Balam Acab is the musical project of 21 year old Pennsylvania, USA native Alec Koone. Balam Acab's contributions fit squarely into the contemporary witch house canon made popular by bands such as Purity Ring and Salem. Forming tracks consisting mainly of arpeggiated riffs and synthesized beats layered over obscure, distorted samples alluding to classic animated films, Balam Acab creates a dream world worthy of its nostalgic references.
A lot of bands meet as kids at school. Others come together after an over-enthusiastic conversation about music at some random party. Aluna Francis and George Reid however, met through the internet. While their online encounter is more MySpace than Match.com, it was in fact through a mutual respect for each other's work that led them to go on to form AlunaGeorge. Now together for just barely a year, the talented duo have been churning out a series of infectious mixes which fuse Francis' sweet vocal harmonies with the hushed electronic stylings courtesy of Reid.
1) Oceania is a New Zealand band which combines Maori music and modern music. The band's lead singer is Hinewehi Mohi. Music is written and performed by Mohi and Jaz Coleman of Killing Joke fame.
Visit Hinewehi Mohi's website for more information. 2) Oceania is also an alias of UK Trance producer Jeremy Cordonnier, who has released five singles from different record companies, including Vandit.
Visit his myspace page for more info 3) Oceania is Russian dubstep Dj and producer
Using classical production techniques alongside influences in post-dubstep, indie, underground and garage, there is an emptiness of space integral to the minimalism of the work. 'With artifice devalued; pure, raw emotion is characteristic'. ''Uncovering a bareness is key to this instinctive mode of music making. Every song is a failed attempt to remember. The lyrics, are usually written minutes before recording, the titles to each song seem irrelevant, I use whichever word repeats itself the most.''
Berlin based producer Robot Koch is the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed Jahcoozi and post rock/hiphop outfit The Tape vs RQM.
If he`s not on tour with Jahcoozi or Djing somewhere in the world he still finds time to produce and remix other people and write music for film scores. He made beats and remixes for artists like Infinite Livez (Ninja Tune/Big Dada) Justine Electra (City Slang), Raz Ohara (Kitty Yo), Data Mc (Hamton), Al Haca (Klein) and Christopher Wiltis (Ghostly International), Rustie (Stuff Records) and Amanda Blank (downtown rec).
JK Flesh is Broadrick's latest solo project, one that
The Weeknd is a Toronto-based R&B singer named Abel Tesfaye. Abel started uploading songs to YouTube in 2010 and in March of 2011 he dropped his first mixtape, House of Balloons. In August of 2011, he dropped his second mixtape, Thursday. His third mixtape, Echoes of Silence, was released on December 21 2011. The Weeknd takes his ambivalent emotional tenor and stretches it out, building a whole worldview from it. He has sampled artists such as Beach House and Siouxsie and the Banshees. http://the-weeknd.com/
There is more than one artist with this name: 1. a Dubstep producer from Los Angeles, CA
2. a Taiwanese post-rock/screamo band from Taipei
3. a French indie band 1. Mimosa (b. Tigran Mkhitaryan) is a dubstep/glitch hop/grime DJ and producer. He hails from the bay area of San Francisco and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. His Albums are Hostilis, Flux for Life, Psychedelic Stereo, Silver Lining and Sanctuary. Official website: http://tigran-mimosa.com/
There are a number of producers who are known for being prolific; Roska, Cooly G, Benga to name a few, and now Gerry Read can be added to that list. The Cambridgeshire producer has only a handful of actual releases to his name, but a vault of hundreds. We can well imagine his hardrive straining from the sheer velocity of ideas that he sends our way. Raw, urgent and frequently off kilter, Gerry's production challenges your ears but always manages to lock in the groove.