The Classic Crime is a Seattle-based alternative rock band. They released their Tooth & Nail debut album, 'Albatross', in 2006. It marked the fastest first-week sales for a new artist in the history of T&N. The band members are Matt MacDonald (vocals), Justin DuQue (guitar), Robert "Cheeze" Negrin (guitar), Alan Clark (bass), and Paul "Skip" Erickson (drums). While touring in support of their full-length album Albatross, the band created the Acoustic EP: Seattle Sessions, which was simply a compilation of songs they created while on the road.
Debut Album News: ‘White Light Fever’ by The Kingsize Five Release date: 14th July 2008 "Stomps like a super charged cabaret horn section. When they really let rip, as in potty mouthed Glen Miller pastiche Big Sis Little Sis, they hit home with bawdy theatrical panache"
Thomas H Green, Q Magazine " A musical law unto themselves, this debut is upbeat, cocky and, thank God, completely fresh 8/10" Amy McGill Rocksound "Just the right amount of dirt under the fingernails attitude and punky/indie bite. This is as cool as f.... Single of the Week " The Organ Magazine
Eric Church is a country music singer and songwriter who released his third studio album, Chief on July 26, 2011, debuting at #1 on both Top Country Albums and the Billboard 200. The Homeboy Songfacts explains that the album's title refers to a nickname of not only the singer's grandfather, but also Church's own pet name among friends and family. Eric grew up in Granite Falls, N.C., in an area known as one of the world's furniture capitals.
Eric Idle is the composer of most Monty Python songs (along with Neil Innes) such as the Python anthem "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" (which is also played after Iron Maiden's shows). His outstanding linguistic ability have earned him the name "Master of the One-Liner". During his time at Cambridge, Eric served as the president of the famous Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club. Before Monty Python's Flying Circus...
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"...Intoxicating powerhouse of a baritone"
— http://www.4ortherecord.com/NewReviews.html .LIVE REVIEWS - NOAH AND THE WHALE - MANCHESTER ACADEMY 10.09 ..Sean Rowe was excellent; beautiful, folksy Americana-infused guitar songs don’t come much better than from a man with a growly voice.
— Holly Arrowsmith
Slim Cessna's Auto Club is a country music band formed in 1993 in denver, Colorado. The constant in the band has been Slim Cessna, formerly a member of The Denver Gentlemen (along with David Eugene Edwards and Jeffery-Paul of 16 Horsepower). Their music includes elements of country blues, southern gospel, and other forms loosely grouped as Americana or alternative country. The Auto Club is sometimes labeled "country gothic" due to the juxtaposition of apocalyptic religious imagery with stories of alcohol, violence, and relationships gone awry.
Light Parades are a four piece outfit, primarily based in Kingston Upon Thames, West London, UK. Made up of Daniel Hopkinson, Stephen Hopkinson, Jakub Tucholski and Oliver Pearce. Formed in mid-2011, the ambitious quartet headed into Rockfield Studio in Wales only four weeks after forming, to start recording their debut album, due for release later this year. Their debut ep 'Sparkle' was released on 15th February 2012.
Cibo Matto is a New York City-based band formed by two Japanese women, Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda in 1994. Despite being based in the US rather than Japan, they have strong links with the shibuya-kei scene in their use of sampling and mixture of trip-hop and rock, but stand out amongst other such artist for their particularly strong use of Latin and South American music. Cibo Matto is an Italian phrase that means "crazy food".
The Triangles are a five piece band from Melbourne, Australia, who started playing together in 2003. Their style is informed by many types of music including psychedelic pop, guitar based indie rock and 1970s folk. The Triangles independently released two albums of folky experimental pop in 2003 and 2004 before their first major release