Deserters is the country-rock band of Luke Thomas (The Pictures), along with a rotating cast of musicians including Johnny T (ex-Pictures), Nathan Thomas (Lavish) and Mal Pinkerton (The Anyones). As of 2009, the band includes long time bassist Xain Milke, drummer Zac Anthony (frontman of The Wellingtons) and guitarist Nick Fraser. Deserters have released a self titled EP, a mini-album (Distant Tales) and are currently recording their first album, to be titled "Pale Morning".
April Verch is a Canadian fiddle and stepdancing champion and singer. Though her musical roots lie deep in the fiddling of her native Ottawa Valley, her repertoire also features traditional and contemporary tunes ranging in source and inspiration from Quebecois to the Appalachians, from Bluegrass to Brazilian. She has toured with the group Bowfire but also has her own April Verch Band.
The Blow is Khaela Maricich, from Portland, Oregon. The band was a duo until Jona Bechtolt left to pursue his own project, Yacht, full time. The two had been working together as The Blow since 2004, when they recorded a limited edition EP called Poor Aim: Love Songs.
"Blow" is also the name of a Melbourne-based jazz group which Last.fm automatically scrobbles as "The Blow".
A motley collective of beatmakers, crate diggers, DJ’s, musicians and lyricists collectively known as the Penpushers.
Turn to Crime is the solo project of Ypsi Arbor musician Derek Stanton.
Emperor is an influential Norwegian black metal band that represents a synth laden, progressive yet brutally aggressive and chaotic part of the genre, something quite different from the minimalism of other originators of the Norwegian black metal sound (e.g. Darkthrone). The band was formed around the core members Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen) and Ihsahn (Vegard Sverre Tveitan) of the death metal band Thou Shalt Suffer and bass player Mortiis (Håvard Ellefsen) in Notodden, Norway, 1992.