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.
“This guy is amazing - such a gorgeous jazz voice and a fantastic performer - he's gonna be huge!" - Sarah Howells – Presenter of Triple J’s Roots’n’All “With a musical gift that can be compared to the late Jeff Buckley and a purity only he owns. One day the world will know Melbourne’s best kept secret and for me, that is Austin.” - Dallas Frasca Austin has broken into the blues and roots scene bringing with him a fresh sound all of his own.
Ben "Slork" Jorgensen (born July 4, 1983 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is the lead singer and guitarist of the New Jersey band Armor for Sleep. He wrote the first Armor for Sleep songs during the summer after his first year in college, and recorded them as a demo cd for $100 at a local recording studio, playing all the instruments himself. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.He is of German, Danish, and Japanese descent, and is also Jewish.
Hi! My name's Doyle Perez. I am D At Sea, from Brisbane, Australia.
I am 22 years of age. I love the beach, skateboarding and boost juice. Holy hell, i'm shit scared of spiders and heights ^_^ I'm currently writing my first album. Set to record early 2012 before the apocalypse occurs ;) In the meantime ill be recording covers of my favourite songs. Also, doing a few requests 'cause you peeps are so nice to me I want to give something back.
Féfé (also known as Fe² or Feniski, born Samuël Adebiyi) is a French rapper and singer of Nigerian origins born in 1976 at Noisy-le-Sec in France. A former member of rap groups OFX and Saïan Supa Crew, he released his first solo album, entitled Jeune à la retraite, October 12, 2009. In May 2010, he sang the French version of "Wavin' Flag", the Coca-Cola anthem of the World Cup, with K'naan. www.fefe-lesite.com
Tim has performed as a guitarist/singer for over a decade, both with bands and as a solo act.
With a healthy influence of Folk, Classical, Latin Jazz, Flamenco and Blues Guitar, his current live repertoire consists of an eclectic mix of guitar based music. Tim completed his Bachelor of Music (Jazz guitar) at Monash University, Victoria in 2000.
Since this time he has worked as a classroom music teacher, composer and session musician.
Most recently Tim has been focusing on his solo career as a guitarist; he has performed solo shows in Ecuador, Costa Rica and India.
Kristina Olsen (born on May 26, 1957 in San Francisco, California) is a contemporary folk singer-songwriter, known for her sometimes humorous and ribald songs. Many of her recordings appear on Rounder Records. On her recent albums, she collaborates with the Australian cellist Peter Grayling.
The band, Sunshine State, is based in Toronto, Canada. They started out more like a therapy session between the band’s core members: James Bryan and Aleza Coldevin. James is already an established artist even before Sunshine State was formed. He is one of Canada's best-respected young guitarists, producers and songwriters, having penned over a dozen top 40 hits for various artists including Nelly Furtado, Fefe Dobson, and Divine Brown. He is also a member of multi platinum bands: The Philosopher Kings and Prozzak.