Recoil is the project of Alan Wilder, formerly a member of Depeche Mode. Born on 1st June 1959, he is a classically-trained musician and renowned contemporary music producer. Recoil was born in 1986 as a two-track experimental EP. Simply entitled ‘1 + 2’, this collection of primitive demos caught the attention of Mute Records label boss Daniel Miller and was inconspicuously released as a mini-album on 12" vinyl.
Stereo MCs are a British rap group formed in 1985 in London, England. The group consists of Rob Birch (vocals), Nick "The Head" Hallam (turntables, production), Cath Coffey (backing vocals) and Ian "Owen If" Rossiter (drums). They are best known for their 1992 single "Connected" which was a major hit in the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as a crossover success on American alternative rock radio.
There are two artists named Stateless: a UK trip-hop/rock band and a Swedish nu-jazz artist working on Freerange Records (other project: Swell Session, real name: Andreas Saag). 1. Stateless are Chris James (lead vocals, keyboards, guitars), kidkanevil (turntables, sampling, programming), Justin Percival (bass, vocals) and Dave Levin (drums). Their self titled debut album was released on July 16th 2007 on !K7, whilst their sophomore release 'Matilda' will be released early 2011 on Ninja Tune. kidkanevil also releases solo work, see www.kidkanevil.com for more info.
Melodic vocals, squelching basslines, funky synths and taut guitar licks. Welcomes you to the future sounds of Maxfield. 1) Maxfield was formed in 2005 after singer/songwriter and co-producer Valerie Maxfield began her dream to going it alone. While constantly touring, she wrote all her ideas and on her journey made contact with Joules Chown, Keyboardist/Producer/Engineer, whose worked for artistes signed to Sony/Emi, along with Marky Mark bass and rythym guitarist whose worked with most of the top ten french artistes and had the honour of playing with Ray Charles in the latter years...
PHOX is from Baraboo, WI which is a place where kids often drink poison and become endowed mutants. This particular half dozen is blessed with madness, illusions of grandeur, and the inability to do the same thing twice. They also play music.
Phox on Last.fm.
http://www.aydio.net Aydio is Adam Harper, a London-based musician, composer, producer, DJ and visual artist. As a DJ he generally plays an eclectic mix of hip-hop, funk, reggae, breaks, electro and dubstep. His own music consists mainly of downtempo electronica, with hip-hop, dub, rock and jazz influences along with a variety of other forms of music. In 2009 he released 2 EPs on netlabels Dusted Wax Kingdom and KraaK Records, showing his talent and skills of producing impressive chill out and groovy music together. His debut LP, 'Nonentity' was released on KraaK Records in September 2010
Cwtch (pronounced 'kutch') is a musical collaboration between Marie Craven (Pixieguts) and Paul Foster (Dementio13). Cardiff-based Dementio13 and Australia-based Pixieguts became online collaborators in 2008. The music is a mixture of melodic electro, folk-tinged electronica and post-rock with impressionistic lyrics and themes. Lyrics are from the writings of Pixieguts, TRavvy, Titee, Nita Disaster, Adrian Carter, Reconsiderate, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Dementio13, Gunda G.
Diamanthian's logo was designed by the infamous Jeff Walker (Carcass) who also oversaw the recording of the band's debut album 'The Infinite Descent' under the alias of "Offalmangler". Diamanthian are big in Finland, often apparently having achieved better more rabid enthusiasm from the Finns than some people on home soil.
Diamanthian were voted eighth Best Unsigned Band in Terrorizer's Reader's Poll 2002; and the following year were voted Best Unsigned Band and 9th Best Live Act in the Reader's Poll of 2003.
Bertie Blackman’s first encounter with her artistic self came as a child sashaying across her mother and father’s paint strewn studio floor. The daughter of iconic Australian artist Charles Blackman, not many musicians can boast a foundation of emotional expression like Bertie.
Bertie first stepped onto the scene with ‘Headway’ (2004), her folk-inspired debut album. The single ‘Favourite Jeans’ became Bertie’s radio breakthrough and saw her dubbed “Australia’s underground queen”.