DIIV (previously known as Dive) is an ongoing project composed of Beach Fossils guitarist Cole Smith, Devin Ruben Perez, Andrew Bailey, and ex-Smith Westerns drummer Colby Hewitt. DIIV's first release, the Sometime 7" on Captured Tracks, was released on Oct. 11th, 2011, Oshin their debut album was released in June 2012.
Memory Tapes is an alias of NJ producer Dayve Hawk.
Azure Blue is the new solo project from Tobias Isaksson. Tobias is a talented songwriter and a colorful profile on the Swedish pop scene. His old bands Irene and Laurel Music attracted worldwide recognition, documented from The Allmusic Guide to the blogosphere, but this is a brand new start. With Azure Blue, Tobias has surpassed all of his previous work. The whole process has been like watching a baby dolphin being born.
ButterClock is a young Parisian who makes some great downtempo along the lines of The XX or Bat For Lashes. It’s atmospheric and slow and very French, though according to Facebook they’re a «gathering of creatures from Nevada». ButterClock takes you off on a blurred red wine coma of journey that leaves you curled up asleep in the back of a deserted theatre, the strains of the sub base from next doors club filtering through the dusty walls.
Electric Youth is a canadian duo based in Toronto, formed by Austin Garrick and Bronwyn Griffin. They grew up together and started producing demos emulating 80's synthpop tunes. They appeared on the well-known compilation "Valerie and Friends" and also were featured on the debut albums of Grum and College. The duo launched their very first single officially in 2011, following the success of their song 'A Real Hero' with College from the movie "Drive". They are working on their debut album, set for a 2013 release.
Read more about Electric Youth on Last.fm.
Northumberland based musician wreaking primal psychedelic garage rock noise drone havoc. Previously involved with See My Sound, Tears Of Abraham, Meinkinder and Distraction Records. Check out:
Gypsy and the Cat are Xavier Bacash and Lionel Towers from Victoria, Australia.
There are 2 bands with the name Aus: 1) Born in 1983, Aus is the talented Yasuhiko Fukuzono from Tokyo, Japan. Yasuhiko Fukuzono is an experimental video score, ambient breaks and sound artist from Tokyo, Japan. His third LP, "Sonorapid", mixes floating ambient electronics and gentle female vocals with glitch rhythms. He started his journey in the world of music at the age of 4, when his family sent him to attend piano classes.