Cosmic rock from Uppsala, Sweden. Great epic songs performed by a truly independent band.
No rip-offs or made-up-concepts. Original stuff in a wide range with links to psychedelia, early 70's glam, vintage country and folk, as well as to the present alternative rock scene.
With a used 4-track and an eight dollar Radio Shack microphone, there's a lot of things you cannot do. Mostly you cannot record quality music. That's what two friends from Birmingham discovered when they decided that it was actually a good idea to try and write and record a few songs.
Jim Neversink (born Michael James Whitehead, 16 June 1969 in Durban) is a South African musician, singer and songwriter. He was the co-founder and lead guitarist of "Famous Curtain Trick", a country/pop/rock band which rose to mainstream popularity in South Africa in the 1990s and was nominated for a SAMA Award.
Alan Andrews was part of the downtown Manhattan music scene of the mid-1990s. Embracing the "anti-folk" movement that originated during this time, Alan mixed an eclectic brew of influences, from Leonard Cohen, to Tom Waits, to Steve Earle. He recorded two albums, "Alan Andrews" in 1996 and "Cleaned and Pressed" in 1999.
Viarosa's second full length release "Send for the Sea" is an eleven song 'noir opera' that more deeply reveals the mystical vision of UK vocalist-songwriter Richard Neuberg and his bandmate-companions over the past six years. They are experts in roiling guitars, bittersweet viola & screaming lap steel, among the usual rock instrumentation.
Alt-Country artists Jay Farrar (Son Volt) and Anders Parker (Varnaline) team up in a mostly acoustic duo on the album "Death Songs For The Living", released October 31, 2006. The album consists of 10 tracks (9 interpretations of old folk songs and one original titled "Buzz & Grind") separated by short instrumental segments.
Screaming Mimi are a five-piece band from Sheffield, UK and have been together since June 2004. Their sound is eclectic and hard to pin down, with country and surf influences coming together to create a dark, cinematic, urgent pop style.