This CD is unique. It has elements of techno, bright and jazzy trumpet , Chris Isaac meets Pink Floyd vocals, subtle yet intricate guitar work, and unbelievable rhythms, all in a mixture that comes across smooth yetengaging.
Originally from a "nowhere place" near Winchester, Ruth learned violin from an early age, before teaching herself guitar as a busker on the streets of the south coast of England. Vagrantly gravitating to London's east-end, via Edinburgh, she settled on the post-industrial waterways, where in 2007 she formed River Rat Records with fellow conspirator James Hurst (Lola Colt, Victor Menace).
'Sweet, soulful & sentimental songs - Reeves has a superb vocal quality and the lyrics to match' – Evening Post 'His lyrics, music and voice ooze a rare musical maturity that defies his age' – LeftLion magazine
Johannes Hopfner, author, composer, performer, started playing the guitar at 15 when his father taught him the Folk songs he knew from the time he used to play in Copenhagen bars. Johannes sang and played his first compositions with "Dismal" in 1994 while he was in high school. His music was then influenced by Nirvana, Black Sabbath and others.
When Sungod Abscondo recorded as an acoustic rock duo in 2007, songs from their debut album were played on independent radio stations across America. Now that the two Americans have improved the band's line-up by adding a very talented bassist and drummer in the summer of 2009, this Prešov band is attracting local attention with their dramatic live shows.
Josh Woodward is a livewire acoustic rock musician from Ohio. Taking the musical road less traveled, he's chosen to freely offer his entire collection of over 100 songs on his website. Without pressure to write music that sells, he writes energetic and passionate songs featuring vivid stories and dark humor.
Carl-Otto Johansson lives in Kalmar, Sweden, and makes music under the name Orphan Songs. He was singer and songwriter in the Swedish indie band Eyedrop who split up in 2005 in the early stages of recording their second album and in the aftermath of the break-up, Carl-Otto got single custody over the songs left behind – his “Orphan Songs".