Allerseelen is a Experimental, Post-Industrial, Industrial folklore, Apocalyptic / Military pop band from Hallstatt, Austria lead by Gerhard Hallstatt who has been active and innovative in the industrial and apocalyptic folk genre for many years. The first releases were on cassette in 1987. Their CDs and 7" editions have been issued on Aorta and their double-LP editions on Ahnstern. The most recent releases of Allerseelen were the CD Hallstatt...
Krzysztof Penderecki (born November 23, 1933 in D?bica) is a Polish composer and conductor. His 1960 avant-garde Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima for string orchestra brought him to international attention, and this success was followed by acclaim for his choral St. Luke Passion. Both these works exhibit novel compositional techniques. Since the 1970s Penderecki's style has changed to encompass a post-Romantic idiom.
Philadelphia quartet Rosetta push the boundaries between metal, progressive rock, post-rock, space rock, and hardcore punk, employing an experimental songwriting technique filled with chaos and atmospherics. Their sounds range from Pink Floydian / progressive rock sonic layering to walls of pure static ambience to crushing, sweeping sludgey riffage. Their first album (The Galilean Satellites, 2005) was an especially ambitious project: the goal was to record two discs of equal length (one a metal album...
Yuri Landman is an builder of experimental musical instruments. For bands like Sonic Youth, Enon, The Dodos, Liars, Half Japanese, The Veils, Liam Finn, The Luyas, Lou Barlow, Blood Red Shoes, The Luyas, The Moi Non Plus. Zoppo was his first band, afterwards he made 1 album with Avec Aisance aka Avec-A. Guest appearances on the debut album of The Moi Non Plus.
hAND are a 3 piece Progressive Gothic Metal band from Sussex, England. Originally a duo combining elements of rock and trance, the two founding members Kat Ward and Kieren Johnstone joined forces with drummer Cris Nelson early in 2006 and the band in its current incarnation was born. The band self released two E.P’s, working with Fony guitarist Chris Hamilton on their second “Shadow: Word Pain”, which was not only excellently received by the press but also earned them sponsorship with Mapex and Paiste as well as being a significant contributing factor in the acquisition of a record deal.
Wobbly is the moniker of Jon Leidecker a San Francisco based musician/composer of experimental electronic music. He has released works on Tigerbeat6, Illegal Art, Alku, Phthalo, and others. He has been producing music since 1987 and ongoing studio and live projects involve collaborations with People Like Us, Thomas Dimuzio, Kevin Blechdom, Jay Lesser, Tim Perkis, Matmos and The Weatherman of Negativland. He is also a member of the Chopping Channel and Sagan.
Dublin, Ireland. Jazz, Rock and Classical influences. More info on leetobin.com
Supersilent is a Norwegian improvisational avant-garde / electroacoustic group from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1997 and signed on Rune Grammofon. The band reportedly never rehearse together or communicate about their music outside of live sets and studio sessions. Supersilent was formed when the free jazz trio Veslefrekk (Arve Henriksen on trumpet, keyboardist Ståle Storløkken, and Jarle Vespestad on drums) played a concert with producer, live electronics artist and self-described "audio virus" Helge Sten (a.
Alarm Will Sound is a U.S. twenty-member contemporary-music chamber orchestra. Members of the ensemble began playing together while studying at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and have diverse experience in composition, improvisation, jazz, popular styles, early music, and various traditional musics from around the world. Alarm Will Sound's repertoire ranges from European to American works, from the arch-modernist to the pop-influenced.
It is the current performing name of Chris Jones (b.1960, Chester, England), an improvising guitarist and electronica artist working in London. His work is mainly improvised, loop-based music. Garuda has also worked with electronica trio Angel Navigator Garuda. 'Garuda' was also a Tech Metal band from Fort Worth, Texas that formed from a few members of 'Slave One' and later borrowing a member of 'El Salvador Birthday Bash,' also from Fort Worth.. They played a pummeling style of Hardcore with plenty of sick old school Death Metal overtones.