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Niko

Formed over the course of the last couple of years, Niko are developing a sound and style that is gaining more fans with every gig. Having met at school, the band fell together in Cardiff and are now writing energetic and poppy songs that are getting them more and more recognition. "Niko have that special talent of writing songs which really focus on melodies and lyrics. Their music is tight, confident...Not since The Jam has there been a three piece band this good" - AMP (www.amusicalpriority.co.uk).

Niko Music Videos

Un giorno migliore Play Video

Un giorno migliore

Niko Mirabile - Un Giorno Migliore Promozionale - Video non ufficiale. INFO VOTAZIONE: Festival Mediterraneo 2014 - 2°Edit. TEL. 899011156 - Cod 013 - ITmYOUsic - Il canale dedicato alla musica Italiana - Trova i...

Siopi Play Video

Siopi

Watch the official Siopi video by Vasiliki Karakosta duet with Niko Portokaloglou in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Niko del Hierro Play Video

Niko del Hierro

Niko del Hierro se despide de sus seguidores con el adiós de Saratoga a la vuelta de la esquina.

Back to Basics - Feat. Talib Kweli / Niko Is / RES / Andy V on Keys - Live at SXSW Play Video

Back to Basics - Feat. Talib Kweli / Niko Is / RES / Andy V on Keys - Live at SXSW

Dub Fx - http://dubfx.net CAde - http://facebook.com/1cade1 Andy V - http://www.facebook.com/andyvmusicoz Featuring Artists: Talib Kweli, NIKO IS, and Res http://www.talibkweli.com/ http://nikoismusic.com/releases...

Die wundersame Kraft des Weihnachtszaubers: 'Niko 2' Play Video

Die wundersame Kraft des Weihnachtszaubers: 'Niko 2'

Im Leben des kleinen fliegenden Rentiers Niko gibt es eine große Veränderung. Seine Mutter Oona stellt ihm ihren neuen Partner Lenni und dessen Sohn Jonni vor. Das passt Niko gar nicht.

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Niko Biography

Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish folk musician. He released a number of albums under the name Appendix Out, and following the 2001 album The Night is Advancing, under his own name.

Roberts was born in Swabia, Germany, the son of former folk guitarist (and partner of Dougie MacLean), Alan Roberts and his German wife Annegret, though he was raised in Kilmahog, a hamlet close to the small town of Callander, near Stirling in central Scotland. where he started playing the guitar and writing music. In 1994 he formed 'Appendix Out' with school friends Dave Elcock and Kenny McBride and started playing small venues. Roberts was also a classmate of Ladytron's Helen Marnie. While attending a Will Oldham concert in 1995, he offered a demo tape to the American singer, and a contract with US label Drag City soon followed. The band's first release was a double A-side single, "Pissed With You/Ice Age", and the band released its first album around a year later. After three albums with the ever-changing Appendix Out, Roberts recorded his first solo album, The Crook Of My Arm. This album consisted almost entirely of solo vocals and guitar in marked contrast to the increasingly experimental sound of the Appendix Out records. He has also collaborated with friends and label-mates Will Oldham and Jason Molina, both playing on their albums and on the one-off album, Amalgamated Sons Of Rest. He also played hurdy-gurdy on the soundtrack of the 2003 film Young Adam. This was later released under the title Lead Us Not Into Temptation by David Byrne. Roberts is noted for both his own compositions and recitations of traditional songs, including on his album of traditional death ballads, No Earthly Man and in 2006 featured in the BBC documentary Folk Britannia. He now lives in Glasgow. With a new album 'Spoils', released in May 2009, Roberts is set to tour the UK in May and June.

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