The first releases by Suie Paparude - between 1995 and 1998 ( the first LPs Suie Paparude (1995) and Salveaza-te (1997), and the 1998 EP Musca) wear engraved in their soul and tempo the rave period harmonic curves of percussion and rhythm electronics that go beyond the membranes of the decade's speakers. An aggressive yet gentle start, like a firm embrace.
CINE is about a lot of brazilian energy and happiness on the stage. Their songs is a pop, eletro, rock that has been award by VMB twice, and last DVD \"As Cores\" (The Colors) has was award last month by an important organization in Brazil - Premio Jovem Brasileiro. The SXSW will experience the new brazilian wave of music. The Boombox Arcade was the last album launched by Universal Music. Just found out the emotional theme \"As Cores\" that will be performed in spanish. The public can expect at least one inedit song in english.
Where are the phenomenons? In a time where the industry is flooded with cookie-cutter images, most Hip-Hop lovers either rely on classics to get them through their day-to-day groove or wait anxiously for new music from artists that continuously present fresh ideas. Omen, an introspective, Hyde Park, Chicago artist, accurately chose his stage name and strives for nothing short of authenticity. Omen\'s striking solo feature on J. Cole\'s mixtape Friday Night Lights was enough to prove that he\'s a progressive sign of things to come for the Hip Hop community.
LostAlone are a 3 piece from Derby, UK who Kerrang likened to Muse and Queen in their 4/5 live review in Kerrang in January this year. Their second album, "I'm A UFO In This City" was released on March 5th 2012. Produced by Jacknife Lee and Greg Wells Mixed by Alan Moulder and Mark Needham Executive Producer: Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) My Chemical Romance (Gerard is exec producer of their new album), Paramore and 30 Seconds to Mars are big supporters. LostAlone have a VERY dedicated fan base called The Covert Agenda (www.thecovertagenda.com).
Sweatshop Union are Pacific north-west hip-hop heavyweights, and have earned a reputation as the hardest working collective in the region. Having performed over five hundred shows internationally, they continue to change the perception of what live hip-hop can achieve.
The Last Royals, a Brooklyn duo of writer/singer/producer Eric James and drummer Mason Ingram, formed in early 2010 after meeting and working together on a charity record with producer Mike Beck. James had at that point written and demoed a collection of songs on his own, a handful of which ultimately comprised TLR's buzzed about EP released later that fall, but was still seeking a broader personality and gravitas for the project. Upon meeting Ingram a connection seemed to click and, together with Beck, they began forging a grander collective intersection of live energy and sound.
Syd Arthur, a quartet of Canterbury-based devotees of sound immersed in the simple pleasures of songwriting, performance and exploratory musical interplay, released their debut album On An On this July 2nd.
Ghost to Falco is essentially the brain child of Portland, OR resident, Eric Crespo. Beginning in late 2001 as a solo project incorporating swirls of electric guitar loops, antique analog synthesizer sounds, and field recordings, he first used the moniker as a way to book shows that might score him a floor to sleep on while moving cross-country from North Carolina.
Zion I consists of lyricist Zumbi and beat-master Amp, a Bay Area bred duo who have been working to nonstop since 1996. As evident from their newest album, ShadowBowing, the effort that Zion I puts in to continuously to bring us infectious beats and contagious lyrics has more than paid off. Bassnectar, Collie Buddz and Goapele are just some of the artists that have lent their talents to create an esoteric album.
Dear Reader, We are UUVVWWZ, an avant-blues quartet from Lincoln Nebraska, comprised of Teal Gardner, Jim Schroeder, Dustin Wilbourn, and David Ozinga. We have been playing as UU for five years and have put out one album previously, a self-titled record that was screech-cronky, clubbier, and babier than our current work, the trusted language.