There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Indie band Sophia includes The Flower Shop Recordings mainman and former The God Machine singer/guitarist Robin Proper-Sheppard. After the sudden and tragic death of schoolfriend and God Machine bassist Jimmy Fernandez, Proper-Sheppard began searching for a new musical outlet. Together with friends and fellow musicians from other Flower Shop bands Elevate, Ligament and Oil Seed Rape, Proper-Sheppard began working on the music that would become known as Sophia.
Folk/world harmony singing group based in Glasgow since 2000. Lineup varies between four and six singers. Wide range of a cappella styles specialising in folk song, world music, shapenote (sacred harp) and other americana, often in original four- or five-part arrangements. Described as "compelling listening", "very accomplished, very loud and very international in their repertoire", "very talented and technically superb young group who deserve much more attention".
Rose Rovine e Amanti is a musical project based in Rome lead by Damiano Mercuri aided by Noemi York Christian Valente and Giuseppe Lorenzoni. The sound has changed through the years from a pure neo-folk to a wider range of sounds. The music is a brilliant mixture of acoustic neofolk-rock with some bitter songwirtin’ tunes. To describe their music we could mention artists like: Sol Invictus, And Also The Trees, David Bowie, Lucio Battisti, Leonard Cohen, Death In June & Current 93 and Jacques Brel style, all reinforced by a Mediterranean taste.
There are three bands with this name: 1) , A Dallas Texas-based Neofolk Martial Industrial band by Erin Powell and Eric Kristoffer (http://www.myspace.com/Awenmusic) 2) A mid-ninties synthetic metal project that made all of its tracks on the ancient and all-powerful Amiga 500 and Amiga 1200, 3), a Newage/Berlin School Ambient band. The name and origin of the producer is not known.
Boyd Rice (born 1957) is an American experimental sound artist, archivist, actor, photographer, prankster and writer best known for his pioneering industrial noise music under the name Non and Boyd Rice and Friends. he has collaborated with numerous artists. For a WEALTH of info, see Boyd's official website at http://www.boydrice.com
One of Germany’s most talented folk- punk outfits, Across the Border, featuring an intense rhythm section, ATB derives most of their melody from accordion and fiddle with electric guitar tastefully complimenting their sound when needed.
Brecht/Eisler-songs, revised german folksongs, songs from the working-class movement in new adaptions by OliverAugst, Marcel Daemgen and Christoph Korn Rearranged songs, folk songs, Romanticism, socialist worker songs, songs from Brecht/Eisler, and many more form the core of the band’s work. Founded in 1998, the original cast of the band “arbeit“ (“work”) – Marcel Daemgen, Oliver Augst and Christoph Korn – so far has solely published studio material.
Militia is the name of at least 7 artists.
1) Militia is a Belgian industrial percussion band. It was founded in 1989 by the multi-instrumentalist Frank Gorissen and wind instrument player Jo Billen and now 6 musicians are involved. The band is known for its use of self made percussion and wind instruments and the scrap material they transform into musical instruments. The band's music is often inspired by the anarchic and atheist social views and their concirn about our natural environment, themes that can be found in most of their lyrics and statements.