Not to be confused with Various Artists. Various was the original moniker of the English dubstep/electronic duo formed in 2003, more commonly known as Various Production. Their debut album, The World Is Gone was released under this name.
1) A local Melbourne hardcore band from Australia.
Cardinals is a combination of the two local hardcore bands ‘Sleep Insight’ & ‘I Sleep You Dance’, attempting to breathe some life into an increasingly stale genre. Cardinals have recorded a 4 track Demo which was released in the early stages of 2010 with Michael Mills from ‘Toehider’, http://www.myspace.com/cardinalsaustralia 2) An Estonianb Band
Producer: Peeter Kaljuste
with Priit Pajusaar & Glen Pilvre
.NEW TRACK FEATURES ON "ROBOT ELEPHANT VS TUNDRA DUBS" COMP
.NEW EP "POST HUMAN POSSIBILITIES"
http://twicerememberedtwiceremoved.bandcamp.com/album/post-human-possibi... PLUS the whole EP remixed into sludge form here http://ourobonicplague.bandcamp.com/album/posthumous-frost-conspiracy
.NEW TRACK FEATURES ON "MIDWINTER" COMP
A former member of Australian band Yothu Yindi, Gurrumul was born blind and sings mostly in his traditional language. Gurrumul plays the guitar upside down because there were no left handed guitars in the communities he grew up in. Gurrumul's story will inspire many. But his voice is what will cut through and if it lands on enough ears, his debut album 'Gurrumul' available on Skinnyfish Music could prove to be a landmark Australian release.
Arthur Jeffes has brought together a group of musicians to create Music from the Penguin Café, playing the music of his father, Simon Jeffes and the Penguin Cafe Orchestra and combining it with his own compositions. The ensemble that Arthur has drawn together are about the same age as the original members of the PCO when they first started playing together in the late 1970s. Music from the Penguin Café began touring from June 2009 into the early autumn, playing at festivals, concert venues, clubs and parties.
Colm Mac Con Iomaire is from known Gaeltacht area of Cúileann na Páirce in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. He plays violin, keyboard and sings vocals with the Irish Rock group The Frames. Mac Con Iomaire has been involved with The Frames since 1990. Mac Con Iomaire has a practical opinion of the industry: "I think we measure success on a day-to-day level," Mac Con Iomaire has said. "All you can do is throw a bunch of seeds out there and see which ones catch on."
Michael Rother (born 2 September 1950 in Hamburg) is a German experimental Krautrock musician and composer. Rother is a multi-instrumentalist (primarily guitar and keyboards) who, along with a catalog of several solo albums starting in 1977, is most known for having co-founded the German group Neu! with drummer Klaus Dinger (five albums between 1971 and 1996), and his collaborative efforts with Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Dieter Moebius (aka Cluster) under the name Harmonia (two albums, one in 1974 and 1975, with later 1976 sessions recorded with Brian Eno released two decades later.
New age group Silent Sound debuted in 2002 on the Boulder, CO-based Spring Hill label with Nightfall. The album features Butch Baldassari, David Hoffner, and Jim Hoke playing an array of instruments over the course of the album: everything from mandolin and mandola to woodwinds and strings. This trio performs compositions by a variety of songwriters, including Spring Hill recording artist Michael Hoppé.
Kate Price is a hammered dulcimer player and vocalist born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has made recordings on several labels, including Priceless Productions, Access Music, Higher Octave / Om Town, Narada Productions, and LunaVerse Music. She creates contemporary international Folk fusion of Classical, Jazz and ethnic music using instruments from many cultures in the world.