David Garside is a singer/songwriter from Birmingham, England. He released his debut LP, 'Take Control' in 2004 on his own Crockett Records, followed by 'Half The Man', his 64th birthday tribute to Paul McCartney, featuring stripped down arrangements of some of the ex-Beatle's lesser known gems. His new LP, 'Modern Mediaeval' is out on London-based Frizz Records on June 16th. As well as McCartney and The Beatles his major influences include Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake...
Since their inception in early 2008, Gold Coast pop punks Skyway have fast forged an impressive name for themselves. In 2010 alone they released 2 EPs, racked up 90+ shows, toured Japan and shared the stage with reputed acts Parkway Drive, The Amity Affliction, A Day To Remember, No Fun At All, Frenzal Rhomb, Bodyjar, Underoath, No Use For A Name, Strike Anywhere, The Wonder Years, Fireworks, Miss May I, The Flatliners, No Trigger, Break Even, House Vs Hurricane, Deez Nuts and Such Gold.
Biography by Nate Cavalieri Few artists have been as crucial to the invention, development, and popularization of Afro-pop than Orlando Julius. Starting in the '60s, Julius was fusing traditional African sounds and rhythms with those of American pop, soul, and R&B. Aside from performing and recording in his native Nigeria, he spent many years in the United States working on collaborations with Lamont Dozier, the Crusaders, and Hugh Masekela. His 1966 effort, Super Afro Soul, made him a national celebrity in Nigeria and even went so far as to influence music in the United States.
"Keaton Henson spends his time alone, writing songs and sometimes drawing, he doesn't like to talk about himself." Visit www.keatonhenson.com
The Seekers were a group of Australian folk-influenced popular musicians which was formed in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1962. They were the first Australian popular music group to achieve significant chart and sales success in the United Kingdom and the United States. Their 1960s hits included: "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own" , "The Carnival Is Over" (which The Seekers have sung at various closing ceremonies in Australia, including Expo '88 and the Paralympics), "Someday One Day"...
Boards of Canada are an electronic music duo from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, formed in 1986 and comprised of brothers Mike Sandison (born 1 June 1970) and Marcus Eoin (born 21 July 1971). They have released a number of works, most notably the studio albums Music Has the Right to Children (1998), Geogaddi (2002), and The Campfire Headphase (2005) on the pioneering electronic music label Warp. Their fourth album Tomorrow's Harvest was released in June 2013.
Miranda Barber is a singer/songwriter from Melbourne, Australia currently London living in London, UK. http://www.myspace.com/mirandabarber
Growing up in houses just two minutes away from each other in Swords, a working class town near Dublin airport, Steve and Mark met aged eight, when they were the only boys in the school choir. Skip forward six years and they recruited Vinny, also situated a stones throw away and together set about forming the first of myriad bands. The line-up for Kodaline was recently completed by the addition of bassist Jason Boland. The band's name, incidentally, means absolutely nothing for the moment they wanted something they could take ownership of.