bolme became an official member of the band; she had toured with Quasi in 2006. In 1990, Coomes, Weiss, and Brad Pedinov formed the band Motorgoat. The band released two self-released cassettes and one 7" single before dissolving in 1993.
Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary instrument was the guitar, but he was also proficient at piano, clarinet, bass, drums and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery" and use of multi-tracking to create vocal harmonies.
Archers were formed in 2010 in Portland, OR by brothers Mike and Chris Cantino. influences: television/neon boys, the wipers, new zealand, lou reed/tvu, the soft boys, pavement, the fall, the clash, the who, twisted village, shoes, the feelies, sonic youth, rich hell, gbv, dino jr, kinks, mayo thompson, C86, mahler
Orcas is a band by haze-pop auteur Benoît Pioulard and post-minimalist composer Rafael Anton Irisarri (also known as The Sight Below). Theirs is a style deeply rooted in personal variations on songform and ambient craft, and as a duo they bridge the furthest outlying aspects of their previous solo work published on Kranky, Touch, Miasmah, Room40, and Ghostly International. Version II The courtship of ambient music and traditional songform has been a long and tenuous one, almost to
the point that their differences seem irreconcilable. Spanning decades with only a few points of obscure
There is more than one Lockjaw: 1) Lockjaw was formed in Portland, Oregon around 1980 by Del Murry (guitar), Tony Arcudi (vocals), Eric Couch (bass), and Rob Parker (drums)... the band played clubs like The Met, 13th Precinct, and the Satyricon in the early days. By 1984 drummer Rob Parker was replaced with Jeremy J., and guitarist Garrett Garitano was added to the lineup. By that time Lockjaw was labeled "Portland's most hated band."
There are two artists with the name Alarmist. 1. A multi-instrumental four-piece from Dublin, Ireland (active from 2008 to present.) 2. A noise rock 4 piece from Portland, Oregon. (Active from 2003 to 2005.) 1. Alarmist are an instrumental four-piece from Dublin, Ireland who formed in 2008. They are Neil Crowley, Elis Czerniak, Osgar Dukes and Barry O'Halpin. All members are multi-instrumentalists, playing an equal role in bringing together the organic and electronic elements that form their sound.
Chromatics originally hailed from Seattle as a quartet featuring vocalist Adam Miller, drummer Hannah Blilie, guitarist Devin Welch, and bassist Michelle Nolan. That lineup debuted in 2002 with a Calvin Johnson-produced 7" on Gold Standard Laboratories -- a split with Die Monitr Batss -- and followed with the similarly GSL-issued Chrome Rats Vs Basement Ruts LP. While Chrome Rats was critically hailed, Chromatics couldn't keep it together, and Miller was soon the only member in good standing (Blilie, Welch, and Nolan went on to form the similar-sounding Shoplifting).
ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 2008
At Sunrise are a Progressive/Metal/Hardcore band from Bournemouth, UK. We have been together since August '08 and have been lucky enough to have play some great shows! Come check us out some time! We have played with such bands as: Viatrophy, The Red Shore, Blessed By A Broken Heart, Fei Comodo, I Am Ghost, Devil's Gift (featuring Lennon from Suicide Girls), Dividing The Line, Lower Than Atlantis, The Argent Dawn, Bury The Archive, Avarus...