Ostava are an alternative rock band from Bulgaria. They formed in 1991, but it was not until 2000 that they released a long-playing record (and subsequently received critical acclaim).
Song: Going Native
DJ Craze, born Aristh Delgado, is a Nicaraguan American DJ who plays hip hop, Miami bass, breaks, Dubstep, drum n bass, and practices turntablism. He is the only solo DJ in history to claim the DMC World DJ Championships trophy three times consecutively (1998–2000).
Niki & The Dove
Song: The Fox
Niki & The Dove are an electropop trio that originate from Stockholm, Sweden. The group, which consists of members Malin Dahlström (vocals), Gustaf Karlöf (keyboards) and Magnus Böqvist (drums), formed in February 2010 and are co-signed by Sub Pop and Mercury Records. On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that the trio had been nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll, to which they ultimately finished in fifth place.Niki & The Dove are an electropop trio that originate from Stockholm, Sweden. The group, which consists of members Malin Dahlström (vocals), Gustaf Karlöf (keyboards) and Magnus Böqvist (drums), formed in February 2010 and are co-signed by Sub Pop and Mercury Records. On December 5, 2011, the BBC announced that the trio had been nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll, to which they ultimately finished in fifth place.
Song: Take it all in
Trent Dabbs is an American singer-songwriter who was raised in Jackson, Mississippi, but has been based in Nashville for his professional career. He co-founded the musical collective Ten Out of Tenn in 2005. Dabbs has released six solo albums and a self-titled collaboration album with Ashley Monroe since his move to Nashville. His first release in 2005, Quite Often, produced by Dennis Herring won the ears of Alexandra Patsavas and landed a spot on the TV show The O.C. and an opening spot for R.E.M. at the Ryman Auditorium.
Since then his songs have been played in several TV shows, including Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, and Hawaii Five-0 and also the motion picture Nothing But the Truth.
In addition to Dabbs’ career as a singer, he has also co-written several songs with other artists.
Song: El fulgor
Ignacio Gonzalez Vegas, aka Nacho Vegas (Gijon, December 9, 1974) is a Spanish singer who stylistically ranges from folk music and rock. Usually sing solo or with the group’s fourth frame Asturian.
Song: Lovers who uncover
Crystal Castles are an electronic/experimental band formed in 2004 in Toronto, Ontario consisting of producer Ethan Kath and lyricist and vocalist Alice Glass. Crystal Castles are known for their chaotic live shows and their lo-fi melancholic homemade productions. The duo released many limited vinyl EPs between 2006 and 2007, and two eponymous albums in 2008 and 2010 to widespread critical acclaim. Their debut album was included in NME’s “Top 100 Greatest Albums of the Decade” list at No. 39.
Song: Sometimes OK
Fausto Miño was born in 1980 in Ambato, Tungurahua, Ecuador, son of a Quiteño (a person from Quito) father and a manabita (Chone) mother. He began to compose and play music at the age of 15, thanks to a neighbor’s influence, with whom he learned to play the guitar. With only three chords he was able to compose 22 songs. Thereafter he composed more songs, now holding a repertoire of 70 songs.
Delia Matache (born February 7 1982), known by the stage name of Delia, is a Romanian eurobeat singer. She has started her stage music activity in 1999 with N&D music band and had release 4 albums, and after the split off in 2003 she had released another two solo albums.
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