Virginia "Gin" Wigmore is a New Zealand singer/songwriter who was born in Auckland, New Zealand, where she spent most of her childhood. However, while in Argentina at age 16 her father died of cancer. Upon her return to New Zealand, she articulated in song, the pain of losing her father. One of those early penned songs, “Hallelujah”, won the US-based International Songwriting Competition in 2004, when she beat 11,000 songwriting aspirants from 77 countries to become the youngest and only unsigned Grand Prize winner in the history of the ISC.
"The Brooklyn based songwriter's alto and his intimate melodies are evocative of Luke Temple's solo ... more records before he started Here We Go Magic, and although the instrumentation, cadence and atmosphere of this material scream "country", Pat's melodies and guitar parts go in the direction of gently reinventing the genre rather than obeying to its exhausted axioms." View www.pathull.bandcamp.com for all information on songs, albums, and purchases.
Jim Boggia makes pop like the kind found in record collections when record collections were on... well, records. He makes the verse/chorus/bridge form relevant to current listeners. He combines the best of artists like the Beatles, The Kinks, Harry Nilsson, Simon and Garfunkel, Sly and the Family Stone, Cat Stevens, Stevie Wonder, and a host of others from Pop and Rock's purple patch to form a new musical landscape.
Lilly Wood & The Prick are Nili Hadida (lead vocals, piano, glockenspiel) and Benjamin Cotto (guitar and backing vocals). Formed in 2006 in Paris, their first self-titled EP is composed of 6 tracks among which there is a folk version of hit L.E.S. Artistes by Santigold. The song Water ran is featured on the compilation Folk and Proud.
The first album Invincible Friends came out on May 31, 2010. A year later, they won the People's Choice Award at "Les Victoires de la Musique".
Brian Nicholas McFadden (born on 12 April 1980 in Dublin, Ireland), is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 90s as a member of the multi-million selling Irish male band, Westlife. He is now a judge on Australia's Got Talent. In June 1998, McFadden auditioned for the new Irish male band (at the time), Westlife with Nicky Byrne and eventually both joined the group alongside Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan.
The story of Avalanche City begins in a house, alone, for hours and hours each day for months, slowly learning how to sing by process of scales, recording, and self critique.
Six months after taking the first steps towards singing, Dave Baxter played his first solo show as Avalanche City. Six months after the first show, one year after beginning the process of teaching himself how to sing, the first tracks were laid for Avalanche City's debut album Our New Life Above The Ground.
I'd like to introduce you to the multi instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Ben Parcell. Ben is influenced from a wide range of music such as The Beatles, The Ataris, Frank Turner, Elvis Costello, Green Day. Taking elements from Pop, Folk, Pop Punk and Classical music, Ben creates a catchy original sound which has been perfecting whilst performing and writing songs since 2003. He played over 40 gigs with his previous pop punk band "The Trailers" before recently deciding to go solo.
Born of Egyptian and Lebanese decent, canadian singer NEeMA’s presence on and off stage is powerful and charismatic, and her voice is honest and unique. Since the successful independent release of NEeMA’s debut album
The Seekers were a group of Australian folk-influenced popular musicians which was formed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1962. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve significant chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. Their 1960s hits included: "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own" , "The Carnival Is Over" (which The Seekers have sung at various closing ceremonies in Australia, including Expo '88 and the Paralympics), "Someday One Day"...