Claude's solo act features his right foot on drums and percussion, his left foot on live looping and conducting and his hands on bass guitar, acoustic guitar and doumbek. Not to mention his vocal as the lead singer and backup. From a recent interview, Claude describes it as "a one-man band thing with a baritone guitar, percussion sounds and a shitload of effects - and it's all played live and possibly sounds somewhere in between P-Funk and Xavier Rudd.
In March 2004, drummer Trent Bryson-Dean sat in on a gig with a jazz band called SCAT. He was very quickly impressed with the playing of Chris Poulsen (Fender Rhodes) that day and vowed to Chris and bassist Jeremy O’Connor that he would book a gig for the trio as soon as he possibly could.
True to his word, Trent was able to secure a gig at the Brisbane Powerhouse five months later in August. (With great wisdom he chose to name the group Chris Poulsen Trio rather than name the group after himself – a mere drummer!) The gig proved to be a great success...
Glenn Richards is singer and songwriter for Australian band Augie March. He has released one solo EP as G A Richards and the Dark Satanic Mills Bros.
For Our Hero is an unsigned pop rock band from Melbourne, Australia. The band formed two years ago and have recently released their debut EP 'Threw the Looking-Glass'. Taplin brothers Jay, on vocals and Beau who writes the band's lyrics, Dave Tran and Leon Blair on guitar, while Geoff Taylor and Nax Vee complete the six piece band, play bass and drums. With pitch perfect melodies, beats and rythym as rocking as they come, lyrics as witty and fresh as the song names, For Our Hero's sound is sure to get anyone up jumping and dancing.
Of Whispers is a melodic hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia. Formerly known as Suburbia Burns, Of Whispers has a new line up, new sound and are soon to release their debut EP "Conquest". www.myspace.com/ofwhispers
JPS is an rap-artist from Umeå, Sweden. He has an new album called Gatu Poesi (eng: Street Poetry).
Boys Boys Boys! are a new band from Perth, Australia. They combine catchy pop-hooks with Electro grooves and Rock n' Roll power to create a fun crazy stage show.
Tinpan Orange have spent the past year making themselves at home in the live music venues and jazz clubs of Melbourne, sharing the stage with artists such as Renee Geyer, The Whitlams, Clare Bowditch, Deborah Conway, Pete Murray and Tim Rogers. Having enjoyed the success of their first independent album, Aroona Palace, Tinpan Orange are almost bursting at seams to lay down the next one, beginning recording in late October 2006. The evolution of the live Tinpan sound will be captured at its richest point yet.
1. Sender was an Italian emo band from the 90's. They released a self-titled 7'' in 1996 on Green Records.
2. ACTIVE:: Sender is a 4 piece rock band from Bendigo in Central Victoria, Australia. The band has been described as being somewhere between Muse, silverchair and Foo Fighters.