Silver Screen is LA- based musician Cris Miller who writes the songs, plays the instruments, and produces the records. Having been involved in the past with projects like Froxel and Lindero, and sometimes currently with The Melody Guild (Projekt Records), Miller released the debut album “The Greatest Story Never Told” with the name Silver Screen in 2005.
Should play melodic, minimal pop that touches on postrock and shoegaze. They have sketched both the noisy and the sedate in a handful of releases since 1995. Band members are M. Ostermeier, Tanya Maus, and Eric Ostermeier.
The trio originated in Austin, Texas, writing, recording, and performing under the name shiFt. Their debut six song CD-EP on Austin’s ND label, 1995’s A Folding Sieve, was a product of the 1990’s American shoegazer scene.
Evening Lights were a San Francisco dreampop band that existed from 2002 - 2004. They released an EP on Shelflife Records called Landscape, and recorded a number of unreleased tracks. Band members include An Yu (vocals), Ed Mazzucco (Guitar), Jon Chaikin (guitar), Matthew Bice (bass), and Laura Watling (drums). Members are now recording in the bands Tears Run Rings and LoveLikeFire
Some people will tell you there are only two types of people in Glasgow: neds and art students. But listen to that false tale of two cities at your peril, because between the cracks in that hackneyed picture comes the sound of this city’s latest purveyors of Scottish pop. The twins that front Wake the President were brought up on the hard-knock streets of Maryhill but earned their stripes knocking around the council libraries, drinkingdens and underwear-strewn bedrooms of Glasgow’s bohemian West End.
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks were an influential New York City, New York, United States post-punk group who formed part of the city’s no wave movement. Founded by one-time CBGBs waitress Lydia Lunch and saxophonist James Chance, the group was active from 1976 to 1979, releasing only a handful of singles.
Suicide is an American duo that was one component of the late 1970s punk scene on the Lower East Side of New York City, USA. They are also considered to be one of the precusors of the no wave movement that started in the mid-70s and went into the mid-80s.
The band consists of Alan Vega and Martin Rev, who used farfisa organs, synthesizers, and drum machines to create their trademark sound. While widely unconsidered and largely disliked during their beginnings, their 1977 self-titled album is considered to be one of the most influential albums of the punk movement and has influenced countless others, including The Jesus and Mary Chain and R.E.M. The grander influence of Suicide’s electronic primitivism can be heard in the later music movements of synth-pop, electroclash, techno, and industrial music.
If you dig the spacey, droning haze of NYC’s seminal Velvet Underground, Tx.’s primordial psych-pioneers the 13th Floor Elevators or even the dreamy revivalist mantras of such modern-day revisionists as Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Brian Jonestown Massacre or The Warlocks, this buzzworthy Orlando quintet will make you smile, nod out and fumble for a massive glass of freshly squeezed orange juice.
Hailing from Brooklyn, Von Haze combines tawdry synths with gothic guitar drone. While comparisons to other acts, such as next-big-thing The XX are inevitable thanks to the restrained male and female vocals of duo Travis Caine and Katherine Kin, the music of Von Haze is darker and more minimalist than the British synth-poppers.
Free Loan Investments were a swedish Pop band. The band was founded by Roger Gunnarsson of Nixon and Amanda Aldervall.
FLI released three 7” singles: Pretentious Girl on Socialism, Puppy Love on Where It’s At Is Where You Are and Youth Will Understand on the Booff label.
The Ever Been to Mexico EP was put out by Shelflife Records in 2002. Magic Marker released their final EP, The Last Dance, in 2009.Roger later played in The Happy Birthdays and is now in the band The Garlands. Amanda Aldervall later played in The Busy Band and now does solo work under the name the anderson tapes.