Grails

Grails is an American instrumental rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States, formed in 1999.
Initially going by the name "Laurel Canyon", guitarist Alex Hall, drummer Emil Amos (also in Holy Sons & Om) and second guitarist Paul Spitz garnered positive reactions following their first show, played on a whim. Portland musicians Timothy Horner (violin) and Bill Slater (piano/bass) later joined the group to record their first EP.

The band then released two self-financed EPs in 2000 and 2001. Paul Spitz left the US to travel in Turkey and Zak Riles joined as guitarist, often playing more of an acoustic role. In 2002 Hall sent a promotion CD to Neurot Recordings who were convinced of the band's potential.
In 2003, jus...

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Ilyas Ahmed

Ilyas Ahmed is a multi-instrumentalist born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1974, raised in in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.

Since 2005 Ilyas Ahmed has been blurring the folk, drone, raga and rock realms into a sound that is uniquely his own.

A string of self-released CDrs in 2005/2006 brought Ahmed immediate attention and he soon released landmark albums on Time-Lag, Digitalis, and Root Strata. In 2010 Immune began working with Ahmed first giving his first two albums Between Two Skies and Towards The Night a deluxe vinyl release and then in 2011 releasing a split 7" between Ahmed and Steve Gunn for Record Store Day.

Ahmed's brand new album With Endless Fire was entirely writ...

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