Tin Can Radio is a truly exciting up-and-coming Brisbane based band. Their infectious flavour of synth-driven indie dance music infuses the heavy rhythms of drum ‘n bass, discopunk and breakbeats to their unique soulful melodic stylings. Moving through genres like sands through the hourglass: Electro, Dubstep, Soul-Reggae Grooves… These are the days of our Tin Can Radio. Combining this with their high energy stage show, a Tin Can Radio live performance is a MUST SEE for anyone on a night out, from the most overzealous groovers to the chilled, head-nodding wall-flowers.
Hailed by Santana as “The voice of the street and the band of the future!" The 8 to 11 piece powerhouse band that is BLUE KING BROWN bring their cross generational grooves and socially conscious sound. The infectious energy and passion from lead singer, guitarist and percussionist Natalie Pa'apa'a is a driving musical force that has led BKB through an impressive touring history playing major festivals and venues in Australia through to USA, CANADA, JAPAN and EUROPE.
There are several artists named Black Coffee: 1) <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/+noredirect/%D0%A7%D1%91%D1%80%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B... class="bbcode_artist">Чёрный кофе</a> (Cherniy Kofe/Black Coffee) a Russian heavy metal band, singing both in Russian and in English. 2) A Swedish band (<a href="http://www.blackcoffee.se/" rel="nofollow">http://www.blackcoffee.se/</a>)
(<a href="http://www.myspace.com/blackcoffeebluesrock" rel="nofollow">http://www.myspace.com/blackcoffeebluesrock</a>) 3)Durban-born (South Africa) Nkosinathi Maphumulo has been on the music scene for over a decade but only got his break a few years ago. Nkosinathi, otherwise known as Black Coffee, is popular for his smash hit remixes, most of which have dominated the airwaves in the past couple of years.
Born in the small coastal town of Angourie, Australia, Ry grew up with a surfboard under one arm and his Dad’s record collection under the other. He quickly developed a love for many different styles of music from Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder to The Beatles and The Police. His voracious appetite for music grew while his wide and varied tastes began to mold the sound and style that is uniquely Ry Cuming.
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.
'18 year old Josh Jackson, now signed to Nu Urban Music, has been involved with music from an early age. Now with several 12" releases in the pipeline, and frequent radio and DJ support, he is now being recognised as one to look out for in the not to distant future. New release info will be coming soon as well as a December promo mix with Fred V!'
Gil Scott-Heron (born April 1, 1949 in Chicago) is an American poet and musician, known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word performer, associated with African American militant activists. Heron is perhaps most well known for his poems/songs "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and "What's the Word - Johannesburg" a movement hit during the 1980's South Africa college and national divestment movement in the United States of America.
Mayer Hawthorne (real name Andrew Mayer Cohen) grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and vividly remembers, as a child, driving with his father and tuning the car radio in to the rich soul and jazz history the region provided. “Most of the best music ever made came out of Detroit,” claims the singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, who counts Isaac Hayes, Leroy Hutson, Mike Terry, and Barry White among his influences, but draws the most inspiration from the music of Smokey Robinson, Curtis Mayfield and the legendary songwriting and production trio of Lamont Dozier...
Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel (born February 19, 1963 in Paddington, London) is a Grammy award winning English soul singer-songwriter of Nigerian and Brazilian descent, professionally known only by his first name, Seal. A childhood battle with discoid lupus left him with distinctive facial scarring and hair loss. He released his debut studio album Seal in 1991 and has since released 1994's Seal II, 1998's Human Being, 2003's Seal IV, 2007's System and 2010's Commitment. He has also released four live albums and three greatest hits collection albums.
Parliament was originally The Parliaments, a doo-wop group based out of George Clinton's Plainfield, New Jersey barber shop. The name was soon abandoned due to legal issues with Revilot and Atlantic Records, and most of the same people recorded under the name Funkadelic, which consisted of The Parliaments' backing musicians. Billy "Bass" Nelson is credited with creating the name Funkadelic. He also switched from 6-string guitar to bass, creating room for his childhood friend Eddie Hazel to join the group.