1) The Prostitutes are an indie band formed in 2004 in Prague, Czech Republic. They are highly acclaimed by the music press as well as by quickly growing amount of fans. The members are singer Adrian T. Bell, guitarist Martin Destroyer (Martin P?ikryl), keyboard player Stevie LFO (Martin P?evr
Mode Moderne is a band from Vancouver, BC Canada The three core members of Mode Moderne (Felix, Clint and Phillip) spent Winter 2008 in a small recording studio, drinking tea, getting stoned and listening to New Order, Jesus and Mary Chain, and OMD records... That winter the band recorded 9 songs which would become the GHOSTS EMERGING EP. The band released a small run of 100 CDs which sold quickly through word of mouth, then finally officially released the same album on vinyl in the fall of 2009...
There is more than one artist with the name Embrace, the first two of whom are significant:
1) a five-piece indie band from Leeds, England, who have enjoyed significant success in UK, including three number one albums and six Top 10 singles
2) a Post-Hardcore/Post-Punk band from Washington D.C. that had a galvanizing influence on the Washington, D.C. punk scene of the 80's and featured Ian MacKaye (who subsequently formed Fugazi)
3) a Dutch Trance duo
4) a Canadian Gothic Metal band
Amy Meredith is the world's first female Competitive Eating Champion. She holds records in over 25 eating competitions and is known for her ability to consume 70 hard-boiled eggs in 7 minutes. Amy Meredith are five musicians who have played in a band for the past four years. Mixed up in the high stakes game of world diplomacy and international intrigue, their music tells stories of love, deception, greed, lust, and most importantly, unbridled enthusiasm.
With its gently bouncing rhythm, the music of Viennese threesome Touristen Tempo is melancholy without being mawkish, melodic but not mellow. Morrissey and The Cure come to mind, and yet this young band is more than just another post punk or new wave epigone. Nostalgia definitely plays a part here, but then - who´s free of it? Certainly not our most revered musical heroes.
Founded in 2011, Touristen Tempo have their base in Vienna. Their music, however, is as international as it gets.
Feeding Fingers is a trio fronted by artist, musician, author and animator, Justin Curfman. The band was founded in 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, but has since relocated to Germany. Formation (2006) Justin Curfman, an award-winning animator/filmmaker from Atlanta, Georgia. He had written and produced pieces of music that never found a place in any of his films. With support from guitar/bass player, Todd Caras and percussionist, Danny Hunt, Justin Curfman formed a band to rearrange the pieces as songs and play them live.
Albert Hammond, Jr. (born April 9, 1980, in Los Angeles) is a musician best known as the guitarist for the rock band The Strokes. Outside of the band, he has released two solo albums. The son of Gibraltarian-British songwriter Albert Hammond, Albert Jr. was sent to the elite boarding school Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland at the age of 13. While there, he met Julian Casablancas, who would go on to be a fellow band member. In 1998, Albert met up with Julian in New York City and together they formed a band with Julian's former schoolmates: Nick Valensi, Nikolai Fraiture and Fabrizio Moretti.
Chromatics originally hailed from Seattle as a quartet featuring vocalist Adam Miller, drummer Hannah Blilie, guitarist Devin Welch, and bassist Michelle Nolan. That lineup debuted in 2002 with a Calvin Johnson-produced 7" on Gold Standard Laboratories -- a split with Die Monitr Batss -- and followed with the similarly GSL-issued Chrome Rats Vs Basement Ruts LP. While Chrome Rats was critically hailed, Chromatics couldn't keep it together, and Miller was soon the only member in good standing (Blilie, Welch, and Nolan went on to form the similar-sounding Shoplifting).
Formed in the early part of 2005, Van She is a band from Sydney. Unashamedly taking bits and bobs from 80
Interpol's lead singer and guitarist Paul Banks released a solo album under the name Julian Plenti, and has written and performed under the Plenti moniker for several years, according to a source close to the situation. While the album was recorded recently, some of the songs were written more than ten years ago. He's done a lot of work with Niall Darcy, with whom there has been a long time mutual admiration.