The daughter of strict Baptist ministers in Dallas, Texas - only two kinds of music were allowed in N’dambi’s house – gospel and country. Church was the center of the family‟s life in every way and there was no middle ground. Secular music was forbidden, but its irresistible allure eventually trickled into her life and began impacting the maturing young singer. Blessed with a deep contralto, N’dambi became especially enamored with the male singers from the „70s and „80s she‟d heard and identified with while hanging out with cousins and friends.
Two artists exist under this name: (1) ZIGO, from Sevenoaks, UK What started as a crazy idea in an attic space in September 2005 quickly became something beard-strokingly serious for four teenagers with delusions of grandeur, and from the sweaty depths of boys’ bedrooms came a unique sound, a blend of their love for artists ranging from Radiohead to Robert Johnson and Focus to Foals. At that time using a cheap mic in those same bedrooms, the band took the ultimate step of committing their collective noise to tape.
Mario Biondi is an Italian singer. Born in Catania, son of a popular song singer, still young sings in various small choruses. Years after he follows Califano, di capri, Bongusto, Fiorello and others in their tours. After a long series of participations with Italian and international artists and a small production of disco music, during 2006 he hits the success with the Schema Records album "Handful of Soul". His deep and warm voice recalls the great interpreters soul and rhythm and blues music.
The group was created by producer Frank Farian in 1975 and was composed of four West Indian artists working in London, Germany and the Netherlands: singers Marcia Barrett and Liz Mitchell, model Maizie Williams and DJ Bobby Farrell. Boney M is noted for the mix of white and black music—the producer Farian is white and the singers are black; significantly many songs are black (freedom) songs, for example “No More Chain Gang” in the album Oceans Of Fantasy.
RinneRadio is a trio of musicians from Finland. Operating on the boundaries of jazz and electronic music, the output of RinneRadio has been described as "some jazz, plenty of techno and ambient influences, a few poppy melodies, and hints of world music". The biography on the band's website provides this description of the music they produce: "RinneRadio fuses electronic underground beats with progressive jazz.
Rockethead is stirring up the electro-scene since 2008 with a blend of vintage sounds & modern technology. 2012 saw the release of "At the Busstop" on Red Robot Records / UK &
"Crazy People" on Chocolat Soul Records / Spain Some remixes of Rockethead-tracks can already be found throughout the Internet and propell their way further into the terran cyberspace. He's the guy for a night full of colorful music, always walking on the thin line between science-fiction & the swinging charm of the twenties.
Mario Basanov (Marijus Adomaitis) is top notch Lithuanian producer, secret studio weapon, slowly but surely heading for world domination. Still in his twenties but solid ten years of production experience behind his back Mario is the one to watch. House, Broken Beat, New Jazz, R&B - Mario
1. Radio City is an alias used by Niko Schabel/Radio Citizen for the One EP release on Ubiquity Records. 2. Radio City were a 70s punk/new wave band from Thurso, Scotland, comprising songwriters James Sutherland vocals and Raymond Henderson bass and vocals, fellow band members tich bremner drums, colin matheson lead guitar and robin murray guitar / vocal.They released one single "Love and a Picture" / "She’s a Radio". The band's intended follow up, Why / talked to you was re recorded by Caithness based The Blonde Brothers, featuring James Sutherland, Raymond Henderson and Tich bremner.
King Britt is a pioneer of all things soulful, rhythmically textured and melodically provocative. This Philadelphia native has found a way to escape the strictures of a single category of music by expressing his creations through deep house, hip-hop, broken beat, nu-jazz, funk and afro-tech. Whether it’s film scoring for Hollywood, rocking the playa at Burning Man or consulting for the leading urban lifestyle brands, there are no limits to what King Britt will do next.