Kowton is Joe Cowton, aka Narcossist, a 25 year old from the Lake District now residing in Bristol. His music attempts to incoporate both the rhythmic energy of garage and the depth and intensity of techno. His tracks have recieved support from the likes of Mary-Anne Hobbs, Kode 9, Grevious Angel, Blackdown, Ben UFO, Selector Dub-U and Rob Booth among others. This winter expect to see a number of 12"s from Kowton, most notably Metronome on Nakedlunch Recordings, home of Breakage and TRG among others.
Following the split of Australian black metal band Baal Gadrial in 2003, vocalist Azgorh created Drowning the Light. Four demo tapes were recorded and given extremely limited distribution, being given out only to close friends. From 2003 to 2009 Azgorh has recorded 10+ demos, 10 full-length albums (5 of which were released in the same year: 2007) and material for a number of split albums under the Drowning the Light moniker.
Anneke van Giersbergen (born March 8, 1973) was the singer in the Dutch band The Gathering from 1995 to 2007 when she announced her departure, summer 2007. She has since formed Agua de Annique with whom she released new songs in the fall of 2007. She has also worked with Devin Townsend Project, Danny Cavanagh from Anathema, Lawn, The Farmer Boys , Ayreon, Napalm Death, Globus, Moonspell, Giant Squid and she has also done a live guest performance for Within Temptation.
The Outside Agency are DJ Hidden and Eye-D, hardcore and drum & bass artists from Goes, Netherlands. The Producers As true dissidents within the hardcore scene, The Outside Agency has always had its own unique sound. This was already evident on their first release, which they produced for Mokum Records in 1996. After that period hardcore suffered a drastic change in direction and the two members of TOA no longer felt at home in the genre and focused their attention on drum & bass instead.
The GOLDEN APES were founded in 1998 by Peer Lebrecht, Christian Lebrecht and Eric Bahrs.
After live-appearances together with Scream Silence and Whispers in the Shadow the Band released their dark wave/postpunk-like debut-album "Stigma 3.am" in 2000, which found regardful attention by the audience and the press.
In 2001 Drummer Nestor de Valley joined the Band and the result of the more stronger and the more intensive sound was the very dark and nihilistic album "Thalassemia". It followed concerts with Clan of Xymox, The Crüxshadows and Ikon.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Sol is a Seattle, Washington based hip-hop artist. His signature sound maintains a marriage between the core values of hip-hop and the mainstream sensibility of pop(ular) music. Sol says that he grew up on a combination of 90
Kumo came into existence in 1994 when Jono Podmore began work at Watershed Studios, London, UK and with Plink Plonk records, founding 2 sister labels to Plink Plonk: Autoi and Psychomat. He began to play the Theremin, developing new techniques for live performance of electronic music.
After a string of singles and remixes as Kumo, March 1997 saw the release of his first album Kaminari to significant critical acclaim. A series of live dates and international DJ commitments followed, including the Essential Music Festival, the Sonar festival, and the Graz Biennale.