Richie is a singer/songwriter currently plying his trade in Manchester, UK. His style, like his personality is characteristically laid back; blending mellow melodic guitar tones to distinctive vocals and harmonies. Richie’s music manages to maintain an accessible originality of it’s own whilst saluting a wide range influences across the Folk/Rock and Roots genres in particular, and has a novel lyrical quality that avoids well-worn clichés and subject matter.
Hive a.k.a. Michael Petrie (born December, 1974) is a Los Angeles-based DJ, producer and record label owner who has contributed to dozens of recordings in the drum and bass musical genre. His Violence Recordings label is regarded as the premiere drum-and-bass label in the United States. His mixes have been used throughout popular media, although he is not particularly well known. Hive is on the Matrix soundtrack, and his songs are also used in several television shows. He has produced four albums, his latest being "Bedlam" which he released in 2002.
The founding members of the group were Conleth (Con) Cluskey (born 18 November 1941), Declan (Dec) Cluskey (born 23 December 1942), and John Stokes (Sean James Stokes) (born 13 August 1940). In 1957 they formed their first band together, "The Harmonichords" (also seen as "The Harmony Chords"), a classically styled instrumental harmonica-act. As The Harmonichords, they appeared on Hughie Green's 'Opportunity Knocks' on Radio Luxembourg and on the 'Ed Sullivan' TV Show St. Patrick's Day Special (filmed in Dublin, broadcast 15 March 1959), where they played "Danny Boy.
Comfort Fit (Boris Mezga) is an electronic music producer known for breaking the boundaries and conventions of genres. Using music codes of genres such as Hiphop, Dubstep and Electro as a mere comic template, Comfort Fit inspires the music enthusiast with his unique and heavy beat techniques. Since 2000 he has released music under a variety of labels, most of his work can be found on Tokyo Dawn Records. http://www.tokyodawn.net/comfort-fit/
Brian was born November 12, 1943, in Brooklyn/Queens, New York City, where his first musical experience ranged from church choir at nine, to clarinet and guitar, to his first local harmony group, the Delfis. In 1959, they cut a demo record and made the rounds of New York City record labels. Finally, with much persistence, after many closed doors, Brian was signed as a solo artist to a management contract, where he cut demos for band leader Sammy Kaye's publishing company. Kapp Records heard a demo and signed Brian at age 16.
A rising star on the London independant circuit, singer-songwriter Clare Portman's brand of soulful folk and powerful voice has drawn comparisons with the likes of Jewel and Minnie Riperton. A talented guitarist, violinist and pianist, Clare also occasionally drums, and lends her skills to the Irish-tinged "folkpunk" band JD and the Longfellows and indie rockers Sodared, as well as fronting her own rock band Big Girls Blouse. clareportman.com
Stephen Bishop (born 14 November 1951 in San Diego, California) is an American singer and guitarist. He had a major hit in 1977 with the song "On and On"; his other hits include "Save It for a Rainy Day," "Everybody Needs Love," and "It Might Be You," the theme from the movie Tootsie. He has also performed many movie themes, including the theme from National Lampoon's Animal House, which he sang in a falsetto voice.
There are apparently at least three bands with this name... 01) From smooth, bossa-tinged, ultra fashionable tracks to dreamy yet solid electro pop, the duo of Maiko Mogi and Naoya Yoshida navigate through all sorts of twee bedroom grooves as RED SUN. Formed around 2000, the duo has released a number of albums over the years. They mostly blend singer Maiko's mid-range, smokey voice with the equally muted and organic synths.