Kirin J. Callinan. The mad bitch from Mercy Arms.
The Norwegian band Casiokids is not just an electronic act, but also include a shadow puppet group. The instrumentation includes cassette-recorder, cello, melodica, guitar, congas and of course lots of electronic quarks,quirks & whatæs. The band only started playing in 2006, but has already played several renowned festivals in Norway, including Ekko, NuMusic, Vossajazz, Festspillene and By:larm to name a few. Casiokids has in no time become one of the most exciting electronic acts in Norway.
Owl City is an American electropop musical project by Adam Young. Young started out making music in 2007 in his basement in his hometown of Owatonna, Minnesota, United States, later developing a following through his MySpace profile before being signed to Universal Republic. Owl City released Ocean Eyes on iTunes July 14, 2009, with the physical release following on July 28, 2009. His best known track is 2009's "Fireflies", which in October 2009 hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 in the UK Top 40 on January 24th 2010.
Marques Toliver was born in Tallahassee Florida on March 28, 1987, but moved to Daytona Beach at a young age. His first impressionable musical influence began as a young boy mimicking the deep southern style of singing he came in contact with. As the years progressed he would be introduced to the violin and later receive formal training that would allow him to continue acquiring musical knowledge in college.
Born 1979 Perth Australia. Began performing live Improvisation, Noise and Indie Rock 1997. Fronted The Tigers (Australian) and Sabre Tooth Tigers. Numerous self released works and signature dances. www.chriscobilis.com
Lawrence Arabia is New Zealander James Milne. He calls his music pop / folk-rock / psychedelic.
Archie Bronson Outfit (Dorian Hobday on bass/guitar, Sam Windett on vocals and lead guitar and Mark Cleveland on drums) are an English blues-rock band. "The Archies" formed after meeting at Kingswood School in Bath during the early 1990s.
Their second album 'Derdang Derdang' was recorded in Nashville in the summer of 2005 and produced by Jacquire King; it was later released on April 3, 2006. The album received generally excellent reviews, with UNCUT and Mojo awarding it four stars. The London listing magazine Time Out awarded it five.
Neil Finn is a singer and songwriter and one of New Zealand's foremost musicians. In 1977 Neil was invited to London to join Split Enz, the band formed by his elder brother, Tim Finn. Split Enz broke up in 1984 and Neil formed a new band, Crowded House, with several other Australian and New Zealand musicians. Crowded House had a string of hits over the next 10 years, releasing 4 albums and culminating in a concert in the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House. Finn went solo after this, releasing several albums as well as two albums with his brother Tim (Finn Brothers).
A three piece Indie/Alterntive/Rock band formed in Hereford England. Comprising of Matt Money Bass/Vocals, James Knight Guitar/Vocals and Dave Marlboro on Drums.
The band, Paper House, formed in the summer of 2006 when James and Matt finally found a good drummer, in the form of Dave, after a long search through their hometown of Hereford. They all had the same aspirations to provide quality songs that will affect the audience differently than any other band in Hereford at the moment, and from this starting point, they began playing and writing.
vi·gnette /v?n--y?t/ [vin-yet] Since their inception in 2006, The Vignettes have been rising through the ranks of the Sydney live scene with their twisted take on garage rock and visually entertaining show impressing all in their wake. But with a sound that would give any larger band a run for their rock n roll dollars, two is all it takes for The Vignettes. Born out of a chance meeting between Joel and Katie at a New Years Eve party, The Vignettes experimented with a number of different line-ups before stripping it back to only two.