Sometimes, getting a bit lost can be the best thing that happens to you. After a frenetic 2010, Australia’s Grand Atlantic could be forgiven for disappearing for a while. Tours of the US, Japan and Australia had gained them a swag of new fans, and their second album ‘How We Survive’ gained huge exposure and US airplay… so a strategic disappearance was in order.
Based in Los Angeles, The Broken Remotes are singer/guitarist Jon Leahy and drummer Amy Wood. The band's debut album, Throw Me The Keys, was recorded with producer Ronan Chris Murphy in 2003/2004 and self-released through their label, Room 206 Records.
Peanut Butter Lovesicle is psychedelic blues rock band consisting of brothers Jake and Mike D’Arc (on guitar and bass respectively; mike also sings) and their cousin Timmy Miller on drums and vocals. Their musical style identifies with straight rock and roll mixed in with southern blues rock influence, then add a bit of classic 60's sounding guitar inspiration.
"You sometimes hear of a musician described as a “rock ‘n’ roll lifer,” but few fit that idiom better than Rochester NY’s Mikey James. Literally: he’s been playing gigs since he was six (!), amassing a collection to die for of 2000 albums since.
Thierry Stremler is a French chanson singer, part of the nouvelle scene francaise trend. After having spent many years in a band called Vercoquin, Thierry Stremler released by the end of 2000 his first album, Tout est relatif, followed in 2003 by Merci pour l'enquête.