Lisa Gerrard (born April 12, 1961) is an Irish-Australian musician, singer and composer who gained international renown as part of the music group Dead Can Dance together with Brendan Perry. Her career spans from 1981 to the present, and she has been involved in a wide range of projects. Gerrard received a Golden Globe award and her score for the 2000 film Gladiator received an Academy Award nomination. She both sings and is instrumentalist for much of her work, most prolifically using the yangqin (a Chinese hammered dulcimer).
There are, at least, fourteen artists using this name: 1. DiVA, a sub-group from Japanese idol group AKB48 formed in February 2011. Members consist of Akimoto Sayaka (秋元才加), Umeda Ayaka (梅田彩佳), Masuda Yuka (増田有華) and Miyazawa Sae (宮澤佐江). They are being promoted as a 'vocal and dance unit'. Their debut single Tsuki no uragawa (月の裏側; The Other Side of the Moon) was released May 18, 2011. 2. A Los Angeles based psychedelic pop artist (full name Diva Dompe) who released the album "The Glitter End" on Critical Heights in May 2011: www.criticalheights.com
Clare and the Reasons call Brooklyn home, but after touring around the world extensively for their first two albums with Van Dyke Parks, My Brightest Diamond, and on their own, they needed a new setting – one that would make them see and hear differently. For 8 months in 2011 they lived in an apartment on Berlin’s Bergstrasse, on the western edges of what used to be the East. They got a 1968 Schwalbe moped – model KR-51 – and sped around the city at a velocity the congested New York streets would have prohibited.
White Collar Boy is music from Gavin White and Mark Cummins, who invite friends along to help them. A lot of the material was recorded in the autumn/winter of 2010. But recordings will take place along with raves and the rest of it over the summer.
Love Connection is a Melbourne four-piece making synth-washed hypno-pop, crafted using instruments made entirely of glitter, rainbows and the hairs of unicorns. Their debut self titled album, Love Connection, was released by Sensory Projects early 2010. Love Connection was the shortlived moniker of house producer Ricky Romanini, who scored a Euro hit with the 2000 single 'The Bomb'.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Sol is a Seattle, Washington based hip-hop artist. His signature sound maintains a marriage between the core values of hip-hop and the mainstream sensibility of pop(ular) music. Sol says that he grew up on a combination of 90
Jova (Yova) Radevska is Macedonian songwriter and vocalist. She has started musical career since early age, only twelve years old, under the guidance of Macedonian music producer Tose Pop Simonov. She has relocated in London, England were her debut album “Hourglass Diary” was produced for Anyway Record and released on 2nd July 2007. She has appeared in the Macedonian National Final for 2008 Eurovision Song contest, the 2008 edition of the oldest Macedonian pop festival Skopje Fest, as well as the pop evening of the festival Ohrid Fest and besides the position...
Kidsmoke may refer to Cleveland-based solo artist/producer Jeff DiLorenzo, who released his second album "Everything is Gold" in October of 2011.
'Greenhaus, who managed to enlighten me already with their live performances last year, have done it again this year to brighten up the late Fall with a beam of sunshine, similar to Sigur Ros, who managed to do this just two months earlier' (Electric Diary - Germany) ‘Not just an ethereal soundscape but an enchanting melody as well… the kind of music not heard since the Cocteau Twins, and listening to ‘Higher Ground’ we are very glad of that’ (Record of the Day)