Son Lux is Ryan Lott. His debut recording, At War With Walls and Mazes (2008), earned him the title of "Best New Artist" by NPR's All Songs Considered. In 2011 he followed up this release with We Are Rising which Consequence of Sound described as “the dark, operatic middle ground between Owen Pallett and In Rainbows-era Radiohead or Wild Beasts’ fantastic, operatic heights.” In the last 4 years Lott has built an impressive list of collaborators including everyone from indie-rock darlings such as Sufjan Stevens...
DEL CASTILLO began as a latin flamenco-style project between two brothers, Rick and Mark del Castillo in the fall of 2000. Up until that time, both had been playing guitar and recording on separate projects but had never worked together. After an initial period of writing instrumentals, their good friend, Alex "El Lobo" Ruiz began to write some wonderfully soulful lyrics and collaborate with them to create some vibrant, energetic songs.
American Head Charge, the Minneapolis-based metal band, which had its genesis when Cameron Heacock and Chad Hanks crossed paths in a Minnesota rehab facility in 1997, has up to now been known primarily for the radically dysfunctional behavior of the band members. "We were definitely out of control on our first tour, Ozzfest 2001," Mr. Banks admits. "It wasn't enough to just play our music; we also had to fire shotguns on stage and throw pigheads at the crowd.
Jennifer Higdon (born December 31, 1962) is an American composer of classical music and flutist. Higdon was born in Brooklyn, but spent her first 10 years in Atlanta before moving to Tennessee. With almost no advanced flute training, she studied at Bowling Green State University towards a degree in flute performance. While at Bowling Green she met Robert Spano, who was teaching a conducting course there; Spano would go on to be the foremost champion of Higdon's music in the American orchestral community.
Bored Housewife are a two piece from Belfast, Northern Ireland. The band members are Justin McKeown and Meabh McDonnell . Bored housewife write happy twisted songs to relieve the monotony of everyday life. They love the smell of flowers and glue. They're inspired by endless amounts of shitty television and playing computer games, trips to pound stores (dollar store's if you're American), and people they meet in Belfast. They firmly believe poetry is just banality intensified. http://boredhousewifeband.com
Formed in 2002 by Robbie Furze and Antti Uusimaki. Rooted in punk and metal. Influenced by industrial, experimental & electronica, Generated organic noise layered with programmed. Processed drums, mixed with guitars and noise. An unconventional structure and formula that forms the unique sound of Panic D H H. From http://www.digitalhardcore.com/
For nearly a decade, Wolf + Lamb has prided itself on procuring and presenting some of the finest gourmet music from around the world. Using nothing but two turntables and a steadfast determination to make people move, the duo have been lighting up dance-floors in New York and around the globe. The partnership was struck when the two discovered a similar penchant for new and exotic dance styles from abroad and an innate ability to tolerate each other for long periods of time. The two immediately set out to spread their vision of community, music and the celebration that ties it all together.
Singer, guitarist and songwriter Laura Goetz is Golden Ghost. Collaborates with Viking Moses (Brendon Massei).
Sleepmakeswaves are an instrumental rock band from Sydney, Australia. Drawing influences mainly from but not limited to post-rock, the young quartet mix driving metallic bombast with textured electronics to create a sonic space where delicate melodies and thunderous climaxes peacefully co-exist. Since their formation in late 2006, sleepmakeswaves have rapidly established themselves as a promising and unique voice in their field.