The Last.fm DJ Team is made up from Last.fm’s growing ranks of designers, developers, translators, traffickers, moderators and, of course, the music team. Mainly represented by Miguel Pellitero (pellitero), Erik, Graziela, Fiona, Stiffy B, David, Helen, Matt, and new addition DJ Funlop, with sporadic appearances from other staff members, they cover everything and anything from indie, post-punk, disco, electro...
Svartvit is a Dutch harsh noise project from Boxtel that was started in 2008 by sound artist Kevin Jansen. Through the years the project has evolved both in presentation and sound. Starting of as a very monotonous study in textural noises it has turned into a direct channeling of anger, frustration and the questioning of modern day society through sound & performance. Svartvit takes influences from a wide spectrum including but definitely not limited to; Vienna Aktionism, socio-political topics, underground punk music...
DIY Garage punk band from Leeds, UK who formed in 2007. According their Myspace Broken Arm are a "soundtrack to bad vibes projected during crashed party".
Fritz Welch began singing at the Hallelujah Bacon Church of Decatur Georgia at the tender age of a heathen actionist goatherd. He has spent many hours avoiding work and death while playing drums and exploring other sculptural possibilities. In this practice the fundamental determinance of line and volume is accumulated in a collision of stripped down abundance and never ending occular vibration.
Wardruna is a Norwegian musical constellation set out to explore and evoke the depths of heathen Germanic wisdom and spirituality. Musically Wardruna has its main focus on the cultic musical language found in the near-forgotten arts of galdr, seidr and the daily acts of the cultic life, mixed with impulses from Scandinavian and Nordic folk music. They formed in 2003 in Bergen, Norway. The album entitled ‘Gap var Ginnunga’ is the first in a planned trilogy that will interpret the runes of the Elder Futhark.
The Notorious Hi-Fi Killers play fuzzed out blues influenced psychedelic rock.
Based in South East London the band have released the following recordings to date; S/T - Ltd edition 7" vinyl ep / noisestar 2007 (N#007)
Which side are you on? - CD Album / Rocket Recordings 2008 (Launch 030)
New Spirituals - Live 12" vinyl only Album / noisestar 2008 (N#009) For further info and gig listings go to > www.hifikillers.co.uk / www.myspace.com/hifikillers
Parisian trio Cheveu create sounds in the heat of drugged out vibes and post-punk charisma. The band also pulls the sentiments of experimental executions and juxtapositions, exploiting the limitations of lo-fi in a way that encapsulates chaos into a fragment of order.