When a successful solo artist and peace campaigner Aviv Geffen discovered Steven Wilson's British band Porcupine Tree, he immediately felt that there was a musical connection. Geffen invited Porcupine Tree to do some shows in Israel, and before long Wilson and himself collaborated on their first Blackfield song. The connection Continue Reading

River City Rebels

The River City Rebels came together a number of years ago, when six close friends who shared a love for music decided to form a garage band. At the time, the band came only second to things like school and family, which meant that members came and went. As the Continue Reading

Masta Ace

Masta Ace made his rap debut in 1988, when producer Marley Marl had Masta Ace record a song for his album "In Control, Vol. 1". Shortly after, Masta Ace was making guest appearances on a variety of rap albums, which lead to the release of his own album. He eventually Continue Reading

The Foreign Exchange

Now here's an interesting concept: Phonte (vocals, song writing, arrangements, groupie control) and Nicolay (drums, bass, keys, guitars, samples, programming) have never met. They've never even spoken over the phone. That's right, their album was conceived over the internet. The exchange first began in 2002, when Phonte came across some Continue Reading

Action Action

This is what happens when pop-punkers decide they've had enough of the sugar coated sweetness. After leaving his front-man position with The Reunion Show, Mark Thomas Kluepfel decided it was time he move in a more personal direction. Kluepfel started penning dark commentaries on the state of society, including countless Continue Reading