Sally Seltmann is an award-winning songwriter and singer based in Melbourne, Australia. She has previously released albums and performed under the name 'New Buffalo', and is well known as the co-writer of the song '1234', performed by Feist. Sally now returns with Harmony to My Heartbeat, the first single from her new album, due for release in early 2010. Previous recordings by Sally as New Buffalo include her debut EP 'About Last Night', which was released in Australia (through Modular) and the UK (through Heavenly).
Band founders Patricia Day and Kim Nekroman first met when Day's now-defunct band, the punk rock group Peanut Pump Gun, opened for Nekroman's psychobilly band, Nekromantix, at a festival in Cologne, Germany in 1996. Despite both belonging to the subculture scene of Copenhagen, Denmark, the two had never met before, but they became friends over their mutual interest in alternative music. The two would eventually marry.
Pippa released her first single, a dance version of Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" in April 2003 following on from her appearance on BBCs 'Fame Academy'. Having developed her songwriting and musical skills she is currently in the studio working on songs for her new album. Pippa's myspace
There are multiple artists that go under the name Dumb. 1) Dumb has been involved with the Finnish underground hiphop scene since the very early days. Two cassettes, "Dumb Shit!" and "Shotgun Karaoke EP", have been released on Anti-Party Music and the first proper album "Paperwrists" was released in December 2010. In addition to his solo efforts, Dumb has featured on the Blue Phantoms Network collective releases.
Abida Parveen (Urdu: عابدہ پروین), a Pakistani singer, is one of the foremost exponents of Sufi music. Her forte is the kafi and the ghazal, though she has also ventured into traditional male territory and sung qawwalis. She is known for her particularly stunning voice, as well as her vivid musical imagination. She has attained legendary status in the Indian Sub-Continent, especially within her home province of Sindh, Pakistan.
Martha Rose got a guitar in January 2007, wrapped up in Newspaper. She taught herself to play and wrote some songs, and then she met a banjo player called Ben. They play in Brighton, Oxford, London and Manchester, always looking for new friends to make music with. Martha sings about love, loss, sadness and beauty, and anything else that catches her eye. x www.myspace.com/martharosemusic
In the past couple years The Maddigans have worked extremely hard and it's started to pay off. Their recent accomplishments include booking their 7th Canadian tour, 1st ever US tour, being featured on AbsolutePunk, playing Canadian Music Week 2011, and reaching over 13,000 fans on facebook alone. Now the band is gearing up for Canadian, US and other tours in early 2012. Check out their website here: www.facebook.com/themaddigans
Dee Dee Bridgewater (b. May 27, 1950) is an American Jazz singer. She is a two-time Grammy Award Winner, Tony Award Winner and Host of NPR's Syndicated Radio show "JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater". She is a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Born Denise Eileen Garrett in Memphis, Tennessee, she grew up in Flint, Michigan. Her father, Matthew Garrett, was a jazz trumpeter and teacher at Manassas High School, and through his playing, Denise was exposed to jazz early on.
'Small and dainty but big-voiced and lush. She may be a solitary act but this is an artist who spellbinds!' (skiddle.com) 'Highlight of the night Becca Williams, now an assured performer after a summer of gigging and promoting, turns her set into something special with absorbing lyrics, great dynamic changes and an ear for a good tune, with the track "Astronaut Song" being a particular success. Her diminutive stature belies a terrifically loud and strong voice that easily filled the room...