MCS have come a long way since the first acoustic guitar jam between Ian and Will February 2008; the band has grown and subsequently shrunk and has now settled in its current arrangement. The line up of MCS came about as the paths of Will (Lead Vocals/Guitar/Piano), James (Bass) and Ian (Drums) crossed through employment and the ashes of previous musical endeavours. Motor City Shuffle exists to perform a rawkus brand of Melodic Indie Pop that would fill any Indie Club Night Dance Floor. We are currently in the Studio (Rock Rooms - Oxford) recording our debut EP.
A Man Down are a pasty faced, ugly, alcohol ridden pop punk band from near Brighton. Claiming they sound like someone kicked NFG in the throat A Man Down are willing to travel hundreds of miles just to have a chance of playing their music in front of a crowd. They have played all over the UK and have recently finished recording their new CD with the legend that is Pete Miles.
Qua is Melbourne based Cornel Wilczek who started the project in 2001. It started with an invite to play with Pretty Boy Crossover in Melbourne, Australia. From the pressure of sorting out a live set .. and finishing songs, something became apparent - the songs actually worked. Over the next year of live performances the album "Forgetabout" was formed and eventually released in August 2002. The next 2 years saw Qua becoming a regular in the Australian live scene.
Lotus Plaza is the solo project of Deerhunter's Lockett pundt. His debut LP, entitled The Floodlight Collective, was released on March 23, 2009 by Kranky. Pundt has cited his greatest musical influences as being Stereolab, My Bloody Valentine, and Roxy Music, "on a subliminal level." A second album, Spooky Action at a Distance, was released on April 2, 2012.
A ) Axolotl is the project of Karl Bauer. Based in Brooklyn and San Francisco, the band has been active since 2002, and has included William Sabiston (Bulbs) on percussion, among many other collaborators. Karl uses violin, vocal, and other instrumental music often by using electronic processing
http://www.myspace.com/axolotl B) Axolotl’s Abrasive (1981) Ettiene's Brunet project with Jacques Oger on tenor and baritone saxophone, and Marc Dufourd.
Butterfly Boucher (pronounced 'bow-cher' with a hard "ch" sound, unlike the French pronunciation) is an Adelaide, Australian singer/songwriter. Boucher, born June 2, 1979, is the middle child of seven daughters. The name "Butterfly" was a suggestion from a friend of the family. Her mother didn't initially like the name but kept seeing butterflies in pictures, on clothing, etc. before the birth. In later years, Butterfly's sister had a band, The Mercy Bell, in which Butterfly played bass guitar. In 2004 and 2005, Boucher toured the U.
Santessa is the UK's best kept secret. Her debut album DELIRIUM, produced by Stuart Matthewman, (Sade, Maxwell, Sweetback) released through Sony UK in 2000, was critically acclaimed across the board. It has gone on to become a highly sought after collectors item worldwide. Born on the Isle of Man, but without a drop of Manx blood; Her mother is half English, half Ghanaian, and her father hails from Ireland.