Buzzcocks is an English punk rock band formed in Bolton, Greater Manchester, UK in 1975, led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Pete Shelley for nearly their entire existence. They are commonly regarded as an important influence on the manchester music scene, the independent record label movement and the punk rock, power pop, pop punk and indie rock genres in general. They are primarily remembered for their singles, a string of would-be hits that combined a strong grasp of pop song craftsmanship with rapid-fire punk energy.
Named after the West London street they were born and raised on, the Goldhawks palette is a unique mix of vintage Americana and quintessentially British fare – think Ryan Adams, Petty, Springsteen, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cure and you’re somewhere in the right ball park.
Latest: 2010 Glasgow born Owen Paul McGee shot to #3 in the UK charts in 1986 with his one-hit wonder "My Favourite Waste of Time". After a lengthy break from the music industry he is now touring the Uk and Europe. After his success in 2009 singing with the Scottish 'supergroup' Four Good Men ( Derek Forbes - Simple Minds, Graham Duffin- Wet Wet Wet, Smiley - The Mescaleros, Phil Kane - The Silencers)...
Savage and soul-drenched rock & roll from London. Jim Jones stirs up his disciples like a diabolical preacher, while his stage antics add fuel to the fire. His electrifying band, including a bastard son of The Killer, invokes the filthy swing. www.myspace.com/thejimjonesrevue
We Are The Ocean is an English post-hardcore band from Loughton, Essex. The band formed in 2007 and have since toured with such bands as The Used, Lostprophets, Underoath, Thrice, Funeral for a Friend, Fightstar and You Me At Six. The band blend many different styles but most recently have drifted away from post-hardcore towards a softer rock sound, with Dan's screams replaced with a more gravelly singing style and more emphasis placed on choruses and hooks.
Ellie Goulding (born Elena Jane Goulding on 30 December 1986) is a British singer-songwriter. Born in Hereford, she grew up in Kington, Herefordshire and currently lives in London. Touring since 2008 she released her debut single Under The Sheets on November 16th 2009. The track was produced by Starsmith, who she has been working with since the beginning of her career. Her debut album was released on the 1st of March 2010 and is named Lights.
South Central Described variously as: a Post Glitch; Indie/Electro; Dance-Rocktronica band. Based in Brighton UK these producers work autonomously or with a band live and have carved out a niche converting new Indie Rock tracks to the dance floor. These are trade marked by their intense electro-glitch laden intro's combined with guitar riffs inspired by cited influences such as the Fall, Banshees, Pavement and Interpol.
British singer-songwriter-guitarist Bobby Long's anticipated debut studio album A WINTER TALE, produced by Liam Watson (White Stripes) will be released February 1st, 2011 on ATO Records. Currently residing in New York City, the 24-year old Long has been writing finely-crafted songs since taking up the guitar at age 17; from then on he’s been creating memorable songs inhabited by hauntingly poetic lyrics.
Pulp is an alternative rock band which formed in 1978 in Sheffield, England. The band's best known and most stable lineup consists of Jarvis Cocker (vocals), Russell Senior (guitar, violin), Mark Webber (guitar), Candida Doyle (keyboards), Steve Mackey (bass) and Nick Banks (drums). Although many members have had a long tenure with the band, the only constant member has been Cocker. In 2011, it was announced on Pulp's official website that the band's classic lineup would reunite and perform at several festivals, including Isle of Wight, that year.
Ed Sheeran (born 17 February 1991) is a singer songwriter currently signed under Atlantic Records. Sheeran was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire before moving to Framlingham, Suffolk. In his time in Suffolk, he was known to have flourished as a hidden talent when it came to music. He learned guitar at a very young age, and began writing songs during his time at Thomas Mills High School in Framlingham.