Native Philadelphian and current Brooklynite Steve Gunn has been a stalwart of the American experimental scene for close to a decade, having done time in the groups GHQ and Magic Markers, and, more recently, as a solo artist. Steve Gunnís prodigous talent for fusing traditional american song structures with a raga influence is almost criminally unheralded. Gunnís songcraft is so strong and his playing style so effortlessly beautiful that folks should be shouting his name from every tall building and mountaintop.
Asheville, North Carolina resident Ross Gentry performs and records under the guise of Villages. With dense layers and glacial droning washes of guitar and synthesizer, he creates engaging narrative soundscapes that evoke the shifting fragility of the early ambient movement as well as the elegance of symphonic composition.
Magicicada make music with microchips, magnetics, hardware, noware, software and brokeware in the southern US city of Atlanta, GA. He has self-released many hand made cds, jumpdrives & tapes and also have had 'proper' albums with such fine labels as Public Guilt - Robot Fishy and sub:marine records.