Love of Diagrams is an indie rock band from Melbourne, Australia, formed in 2001. Their sound is characterized by a mix of energetic drumming, angular guitar and bass riffs, and call-and-response vocals. Their sound is notably influenced by New York No Wave and UK post punk. Love of Diagrams began as a band back in early 2001 and quickly cemented their place as a live sensation amongst the Australian music scene.
Ninetynine is an indie band based in Melbourne, Australia. The band was founded by Laura Macfarlane, who played drums in Sleater-Kinney, in 1996 as a solo project. The first album, 99, was recorded with her playing all the instruments. Not long after she assembled a band with Cameron Potts and Rhonda Simmonds - who has since left the group and now plays in Origami. Other former members of the band are Iain McIntyre (who played with Laura in several earlier bands) and Amy Clarke (formerly of The Vivian Girls). Meg Butler joined in 2006.
Robot Child plays original jazz- and funk-infused rock music.
The Box Rockets are an Australian indie/pop group from Melbourne, Victoria.
Since forming in 2002, the Custom Kings have evolved into an unidentifiable outfit emersed in musical variation. Always in motion are the Kings whose love for diversity has seen them infuse junk-yard jazz with capo’d folk; appalachian picking with loose indie hop - and blues with everything. Signed to Liberation on the back of an 8-track home recording, they emerged from the studio with a collection of songs custom made for listeners who prefer music undefined.
Otouto is a Melbourne-based band that is centered on the music of singer and songwriter Hazel Brown . With the help of Kishore Ryan (Kid Sam, Seagull) on drums/pots and Martha Brown on vocals and keys, the trio's influence lies in salt of the earth folk tradition, the soul music of Motown and Philadelphia and those working at the edges of today's melting pot of pop, folk, electronica and hip-hop.
Joel is a veteran of the Australian rock scene, as a teenager playing in Melbourne's raw and illustrious "God" whose single "My Pal" became a veritable rock anthem. God also was the teenage launch pad of Tim Hemmensley (Powdermonkeys). For many years Joel has fronted Hoss. His stage presence while performing has been known to be rather comedic, at times hilarious. He also appeared on various of Warwick Brown's The Sunset Strip recordings.
Dixon Cider are a 4 piece Trashy CreepPunk band from Melbourne, Australia. They have been around since late 2009. Influenced by The Cramps, Anti-Nowhere League, and TISM. Their lyrical content gwenerally is about hookers, spew, anal, and other grossness.
There are two bands which go by the name 'The Universal' #1. The Universal is a psychedelic space-rock band from Boise, ID. Formed in 2004. Currently promoting their 2009 full length "Everything Is Everywhere" for sale at http://www.universalgalaxies.com #2. The Universal is a new band, rising from the musical ashes of Geelong psychedelic rock group Mystery Machine and playing music of a different variety.