Caroline Weeks’ debut album, Songs for Edna, is to be made available on vinyl and for download in March 2009. This keenly anticipated collection will be released on the Los Angeles-based Manimal Vinyl. Caroline Weeks has been a part of Bat for Lashes for over three years and also previously performed under the name Ginger Lee but has now reverted to using her family name. Born and bred on the Sussex coast, Caroline comes from a long line of musicians...
Tom Brosseau is a performing songwriter who grew up on the wide-open prairies of the Red River Valley of North Dakota, in a family steeped in traditional music and culture. Citing influences as diverse as Nick Drake, Cole Porter, and Woody Guthrie, Brosseau composes poetic new Dylan-esque folk inflected acoustic rock. Delived in a unique high lonesome sound, his minimalist sound has often been described as "haunting", or simply "stunning".
Please Note! there are 2 artists on this page called peter james. one is a folk singer, who has written the album "Footnotes to Fairytales", the other is the cumbria, u.k based ambient artist, who has 2 album releases to date, released by www.atmoworks.com "holding on - letting go", and "is", plus 2 stillEarth releases, also on Atmoworks - "still Earth" and "silver Attracts". he is also a member of stillEarth, 48 cameras, and Soviet Dynamo.
Blue Skies is the moniker of English singer/songwriter David Bullas. He is currently working on several EP's/albums due to be released over the next six months. Influences include Ben Kweller, The Libertines, Bright Eyes, Elliott Smith, Jeff Buckley, Jimi Hendrix, The White Stripes, Arcade Fire, Rook and the Ravens...
Acoustic singer songwriter Mark Ridout plays music that is original, heartfelt, true to the soul and dynamic. Inspiration comes from the exploration of consciousness, love & the magical world around us. His music features inspiration from rock, folk and flamenco. When asked how he feels about music recently he sums it up for the listener perfectly -
'…I love music that is so lucid that the sound can be seen as movement, as colours and textures
Tissø Lake 2005 - 2008 was a recording project for Ian Humberstone and a rotating band of musicians from the United Kingdom, most frequently featuring Robin Spottiswoode and members of the Fife Kills collective.
Leni Ward is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer who creates songs akin to the sounds escaping the late night alleyway in which Bjork and Imogen Heap are beating each other to death. Her 2008 album, Body, written and recorded in one year at her own studio, is a true solo effort, on which Leni is the producer, recording engineer and only performer. Live, Leni reproduces her intricate, multilayered tracks using a complex combination of gadgets, controlling 3 or 4 instruments simultaneously.
Ólöf Arnalds was born in 1980. In 2006 she graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts with a B.A. degree in composition and new media. She's múm's collaborator for the past years, and has also played with many other Icelandic bands and musicians, such as Slowblow or Stórsveit Nix Noltes. One of Ólöf´s most recent collaborations was her part on Skúli Sverrisson's critically acclaimed album Sería where she plays guitar, charanga, viola and sings her own lyrics. Ólöf´s debut solo album Við Og Við was released in 2007 on 12 Tónar. Produced by Sigur Rós' Kjartan Sveinsson.
The Portlands' Bio The Portlands formed in 2009 in the north-west of England, Manchester, and have toured the world with their distinct brand of Folk Rock 'N' Roll. After sharing studio time with Elbow only three months into their formation at Blueprint Studios, they went on to play some of the most prestigious venues in the country on their first UK Tour, and finished with a 15,000 capacity crowd festival date at the end of summer 2010.