We've got Anglo-Chilean avant-pop phenomenon Intimate Stranger who recently moved to Austin from Santiago. Their album 'Under' is getting extensive radio play, (including Austin's 101 X, BBC Radio 6, Horizonte, Radio Zero and Rock and Pop) and was voted amongst the top national albums of 2010 by 6 of Chile's major music critics.
Fronted by 109 years young singer BP Fallon who up to now has done everything in rock'n'roll apart from singing with a band - he was publicist to Led Zeppelin, managed former New York Doll Johnny Thunders, toured with U2 billed as 'Guru, Viber & DJ', turned up on BBC TV miming bass guitar with John Lennon, was media guru to Marc Bolan & T.Rex where he coined the term T.Rextasy and is immortalised as 'Purple Browed Beep' in the T.Rex hit Telegram Sam.
"Mahogany never fall back on atmospherics alone. As gorgeous as these sounds are, they always seem to have a place within the greater plan of the song" — Pitchfork "International collective Mahogany offers danceable yet highly intricate art pop. The band’s lush arrangements nod to classic prog and psych, but the music maintains a futuristic feel." — Time Out New York "Mahogany are a brave exception" — NME
“HARMONY…THE ORDER OF THE UNIVERSE, THE COMBINATION OF THE ELEMENTS, PEOPLE, RELATIONSHIPS, SELF-DEFINED IDENTITIES, OR EVEN MORE SIMPLISTIC, THE MERGING OF SYMBIOTIC NOTES THAT JOIN TOGETHER TO MAKE THE MUSIC LOUDER, BIGGER…” – SERENA RYDER ALREADY THE RECIPIENT OF THREE JUNO AWARDS AND TWO GOLD ALBUMS, SERENA RYDER RELEASES HER NEW RECORD, HARMONY.
Ronnie Fauss grew up in the brutal Texas heat where 95 degrees often constitutes a nice night, and where a man may seek relief through the nearest watering hole or under the chords of a freshly-tuned guitar. Possessing a unique voice in the alt-country vein seamlessly stretching towards moments of Americana and folk, Fauss is both optimist and realist, chasing his dream girl down a long dirt road and lamenting the struggles of his friends and neighbors, which serve as a microcosm for the country at large.
'No Brain' is a Korean punk rock band consisting of the 4 members Bulldaegal(vocal), VOVO(guitar), BBogle (bass) and HyoongGa (drum) that first began performing at the Hongdae area of Seoul in 1996. They officially debuted with the release of their first album titled Our Nation Vol.2 in 1998.
LITE are a four-piece instrumental rock band formed in Japan in 2003. The band are known for their thrilling and emotional compositions, progressive, edgy riffs and complex rhythms. Their explosive live show and tireless touring in the US, Europe and Asia along with worldwide album releases have brought acclaim from all quarters.
SuiseiNoboAz started 2007 Summer. The torio band from Takadanobaba Shhinjuku Tokyo. They have appeared on various events including large-sized festivals(FUJI ROCK, ARABAKI, etc...)in Japan, and on overseas artist's Japan tour support(Cursive, mydisco, etc...). Funk, Blues, Folk, Alternative, Hip-Hop, etc are taken in their sound. SuiseiNoboAz is uniquely observed as a best next-generation Japanese rock band by overwhelming live performance.
NEW ORLEANS-- A staple in the New Orleans Hip Hop community, Truth Universal has been a leader on the southern Hip Hop scene for more than a decade. While he calls the flourishing New Orleans Hip Hop underground home, Truth has an international perspective that he brings to his music through his birth and childhood in Diego Martin, Trinidad. Truth has shared the stage with the likes of Talib Kweli, dead prez, Mos Def, The Roots, Alanis Morrissette, Michael Franti, Immortal Technique, Luciano, Zion I and many more.
Turkey's primary rock group mor ve ötesi was established in Istanbul in 1995. The band had already released three albums before the band redefined Turkish rock music with its groundbreaking, quarter-million-selling 4th album Dünya Yalan Söylüyor. The past seven years following this success saw the band in heavy creative, live and promotional activity.