We are Standard or Standard as they are known in Europe are an indie band from Guecho, Vizcaya, Spain. Their indie'tronic sound has been delighting the Spanish masses and their first album 3000v-40000w was released in the USA in July 2007 under the artist name We Are Standard as well as some European countries taking them on a tour including some international festivals like F.I.B, Eurosonic and Popkomm.
Canadian sound artist Mark Templeton utilizes acoustic instruments, found sounds and sampled material to construct textured, collage-like electronic compositions. Since the release of his critically acclaimed
The Last Shadow Puppets is a band that consists of Alex Turner of Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys and Miles Kane of The Rascals. They released their debut album, The Age of the Understatement, on the 21st April 2008 in the U.K., and 6th May in the U.S. The album also features James Ford (producer and half of the duo Simian Mobile Disco) and string arrangements from Owen Pallett a.k.a Final Fantasy. The album went straight to number one in the U.K. Albums Chart.
Effluence are a dark punk/grunge band from England. Signed to Music Cuisine. There first release "Catch Rag" is a two track single with b-side "Stilts". Combining Physcobilly guitar work with stomping riffs, pulsating noise, howling vocals and catchy hooks. Effluence where first on the 12 for 2012 list by BBC Introducing Lancashire, who they think will breakthrough this year. We are Currently being played on Tom Robinson's BBC6 Introducing show. - REVIEWS - "10/10"
Effluence were in IMN's list of top Acts form 2011, also named our single "CatchRag" Their Number one single and 10/10.
Dexys Midnight Runners - the name consistently spelled without an apostrophe - were a British post-punk and northern soul band who achieved their major success in the early to mid 1980s. The word "Dexys" in this case, comes from a colloquialism of "dextroamphetamine" or "purple hearts," a type of amphetamine diet pill that was a popular "upper" drug with England's Northern Soul scene in the 1960s.
Muscles is an electronica songwriter/producer/DJ/performer from Melbourne, Australia. Muscles' debut album Guns Babes Lemonade was released in Australia on 29 September 2007. The album entered the Australian ARIA Album Chart at #14 on 8 October 2007, reaching #3 on the Australian Artist Chart and #1 on the Dance Album Chart in its first week. www.musclesmusic.net October 2010 Muscles released his new single, 'Girl Crazy Go' and new 5 track EP named, 'Younger & Immature'.
1) Alias of Paul Dickow. 2) Rapper from Manchester. Part of BROKE'N'
http://nrkpyramids.bandcamp.com/ NRK (Nobody Really Knows) is a group of musicians who predominantly create hip-hop from Powder Springs, GA/Los Angeles, CA. They released Goodwill (as The Bandits) in 2009 and The NRK Compilation on April 17th, 2010. Both are available for free download. NRK was started by Pyramid Vritra, KC 2.0, Pyramid Murdock, and Gloomy Pyramid while they were in 8th grade. Members such as Jay Cue, Andre McCloud, Mr. Northstar, Tyler Major, LuiDiamonds, and Pyramid Mables were added later on when they were all in High School.
Following the success of Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas comes diskJokke, a.k.a. Joachim Dyrdahl the latest in a string of exciting and innovative artists hailing from the respected Oslo electronica scene. diskJokke was discovered by Oslo-Disco luminary Prins Thomas, who immediately signed three tunes to his Full Pupp label (released on two 12” singles). Almost simultaneously in Germany, M.A.N.D.Y and the Get Physical gang signed diskJokke for five other tunes (spread on two 12” singles) to their new Get Physical sub label, Kindisch.