Mógil are a quartet hailing from Iceland and Belgium. The bandmembers are Heiða Árnadóttir (vocals), Ananta Roosens (violin), Joachim Badenhorst (clarinet/saxophone) and Hilmar Jensson (guitar). Their songs are all sung in Icelandic, true to old Icelandic folk texts. In 2006, Mógil toured Iceland, playing in small churches throughout the country. Their debut-album, Ró, was also […]
Born in Hiroshima, Kashiwa Daisuke (???) started off as the composer and guitarist of post-rock band yodaka in 2001. Being inspired by the band’s psychedelic sound due to a post-rock approach, and by Maurizio Bianchi, he started a solo project in 2004.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
With fiery technical brilliance and breathtaking musical interpretation, Neil Zaza has defined himself as the instrumental guitarist with an unparalleled ability to combine solid, catchy songwriting with a keen melodic sense and technical fury. From his virtuoso rock solos, to laying a funk groove, to demonstrating his classical prowess by performing Bach and Mozart compositions, […]
Matryoshka is a Japanese duet with such Russian name. Their dark and melancholic sound charms you by beautiful melodies and tender female vocal. The songmaker Sen creates amazing electronic ambient tunes with classical and post-rock influences. And Calu’s gentle voice adorns every song. And we’re waiting for new album in this year!
??? (goomi) is a 3-piece band from from Chiba prefecture, Japan consisting of Ryogo Kobata on violin-guitar, Manami Fuji on bass, and Kazuko Tobita on drums-glockenspiel. All 3 members take turns singing lead when they aren’t harmonizing as a trio. Playing what they self-describe as “???????” (underground pop) — Their sound is quite diverse with […]
Finding time to compose the score for Cornerboys, an 11-minute film journey through a dark fairy tale written by Jamieson Ridenhour and illustrated by artist Ali LaRock, all while writing and recording The Seven’s newest album, CRUX. This musician, songwriter, composer, engineer, producer and sole member of the band The Seven, Kevin A. Smith is […]
Rustin Hiatt, up and coming guitar virtuoso and composer… Remember that partial sentence, because the music world is about ready to be turned upside down by Mr. Hiatt. …rocks us with Classical, Metal, Blues, Jazz and anything else Rustin Hiatt wants to throw into the mix. This teacher, composer, performer and all around musician’s eclectic […]
The Seven is the brainchild of musician, songwriter and producer Kevin A. Smith. The Seven‘s eclectic sound takes inspiration from many artists who step outside of the box. Like them, Kevin Smith takes delight in all music, pushing at the boundaries of what is perceived to be possible.
Inspired by Classical, Metal, Blues, and Jazz, Rustin Hiatt has been influenced by a diverse group of artists. Gleaning inspiration from such players as Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert, Tak Matsumoto, Steve Vai, Akira Takasaki, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.