Liz Green is a Manchester-based singer-songwriter. She is linked with Humble Soul records. Green won Glastonbury Festival's Emerging Talent Competition for in 2007. She includes Shane MacGowan, Blues, Canadian Hip Hop, Anti-folk, Musicals, George Thomas, and Late nights that last until dawn among her influences
Amelia Curran is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador and currently lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The National Post describes her music as “a bit like Leonard Cohen being channeled in a dusty saloon by Patsy Cline.” Curran started playing guitar and writing songs as a teenager and eventually dropped out of university in order to busk on the streets of St. John’s. That led to her first album release in 2000, and since then she has released four more.
Tegan Quin and Sara Quin (born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on September 19, 1980) are identical twins and Canadian singer-songwriters, performing as Tegan and Sara. They initially played as Plunk in 1995, and lacked a drummer and bass player. In 1997, they used their school’s recording studio to record two demo albums: "Who's in Your Band?" and "Play Day". In 1998, they made an early breakthrough by winning Garage Warz Battle of the Bands, a local music competition in Calgary.
Wynter Gordon (born Diana Gordon; August 25, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter. Wynter was born in New York and was brought up in a poverty stricken neighborhood in Queens. As the middle child of seven living in a two bedroom house with an abusive and largely absent father, her childhood was difficult. Wynter discovered her talent for singing and dance at an early age. As a teenager, she was accepted to the famous LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts. There, she was nurtured in a welcoming and nonjudgmental environment.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/indie%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">indie rock</a> band formed in New York City, New York, USA in the late summer of 2000 by <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Karen+O" class="bbcode_artist">Karen O</a>, born Karen Lee Orzolek (vocals), <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Nick+Zinner" class="bbcode_artist">Nick Zinner</a> (guitar, keyboards) and <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Brian+Chase" class="bbcode_artist">Brian Chase</a> (drums). The group's music melds genres ranging from <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/art%20punk" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">art punk</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/garage%20rock" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">garage rock</a> to <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/electronic" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">electronic</a> and <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/new%20wave" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">new wave</a>. Karen O is known for her screaming, bluesy vocals and energetic stage presence, complemented by her outrageously colorful costumes.