Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary instrument was the guitar, but he was also proficient at piano, clarinet, bass, drums and harmonica. Smith had a distinctive vocal style characterized by his "whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery" and use of multi-tracking to create vocal harmonies.
Believe is a progressive rock band from Poland. Founded in 2005 by Mirosław Gil - composer, producent and guitarist of bands Collage, Mr Gil and Ananke. Believe consists of Mirosław Gil on guitar, Tomasz Rozcki (vocals, guitar), Adam Miłosz (keyboard and hidden harmonies), Przemysław Zawadzki (bass), Vlodi Tafel (drums) and Satomi (violin). Featured also by a lyricist Robert Sieradzki band released a debut album "Hope To See Another Day" in 2006. Discography:
Hope to See Another Day (2006)
Yesterday is a Friend (2008)
Cask Thomson is a UK born musician who is best known for his session work with multiple Australian artists such as Operator Please, Hillsong United, Stan Walker and his upcoming project " CURSED/LEGΛCY ". He currently runs a political affairs website. Thomson received little success with his self-titled debut due to "dissatisfaction with the result" and was terminated from his record contract after criticizing the label for their persistent attempts to make him "radio friendly"
New York City based singer-songwriter, Joey DeGraw, combines powerful songs with a rootsy rock feel, creating an unmistakable sound. His lyrics provide honest, witty, and sharp observations on life, and he sings them with a voice that is raw and filled with emotion. The older brother of recording artist Gavin DeGraw, Joey is a prolific writer and has written with some of the industry's top selling artists.
Matt Pryor is the singer / guitar player in Kansas City, MO's The Get Up Kids. He currently is playing in The New Amsterdams and The Terrible Twos. Matt Pryor's first solo album, named 'Confidence Man' after a track of the same title, is a folk-tinged collection of stripped, acoustic songs. It was released on July 29, 2008. Speaking with Songfacts in a 2011 interview, Pryor said the raw production of his second album, May Day, reflects his emotional state at the time of recording: "I mean, it's a home recording written and recorded by someone who was very...
Sun Kil Moon is the current project of singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek, best known for his previous band, Red House Painters. Sun Kil Moon sees Kozelek undertake all the writing, composing, singing and guitar playing accompanied by Tim Mooney and Anthony Koutsos (also an ex-member of RHP) on drums, and Geoff Stanfield on bass. The band is named after korean bantamweight boxer Moon Sung-Kil. Their debut album, Ghosts of the Great Highway, was written entirely by Kozelek, and released by Jetset Records in 2003.
Thanos Grigoriou (born Athanasios G. Grigoriou), was born in Larissa, Greece on March 10th, 1986 and is a founding member to the rock band Phase The legitimate fosterling of some rock n' roll stars, Thanos Grigoriou is travelling the wor(l)d, whenever his beloved band-mates are busy taking care of their other commitments, spreading the message “Phase” is bearing, as well as his unique perception on how art should be, narrating the impressions of his trips, mental and actual, as he's also sharing the content of the musical discussions he's been having with the rest in Phase...
Alex Goot is a one man pop rock and acoustic band from Poughkeepsie, New York. He provides the vocals, drums, guitars, keyboards & programming for all his songs, some of which are his own written work and others, covers of classic and modern pop songs. He began recording music in 2004 at the age of 16 and since then has gained popularity from his profiles on websites such as Purevolume and Myspace, on which he distributes some of his music and provides news and regular updates to his increasing fanbase on his progress.