Raised in Brighton, Marc Rigelsford is something of a folk bard, washing a pine-scented rural quality over modern electronics as if his songs were penned on the bark of a tree trunk before being force
Dave Lightfoot, along with Charlie Moss (vocals), James Lightfoot (bass), Ashley Billimoria (keyboards) and Jonny Juliver (drums), came to form Me My Head from the remains of a former band.
Hockey strike out from their basement HQ beneath their shared house in Poprtland, Oregon, they cite Bowie, The Beatles and Springsteen as influences in the same breath as Santogold and M.I.A..
Heading up his own 'Low Club' genre, and born simply Pierre Troel, Fulgeance inherited the name of Monsieur Metro via the conventional route of his best friend.
Aidan Moffat was half of Arab Strap with Malcolm MIddleton (best known for their song 'The First Big Weekend') and more recently is backed by The Best Ofs, a revolving cast of Scottish Indie character
Tubelord seem to come very heavily from the Pixies’ sensibilities of loudQUIETloud.
French duo Herman Duo formed back in 1999 as a trio and after a long and twisting journey are a duo with numerous side and solo project under their belts as well as ten albums proper.
Irish schizo-poppers Fight Like Apes recently supported The Prodigy on their 'Invaders Must Die Arena Tour'.
The Leisure Society is centred around Nick Hemming who has soundtracked two Shane Meadows films 'A Room For Romeo Brass' and 'Dead Man's Shoes' (meadows and Paddy Considine were originally in an early