Paul Harris Grammy winning artist with cutting edge band Dirty Vegas - started his working life aged sixteen as an Assistant Trader in the city his love of music was already prevailing, but mixing the two worlds wasn
Komputer is the project of two London-based synth-meisters: Simon Leonard and David Baker, releasing on Mute Records. The duo have been writing, mixing and producing together for over 25 years, formerly in I Start Counting & Fortran 5. Their new album is Synthetik. Their sound is rigorously electronic and their tracks deal with such diverse subjects as: Russian cosmonauts, rubbish compactors and mobile phone ringtones. Musical antecedents and influences include Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder, Syd Barrett and Brian Eno.
There are five Verona bands: they're from Australia, Czech Republic, Russia, Venezuela and the United States. The Aussie' Verona is a hard rock band based in the Hills area of Sydney. Formed in late 2005, the 5 man group put out their demo in 2006 with 3 songs. Verona in Czech is a Dance group. Their first biggest hit was Náhodou in 2003. Other hits - Nejsi sám, Krásnej den, Jen tobě, Den co den and many more. Now they have new DVD. The Russian Verona is also a dance group.
Kate Ryan (born Katrien Verbeeck on July 22, 1980) is a Belgian World Music Award winner. She began her singing career in 2001 and represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with "Je t'adore" coming in 12th place in the semi-final. Ryan was born to Belgian parents in the small village of Tessenderlo, Belgium. She grew up in a musical family, and had talent for music at a very early age. At eight years of age she had learned to play the piano and guitar. She had singing and piano lessons from her aunt who teaches at a conservatory, but had other interests too.
There are three known bands using the name Galleon: 1. a progressive rock band hailing from Sweden and
2. a French dance group.
3. a four-piece indie rock group based in Adelaide, Australia. 1. Galleon started as a three piece named Aragon back in ´85 , experimenting with different kind of music and musicians , but never really found the "right" feeling. . . Because Micke Värn, guitars - Göran Fors, bass and Vocals and Dan Fors, drums had the idea , they wanted at least to document their sweat and blood in composing the music they believed in under so many years , just in case . . .
There is more than one artist with the name Ophelia: 1. Ophelia are a metal band hailing from Chelmsford, Essex. Formed in late 2008, the band immediately started writing material and playing gigs in the local area. The spring of 2009 saw the band recording their debut E.P. at CDS Studios in Essex. By summer artwork and design had been finished, and the band raised money for CD replication throughout the autumn using a ‘presale scheme' that allowed fans to preorder and pay for the E.P. before it came out, ensuring them a signed copy.
Advisory is a metalcore band from Frankfurt, Germany. Founded in 2000, the band played some gigs and also recorded songs, but after a while this project has taken a back seat. In 2007, the founder members reactivated the band with new musicians, who fit perfectly in the style of music Advisory is producing. They are mixing elements of metal and hardcore, while setting a high value on creating atmosphere with melodies. Also the "groove" and moshparts play an important role in Advisory's songs.
There are two bands with the name Linear. 1. Pop trio from Miami, Florida: Charlie Pennachio (vocals), Wyatt Pauley (guitar) and Joey Restivo (percussion). Their début album was produced by Tolga Katas. 2. A four-piece Indie band from Coventry, UK. Their single "Think Cynic" was released in 2006 by Grace Records.
1. Neofolk project from Madison, IL, US; first 9-song demo released through Brave Mysteries in 2012. 2. Italian dance act, produced by C. Zennaro, F. Zafret, and S. Portaluri. 3. Reggae singer from Jamaica.