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4HERO
Recent Releases: PLAY WITH THE CHANGES
As pioneers of jungle and drum n bass, 4hero massively changed the face of modern music and made a huge contribution to dance culture. Forging ahead with fresh beats and techniques on their new album Play With The Changes, the London-based duo of Dennis “Dego” McFarlane and Mark “Mark Mac” Clair have crafted genre-crossing stream of precious sonic moments entirely their own. Intertwining live and electronic sounds, 4hero creates futuristic soul for real music heads.
AARON BEAUMONT
Recent Releases: NOTHINGS FOREVER NOT EVEN GOODBYE
Aaron Beaumont completed degrees in Economics, Spanish, and Literature beforeconcluding that the world didn’t need the following: a well-read bilingual economist, aneconomically savvy Spanish novelist, yet another singer-songwriter AND he’s none of theabove. Lush, melodic performances that hark back to early 20th century piano-rollinfluences that is a modern take on the piano-centered aesthetic that is once daring andrefreshing. Aaron's music is anything but typical singer-songwriter...
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
Recent Releases: THE LAST CONCERT, ASTOR PIAZZOLLA 4 SEASONS OF BUENOS AIRES, ASTOR PIAZZOLLA ADIOS NONINO
The itinerary of Piazzolla was long, difficult, and filled with obstacles, but he never gave up. The stages of the world heard his music. More than 3,000 compositions, concerts, trips, dangerous health problems, moments of solitude, women who loved him, his life with Laura Escalada, friends, and enemies, fanatics and slanderers; the life of this musical genius was not simple. Creating was a state of superior happiness and playing what he composed was indispensable. And it is because of that...
CLINTON SHORTER
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Clinton Shorter made a strong impact as a new voice in the world of film music with his exciting score for Neil Blomkamp's District 9 (2009). Since then he has wrote the music for films such as Contraband, Jappeloup, 2 Guns and most recently Paul W.S. Anderson's Pompeii.

He is currently writing the music for the up and coming TV show, Intelligence.

CONRAD POPE
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Award-winning composer Conrad Pope is making waves in Hollywood. "Fresh and top flight," raves Variety about his music. Pope's scores range over the entire cinematic spectrum. "Emotionally evocative", his music expertly creates for each film what The Hollywood Reporter called "sub-textural punch".

Pope is emerging as one of the most exciting, original voices in contemporary film scoring, surprising no one who knows him or his work. Conrad has contributed to more than a hundred movies. He...

EMILIE SIMON
Recent Releases: MARCH OF THE EMPRESS, THE FLOWER BOOK
EMILIE SIMON first made her mark on the U.S. in the fall of 2006 with her debutU.S. release, The Flower Book on Nov. 7, 2006. Her plush, artful soundscapeshad already yielded her significant praise and awards in her French homeland and acclaim across the rest of Europe and Japan. Singing in both French and English, Emilie allows her music to flow naturally which has rewarded her with devote fans worldwide. A year and a half after The Flower Book’s release, Emilie is currently residing...
EMILY JANE WHITE
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EMILY JANE WHITE BIOEmily Jane White was raised in Fort Bragg, California, a seaside town nestled in the misty, secluded woodland of the Mendocino Coast where old men tell stories about logging and young girls dream of San Francisco. Time moves slowly in Fort Bragg, where in place of big-city sharp shocks of excitement there stretches one drawn-out, stable truth, quiet and unflinching. You will live, Fort Bragg says, and then you will also assuredly die.Though Emily Jane White's newest...
GARY WASHBURN
Recent Releases: A LIFE IN A DAY BY JUSTIN THYME
Gary Washburn grew up and attended public school in Skiatook, Oklahoma where he was very active in music, taking piano lessons and playing in the school band. However, his original career goal was to be in Veterinary Medicine.

But, along the way his brother, Kent, got involved in a dance band called The Shadow Lake Eight. Gary was very enthusiastic about what his brother was doing, and practiced and learned the piano parts for that performing group. He was sitting in, and subbing as...

GEORGE FENTON
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George Fenton is a British composer best known for his work writing film scores and music for television such as for the BBC series "The Blue Planet" and Planet Earth".

Born in London, George Fenton attended St Edward's School in Oxford, starting in 1963. He worked at first as an actor. Often asked to play a musical instrument in productions, George Fenton tried his hand as a recording artist (taking The Beatles' Maxwell's Silver Hammer into the Swedish charts) and dabbled in band...

JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON
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Jóhann Jóhannsson is an Icelandic composer and producer. The BBC has called him "an intrepid musical enigma"and his work has been called "elegant, haunting and melancholic".His music is frequently influenced by minimalism, film music, baroque music and drone music and combines classical orchestration with electronic music. He was born in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Jóhann Jóhannsson's initial album, Englabörn, from 2002 was one of the first and most influential releases in the...

KENNETH PATTENGALE
Recent Releases: STORIED PLACES
Kenneth Pattengale works outside -or at least on the fringes- of what the music industrymight traditionally call its own in hope of following in the footsteps and sprit of his hero’sJoe Henry and Elvis Costello. Over the last eight years Pattengale has explored what itmeans to wear the differing hats of film composer, record producer and performingsongwriter.The music called into question exhibits traces of those hero’s and hopes to evoke TomWaits, Gillian Welch, Chris Smither and...
LANDAU ORCHESTRA
Recent Releases: JANUS PLAYS TELEPHONE
LANDAU ORCHESTRAThe Landau Orchestra is a project that focuses towards a perfect blend of acoustic instruments (4 brass, 4 string, 2 winds), piano and electronics. Formed in 1998, Landau was originally a union of four songwriters/producers geared towards writing melodic electronic music. Their earliest influences included the 1990’s Warp Scene, trip hop, drum & bass and western art music. The group’s underlying goal and aesthetic has always been the seamless blend of acoustic and...
PETE BERNHARD
Recent Releases: STRAIGHT LINE
With a hectic Devil Makes Three touring schedule and a new studio record to promote, one might wonder how Pete Bernhard, the primary songwriter and lead singer of The Devil Makes Three has found the time to write solo material, assemble a band, and self-produce a record. Well, he has done it, and from it has come an exciting record that is full of a variety of genres, influences, instruments, melodies and emotion topped off with his unmistakable voice – a defining element of The Devil...
RICHARD GALLIANO
Recent Releases: 10 YEARS AGO, RICHARD GALLIANO LOVE DAY, RICHARD GALLIANO LUZ NEGRA
Richard Galliano has succeeded, through his musical emphasis on melody, rhythm, and harmony, in imposing his instrument in musical contexts that previously ignored it-jazz festivals (Marciac, Vienne, Montréal, etc.) and classical concert halls (Academia Santa-Cecilia in Rome, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Milan' s la Scala, etc.).
THE AQUA VELVETS
Recent Releases: THE AQUA VELVETS GUITAR NOIR
San Francisco's Aqua Velvets combine their now signature sound with a variety of musical nuances influenced by some of their favorite film music composers of the '50s and '60s to create a new body of work that continues to explore and shape the sound of modern instrumental music.
THE DEAD TREES
Recent Releases: KING OF ROSA
Matthew, Noah, Tad and Michael began work on what would become the Fort Music EP. They were longtime friends and had played around Boston in various configurations for years. Michael and Noah have recently played with local friends Drug Rug. When the boys gathered in Dec '06 to record some new songs of Michael's there were no grand plans to see through or deadlines to meet. They had an engineer friend and a couple hundred bucks and some notions about maybe making some back to basics rock...
THE DEVIL MAKES THREE
Recent Releases: STOMP AND SMASH, THE DEVIL MAKES THREE
The Devil Makes Three quite possibly are the best band that you have never heard of. They have been constantly on tour, selling out dates across the country and in their neck of the woods on the West Coast drawing nearly capacity crowds nightly. This is all word of mouth. For the past 7 years, the Devil Makes Three have garnered fans the old school way, playing a city, making friends, conquering fans and moving on. When they hit the next town, venues are packed with folks that heard...
THE FIVE CORNERS QUINTET
Recent Releases: HOT CORNER
In 2005, The Five Corners Quintet from Helsinki took the international dancefloor jazz scene by a storm. “Chasin’ the Jazz Gone By”, their debut for Ricky-Tick Records, a label that was initially conceived of as a vehicle for releasing the very first TFCQ vinyl single, proved out to be both an artistic and a commercial success story. For once and for all, the album proved that it is possible to look back while moving forward. The touch of producer-composer Tuomas Kallio was true to...
THE MINT CHICKS
Recent Releases: CRAZY YES DUMB NO
The Mint Chicks – BioFirst meeting in high school and forming in 2001 to play a string of house parties, all-male trio The Mint Chicks decimated many packed, sweaty living rooms for years beforebeing discovered and signed by legendary New Zealand record label Flying Nun. Sincethen the band has released two EPs and two albums under the Flying Nun banner inAustralasia and have become known for mixing cool pop hooks and structures withmodern noise rock, experimental and punk rock music. ...
THE POLITIK
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THE POLITIK – THE POLITIK The Politik is Bémbé Ségué and Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL). The Politik's self-titled debut album features Bémbé on the mic, joined by guests Blu, Bahamadia and replife, and MdCL on production with guests Waajeed (Bling47), Daz I-Kue (Bugz in the Attic) and Jason Yarde. It's not often that a CD crosses so many boundaries, combines so many genres but still maintains the integrity, forward-thinking and legitimate moving music-making as The Politik.
THE SUBJECTS
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Despite their clandestine and controversial beginnings (two band members were teachers and two were students at the same high school), The Subjects have managed to carve a name for themselves that sounds more like "Rushmore" than "School of Rock." Back in 2002, guitarist Joe Smith and bassist/vocalist Dave Sheinkopf were splitting their time between writing songs and syllabi, while drummer/vocalist Matt Iwanusa and guitarist Jimmy Carbonetti were about to bust out of the same Manhattan...
WEST INDIAN GIRL
Recent Releases: 4TH WALL
West Indian Girl4th & Wall (Milan Records)Robert James –Vocals/GuitarFrancis Ten – Bass Mariqueen Maandig – Vocals/PercussionMark Lewis – Drums /Backing VocalsNathan Van Hala – Keyboards Amy White – Keyboards/Backing VocalsAlluring and revolutionary, bright and buoyant and – perhaps most important – destined for world domination – the Los Angeles-based musical collective known as West Indian Girl has created its majestic, engaging sophomore disc 4th & Wall. Serving up an...
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