"R&B Hip-Hop Soul artist from Washington, DC by way of West Philly that delivers a high energy performance pulling from musical influences like Micheal Jackson, Prince, Jay -Z, and Ne-Yo just to name a few, with an inter-changeable set to fit any venue complete with a spoken word artist, dancers , Dj and a live band, his sound is grown and sexy with a teen sensibility."
If any one thing brought the members of ...soihadto... together, it's the belief that music isn't simply meant to be listened to, it's to be experienced. Rahn, Duff, Honus and Yungwirth fuel their performances with a love for the pure, immersive sound of performing live. The ...soihadto... story began in 2006 in Baltimore, Maryland. By combining a variety of influences from indie to punk to hardcore to soul-funk and an incomparable melodic approach, the sound of ...soihadto... is as varied and unique as their rapidly growing fan-base. The concept for the bands debut EP was simple: they wanted it to be less of a traditional album, and more of a personal invitation to feel and experience a live performance. The EP is a spontaneous, yet highly kinetic performance, and is the closest you can get to being on stage with the band. The band recorded their upcoming album at the Magpie Cage Studio with producer/engineer J. Robbins. While ...soihadto... have just started their journey, the combination of their unique musical stylings and the furious energy of their live performances have made them a rising band to watch.
"comprised of four classical guitarists, the 1 East Guitar Quartet is a chamber ensemble that works closely with today's best composers (including a few Baltimore residents) to promote and perform new music. 1EastGQ also explores the world of Renaissance and Medieval music to help bring this music back to life, creating and performing exciting new arrangements."
"Creative duo, rooted in hip-hop, but pulling influences from a wide range of genres. Influences range from Jay-Z and John Mayer to Coldplay and Marvin Gaye."
"UP AND COMING INDIE LABEL WITH MUSIC INFLUENCED BY ALL GENRES."
8 ohms are an Annapolis Based 8 piece horn heavy funk, soul, reggae band. Their sound, while reminiscent of James Brown, Bob Marley and early 70's rare groove, still provides a unique and eclectic perspective in modern music.
"9MR is a band that slashes through the mold of normality. When one of the 6 members has a song or a riff idea, it goes through the 9MR filter; it gets tweeked, it gets shredded, it gets edgier or louder, sometimes it gets chopped completely, but it will always jump out the box as a killer groove with a unanimous stamp of approval.
The sound created by 9MR comes from a number of influences. They are constantly striving to find that delicate blend of reggae and rock where the music just floats on it’s own. The sound of 9MR has been compared to Sublime and Reel Big Fish with drops of Marley and John Browns Body, and the whimsy of Cake and Bare Naked Ladies.
9 Mile Roots hails from the Baltimore area and is always up for playing the dock bars, the festivals, the dive bars, and even the private party."
Mostly female power-pop formed in 1997... a "cross between the Beatles and the Pretenders with some unexpected twists and you're almost there."
Four-piece alternative rock band with a variety of musical backgrounds. For additional details, visit www.myspace.com/rezin
"Instrumental, experimental, saxophone-driven, song-based, high-energy rock."
"Anotha Black Owned Records & Entertainment is an Urban/ Rap/ Hip-Hop/ R&B Compilation of performing artists & Producer."
Multi-instrumentalist and eclectic performer who seamlessly combines elements of hip-hop, gospel, classical, bossa-nova, and gamelan. His new album All Day I Dream About Music is currently available at Tower Records, CD baby, and www.adidammusic.com.
In a project being produced by Reveley Records, A.R.S. is poised to hit the Hip Hop scene with songs like Sound Scan and Thug-N-Me. Their sound tries to give a new spin on the sometimes overdone rhetoric of Rap music today. The music of A.R.S. is funky with dance beats and a rhythm that sometimes seems familiar yet is different.
"The Set UP: Acoustic Guitar + Microphone.
Brief History: ashrf is a fusion of Middle Eastern & American cultures, merging Sudanese roots with his rock influence to craft an original and enjoyable sound. His music was labeled “Middle Eastern Alternative” by the Owings Mills Times.
He has performed since he was a young boy in Sudan, and began playing venues and events in the DC Tri-State area in 2003. He is always the one to call for original Songwriter Showcases, international festivals, and has been the featured artist at many musical events. Because of his simple set up, he is quick to begin on stage and easy on the ears.
His unique and captivating sound is always a crowd favorite. His many performances include the featured artist’s slot on the Fredrick County Public Access show called “Backstage Pass.” His cover of “Allergy” by ilyAIMY was played at a local college radio station in Tennessee. Poetic lyrics crafted into pentatonic scales provide the main ingredients for his music, and his falsetto is always the icing on his musical cake. All in all, he is an acoustic act not to be missed."
"Soulful guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Haunting melodies and thoughtful lyrics, delivered with a bold voice and artful guitar playing."
Rockin dreamy pop brought to you by Baltimore's own Abby Mott. Complete details at http://www.abbymott.com
"Keyboards + yelling + fog machine = Abiku"
Four-piece alternative rock band out whose song "Attention" went #1 on the internet music site Purevolume. The band signed with Drive Thru Records (New Found Glory, FenixTX, Finch) and is currently writing for their debut release due in early '05.
"ADREIN one of the brightest, talented, young and new undiscovered RAP/R&B acts out today, he is quickly establishing himself around the Country. ADREIN'S unique and Flow is like no other out in the music industry today. He combines his soothing voice with nice dance moves every time he performs and always uses his electrifying energy to capture the attention of his audience. He wrote his first album "THE BEGINNING" in 2003. The album was a big success on the streets of Maryland and Philadelphia, Mississippi even though it was an underground album.
Every since ADREIN was 9, he always wanted to be an entertainer. He found his flow when cyphering at school during lunch time. When he wasn't cyphering at school he would gather all his friends to write and record at a local studio.Adrein lived in a houe were family would listen to Country, R&B, Oldes & Rock music.
At 15 Adrein started to listen to R&B and Hip Hop music. Watching artist like Boyz II Men, Jodeci, and Michael Jackson made him want to become an entertainer in music that much more. By the age of 17 Adrein's mother gave a demo to a local DJ he told Adrein he should persure music. Adrein knew that music was what he really wanted to do in life, often lieing about his age to preform at local nightclubs. At that time Adrein went on to pursue his dream by starting to let his music be heard by others.
Adrein's strong passion for music is surely to take him far in due time. Having that never quit spirit, Adrein is what a lot of independent artist need. His sharp style will be soon captivating audiences all over the World. Adrein plans on reaching out to every race to become one of the Worlds greatest entertainers ever. Now that is a true entertainer: Adrein.
Experimental collective featuring John Berndt, Catherine Pancake, Andy Hayleck, and Eric Franklin.
"Aerport Rocking Chairs music takes influence from various styles, including rock n roll, jazz, funk, bluegrass, blues, and surprisingly, jungle. The drummer, Scott Shapiro, is an accomplished DJ spinning house/intelligent jungle for the last 10 years. Shapiro also has long standing London based record contract for his original jungle tracks. His back beat has lead this band to explore sounds unheard of in a rock band. He can also be heard singing some of the covers during live shows. Scott Sherr is the acoustic guitarist and lead singer with multiple credentials from his days at UCLA. His voice seems to get better with every gig and every song he writes. Its deep, rich tones with a raspy air are unique unto himself. The self professed driver of the bus, otherwise known as the bassist, is Joe Scalea. Scaleas style is as varied as his influences, building a sound that'll keep you moving and knock you over, if youre not careful. Rounding out the band is the lead guitarist, Dan Gohzansky, whos roots are purist American rock n roll. His lead style has been shaped by everything from the jazz and blues greats of the fifties, to the newest independents on the New York and Portland music scene. From clean to crunch, Gohzanksy is truly a versatile lead guitarist."
Five-piece progressive/alternative rock band with diverse influences including new wave, classical, funk, hip-hop and jazz. Alan Parsons meets Talking Heads meets Genesis.
Doom metal band with progressive leanings (once known as Revelation).
Their selections range from Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Lynyrd Skynyrd back to Wilson Pickett and Elvis.
"five-piece melodic hardrock band based out of baltimore md. Together since june of 2002. Touring the nation under their first album "Aurora" released by dcide records in 2003. Now just finishing their second record "Monarchs of a Fallen Society" in mid 2005 and ready to tour in the summer! check out tour dates @
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