Held every year on verdant polo grounds in Indio, California, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is many things to many people: A way to hear the best alternative music, a giant lawn party of hipsters wearing hemp sunhats, or the one place you can gawk at members of super-bands as they ride around on golf carts. For Brooke Fraser, Coachella 2009 was the event that re-awakened her desire to make music. It was April and the New Zealand-born singer and songwriter was burnt out after completing a three-year tour supporting her second album, 2006’s Albertine, which debuted at No.
Ella Hooper -Vocals
Jesse Hooper -Guitar
Brett Langsford -Guitar
Jorge Rodrigues -Upright and electric bass
Madeline Davey -Keys and piano
Matt Watson -Drums and percussion
Special Guest Vocals by - Dan Sultan & Nadia Rosen The Verses - Ella and Jesse Hoopers' new project - draws from their experience as seasoned performers, and represents a return to their roots of acoustic based contemporary music.
Summerset Avenue are a pop/punk band from Melbourne, Australia. Formed in early 2010, the band consists of Leeanne Rodgers (vocals), Carlos Peregin (guitar), Steve Cannatelli (bass) and Darren Keane (drums). Summerset Avenue recorded their debut EP titled "Nowhere Near Home" in Boston, MA in July 2010, which was mixed and mastered by Mike Picotte and Mike Watts (The Almost, Story Of The Year, As Cities Burn). The EP is due for release in August/September of 2010.
Wildbirds & Peacedrums are a contemporary experimental two piece hailing from Sweden consisting of singer Mariam Wallentin and drummer Andreas Werliin. Their 'instruments' consist of her powerful vocals and his unorthodox percussion/drumming, resulting in a powerful, innovative sound. Their music is a hybrid of folk, blues and various other types of music. http://www.myspace.com/wildbirdsandpeacedrums
I Blame Coco is headed by Coco Sumner (real name Eliot Pauline Styler Sumner), supported by Joy Joseph and Raphael Mann from Mr Hudson & The Library on drums and bass. According to the Caesar Songfacts, Sumner is the daughter of the musician Sting and actress Trudi Styler. In 2008 she signed with Island Records, and after sending time writing and recording in Sweden she released her debut single Caesar as I Blame Coco on February 1, 2010.
Gracenote was founded in the hallways of St. Scholastica’s College Manila where all the band members are taking up majors in music. Through their shared interests, they formed the foundation of the band. From their humble beginnings of playing in minor productions, the band worked its way up, eventually achieving the first runner-up title in the Sing for Cancer: Battle of the Bands 2008. That event paved the way for Gracenote’s road to greatness.
It's been just over a year since Deja Entendu released their debut EP 'Skeletons'. After playing a slew of shows in the middle of the year the band spent the later half of 2009 in an enforced lockdown - deciding to work only on songs for their forthcoming album. When the chords and melodies were finally penned it became clear there was only one solution to their lofty sonic ambitions - to build a studio.
There are multiple artists named Remi. 1) REMI is a Japanese artist. Among her works is the song "泡沫の花" from Nagasarete Airantou and "明日天気に..." from Memories Off 2nd. 2) Female MC from Croatia. Part of the group Elemental. 3) La trágica historia de Remi, un niño francés que se enfrenta al rechazo de su padre adoptivo, quien prácticamente lo vende a un actor ambulante a los 6 años. En sus viajes con él, Remi...
Girl Vs Ghost formed in 2006, but it wasn't until late 2008 when guitarist Tristan Waight was diagnosed with cancer that the band truly discovered who they are. Fresh from their very first self-funded east coast tour, Girl Vs Ghost battled through their toughest year as a band while Tristan battled his illness; all the while continuing to play constant shows, write new material and record demos for what eventually became their first official EP 'Eye For An Eye'.