Tina Harrod was born in Christchurch in New Zealand with an ancestry that certainly indicated she might one day become a professional singer. He father was part Fijian and her great grand parents were from Wales and from her very early days she was surrounded by a rich musical legacy. It was no surprise then when at the tender age of five Tina began singing in a local church choir as well as taking dancing classes with a ballet group.
Cleptoclectics, aka Tom Smith, samples things, plays various instruments, and extrapolates via granular synthesis to create dense, idiosyncratic music. Warm textures, a distinctive tonal range, and staggered rhythms develop into a subtle form of reverie. Cleptoclectics has released music on assorted labels and compilations, remixed various artists, and has performed alongside Mark Pritchard, Peter Hollo, Laurens Pike, Underlapper, Seekae, Kusum Normoyle, Naked on the Vague, Flying Lotus...
Self is A Seed release 'Gratis' online everywhere. This free EP showcases 3 tracks from their debut album 'Siren' (released Oct 25th 2012). Featuring the new single RFID these 3 rock anthems are accompanied by an acoustic version of 'Pirate', one of Self Is A Seed's heavier moments from their debut. This version lets fans and new comers alike experience the versatility of this band on the rise. The anticipation builds as Self Is A Seed prepare to release. From Spotify to Pirate Bay, the free EP 'Gratis' is available now... EVERYWHERE!
For Our Hero is an unsigned pop rock band from Melbourne, Australia. The band formed two years ago and have recently released their debut EP 'Threw the Looking-Glass'. Taplin brothers Jay, on vocals and Beau who writes the band's lyrics, Dave Tran and Leon Blair on guitar, while Geoff Taylor and Nax Vee complete the six piece band, play bass and drums. With pitch perfect melodies, beats and rythym as rocking as they come, lyrics as witty and fresh as the song names, For Our Hero's sound is sure to get anyone up jumping and dancing.
2009-2012. Lion Island were an ensemble of between 5 and 9 players, from Brisbane, Australia. Formed around the songs of Matthew Vale, they released two EPs before dissolving.