Borland are an experimental electronica band from Manchester, United Kingdom, formed in 2007, who describe themselves as "melodramatic synths crashing over breakbeat madness punctuated with sliced vocals from famous historical figures, and little girls / new wave sex rave / four on the floor ambient hardcore" Borland are Ian (Day For Airstrikes, Well Wisher), and Rob (Anclove, Zoffany) They have released two EPs - Octopop on Invisible Girl Records in September 2009, and House (self-released) in December 2009.
Perth born singer-songwriter, and indie-blues chanteuse Grace Woodroofe, came to public awareness at age 16 when she entered two demo recordings into the influential Australian radio station Triple J’s Unearthed competition. These songs found their way to Los Angeles artist collective, The Masses who immediately sponsored Grace to come to the United States to record and develop her sound. Grace found herself in Los Angeles surrounded by creatives and collaborating with a series of musicians who helped her develop her singular voice into a chorus: Producer Carlos Nino...
Andrew Sloman is a British singer-songwriter who cut his teeth on Bristols highly-regarded live music circuit, where he progressed quickly from open-mic nights to buzzing headliner slots. In 2007 he made the move to London and wasted no time in impressing the crowds at some of the capital's top live venues. Taking to the stage with his acoustic guitar and keyboards, Andrew has supported a wide range of artists, from new acts like The Zutons and The Automatic, to the legendary Sting.
Missy Higgins (born Melissa Morrison Higgins on August 19, 1983, in Melbourne, Australia) is one of Australia's most popular female singer-songwriters. Missy (Melissa) was thrust into the limelight in her homeland when her sister entered Missy into a competition, which she won. The competition was conducted by the national alternative broadcaster, Triple J. Although she was still in high school, her song All For Believing quickly became one of the station's most requested tracks of 2001.
Formed in Adelaide, South Australia in 2004. The Audreys play alternative folk music. They have released three records, one in 2006 called Between Last Night and Us, another in 2008 called When The Flood Comes, and in 2010 Sometimes The Stars. Their first two records won the ARIA Award for Best Blues and Roots Album. After their debut album, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Taasha Coates says it took her and fellow songwriter/guitarist Tristan Goodall an age to get back to writing:
Summer Night Air - the soft underbelly of Paul Heathcote - started in Summer 2003. Formally of ambient postrock purveyors Sansava, Summer Night air makes minimal drones with a sense of naivety and innocence that's so beautiful it could ooze out of your hi-fi speakers and drip onto your carpet. Some reviews: "worth tracking down if your taste leans towards the expansive, the minimally melodic and the distinctly dewy-eyed...artless but never quite gauche, 3 is a gentle but genuine pleasure." THE WIRE FEB 2006
Brother-half of the folk duo Angus & Julia Stone from Australia. He has previously recorded under the moniker Lady of the Sunshine.
RinneRadio is a trio of musicians from Finland. Operating on the boundaries of jazz and electronic music, the output of RinneRadio has been described as "some jazz, plenty of techno and ambient influences, a few poppy melodies, and hints of world music". The biography on the band's website provides this description of the music they produce: "RinneRadio fuses electronic underground beats with progressive jazz.