Wynter Gordon (born Diana Gordon; August 25, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter. Wynter was born in New York and was brought up in a poverty stricken neighborhood in Queens. As the middle child of seven living in a two bedroom house with an abusive and largely absent father, her childhood was difficult. Wynter discovered her talent for singing and dance at an early age. As a teenager, she was accepted to the famous LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts. There, she was nurtured in a welcoming and nonjudgmental environment.
California’s purest personification of hate, formed in Inglewood in the year 1995 . The band utilises a dual vocal style with male & female vocals and a political edge similar to Man Is The Bastard or Capitalist Casualties.
Teresa Salgueiro (b. 8 Jan 1969, Amadora, Portugal - aka Tereza Salgueiro, she changed first-name spelling), is the former lead singer of Madredeus (1987 to 2007), now pursuing a solo career. As a young girl, Salgueiro sang fado / bossa nova, in Lisbon's streets & taverns. In 1985 (at 16 y/o), she moved to old Lisbon, to live with friends & continued singing. Her latest release is "Você E Eu" ('07, with João Cristal &
Annabelle Chvostek (born in Toronto in 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter based in Montreal. She is known for her rich singing voice, compelling lyrics and genre-spanning musicality, as well as her work with harmony trio The Wailin' Jennys.
Slowdive is a dream pop/shoegaze band that formed in 1989 in Reading, England, United Kingdom. Signed to Creation Records in 1990 and initially championed by the British music press, the band scored a UK top forty entry with their debut album Just for a Day. The band consists of Rachel Goswell (vocals/guitar), Neil Halstead (vocals/guitar), Nick Chaplin (bass), Christian Savill (guitar), and Simon Scott (drums, 1990-1994, 2014-present); additionally, Ian McCutcheon replaced Scott from 1994-1995. Goswell and Halstead had known each other since early childhood in Reading, Berkshire.
Melys were a Welsh band, much loved by the legendary DJ John Peel. Core members were Andrea Parker (vocals), Paul Adams (guitar and keyboards), Carys Jones (keyboards) and Gary Husband. Between 1996 and 2005 they released a total of five full length albums plus numerous other recordings. Their debut album, 'Rumours and Curses', came out in 1998 on Arctic/Pinnacle records, but the band's relationship with the label turned sour, and in 1999 they formed their own label, Sylem Records, on which their second full length album, 'Kamikaze', came out in 2000.
This tag covers three bands: 1) A northern Indiana alt folk band, Lune is the problem child project of Chad Forbregd, Josh Meert, and Nathaniel South. They're remarkable for rarely playing live shows, not touring and not selling merchandise, opting instead to focus purely on the music, on their sound. 2) The Korean female vocalist lune; her debut album features predominantly acoustic arrangements, with whispered melancholy lyrics and strong folk influences.
The band comes from Northern Europe, Helsinki, Finland. Murmansk's music has been referred to as indie rock, noise, shoegaze, stoner, psychedelic, alternative, post-punk, krautrock, and even pop. The third Murmansk album will be released 2012. For more info: www.facebook.com/murmansk Murmansk is: Olli (bass), Jari (guitar), Jaakko (drums), Laura (vocs, guitar).
Souad Massi (Kabyle: Suɛad Masi, Arabic: سعاد ماسي) (born 23rd August 1972), is an Algerian of Kabyle descent, singer, songwriter and guitarist. She began her career performing in the Algerian political rock band Atakor, before leaving the country following a series of death threats. In 1999, Massi performed at the Femmes d'Algerie concert in Paris, which led to a recording contract with Island Records.
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.