Brian Kassan formed Chewy Marble in 1995 as a vehicle for his growing catalog of unrecorded material after a three-year stint as co-founder, bassist, session guitarist and co-songwriter/producer for the Wondermints.
“Why should I do one thing, when I can do everything?” These words once came out of the Michael Carpenter’s young, optimistic mouth. Little did the multi-instrumentalist, producer-engineer, singer- songwriter know how much ground he’d cover. His first band at 14.
The General Store is a moniker used by Tam Johnstone, a British singer/songwriter who is the son of longtime Elton John guitarist Davey Johnstone. His music is heavily inspired by Neil Young, The Byrds, and The Beatles (and also owes some debt to The Eagles) but employs a distinctive country-pop sound that also slots in with modern indie power-pop and britpop.
The Greenberry Woods was a power-pop quartet formed in 1989 by songwriters Matt Huseman and Ira Katz while students at the University of Maryland. They were later joined by Huseman's twin brother Brandt Huseman on bass and drummer Miles Rosen.
The Shazam was formed in Nashville in 1997 by Tennessee native Hans Rotenberry. The original line-up of the band included drummer Scott Ballew and bassist Mick Wilson. As a trio, they recorded 4 albums with producer Brad Jones.
Formed in the UK by Louis, Andy and Mike in January 1996. Influenced by Teenage Fanclub, You Am I, The Jayhawks and Elliott Smith at different stages over the nine years of their existence. Ex members of The Nerve. A wonderful interpretation of sixties guitar-pop music with nods to The Beatles, The Who and the best 67/68 British Psychedelia...