Andy Bull is a 23 year old singer-songwriter hailing from Sydney, Australia who developed his love of music whilst growing up with his father who was a collector of keyboards on his travels, and had a keen interest in playing the piano. It wasn’t long until Andy himself developed this interest in the piano, and soon surpassed his father’s abilities. As a new artist on the music scene in Sydney, his unique and “retro” lyrical style caught the eye of producer Tony Buchen in 2004.
Ash Wednesday is an Australian musician, who played in Jab, The Models and Einstürzende Neubauten. Wednesday formed an Australian punk rock band in Adelaide in January 1976. The band's original lineup consisted of Bohdan X (Bodhan Kubiakowski) on guitar and vocals, Wednesday playing bass guitar, synthesizer and tapes, and Johnny Crash (Janis Friedenfelds) on drums and vocals. The band took its name from the first initials of the founding members. The band relocated to Melbourne in August 1977.
Following a support to the Dead Kennedys, Grong Grong impressed Jello Biafra so much that he offered them a deal with Alternative Tentacles. The self titled EP featured one studio side (recorded as part of winning a battle of the bands contest) and a live side recorded at the Seaview Ballroom in St-Kilda (Melbourne). Unfortunately, as luck would have it when the EP was released lead singer Michael was in a coma for a number of years following a drug overdose which put Grong Grong on hiatus.
UK born singer/guitarist Phil Dean jumped ship from his homeland in 2000, making for the sunny shores of Melbourne, Australia. A series of archaic pagan rituals went horribly wrong, forcing him to abandon earlier plans of world-domination, and he decided to return to his musical 'career'. The first Zeptepi demos emerged in 2001, but it wasn't until 2004 that a band was recruited, due mainly to a horrific injury to Phil’s sofa which had rendered it uncomfortable.
Panel of Judges is trio from Melbourne - Dion Nania, Alison Bolger (Beaches) and Paul Williams. They formed in 1997, and have released two albums: Bad Vibrations and No Scandal - No Future - In Heaven.
Wardaemonic is a black metal band from Perth, Australia formed in 2005. The band line up consists of Old (vocals), Regnator (guitar, keyboards, vocals), Anharat (guitar), Blitz (bass) and Maelstrom (drums). To date they have released two albums, Through the Dank Pale Gravelands in 2005 and Echoes of Ageless Flames in 2010. They have also contributed one track (Nattens Madrigal) to the Ulver tribute CD: My Own Wolf: A New Approach.
Melbourne two-piece Super Wild Horses met in an all girls catholic school in the summer of '96. It took them twelve years to form a band. Homemade songs about blood, ghosts and golden arrows are beaten up by messy rhythms and schoolyard yells. SOLD OUT - Debut 7" vinyl EP on Aarght! Records released March 2009. Debut Album "Fifteen" out through Aarght! Records (Aus) and Hozac (US)
Hawks of Alba are a vibrant rock trio focused on sweet harmony, fuzzy guitars and a few sounds you may not have heard before. After spending the last 2 years living and playing music in Glasgow, Scotland under the name “Running with Horses”, Sarah and Aidan returned to Australia ready to build on their successes overseas. In 2008 the band enjoyed radio play on BBC Radio One and BBC Radio Scotland, appeared at T in the Park 08 (Kinross, Scotland), and were included on various podcasts all over the world.