Driven by award winning song writing, and knocked out of the park by an ensemble of spellbinding musicians, Timothy Nelson & The Infidels are a solar system of melody. The Infidels' sound wraps itself around the audience in a whirlwind of timeless folk pop, as the influences of The Beatles and Bob Dylan float atop a raging current of raw, honest lyrics that cut straight to the bone. The songs will stay etched in your memory long after the first listen, and the people just keep coming back for more.
Inspired by the remnants of the post punk/electronic/noise scene of the 80's, and coinciding with the rise of "techno" and rave culture in the early 90’s, Itch-E & Scratch-E were born. During the years that followed Itch-E & Scratch-E, aka Andy Rantzen and Paul Mac, were at the forefront of a movement quickly gathering momentum. When The Boiler Room was added to the Big Day Out, Itch-E & Scratch-E were there, preaching their beats to the ravers, but importantly, also to the rock kids in Nirvana T-shirts. A cross-pollination had begun.
Hailing from Melbourne. Joel Spence & The Mercury Drive have had a successful 2009/2010 season. Playing major music festivals- Summerdayze (Melbourne), Kiss My Grass (Melbourne) and Future Music Festival (Sydney). Following their Debut EP in 2009 - September 2010 has seen the release of their Debut Album “Memory via Satellite“. Major events have included playing the Palladium Room in Crown Casino, Royal Melbourne’s Good Friday Appeal as well as major support’s of house hold Australian acts Spiderbait (April 2010) & Jon Stevens (October 2010).
Azari & III are Toronto producers Christian Farley, aka Dinamo Azari, and Alphonse Lanza, aka Alixander II, from Toronto, Canada, with feature vocals by Fritz Helder and Cedric Gasiada. The single ‘Hungry for the Power’ was first released in 2009 through I'm A Cliché (France) followed by 'Reckless (With Your Love)' on Permanent Vacation (Germany) on the same year.
The next single ‘Into the Night’ was remixed by Prince Language, CFCF and Nicolas Jaar towards the end of 2010 for the Scion A/V Remix series for the US label Scion Audio Visual.
Crosby, Stills & Nash is a pioneering folk/rock supergroup formed by David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash - refugees from three 1960s bands: The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, and The Hollies. The band is primarily known for their three-part vocal harmonies. They are strongly associated with the 1969 Woodstock Festival. They are commonly referred to by their initials CSN. The trio's first album, Crosby, Stills & Nash, was released in May 1969 and was an immediate hit, spawning two Top 40 hit singles and receiving key airplay on the new FM radio format.
Jumbo is a name that has been used more than once.(1) is a musical group from Monterrey, Mexico. (2) was an Italian progressive rock band of the 70s. (3) Late 90's indie group from Newcastle, UK. (4) Late 80's Japanese band Jumbo (1): In the early 90's, before the creation of Jumbo, Castillo, Charly, Eddie, Chuy Guerra, Javier Othón and René Garza formed a band called Blueswagen which played mainly covers of bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Pink Floyd, R.E.M., U2, The Police, Lenny Kravitz, Stone Temple Pilots and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer - old songs, new tunes.
Scottish Smallpipes, Swedish Nyckelharpa, Flute, Accordion, Guitar
and sometimes even Piano and Bass with a tiny bit of Swedish Cittra thrown in for good measure. They used to perform as a threesome with Nick Hennessey (vocals, harp, bodhrán and concertina); using the name Serious Kitchen.
Having taken their wares across the vast span of North America, New Zealand and Australia Daysend have fused an array of musical genres to create a hard edged yet melodic metal sound. The explosive Sydney five piece rocketed into existence in 2003 with all the passion and determination that has propelled them to the very top of their country's heavy music scene. Later that year the band released their debut album, 'Severance' which was voted by listeners of high rating radio station Triple J as Number One Australian Metal Album of that same year.
see Gentle Ben and His Sensitive Side