Marcella Puppini is Italian, and also speaks English and French. She created The Puppini Sisters together with Kate Mullins, Stephanie O'Brien and a versatile band in 2004. The three women met while studying music at Trinity College London, and have created a unique blend of a capella with superbly blended harmonies, jazz and swing. Their two albums to date ('Betcha Bottom Dollar' and 'The Rise and Fall of Ruby Woo') have met with acclaim from fans and critics alike.
An enthralling, passionate and uncompromising performer and writer, Patti has been likened to Jacques Brel, Bjork, Edith Piaf and Nick Cave. Eccentric, brooding satirical songs. Greatly influenced by European cinema, and the satirical underworld of Berlin performance art. Patti will holler, whisper and woo the audience taking them into a dark seductive world of art, sex and death. Arousing chemistry seethes beneath gas masked theatrics, welcome to the world of Dada Noir.
The brainchild of Marcella Puppini, acclaimed multi-instrumentalist / songwriter. Marcella has a strong background both in music & fashion, having graduated first from Central St Martins College of Art - which led her to work at Vivienne Westwood’s studio - and subsequently from Trinity College of Music where she studied Singing and Composition. Initially drawn to opera, Marcella subsequently shifted towards 'alternative cabaret'...
The Brooklyn-based orchestral pop band THE SILENT LEAGUE originated as the solo identity of singer Justin Russo in the late nineties. While a keyboardist with Mercury Rev in support of the critically acclaimed albums "Deserter's Songs" (V2) and "All Is Dream" (V2), Russo secretly stole each available moment in a busy tour schedule to write and record his own fragile and epic LP, "The Orchestra, Sadly, Has Refused".
The Dresden Dolls are an American musical duo from Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Formed in 2001, the group consists of Amanda Palmer (vocals, piano, ukulele, toy piano, harmonica) and Brian Viglione (drums, percussion, guitar, vocals). They describe their heavily art-damaged and theatrical style as "Brechtian punk cabaret", a phrase invented by Palmer because she was "terrified" that the press would invent a name that "would involve the word 'gothic'," and are part of an underground dark cabaret movement that started gaining momentum in the early 1990s.
As of April 2009, Pretty Balanced has changed their name to The Alphabet. Pretty Balanced showcases a new sound that's been called piano chamber rock, rock electronica, and most recently by the band, Ctrl+Alt+tronica: the amalgamation of classical instruments, primarily piano, violin, double bass, and contemporary ones- vocals, drums and plenty of electronics. On 18 April 2009, the band announced on its site that it was no longer Pretty Balanced, but would instead be performing under the name The Alphabet.
There are, at least, two artists known as Andrew Gordon, both Scottish: 1) A songwriter. 2) A folk singer. 1) A Scottish songwriter, based in Portsmouth, UK. Born in a modern-day barn, out of sight & near some small animals - a desperation to learn the ways of the ivories manifested itself, in the mind of the child & in quick succession song-worthy events occurred. Out of those ashes came Andrew Gordon; a boy with no greater faith in life than in love. Love lost, love found & the love of cigarettes.
There used to be a time when musicians were not afraid to dare. Ocher is a proud bright link in that chain. new instruments, styles, trials. Born Mariya Ocheretianskaya in Moscow, former Soviet Union in 1986, grew up in Tel Aviv, currently resides in Berlin.
Has recorded "War songs" in early 2009 at home and re-recorded the very same album for the Berlin based label Haute Areal in 2010. it was released on March 11th 2011.
Max Raabe (December 12, 1962 in Lünen, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German singer and band leader of the Palast Orchester. He and his orchestra specialize in recreating the sound of German dance and film music of the 1920s and 1930s, especially by performing songs of the Comedian Harmonists. He founded the Palast Orchester in 1986. His career and that of the Palast Orchester advanced with a Schlager hit entitled "Kein Schwein ruft mich an" ("Why does no one call" aka "No pig calls me", 1992), a pop song in 1920s' style...