Matt Wertz is a singer/songwriter from Liberty, Missouri. Wertz gained a considerable fan base by performing at Young Life camps, after releasing "Somedays", his first album. He has released three studio albums, and one EP, which have all been produced by himself and Ed Cash with an exception on the EP where his best friend Dave Barnes helped produce the album. Aside from touring with such acts as Jamie, Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson and Jars of Clay, he has headlined several tours nationally in the early to mid-2000s.
Sarah Blasko (born September 23, 1976) is an ARIA Award winning Australian musician. She was born in Sydney soon after her family returned from French-speaking Réunion where her parents had been missionaries. An original and largely self-reliant musical artist, Blasko is known for her writing and production skills, as well as her unique voice and stage presence. Blasko was first heard in the mid-1990s fronting Sydney band, Acquiesce, after an initial tour of France with founding members Dave Hemmings, Paul Camilleri, and her sister Kate Halcrow.
From the sleepy sprawl of America's 'Mile-High City', Denver, Colorado, United States, comes The Fray, a foursome whose melodic pop-rock songs and soaring vocals resonate with sprawling tapestries and tales of hopefulness and heartache. Formed in 2002 by Isaac Slade (vocals, piano) and Joe King (guitar, vocals), The Fray earned a loyal grassroots following through impressive area gigs and the support of local radio which led a listener-driven campaign to get the band a record contract.
Bridezilla are a young band from Sydney, Australia, signed to the Inertia Recordings label. The band has released a self titled EP, a split 7" single with Tren Brothers, and their debut album, titled 'The First Dance', was released on November 7th, 2009. Formed in 2005, the band members: Holiday Sidewinder (lead vocals, guitar), Pia May (guitar), Millie Hall (saxophone, keyboard), Daisy Tulley (violin) and Josh Bush (drums).
Say Anything is an alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, United States in 2001. Originally dubbed Sayanything, the band now consists of founding members Max Bemis (vocals/guitar) and Coby Linder (drums), along with Jake Turner (guitar), Jeff Turner (guitar) and Parker Case (keyboard). Say Anything began their career when the band was still in high school. They self-released two EP's and one LP entitled Baseball.
Otouto is a Melbourne-based band that is centered on the music of singer and songwriter Hazel Brown . With the help of Kishore Ryan (Kid Sam, Seagull) on drums/pots and Martha Brown on vocals and keys, the trio's influence lies in salt of the earth folk tradition, the soul music of Motown and Philadelphia and those working at the edges of today's melting pot of pop, folk, electronica and hip-hop.
Dananananaykroyd are an indie rock band which formed in 2006 in Glasgow, Scotland. The band currently consists of Calum Gunn (vocals, drums), Duncan Robertson (guitar), David Roy (guitar), Ryan McGinness (bass), John Baillie Jr. (vocals) and Paul Carlin (drums). Original singer Giles Bailey left after the release of the bands first two singles and was replaced by Gunn. Drummer James Hamilton left the band after the release of their debut EP "Sissy Hits". Bassist Laura Hyde left the band in June 2009.
Gabriel & Dresden were Josh Gabriel and Dave Dresden of San Francisco, California. They were DJs and producers who create and mix progressive house and progressive trance music. They were also the production unit behind Motorcycle and Andain. As of March 30th 2008 the group decided to take a break due to both personal and musical reasons, both focusing on their solo careers from here on. The two are best known for their remixes.
Formed a couple of years ago by Nisha Thirkell, Amber Jane and NJ Whitey. The Broken Hearts girls are well known faces on the London/European DJ and Burlesque scene and are regular DJs at club nights such as Stunners International, Rakehell's Revels and the Café de Paris. Playing an upbeat, eclectic mix of 1920s oddities, '30s – '50s swing, '60s girl-group pop and classic rock 'n' roll, the girls have brought excitement to dance floors across Europe. Their first single 'Black Cat' was released on Mute Irregulars, and sold out immediately.
The French is a synth duo formed by Darren Hayman and John Morrison, both formerly of Hefner. The French developed the more electronic sound present on Hefner's last album: Dead Media. They have released one full length album called Local Information, an EP called Dagenham and a double a-side single called Gabriel In the Airport/Porn Shoes in the years 2003-2004.