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Rolo Tomassi
ROLO TOMASSI are a British experimental rock band from Sheffield
Sheffield
, England. Their name is taken from dialogue in the film L.A. Confidential . The band is known for their strong DIY
DIY
ethic, and chaotic style and performances. They are currently signed to Holy Roar (for UK and EU releases) and Ipecac Recordings
Ipecac Recordings
(for US and Japanese releases). The band released two albums on Hassle Records : Hysterics (2008) and the Diplo
Diplo
-produced Cosmology (2010). After creating their own record label Destination Moon in 2011 they released Eternal Youth , a compilation album of B-sides , remixes and rarities from throughout their career. They released their third album Astraea in 2012 with the first line-up change in their career, and Grievances in 2015 with the second line-up change
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Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
------------------------- CSA Los Angeles-Long Beach MSA Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim PUEBLO September 4, 1781 INCORPORATED April 4, 1850 NAMED FOR Our Lady, Queen of the Angels GOVERNMENT • TYPE Mayor-Council-Commission • BODY Los Angeles City Council
Los Angeles City Council
• MAYOR Eric Garcetti
Eric Garcetti
• CITY ATTORNEY Mike Feuer • CITY CONTROLLER Ron Galperin AREA • METROPOLITAN CITY 502.76 sq mi (1,302.15 km2) • LAND 468.74 sq mi (1,214.03 km2) • WATER 34.02 sq mi (88.12 km2) 6.7% ELEVATION 305 ft (93 m) HIGHEST ELEVATION 5,074 ft (1,547 m) LOWEST ELEVATION 0 ft (0 m) POPULATION (2010 ) • METROPOLITAN CITY 3,792,621 • ESTIMATE (2016) 3,976,322 • RANK 1st , California 2nd, U.S
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Bonde Do Rolê
BONDE DO ROLê (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a funk carioca -influenced electropop group from Curitiba
Curitiba
, Brazil
Brazil
, and consists of MC's Pedro D'Eyrot, Laura Taylor, and DJ /MC Rodrigo Gorky. In 2006, Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
described the group as "Brazilian Party Starters" and one of the "Top 10 Bands to Watch". Bonde do Rolê
Bonde do Rolê
started in Curitiba
Curitiba
in the south of Brazil, mixing riffs (ranging from the Scorpions ' “ Rock You Like a Hurricane ” to Alice in Chains
Alice in Chains
' “ Man in the Box ”) with funk carioca (also known as Brazilian funk). The trio did its first major tour in 2006, with CSS (Cansei de Ser Sexy ) and in 2007 released their debut album, With Lasers. Bonde do Rolê
Bonde do Rolê
released their third album "Tropical/Bacanal" on July 31, 2012
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M.I.A. (artist)
MATHANGI "MAYA" ARULPRAGASAM (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A., is a British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and activist. She is of Sri Lankan Tamil
Sri Lankan Tamil
origin. "M.I.A." is a play on her own name and a reference to the abbreviation of Missing in Action
Missing in Action
. Her compositions combine elements of alternative , dance , electronic , hip hop and world music . M.I.A. began her career in 2000 as a visual artist, filmmaker and designer in west London before beginning her recording career in 2002
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Santigold
SANTI WHITE (born September 25, 1976), better known by her stage name SANTIGOLD (formerly SANTOGOLD), is an American singer and producer. Her debut album, Santogold , including the singles "Creator " and " L.E.S. Artistes ", received very favorable reviews in 2008. Her second album, Master of My Make-Believe , was released in 2012. In February 2016, she released her third album 99¢ . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Early career * 3 Career * 3.1 Santogold, tour and other performances (2007–10) * 3.2 Master of My Make-Believe, (2011–13) * 3.3 99¢: 2015-present * 3.4 Collaborations * 4 Style and influences * 5 Legacy * 6 Discography * 6.1 Studio albums * 7 Awards and nominations * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links EARLY LIFE Santigold
Santigold
was born in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania

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Camden Town
CAMDEN TOWN (/ˈkæmdən/ ( listen )), often shortened to CAMDEN (a term also used for the entire borough), is a district of north west London
London
, England, located 2.4 miles (3.9 km) north of Charing Cross . It is the administrative centre of the London Borough of Camden , and identified in the London
London
Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London
London
. Laid out as a residential district from 1791 and originally part of the manor of Kentish Town and the parish of St Pancras , London, Camden Town
Camden Town
became an important location during the early development of the railways, which reinforced its position on the London
London
canal network . The area's industrial economic base has been replaced by service industries such as retail, tourism and entertainment
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Pitchfork Media
PITCHFORK is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois
Illinois
and owned by Condé Nast
Condé Nast
. Being developed during Schreiber's tenure in a record store at the time, the magazine developed a reputation for its extensive focus on independent music , but has since expanded to a variety of coverage on both indie and popular music . The site generally concentrates on new music, but Pitchfork journalists have also reviewed reissues and box sets . The site has also published "best-of" lists – such as the best albums of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, and the best songs of the 1960s – as well as annual features detailing the best albums and tracks of each year since 1999
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The Bronx (band)
THE BRONX is an American hardcore punk band from Los Angeles
Los Angeles
formed in 2002. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Matt Caughthran , guitarists Joby J. Ford and Ken Horne, bass guitarist Brad Magers, and drummer David Hidalgo, Jr. They have released five eponymous rock albums, and three additional albums of mariachi music under the alter ego MARIACHI EL BRONX. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Band members * 2.1 Current members * 2.2 Past members * 3 Discography * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe Bronx formed in 2002 in Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
. The initial lineup of the band consisted of singer Matt Caughthran , guitarist Joby J. Ford, bassist James Tweedy, and drummer Jorma Vik
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South By Southwest
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (abbreviated as SXSW) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media , and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
, United States. It began in 1987, and has continued to grow in both scope and size every year. In 2011, the conference lasted for 10 days with SXSW Interactive lasting for 5 days, Music for 6 days, and Film running concurrently for 9 days. SXSW is run by the company SXSW, LLC which organizes conferences, trade shows, festivals, and other events. In addition to the three main South by Southwest
South by Southwest
festivals, the company runs three other conferences, two in Austin: SXSWedu, a conference on educational innovation, and SXSW Eco, an environmental conference; and one in Las Vegas: SXSW V2V
SXSW V2V
, a conference focused on innovative startups
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Music Producer
A RECORD PRODUCER or TRACK PRODUCER or MUSIC PRODUCER oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music , which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album . A producer has many roles during the recording process. The roles of a producer vary. They may gather musical ideas for the project, collaborate with the artists to select cover tunes or original songs by the artist/group, work with artists and help them to improve their songs, lyrics or arrangements. A producer may also: * Select session musicians to play rhythm section accompaniment parts or solos * Co-write. * Propose changes to the song arrangements, and * Coach the singers and musicians in the studioThe producer typically supervises the entire process from preproduction, through to the sound recording and mixing stages, and, in some cases, all the way to the audio mastering stage
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Reading And Leeds Festivals
Reading and Leeds
Leeds
, England * Beaulieu Jazz Festival (1955-1961) * Various as National Jazz Festival (1961–1970) * Reading (since 1971) * Also at Leeds
Leeds
(since 1999) YEARS ACTIVE 1955–present ATTENDANCE 90,000 WEBSITE http://www.readingfestival.comThe READING AND LEEDS FESTIVALS are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds
Leeds
in England. The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend, sharing the same bill. The Reading Festival is held at Little John\'s Farm on Richfield Avenue in central Reading, near the Caversham Bridge . The Leeds
Leeds
event is held in Bramham Park , near Wetherby
Wetherby
, the grounds of an historic house. Campsites are available at both sites and weekend tickets include camping
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Folkestone
FOLKESTONE /ˈfoʊkstən/ is a port town on the English Channel , in Kent
Kent
, south-east England
England
. The town lies on the southern edge of the North Downs at a valley between two cliffs. It was an important harbour and shipping port for most of the 19th and 20th centuries. There has been a settlement in this location since the Mesolithic era . A nunnery was founded by Eanswith , daughter of Æthelberht of Kent in the 7th century, who is still commemorated as part of the town's culture. During the 13th century it subsequently developed into a seaport and the harbour developed during the early 19th century to provide defence against a French invasion, and expanded further after the arrival of the railway in 1843. The harbour's use has diminished since the opening of the nearby Channel Tunnel and stopping of local ferry services, but still remains in active use
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Converge (band)
CONVERGE is an American metalcore band formed by vocalist Jacob Bannon and guitarist Kurt Ballou in Massachusetts
Massachusetts
in 1990. During the recording of their seminal fourth album Jane Doe , the group became a four-piece with the departure of guitarist Aaron Dalbec and the addition of bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller . This lineup has remained intact since. They have released eight studio albums to date, beside three live albums and numerous EPs. The band's sound is rooted in both hardcore punk and heavy metal and they are considered pioneers of both metalcore and its subgenre mathcore
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Kerrang!
KERRANG! is a UK-based magazine devoted to rock music , currently published by Hamburg
Hamburg
based Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media Group
. It was first published on 6 June 1981 as a one-off supplement in the Sounds newspaper. Named after the onomatopoeic word that derives from the sound made when playing a power chord on a distorted electric guitar, Kerrang! was initially devoted to the new wave of British heavy metal and the rise of hard rock acts. In the early 2000s it became the best-selling British music weekly. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Website * 3 Kerrang! Awards * 4 Kerrang! Radio * 5 Kerrang! TV * 6 Kerrang! Tour * 7 The Official Kerrang! Rock Chart * 8 International editions * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORY Kerrang! was founded in 1981
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Oathbreaker (band)
OATHBREAKER is a Belgian band from Flanders
Flanders
, formed in 2008 and currently signed to Deathwish Inc.
Deathwish Inc.
The band consists of guitarists Lennart Bossu and Gilles Demolder, drummer Wim Coppers (who replaced founding member Ivo Debrabandere in 2016), and vocalist Caro Tanghe, who performs both screamed and sung vocals. They are a part of Amenra 's Church of Ra collective. Following a self-titled EP, Oathbreaker have released three studio albums: Mælstrøm (2011), ErosAnteros (2013) and Rheia (2016). The latter two albums came out on Deathwish and received generally positive reviews
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Bridgwater
BRIDGWATER is a market town and civil parish in Somerset
Somerset
, England. At the 2011 census, it had a population of 35,886. Bridgwater
Bridgwater
is at the edge of the Somerset
Somerset
Levels , in level and well-wooded country; to the north are the Mendips and to the west the Quantock hills
Quantock hills
. The town lies along both sides of the River Parrett , 10 miles (16 km) from its mouth, has been a major port and trading centre and maintains a large industrial base. It is linked to Taunton by the Bridgwater
Bridgwater
and Taunton
Taunton
Canal .