Julie Ivalo Broberg Berthelsen (born June 7, 1979 in Aarhus, Denmark) is a Danish singer and songwriter. She is known largely for her success on the TV series Popstar, a Danish version of the popular American Idol. Although she finished in second place, she has become more popular and successful than the first place winner. She grew up in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. This city has also become a popular nickname.
Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, Choir Of Young Believers is one of the brightest things to come out of Scandinavia this decade. Fronted by the 26 year old Danish, Greek and Indonesian singer, songwriter and guitarist Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, this band has been turning heads all over the world, since the domestic release of their debut album “This Is For The White In Your Eyes” in September 2008, which won them a substantial number of awards.
Ashley Beedle's MAVIS project was originally sparked three years ago when he and musical
partner Darren Morris had an evening listening to Mavis Staples and the Staples Singers.
The pair were so blown away, this led them to create an instrumental which became the inspiration
for the MAVIS album. To Ashley, Mavis Staples and the Staples Singers have always been hugely iconic.
Oh No Ono is an experimental pop quintet from the tiny Danish town of Aalborg. Their music, intricate and otherworldly, defies conventions and expectations (and sometimes gravity). The ten dense, hypertextured sour-sweet-sad opuses found on their US debut album, Eggs, are truly breathtaking to behold; the band creates bewitching pop symphonies that unfold themselves more with each successive listen.
From Wiki: Benjamin Gibbard (born August 11, 1976 in Bremerton, Washington) is an American musician who has formed several indie bands. He is most notable as the lead singer of Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service, although also known for his project ¡All-Time Quarterback! and his first band, Pinwheel. Gibbard spent his formative years in Bremerton, Washington during the time of the grunge musical explosion during the early 1990s. Growing up he was influenced by Nirvana, the Stone Roses, Superchunk, Built to Spill, Teenage Fanclub, The Pixies and Ultra Vivid Scene.
There 4 bands with the name Munich 1: Danish indie band. Munich, formerly known as Munk, plays spectacular music and is known for their live performances in many european countries. Sounds somewhat like Low, Mogwai and Sigur R
Tales of Murder and Dust:
Christian Sinding Soendergaard
Simon Toftdahl Olesen
Jacob Korsgaard Jensen
Kasper Lund Resen Genre: Neo-Psychedelic/Shoegaze/Drone
Location: Aarhus, Denmark Discography:
Hallucination of Beauty (2012) http://talesofmurderanddust.net
Dad Rocks! is the solo moniker of Snævar Njáll Albertsson of acclaimed Danish wonders Mimas. Albertsson released his debut EP 'Digital Age' through new Danish label Kanel Records on April 12th. On August 16th, the album was released in the UK by Oxford-based label Big Scary Monsters. September 27th, a new split 7" with Dad Rocks! and American band Heister will be released on Kanel Records. Dad Rocks! plans to release his first full-length album in 2011.
The Cool Kids are a hip hop duo based in Chicago, Illinois consisting of Antoine "Sir Michael Rocks" Reed and Evan "Chuck Inglish" Ingersoll (originally from Mount Clemens, MI). They are signed to the independent Chocolate Industries via their own label C.A.K.E. Recordings. After meeting in 2005, and releasing three mixtapes onto the internet through their MySpace page, they released their debut EP The Bake Sale in 2008.