Kiesza has packed a lot into her 22 years. She's been a navy codebreaker, a national beauty pageant contestant and a tall ship sailor.But these days, writing and performing music is the Calgary native's main passion. It's been only four years since Kiesza (pronounced Kye-za) wrote her first song on her mother's old guitar. "I knew that my mom had a guitar in storage in the house," she says. "My parents got divorced when I was 18 and I had a lot of emotions going on and I went searching for it. When I found it and started playing it, I wrote a song that first day.
Until We're Winning is a four piece Edinburgh based Indie/Pop-Rock band, who in the short time they've been together have already began to make an impact in the Scottish music scene. Starting off their careers known as Skyline, the band played a very successful set in the Glasgow O2 Academy, before getting a slot supporting 'The Heretics' at the Glasgow Oran Mor. Having only been together since October 2011, Until We're Winning have been moving at a breakneck pace, already having recorded a three track single to be released in Autumn 2012 and a Live E.P, featuring four tracks.
Bristol born Caroline Martin started writing and recording in 1996. At this point in her life she was living on the edge of Wentwood Forest in South Wales. With her dog for company, Caroline drew on her surroundings, the isolation and memories from her childhood upbringing in Yate to write her stories of loss, fear and revenge. Caroline released her debut 5 track EP - Young Tender Rabbit Meat - on her own label in 1998.
Marooned in Aberystwyth, UK, blind chance and a shared fascination with the British seaside brought together Paul Newland and Tim Noble. On deserted beaches and vertiginous coastal paths, in ancient woodlands and derelict mines, conversations veered wildly from myth to fact, sea to sky, waking to dreaming, cartography to psychogeography, song to instrumental, melody to rhythm
Honest Ruse is a two piece Electronica / Drum & Bass / DubStep band based in Oxfordshire. It's members are both 15 and are Tim Davies (drums), and George Burrage (electronics and vocals).
Our main influences are Radiohead, Enter Shikari, Chase & Status, Pendulum, Your Demise, letlive, Muse, Netsky, NERO, and Nirvana.
Honest Ruse released their first EP The Storm on 25th August 2011 and are currently working on writing new material and playing shows as much as possible.