Sydney-born DJ and producer Hook N Sling, aka Anthony Maniscalco is recognised as one of the most exciting genre-blending house producers to come on the scene in recent years, a title which has led him to places most only dream about. In 2007, he pumped up the opening party for We Love Space in Ibiza before jetting off to the likes of the US & China. His track 'The Bump' a collaboration with fellow Aussie, Kid Kenobi raked in a coveted ARIA nomination after becoming a worldwide smash and buzz chart number one. It even had the likes of James Zabiela playing it as his encore record.
1) In 1992 Ross worked in several samples that later on recollect the fruit of the seed. Many people inside the independent movement of Spain were very interesting and soon Ross start to be recognize in Spain and also in USA, Japan and some countries of Europe...
In 95 it´s came out the first album of Ross called “Sugar” (Munster Records'95) a collection of beautiful songs produced by Ken Stringfellow (Posies – Big Start – REM).
The inner-west based rude boys of Sticky Fingers are delivering a refreshing vibe to the Australian music scene. With their super mega-hectic psychedelic reggae flavor you are bound to be asking the bar staff for the closest ATM so you can give them all of your dollars. In 2009 the band picked up an impressive cult following, playing alongside artists such as Kingtide, Children Collide, Horrowshow & Art Vs Science.
There are at least two bands/artists with this name: 1) BLACKBIRDS is a hardcore/punk band from Michigan (although some members are from Canada). Their earlier material took cues from American Nightmare/Outbreak/97A but their new material is in the vein of His Hero Is Gone/Tragedy/etc. They are not broken up anymore and are back together with a new lineup, new releases soon, and are back touring. The hardcore band Blackbirds is not associated with blackdog records.