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Aaron Sheldon Espe (born August 27, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
Admiral Fallow are a Scottish musical group formed in 2007 by singer-songwriter Louis Abbott and based in Glasgow.
Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning American rock singer-songwriter, bassist and guitarist who has been called a "lyric genius" and named one of the world's top 10 greatest living songwriters by NPR.
Airbourne is an Australian hard rock band formed in Warrnambool in 2003.
Alessi's Ark is the musical project of Alessi Laurent-Marke (born 30 June 1990), a British singer-songwriter from Hammersmith in West London.
Alexi Murdoch (born 27 December 1973) is a British musician and songwriter, currently living in Berlin.
Alternative dance is a genre that mixes alternative or indie rock with post-disco dance music.
Alternative Distribution Alliance is a music distribution company owned by Warner Music Group, which represents the rights to various independent record labels.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Andy Caldwell is an American electronic house music DJ and producer.
Andrew Gerard Hill (born 1957 in Bracknell, Berkshire, England) is an English record producer and songwriter, who was involved in creating many hits during the 1980s and 1990s.
Ralph Anthony Smith is a country music singer, songwriter and record producer.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
Ash Koley is a Canadian new wave/alternative pop band from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Avril Ramona Lavigne (born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress.
Ólafur Arnalds (born 3 November 1986) is an Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland.
BC Camplight (formerly B.C. Camplight) is the moniker of American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian Christinzio.
Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band.
Believe Digital is a French company which is the leading distributor of digital music in Europe for independent artists and labels.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
City Hall Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts, is a large, open, unadorned public space in the Government Center area of the city.
Boxed In is the alias for British singer, songwriter and record producer Oli Bayston (born Oliver George Bayston).
Boy & Bear is an Australian indie rock-folk music band formed in 2009, consisting of David Hosking (vocals and guitar), Killian Gavin (vocals and guitar), Tim Hart (drums and vocals), Jonathan Hart (vocals, banjo, mandolin and keyboards), and David Symes (bass).
Boy (stylized BOY) is a Swiss–German pop duo founded in 2007 by Swiss singer Valeska Steiner and German bassist Sonja Glass.
Brian Wayne Transeau (born October 4, 1971) is an American musician, composer, singer, technologist, audio technician and songwriter.
"Building a Mystery" is a song by Sarah McLachlan, from her multi-platinum album Surfacing, first released in 1997.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Caroline Pennell (born December 27, 1995 in Saddle River, New Jersey) is an American singer-songwriter.
Cher Lloyd (born 28 July 1993) is an English singer, songwriter, and model.
Christina Judith Perri (born August 19, 1986) is an American singer and songwriter from Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Chromeo is a Canadian electro-funk duo from Montreal, formed in 2002 by musicians David "Dave 1" Macklovitch and Patrick "P-Thugg" Gemayel.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).
Cub Sport is an independent Australian Alt pop group from Brisbane, Queensland.
Current Swell is a Canadian indie rock band from Victoria, British Columbia.
Dan Fraser (born c. 1963 in Castor, Alberta) is the President of Nettwerk Management and one of 4 co-founders of the Nettwerk Music Group, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Delerium is a Canadian ambient electronic musical duo that formed in 1987, originally as a side project of the influential industrial music act Front Line Assembly.
Dia Frampton (born October 2, 1987), is an American singer-songwriter and was the lead singer of the band Meg & Dia.
Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, when asked to say her real name.
Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.
Dispatch is an American indie/roots band.
ECW Press is a Canadian book publisher located in Toronto, Ontario.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Electronica encompasses a broad group of electronic-based styles such as techno, house, ambient, jungle and other electronic music styles intended not just for dancing.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Family of the Year is an American indie rock band based in Los Angeles, California.
Frazey Obadiah Ford is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Front Line Assembly (FLA) is a Canadian electro-industrial band formed by Bill Leeb in 1986 after leaving Skinny Puppy.
Fumbling Towards Ecstasy is the third studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, released on 22 October 1993, in Canada, 5 February 1994, in the United States, 24 May 1994, in Japan and 14 August 1994, in Australia.
Fun (stylized as fun.) are an American indie pop group based in New York City.
Gareth Dunlop (born East Belfast) is a singer-songwriter from Northern Ireland who is a multi-instrumentalist, engineer and producer.
Gary Clark (born 10 March 1962, Dundee, Scotland) is a Scottish musician, songwriter and record producer.
Ghost Beach is a New York-based live electronic music duo of Josh Ocean (vocals, bass, synths) and Eric “Doc” Mendelsohn (guitars, synths, MPC sampler).
Good Old War is an indie folk band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featuring former members of Days Away.
Helen Elizabeth Croome (born 1983), better known by her stage-name Gossling, is a folk/pop singer-songwriter from Melbourne, Australia.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer and songwriter Tony Dekker.
Greig Andrew Nori (born November 21, 1974) is a producer and musician from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada and is well known as the frontman, lead vocalist and guitarist of the pop punk band Treble Charger.
Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys (born 18 July 1970 in Haverfordwest) is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author.
Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts.
Huw Evans (born 15 March 1985), also known as H. Hawkline, is a Welsh singer-songwriter and radio and television presenter based in Cardiff.
Hadouken! is a British band formed in London in 2006 by singer, writer and producer James Smith and synth player Alice Spooner, with guitarist Daniel "Pilau" Rice, bassist Christopher Purcell and drummer Nick Rice.
Have Not Been the Same: The Can-Rock Renaissance 1985–1995 is a book by Canadian music journalists Michael Barclay, Ian A.D. Jack, and Jason Schneider, which chronicles the development of alternative rock in Canada between 1985 and 1995.
Hem is a musical group from Brooklyn, New York.
Hey Ocean! is a Canadian indie alternative rock and synthpop band formed in 2004 in Vancouver.
"I Will Remember You" is a song written by Sarah McLachlan, Séamus Egan and Dave Merenda.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.
Jeff Dawson is a Canadian record producer, songwriter, engineer, and mixer.
Joanna Gruesome are a five piece noise pop band from Cardiff, Wales.
Joshua Michael Tillman (born May 3, 1981), also known as Father John Misty and previously J. Tillman, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and record producer.
Christopher Joshua Hyslop (born 1987) is a Canadian folk singer-songwriter, signed to Nettwerk Records.
The Juno Awards are presented annually to Canadian musical artists and bands to acknowledge their artistic and technical achievements in all aspects of music.
Ladytron are a British electronic band formed in Liverpool in 1999.
Late of the Pier were a four-piece dance-punk band from Castle Donington, England, signed to Parlophone.
Liam Titcomb (born August 16, 1987) is a Canadian musician and actor.
Lilith Fair was a concert tour and travelling music festival, founded by Canadian musician Sarah McLachlan, Nettwerk Music Group's Dan Fraser and Terry McBride, and New York talent agent Marty Diamond.
Lisa Anne Loeb (born March 11, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, touring artist, actress, author, and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling number 1 hit song, "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites, the first number 1 single for an artist without a recording contract.
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Los Campesinos! are a seven-piece indie pop band from Cardiff, Wales, formed in early 2006 at Cardiff University.
Madi Diaz (born May 14, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Mavie Marcos (born 29 April 1978) is an American singer and songwriter, currently residing near San Francisco, California.
Meaghan Smith is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, and visual artist.
Daniel Dumile (born January 9, 1971) is a British-born, US-based hip hop recording artist and record producer from Long Island, New York.
Michael Robert Henrion Posner (born February 12, 1988) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and record producer.
Moev is an electronic music group, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, that recorded on Atlantic Records, Nettwerk Records, Go! Records and Cop International.
Morgan Wolf Page (born May 31, 1981) is an American progressive and electro house DJ and music producer.
Monica Birkenes, better known by her stage name Mr Little Jeans (also stylized Mr. Little Jeans), is a Norwegian singer-songwriter living in Los Angeles, CA.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Nettwerk Music Group is the umbrella company for Nettwerk Records, Nettwerk Management, and Nettwerk One Publishing.
Nneka Egbuna (born 24 December 1980) is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress.
"One Week" is a song by the Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies, and is the first single from their 1998 album Stunt.
Parachutes is the debut studio album by the British rock band Coldplay.
Michael David Rosenberg (born 17 May 1984), better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Paula Cole (born April 5, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter.
Mike Hadreas (born September 25, 1981), better known by his stage name Perfume Genius, is a Seattle-based solo artist.
Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer and musician.
Pint Shot Riot are an indie rock band from Coventry, England.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Radical Face is a musical act whose main member is Ben Cooper.
Raffi Cavoukian, (Րաֆֆի, born July 8, 1948), better known by the mononym Raffi, is a Canadian singer-lyricist and author of Armenian descent born in Egypt, best known for his children's music.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Royal Canoe is a Canadian indie pop band from Winnipeg and Steinbach, Manitoba.
Run River North, formerly known as Monsters Calling Home, is an American indie folk-rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range.
Savoir Adore are a pop-rock duo from Brooklyn, New York City, originally consisting of Paul Hammer and Deidre Muro.
Scars on 45 is an English indie rock band from Bradford.
September Bowl of Green is an album by The Grapes of Wrath.
Shawn Bosco Fernandes (born January 12, 1982), better known by his stage name Shawn Desman, is a Canadian pop/R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, television personality, and actor of Portuguese descent.
Tricia Marie "Shaznay" Lewis (born 14 October 1975 in Islington, London) is an English singer, songwriter, and member of girl group All Saints.
Michelle Lena "Shelly" Poole (born 20 March 1972, Barking, Greater London, England) is an English songwriter and singer.
Magda Davitt (born Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor, 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.
Skinny Puppy is a Canadian industrial music group formed in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1982.
Solace is the second studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, released on 29 June 1991, on Nettwerk in Canada and 28 January 1992, on Arista Records in the United States.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
State Radio is a Boston-based rock trio comprising singer and primary songwriter Chad Stokes Urmston (also a member of Dispatch), bassist Chuck Fay, and, formerly, drummer Michael Najarian.
Stef Lang, aka DYLN (born Stephanie Jane Lang, December 30, 1988) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and producer who resides in New York City.
Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.
Stunt is the fourth full-length studio album by Barenaked Ladies.
Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario.
Super Furry Animals are a Welsh psychedelic rock band.
Surfacing is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan.
Terry McBride (born 1960 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is the current CEO and one of three founders of the Nettwerk Music Group, which includes Nettwerk Productions (independent record label), Nettwerk Management (artist and producer management), Nettwerk One (publishing), and Artwerks (graphic and fashion design).
The Bamboos are an Australian funk and soul band from Melbourne.
The Be Good Tanyas are a Canadian folk music group formed in 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Grapes of Wrath is the debut EP by The Grapes of Wrath, released in 1984.
The Grapes of Wrath are a Canadian rock band.
Kissaway Trail are a three-piece indie rock band from Odense, Denmark.
The LeeVees is a rock band from New York City featuring Adam Gardner of Guster and Dave Schneider of the Zambonis.
The Once is a folk trio based in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
The Pack A.D. is a Canadian garage rock duo from Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Paper Kites are an indie rock-folk band from Melbourne, Australia.
The Trews are a Canadian hard rock band from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, consisting of vocalist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Chris Gormley.
The Weepies are an American indie pop-folk duo of married singer-songwriters Deb Talan and Steve Tannen.
Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Gore (''née'' Aitcheson; born August 19, 1948) is an American author, photographer, and social issues advocate who served as Second Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, and the wife of Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of the United States, from whom she is currently separated.
Touch is the debut album by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, released in 1988 and then re-released in 1989.
Typhoon is an American indie rock band from Salem, Oregon.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
"Vox" is the debut single by Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan.
Wanting Qu (Chinese: 曲婉婷，born October 10, 1983) simply known as Wanting, is a Chinese-born singer-songwriter and pianist who is now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
William Fitzsimmons (born 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, based in Illinois, perhaps best known for his songs "Passion Play" and "Please Don't Go", which aired during pivotal scenes in ABC's medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
Winterpills are an American indie rock band from Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.
Yoga (Sanskrit, योगः) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.
Young Liars was the first major release by the New York City band TV on the Radio.
Young Liars is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2008 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Yukon Blonde is a Canadian indie rock band originally from Kelowna, British Columbia.