Tom Gilmore, aka Ten Thousand Free Men & Their Families, or '10k', is a chipmusic/chipunk artist from Sydney, Australia. Tom has said that he has made many tracks since the early 2007 formation of '10k', but he has released very few and is now embarressed by a lot of the early material he had online! The '10k' discography to date is not extensive, but Tom has stated that there is much more to come. However, it will come with less haste and more thought put into the production and quality of the songs themselves.
Influenced by the likes of Etta James, Nick Cave, Portishead and The Beatles, Kira Puru & The Bruise are a blues quartet hailing from Newcastle, Australia. Leading lady Kira Puru, was one of the winners of Triple J radio's 2012 APRA/AMCOS Song Summit competition
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.
This artist was born somewhere in America in the minds of Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
They are said to be of Canadian decent and are celebrities in the construction paper world of South Park.
Known primarily for their fart jokes they are loved by all children and hated by all mothers. Their song "shut your fucking face, uncle fucker!" received worldwide critical acclaim as well as commercial success in the year 1999.
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.
Amadou and Mariam are a musical duo from Mali, composed of the couple Mariam Doumbia (vocals) (born in Mali's capital Bamako 15 April 1958) and Amadou Bagayoko (guitar and vocals) (born in Bamako 24 October 1954). The pair, known as "the blind couple from Mali" met at Mali's Institute for the Young Blind, and found they shared an interest in music. The duo produces music that mixes traditional Mali sound with rock guitars, Syrian violins, Cuban trumpets, Egyptian ney, Colombian trombones, Indian tablas and Dogon percussion.
Earth, Wind & Fire is an American funk band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1969. Led by Maurice White, they are best known for their hits of the 1970s, among them "After the Love Has Gone", "September," "Reasons," "Fantasy" and "Shining Star." Earth, Wind & Fire became the first black performers to headline throughout the world without an opening act, to receive Madison Square Garden's Gold Ticket Award for selling more than 100,000 tickets and to receive the Columbia Records Crystal Globe Award for selling more than five million albums in foreign markets.
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.
see Gentle Ben and His Sensitive Side
Since forming in 2000, Mikelangelo And The Black Sea Gentlemen have been gathering accolades for their superlative, part fairy-tale, part cabaret, part cautionary huckstering live performance. Playing a number of festivals worldwide – including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – they’ve honed their approach and reeled in punters with an ear for the more curiously strait-laced (in a completely Victorian, bodices-and-waistcoats kind of way) side of the gypsy-folk spectrum