Somewhere at the dark fringe of the griot tradition exists B. Dolan, effortlessly shifting shape between an activist, a poet, a musician, and a performance artist. Since 2001, a series of gritty, spectacular performances have earned Dolan considerable notoriety; both for their controversial and challenging subject matter, and the brutal intensity with which they are delivered. "The Failure," Dolan's debut release, represents the most comprehensive collection of his recordings, works, and performances to date.
There are at least eight artists with the name Matrix: 1. Matrix is the pseudonym of London based drum and bass producer and DJ Jamie Quinn. Quinn started his musical career as one half of drum and bass duo Turbosound, who signed to DJ SS's F Project Records label, an offshoot of Formation Records. Their name was changed for them to "International Rudeboys", which while it perhaps didn't suit them as well as they would have liked, nonetheless this brought further success on Formation Records proper.
This New Jersey native was initially inspired by England's take on the sound of Detroit, but eventually tracked techno back to its Motor City innovators. When he began listening to music, however, it was the sound of early-'80s synth heroes like Devo, Severed Heads and New Order alongside early hiphop, jazz and 60's Hindi film soundtracks. Geist released his first 12" (via Dan Curtin's innovative Metamorphic label) while studying at Oberlin College in 1994.
Residing in the boogie down Bronx, Rob has been devoted to music since he was a kid, maintaining a deep connection to it in multiple forms (The Beatles, The Stones, Melle Mel, Run DMC, Kraftwerk, The Soul Sonic Force, The Talking Heads, Zeppelin, BDP, Public Enemy, Muddy Waters, UltraMagnetic MC
Linda Perhacs is an American psychedelic folk singer-songwriter, who released her only album "Parallelograms" in 1970 to scant notice or sales. The album was rediscovered by record enthusiasts and grew in popularity with the rise of the New Weird America movement and the Internet. It was reissued on CD and 2-LP in 2005, and again in 2008. Native of Mill Valley, California, United States, Linda Perhacs spent many years away from the music industry (mostly spent as dental technician).
Chris Douglas / O.S.T. / Dalglish / Rook Vallade
Douglas recorded his first EP for Detroit-based Switch Records in 1992 under the name O.S.T. -
In 2003 he was invited to perform at the All Tomorrows Parties festival in the UK, curated by Autechre. https://www.facebook.com/pages/OST/30279863388 http://soundcloud.com/gntln
Andrea Belfi is a drummer and an electroacoustic musician & composer. He's involved in numerous different projects. His last solo album "Between Neck & Stomach", is released by the Swedish label Häpna. He presented it with his solo live-set in a long European tour (passing through Berlin, Stockholm, London, Paris, Geneva) during fall 2006. He plays in the rock band Rosolina Mar since 2001, with whom he recorded two albums.