The Move evolved from several mid 1960s Birmingham based groups, including Carl Wayne & The Vikings, The Nightriders & The Mayfair Set. The group's name seems to refer to the move various members of these bands made to form the group. Beside Roy Wood, the original members of the Move were drummer Bev Bevan, bassist Chris "Ace" Kefford, vocalist Carl Wayne & guitarist Trevor Burton. Their first single, 'Night of Fear' was released in 1966 and was the first in a line of memorable hits penned chiefly by Roy Wood.
German singer/songwriter Stefan Honig (engl. honey), spending time on his solo project. Beautiful lovesongs, calm, with acoustic guitar.
Stefan Honig also sings with the band Benevolent (http://benevolent.de) from around NRW, Germany.
Brad from Seattle, Washington, USA formed officially in 1992 (though the members had been playing together for a long time before that) and in 1993 released their debut album Shame. Brad includes 4 friends from the Seattle area who are musicians, including Stone Gossard (of Pearl Jam fame), Regan Hagar (former member of an early grunge band Malfunkshun), Shawn Smith (also a member of Pigeonhed and Satchel) and Jeremy Toback also of Ons.
Clara Luzia is the band of Clara Humpel, an independent artist from Vienna, Austria. She used to be the singer of the band Alalie Lilt (http://www.alalielilt.net) until she formed a new band and they released their first album "Railroad Tracks" on April 21st, 2006.
Their following albums are called "The Long Memory" (2007) , "The String - And Then Some - EP" (2008), "The Ground below" (2009) and "Falling into place" (2011) and there are upcoming tour dates for Austria and Germany (see "Events").
Interpol's lead singer and guitarist Paul Banks released a solo album under the name Julian Plenti, and has written and performed under the Plenti moniker for several years, according to a source close to the situation. While the album was recorded recently, some of the songs were written more than ten years ago. He's done a lot of work with Niall Darcy, with whom there has been a long time mutual admiration.
Walter Benjamin is a modern songwriter, just like the Modern Rock Song by Belle & Sebastian. He uses samplers and synths on his songs, along with a cheap acoustic guitar and a cheap sounding voice. Walter Benjamin was born in the spring, although he doesn't remember where. He is now a member of Goodbye Toulouse, the Lisbon based folk collective, where he plays synths and samplers. Walter Benjamin is actually a piano player although noone has ever seen him play the piano.
Sam Roberts is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, based in Montreal, Quebec. His 2001 debut release, The Inhuman Condition became one of the bestselling independent releases in Quebec and Canadian music history. Born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, he attended Loyola High School and McGill University. Roberts formed the band William in 1993. The band's name was changed to Northstar in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they couldn't break through to a national audience, and broke up in the late 1990s.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1)Feud (Post Punk / Gothic Rock)
Feud was a Gothic Rock band from Bristol, UK. They released one MLP in 1984 called "To Load But Once" which contained 5 songs. They were Influenced by bands like UK Decay and it's offshoots In Excelsis and Furyo, a great example of this is the artwork of their sole release which reminds a lot of the ones of Furyo's. Steve Street was the producer of their record who seems to be Stephen Street the one who would later produce The Smiths!
Lonski & Classen are from Berlin.
Spiderbait are an alternative rock band formed in 1991 in Finley, New South Wales, Australia which consists of Mark "Kram" Maher (drums, lead vocals), Janet English (bass, vocals) and Damien Whitty (guitar). They have had two top ten albums and another three albums reach the Australian top 40. Their song Buy Me A Pony was #1 on the Triple J Hottest 100 for 1996, and the group enjoyed success with their 2004 #1 Australian hit cover of Black Betty.