Bubbling forth like a mossy belch of polka filth from the greasy, jet fuel-contaminated wetlands of the Northwest, comes The Bad Things. With junkyard waltzes and shameless shanties, The Bad Things are hellbent on providing traditional music for the post-apocalyptic era. "Combining elements of Gypsy, folk, Klezmer, Hillbilly ballads, mariachi crooners, and a Vaudeville theatrical aesthetic, the group has a reputation for drunken debauchery and feverish dancing at their live shows.....The group lends their old-fashioned style with a post-modern sense of black humor."
A dynamic amalgamation of on-stage chemistry, energy and musicality, New York duo, The Gypsy Nomads, also affectionately known as Frenchy and the Punk, channel the spirit of the gypsy sound, lacing it with a cabaret, celtic and neo-medieval flavor rooted in punk, folk and the vineyards of southern France. The Nomads perform with a wide range of bands at an equally wide range of venues all over the US; from outdoor festivals featuring the fantastical and mystickal with stilt walkers, jugglers and fire throwers...
The wooden spoons introduce a fresh, contemporary, yet traditional approach of song-writing and arrangements, taking themselves a step back (or forward?) from the current suffocated market of the indie post-punk culture. These young, mischievous spoons strive into the mist of epic sea shanty sing-a-longs, distinctive musical progressions and preach even more decadent, sinister tales of humanity. Comprising of twin brothers Dan and Graeme as well as fellow musicians Rich and Joshua, their full band set up generally includes piano...
A Terrible Splendour is a musical project from MM Lyle and Martin Block. The sound is a fusion of electro, pop and cabaret, with lyrical and stylistic influences coming from early 80's New Romanticism and the Weimar Republic. The material here is from their six-song demo. The Russians/Slaves to the City double A-side was released on iTunes in 2010. They have played a number of dramatic and entertaining shows in Europe and are now recording and mixing new material for their upcoming album. www.aterriblesplendour.com
German great female duo (grand piano, two voices) consisting of Ina Müller and Edda Schnittgard from Hamburg with more or less romantic songs, great voices. They were playing in the movie "Schöne Frauen" (D 2004, Reg.: Sathyan Ramesh). Not existing anymore.
Lonely Drifter Karen was born from the union of three people with very different geographical and musical backgrounds (from folk and rock to cabaret, experimental, classical, indie pop & more). Started as a solo project by Viennese-born Tanja Frinta while she was living in Sweden, LDK became a band when Tanja moved to Barcelona and met Italian drummer Giorgio Menossi and Mallorcan keyboard player and arranger Marc Meliá Sobrevias.
Storming Gypsy folk music, dark and twisting melodies and intense breaks makes Buffos Wake head and shoulders above your usual gypsy fair, so pack up the caravan Mama, we’re headin’ to the hills! Brighton, UK 2010 Nathan Carter - vox, guitar Becca Wright - violin Tom Bailey - double bass Briony Dace - accordion Jack E - guitar Daniel Davis - cajon, percussions gypsy folk cabaret buffo wake brighton uk horror circus gypsy punk
The Tiger & Me are architects of sing-along good times, dark-edged pop-leaning folk and side-leering swagger. Their feverish live shows wring the full gamut of emotion from their audiences as frenzy gives way to restraint and menace becomes charm. Described by Inpress Magazine as "Cabaret/Circus/Euro Indie Folk-Pop Wunderkinds", The Tiger & Me exploded onto the music scene in 2010 with the launch of their debut album and subsequent performances at The Port Fairy Folk Festival, The Falls, The Apollo Bay Music Festival and The Hills are Alive.
Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, California) is an Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. She is the daughter of legendary entertainer Judy Garland and her second husband, acclaimed film director Vincente Minnelli (who was of Italian and French descent). Minnelli's first film appearance was at the age of three in the final scene of the 1949 musical In the Good Old Summertime, starring her mother and Van Johnson. Minnelli started performing at age 16, in 1963, in an Off-Broadway revival of the musical Best Foot Forward, for which she received good notices.