Matt Nathanson (born March 28, 1973 in Lexington, Massachusetts) is a singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock music. In addition to singing, he plays acoustic and electric guitar (usually a twelve-string), and has played both solo and with a full band. The Faster Songfacts says that his seventh studio album, Modern Love debuted on #17 on the Billboard 200 for the week of July 9, 2011, making it Nathanson's most successful album to date.
Thurston Moore is an American musician best known as a singer and guitarist for Sonic Youth. Moore was born in Coral Gables, Florida and was raised in Bethel, Connecticut. Although he enrolled at Western Connecticut State University, he opted to move to New York City instead. There he learned to play guitar from Glenn Branca and soon co-founded Sonic Youth, serving as the band's guitarist and lead vocalist.
Framing Hanley is a five piece alternative rock band from Cookeville (Tennessee), United States. Nixon, Chris, Brandon, Tim, and Luke came together to form a band that was eventually named Framing Hanley. (The band was called by a different name up until 2006, Embers Fade, but changed in dedication to a great friend of the band, Ashley Hanley, who passed away.) With their amazing musical abilities and live show the band quickly gained a large following in Nashville.
Akron/Family is a folk-influenced experimental rock band that formed in 2002, and is currently based in New York on the Dead Oceans label. Though each member of the band — Miles Seaton, Seth Olinsky, Dana Janssen and formerly Ryan Vanderhoof can be relegated to loosely defined roles (drummer, guitarist, bassist, vocalist), all of them in fact play several instruments and sing, as evidenced by their shows and recorded material.
Band of Skulls is an alternative rock band that formed in 2008 in Southampton, England. It consists of Russel Marsden (guitar, vocals), Emma Richardson (bass, vocals), and Matt Hayward (drums), who formed a band after they all met in college. Initially, they played at night clubs in the greater London area and recorded some demos under the name of Fleeing New York before changing their name to Band of Skulls in November 2008.
Lissa: 'Keong Racun' Saya Lebih Sukses!
Jum'at, 30 Juli 2010 - 17:41 wib
Elang Riki Yanuar - Okezone
Lissa (Foto:Elang Riki Yanuar/okezone) JAKARTA - Meski kecewa berat dengan Charly 'ST12', Lissa si penyanyi asli Keong Racun akhirnya pasrah. Lissa yakin lagu Keong Racun miliknya lebih diterima dibanding versi baru milik Putry Penelope. "Kalau masalah lagu Keong Racun, kita memang enggak ada masalah. Kita bersaing sehat saja. Saya yakin, versi saya yang lebih diterima masyarakat," ujar Ira, manajer Lissa, saat dihubungi lewat telepon, Jumat (30/7/2010).
Eclectic, intimate and hypnotic Brisbane sextet, Founds, have had a fast start to their musical careers. With first single Gypsy Horse played regularly on Triple J and featured on the Triple J Unearthed playlist, late 2010 and 2011 has so far seen the Founds played at Big Day Out, support The Naked and Famous, Ben Ottewell (Gomez), Oh Mercy, Gossling, and a series of packed local shows. A raw energy glistens from their live performances in the vein of Yeasayer, Beach House, Blonde Redhead and Warpaint.
Bloc Party are an English alternative rock band. In 2005, the band released their critically acclaimed debut album Silent Alarm. Their second studio album, A Weekend In The City was released on February 5, 2007 in the United Kingdom and February 6 in the United States. A third album, Intimacy, was released in August 2008 as a download and later as a CD release on October 27. The band consists of Kele Okereke (vocals, guitar), Russell Lissack (guitar), Gordon Moakes (bass, vocals) and Matt Tong (drums).
Josh Ritter (born in Moscow, Idaho on October 21, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and author who performs and records with The Royal City Band (as Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band). Ritter is known for his distinctive Americana style and narrative lyrics. In 2006 he was named one of the "100 Greatest Living Songwriters" by Paste magazine. Born to two neuroscientists, Ritter bought his first guitar from the local K-MART after hearing the Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash classic Girl From the North Country.