Arctic Monkeys are an alternative rock band formed in Sheffield, England, United Kingdom in 2002 after meeting at Stocksbridge High School. The band consists of Alex Turner (vocals, guitar), Jamie 'Cookie' Cook (guitar), Nick O'Malley (bass) and Matt Helders (drums, vocals). Founding bassist Andy Nicholson left in 2006. Each of the band's first five singles I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor, When the Sun Goes Down, Leave Before the Lights Come On...
Shawn Mullins (born March 8, 1968 in Piedmont hospital, Atlanta, Georgia) is a singer songwriter who specializes in folk rock, Instrumental rock, and adult alternative music. Shawn's voice varies widely standing out along with his rythym acoustical, electric guitar strokes. Shawn travels with his sound man and tour manager, Big Kip Conner. Mullins's earlier work was influenced by acoustic and power-pop groups such as the Violent Femmes, The Producers and the Indigo Girls.
Feedback Dancer are a four piece rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. They released their debut self-titled EP in early 2010. Liz Ghargori's "Whitney Houston" inspired voice soars above the twanging guitar, bouncing bass and thundering drums of Nyk Lee, Ben Harberts and Scott Hardman.
Charlyn Marie Marshall, also known as Chan (pronounced "Shawn") Marshall, was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. on 21 January 1972. After dropping out of high school, she started performing under the name Cat Power, while in Atlanta, backed by musicians Glen Thrasher, Mark Moore, and others. She soon moved to New York City, United States in 1992, then later opening for Liz Phair in 1994, she met Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth and Tim Foljahn of Two Dollar Guitar, who encouraged her to record, and played on her first two albums, 1995's Dear Sir and 1996's Myra Lee.
A State of Flux is a band determined to push the boundaries of modern alternative rock. Their musical style is original, intense, progressive & brooding, falling somewhere in the vast musical landscape between bands such as Massive Attack, Nine Inch Nails, Kate Bush & Tool. A State of Flux was born in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia when vocalist Roni Shewan put her vocal ideas onto a series of songs written by producer Red Black.
Drawn From Bees are a collective of four ambitious musicians who since their inception late last year, have managed to make a respectable impact on the Australian music scene. Setting themselves a challenging role in late 2008 to write, record and release a fresh batch of music every six months, Drawn from Bees spent their formative year building a name and proving themselves as something more than a band with a crazy idea.
Elizabeth Caroline Orton, commonly known as Beth Orton, (born 14th December 1970), is a BRIT Award–winning English singer-songwriter. Perhaps best described as a folk/electronica artist, Beth Orton was born in East Dereham, Norfolk, and moved to East London at the age of fourteen. Orton found success as a musician late, having been more interested in acting during her early career. She first gained notice in 1995 for her vocals on The Chemical Brothers' track "Alive Alone" and is well known...
James Johnston makes Deep House and Deep Disco music in a cupboard in Glasgow, Scotland He has already had his music released on vinyl and digital by UNDERTONES/KOLOUR (Detroit) and 4LUX BLACK (Holland) with forthcoming releases on 4LUX, YAH! RECORDS (New York) and COMPOSITE (France).... For more info: http://www.thehouseofjames.co.uk