After walking away from huge hype and a major label deal in 1999, disappearing completely, UK's Merz (Conrad Lambert to his mum) returned in 2005 with his 2nd album, the critically lauded, Loveheart (released by UK indie Gronland Records). His third album, Moi et Mon Camion (released by Gronland in March 2008), produced the same kind of acclaim from all corners with its mixture of beautiful balladeering, heartfelt tunes, intricate production and a display of Merz
Junior Murvin (born Murvin Smith Jr. in Port Antonio, circa 1949) is a Jamaican reggae artist. He is best known for the classic single "Police and Thieves", produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1976. Murvin's soaring voice and the infectious rhythm made "Police and Thieves" into an international hit during the summer of 1976. The song was so influential that it was recorded by the punk rock pioneers The Clash on their debut album the following year.
There are 2 different jazz musicians named George Lewis's listed here, bios of both follow: 1. A New Orleans based traditional jazz clarinetist (born 1900 - died 1968), a contemporary of Bunk Johnson and Kid Ory, the streaming audio on Last.fm is all by George Lewis 1. 2. A modern computer-interfacing trombonist and composer born 1952 in Chicago who has played with numerous current artists including on Laurie Anderson's album Big Science. Bios
There are more than one artists named "Karnak" --1
Karnak is a Brazilian band, from Sao Paulo leaded by André Abujamra. It is known for mixing diverse music styles, not only Brazilian but from the whole world, with pop and rock. Many critics consider Karnak's music style being world music, label that they refuse, claiming that their "ethnic" sound results from their intuition, not from researches. --2
There are 6 bands called Dynamo. Dynamo is also the name of a collaboration between Dynamic and Eskimo. Both are psytrance artists.
A review of their one collaboration, The Acid Daze, can be found here, an interview with Jon Ford (Eskimo) mentioning the project here, and their discogs page here. There is also a German artist called Dynamo who released Außen Vor in 2002, which was mastered by Robert Henke (Monolake). He makes abstract minimal techno/electro. His discogs page is here. This artist is also known as T++, Traktor, and Various Artists amongst other aliases.
Led to Sea is the solo project of Seattle-based violist Alex Guy. Guy's new album, "Into the Darkening Sky", is a beautiful collection of both orchestral compositions and stripped-down songs for viola, voice and drums. She's joined on the recording by some of Seattle's most talented musicians, including Jherek Bischoff (The Dead Science) on bass, Paul Kikuchi (Orkestar Zirconium) on drums and Lori Goldston (Black Cat Orchestra) on cello.
From the initial acoustic strummings of Postcard to the funky twang of The Men Who Ran Away From The Circus, Karma County have ranged across an eclectic music terrain to conjure their own sonic landscape - lush, melodious, intelligent, emotive songs and sounds. After nearly a decade original members singer/guitarist Brendan Gallagher, bassist Michael Galeazzi and drummer Stuart Eadie are still together making their unique and distinctive music.
International DJ, producer and founding spirit of Amsterdam imprint Intacto Records – Shinedoe’s unique vision of electronic dance music, combined with her talent, dynamism and pioneering spirit have acted as a springboard, propelling her to the forefront of house and techno global club scenes. Living in Amsterdam with strong Nigerian ties, Shinedoe’s love of music and passion for dance provided the only fuel she needed to start experimenting with mixes in the early nineties.
James MacMillan is one of today’s most successful living composers, and is also internationally active as a conductor. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, his Roman Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic folk music, blended together with influences from Far Eastern, Scandinavian and Eastern European music. MacMillan first became internationally recognised after the extraordinary success of The Confession of Isobel Gowdie at the BBC Proms in 1990.
Goregrind from Holland Rectal Smegma started late 2003 under the name Carnal Rancidity. After a month or 2 we deceided to continue under the name Rectal Smegma.
After a few line-up changes and some weeks we remained as: Yannic: vocals Frans: guitar, Robin: bass and Walter: drums.
After a load of gigs and the recording of our debute album Licking a Leper Robin left the band due to amputated limbs.