It’s taken ten years for the rest of the world to catch up with the musical vision of the band Art-School, but then, even the band itself has meandered from that vision from time to time. Art-School’s melodies and indie-rock sound takes on the minimal feel of pop today, while seasoning it with just enough […]
GARI is a Japanese electro rock band, formed in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan. The band was formed as sessional unit with three members: Yutaka Dokko – Guitars, Naoki Fujimoto – Bass and Kei Kusakabe – Drums. Later, vocalist YOW-ROW joined. They debuted on the independent label Deadstocksandwich Records in 1999 with first maxi-single “BRAINSHOOTER”.
The Seven is the personal musical vision of composer, producer, engineer, guitarist, bass player, keyboardist, drummer and programmer Kevin A. Smith. Its progressive, open-format and mostly instrumental musical landscape, is a project that recognizes music is inherently spiritual and is a gift from someone much greater.
Cryout is led by dread-locked guitarist Jerry (Cryout) Criner — Together with man-of-all instruments James Young (aka Buck), drummer Torance “Bear” Cushinberr, keyboardist Darold Epps and Rowland on bass. Criner’s philosophy is the “Straight and Narrow” road of reggae with a funky twist, mixing together a bit of blues and jazz and thus creating CRYOUT. […]
HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT is a Japanese metal band formed in 1999. Their sound is a mix between experimental metal, alternative metal, nu metal and hard rock. They have their own sound, their own style, and care more about their music then their looks. The highlight of HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT is female vocalist Anza’s beautiful yet painful, and […]
Tanuki Project (ザ・狸プロジェクト) is an electro art-rock visual band founded by Legyl (machines, bass, art direction) and Nady (voice, synth, production), including New York drummer David Duclos, video director Etienne Tallard and VJ BlindMan. Tanuki Project’s name is influenced by the manga Pompoko, the members being huge fans of Japanese culture.
Billy’s Band is one of the brightest bands on Russian indie club music scene. Their music is a fusion of jazz, blues, swing and rock. The members often describe their style as “romantic alcojazz” or “funeral Dixieland with infinite Happy End.” The band’s discography counts 5 studio albums, 3 live albums and countless compilations.
members: Adrien Eyraud (Vocals) Olivier Caron (Lead Guitar) Guillaume Tertis (Keyboards) Sylvain Rousselle (Bass Guitar) Fabio Carnielli (Drums) Pierre Cabannes (Rhythm Guitar) Inspired by bands such as; Angra, Sonata Arctica, Mercenary, Raintime or Edguy, the music of Silent Fall (France) is a blend of melodic, death and symphonic metal.
Sputniks Down is a three-piece instrumental band from Glasgow, Scotland. The band was found in 2001 by Andrew Blue (bass), David Roy (guitar) and Martyn Healy (kearboard). In the early 2000’s the band made a significant impact in Scottish instrumental music scene. Their style can be described as instrumental electronica, but it would be too […]
members: Alejandro Londoria – vocals, guitar Juanma de Ferrari – guitar Alonso Milano – bass David Abbink – drums Cultura Tres takes slow tempos, heavy rhythms and dark, pessimistic atmospheres to an international artistic level, earning the distinction: “the national rock/sludge pride of Venezuela.” The band released their first EP Seis in 2007, and the […]
My Own Private Alaska (or MOPA) is unique and truly great trio from France. They’re saying “We play rock and pianocore”. But you won’t see typical line-up on band live events. They don’t have guitarist and bassist. MOPA is only piano (TRISTAN MOCQUET aka T), drums (YOHAN HENNEQUIN aka Y) and screaming vocals (MATTHIEU MIEGEVILLE […]
Lar (guitar) Vin (bass) Mick (drums) Adebisi Shank are a three Piece rock trio based in Wexford, Ireland. The band has toured Europe and Japan extensively and are on three different labels worldwide; Richter Collective, Big Scary Monsters and Parabolica Records. Adebisi Shank’s reputation lies firmly within the experimental post-hardcore tradition, as the band utilize […]
The Birthday is a blues infused garage rock band formed in 2006, by Chiba Yusuke and Imai Akinobu. These former bandmates from ROSSO and Midnight Bankrobbers, found their drummer in another former member of Thee Michelle Gun Elephant (TMGE) Kuhara Kazuyuki – While bassist Hirai Haruki of the indie rock band TERURU finished up this […]
Kekal is an experimental/avant-garde post-metal band originated from Jakarta, Indonesia. The band consists of no official member as in 2010, but it remains active and more shockingly, a new album is in the work with 3 former key members have contributed in making it. 3 former key members are Jeff Arwadi (guitars, vocals, programming, drums), […]
Carlos Varela is a singer/songwriter from Cuba. He was born on 11th of April 1963 in Havana, Cuba. He started to write his songs at the age of 15 and in 1980 joined Nueva Trova movement — musical movement based on traditional Cuban music — trova, with lyrics about social and political changes of Cuban […]
Tokyo Jihen 「東京事変」, officially translated as Tokyo Incidents, is the vehicle of iconic singer, songwriter and guitarist Ringo Shiina. She decided to start the band after few years of solo career. She began looking for members of her backing band to support her solo tour “Sugoroku Ecstasy” in the Autumn of 2003. The tour band was […]
About the time progressive metal developed into a genre of its own in the mid-1980s – In Kyoto, Japan, Ranko, a.k.a. God Mother and bassist for The Continental Kids (Japanese punk band 1981) had already formed her own band Sperma (1983). Joining front-woman Ranko (Vocals) and rounding out the original lineup was bass player Hideki, […]
MOUSE ON THE KEYS is a jazzy instrumental trio from Tokyo, Japan. They consist of former members of Nine Days Wonder (a leading band of the Japanese post-rock scene) – Akira Kawasaki (drum, keyboards) and Atsushi Kiyota (piano, keyboards) – along with Daisuke Niitome (piano, keyboards), who has played drums and composed music for jazz-funk/hiphop […]
Starting back in 1999 The Cherry Cokes$ have attracted an audience in Japan with their unique sound; a drunken Irish punk incorporating banjo, mandolin and tin whistle. Their first album, “Beer my Friends”, brought them to national attention in the indies scene with airplay of their music video on MTV and SpaceShower TV. Now you […]
ズクナシ (Zukunasi) rocks with rockin’ soul and funky blues! Having been strongly influenced by African American music, ズクナシ’s music is a blend of 60’s to 70’s R&B, soul, and gospel.If Janis Joplin, or Aretha Franklin were Japanese – Zukunasi’s Emi might be their sister, and more than just soul sister. Formed in 2002, this all […]
5’nizza is an acoustic duet from Ukraine formed in 2000 by two friends Sergey Babkin (guitar, vocal, bitboxing, vocal percussion) and Andrey Zaporozhets aka “Sun” (vocal). With only one acoustic guitar and two voices the band made a break throw on Russian rock scene. They took part in big festivals and hundreds of people before […]
members: Brian Fallon (vocals, guitar) Alex Levine (bass) Benny Horowitz (drums) Alex Rosamilia (guitar) The Gaslight Anthem have been around since 2005, and in that short amount of time they’ve become one of rock music’s most celebrated acts, spurring a cultist fan base with their original and heartfelt soul-inflected punk. Featuring the songwriting skills of […]
Celtas Cortos is a group of Spaniards playing celtic rock for more then 20 years. It doesn’t sounds interesting, probably, but they are quite good to listen to because of musical style fusion. They combine together cheerful music with sad lyrics about social problems and the charismatic voice of Jesús (Cifu) makes their melancholic ballads […]