Imagine, if you will, a chance meeting between Shakin' Stevens, Type O Negative and the teenaged ghost of Lauren Laverne in a Bootle social club. Shakey takes offence at Pete Steele's tasteless eye make up and starts kicking off, only to be calmed when the Fazakerley branch of the Jehovah's Witnesses turns up with the latest issue of the Watchtower featuring an exclusive interview with Cliff, the man who Shakey will never be. Awesome Wells is somewhat like this.
Doves are an alternative rock band from Manchester, United Kingdom consisting of Jimi Goodwin (vocals, bass) and twin brothers Jez Williams (guitar) and Andy Williams (drums). They are joined on stage by Martin Rebelski (keys). They are known for their large, epic sound, which combines dovetailing guitar lines with driving percussion and a penchant for atmospherics. Unusually, both Williams brothers have also contributed lead vocals.
Rush In Attack are a four piece melodic Indie Rock band based in Melbourne, Victoria. In the past year they have been tearing up Melbourne venues such as The Espy, The Arthouse, Pony, IDGAFF, Pogo and Noise Bar with their extremely catchy Pop Rock tunes. Ask them about their influences and you’ll get a wide variety of bands from early 90’s Britpop to Twitchy Electro to Melodic Hardcore. That’s the beauty of Rush In Attack, their sound can only be described as a modern mash up of the last 70 years of popular music in one explosive live set like an 8-Bit assault on the senses.
Glasvegas are an alternative/shoegazing band which formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2003, the band is composed of James Allan (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rab Allan (lead guitar), Paul Donoghue (bass guitar) and Jonna Löfgren (drums). Caroline McKay (drums) left the band in March 2010 and was replaced by Lofgren later that year. Their music is influenced by artists such as Wall of Sound producer Phil Spector and other, more recent, bands which share that same aesthetic such as My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus and Mary Chain.
Coldplay is a British alternative rock band, formed in London, United Kingdom in 1997. The band comprises vocalist and pianist Chris Martin, lead guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman, and drummer Will Champion. Having released four successful albums, (all of which debuted at #1 on the UK album chart) Coldplay have also achieved great success with their singles, such as Yellow, Speed Of Sound, the Grammy-winning Clocks and the US and UK #1 single Viva La Vida. Frontman Chris Martin credits 1980s Norwegian pop band a-ha for inspiring him to form his own band.
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Pod hlavickou Juanita Juarez na sebe tento producent z Prahy upozornil zejmena albem Spa Boy, vydanem r. 2003 na labelu Quazi Delict (v minulosti zde vyslo napr. Andelem ocenene album Floexe, projekt Bratri Orffove nebo aktualne Soil). Album, kombinace drum&bassu, downtempa a experimentalnejsi hudby, bylo nominovane na Cenu Akademie popularni hudby (Andel); nasledovaly oficialni remixy pro kapely Esctasy of St. Theresa, Skyline, slovenske Veneer, The Slots (cesky remix roku podle casopisu Filter) nebo prazskou Khoibu.
Paul Weller (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer / songwriter, leader of two successful bands: The Jam and The Style Council. In England, he is recognised as something of a national institution yet, because much of his songwriting is rooted in English culture, he has remained essentially a national rather than an international star. Born John William Weller in Stanley Road, Woking, he was also a central figure in the Mod revival.
Elbow is an alternative rock band which formed in Bury, Greater Manchester, England in 1990 while at sixth-form college. The band consists of Guy Garvey (vocals, guitar), Mark Potter (guitar, vocals), Pete Turner (bass), Craig Potter (keyboards) and Richard Jupp (drums). Over the band's 19 year career, it has released five studio albums, four EPs and ten top fifty singles in the UK. The band is named after a line in the BBC TV mini-series The Singing Detective which says that the word "elbow" is the most sensuous word in the English language...
Kaiser Chiefs are a britpop revival band which formed in Leeds, England in early 2003. The band consists of Ricky Wilson (vocals), Andrew White (guitar), Simon Rix (bass), Nick "Peanut" Baines (keyboards) and Nick Hodgson (drums). The band has released three albums as of 2009 and have released 11 singles, including the hits I Predict A Riot, Oh My God, Ruby and Never Miss A Beat. Several members of the band are ardent fans of the English football team Leeds United (as the band originates from Leeds).
Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet). The band were originally a quartet: lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards mysteriously vanished on 1 February 1995. He was declared presumed deceased in November 2008.