Love 'em or hate 'em, there definitely ain't no one like 'em. Ladytron is a perfectly named group, as its music consists primarily of girls singing -- there's the lady -- and weird robotic synth-derived sounds -- the tron. The name comes from a song off Roxy Music's first album, which came out in 1972, and Ladytron's dance-pop art-primitivism touches on numerous musical points between then and now, including Kraftwerk, Devo, Suicide, Gary Numan, New Order, Man or Astro-man?, and their synth-tras...
Linda Carlsson aka Miss Li is a Swedish singer. Miss Li’s musical style is a mix of jazz, cabaret and blues and her lyrics are naive and simple and full of life.
Miss Li’s debut record, Late Night Heartbroken Blues was released in November 2006 on National Records. In 2007 she released her second full length, God Put a Rainbow In the Sky in may. Miss Li’s new album Songs of a Rag Doll came out in October 2007.
Solo project of Erica Dunham (sing, programming, keybords etc...)
QueenAdreena is an independent rock band from London, England which is currently signed to One Little Indian Records. Vocalist KatieJane Garside and guitarist Crispin Gray had previously collaborated in the celebrated but short-lived band Daisy Chainsaw. They were joined by drummer Billy Freedom and bassist Orson Wajih and then released their first album, Taxidermy, in 2000, on the Blanco y Negro Records imprint.
Billy Freedom was replaced in 2002 by drummer Pete Howard, formerly of The Clash...
New all girl-band from London.
Line-up includes Angie Adams and Bridget Jones, both ex-members of Fluffy
Annie is a very famous and hugely influential singer/songwriter from Aberdeen, Scotland. She found fame as the voice of the Eurythmics - who's song Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) was later covered by Marilyn Manson.
Gudrun Gut’s CV is an eclectic one, spanning a wide range of media and collaborations.
While still a student at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin (1978-84) Gut first came to prominence in the early eighties as part of a scene the media dubbed "ingenious dilettantes". A member of Mania D (with Bettina Koester and Beate Bartel) and an early incarnation of Einstürzende Neubauten she soon formed successful eighties all-female art rock band, 'MALARIA!' with Bettina Koester, the...
Two person band from England, with Tracy Thorn on lead vocals and her partner Ben Watt on guitar and keyboards.
Alicia Keys artistic light is so bright it could illuminate a pitch-black room. A true musical prodigy whose multi-dimensional gifts emerged at age five, the beautiful Alicia will soon take modern R&B soul to a whole new level at the tender age of twenty.
Born aware of her old soul yet living in New Yorks inner city amidst the dominance of Biggie and Jay Z, Alicias natural talents blossomed into a rare mix of hip-hop flavour and insightful, wise-beyond-her-years songwriting. Coupling this ...
The blues help us laugh at our misfortune, make light of our hazardous lives, and reaffirm that living is what life is about no matter how many hurdles we have to jump over.
* Opal Palmer Adisa
These days, most R&B music is heavy on the rhythm and glaringly light on the blues. Faith Evans may not be a traditional blues singer, but an unmistakable trace of indigo melancholy reverberates in her full yet delicate soprano on her fantastic new CD, Faithfully. But rather than the sound of sa...