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
Matt Sonic began a music career at a Brisbane musical institution, Red Zeds Studios, in early 1996, cutting a demo with musical maestro David Atkins in the wee hours of the morning. The demo, Rebel Riders From Mars, would form a template of the deep and subsonic sounds that have become trademark of his bands that followed through the next 10years. Late 2008 saw Matt touring Australia, from Coober Pedy to Coolangatta playing bass for Magic Dirt, and writing a debut solo album in the back seat of a Holden Commodore.
Kitty Daisy & Lewis are a three-piece band comprising the teenage siblings of the Durham family. Their music is influenced heavily by R&B, Swing, Jump blues, Country and Western, Blues, Hawaiian and Rock 'n' Roll... The trio are all multi-instrumentalists playing guitar, piano, banjo, lapsteel guitar, harmonica, double bass, ukulele, trombone and accordion between them. Kitty Durham is the youngest of the group and primarily sings and plays drums, harmonica, ukulele and guitar. Lewis Durham is the middle child who sings and plays guitar, piano, banjo, lapsteel and drums.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.