Radical Face is a musical act consisting of Ben Cooper (born c. 1982), a resident of Jacksonville, Florida, who also makes up one-half of Electric President and Iron Orchestra and one third of Mother’s Basement. The name Radical Face was chosen after seeing it on a flyer. He later found out it was a plastic surgery flyer saying ‚Radical Face-Lift‘ with the word ‚lift‘ ripped off.
Arborea is an American musical duo combining elements of Acoustic, Folk, Blues, World Music, and Rock. Their music is associated with the Indie Folk, Psych Folk, Indie Rock, and New Weird America genres. Arborea consists of wife and husband team Shanti Curran and Buck Curran. Shanti Curran provides lead vocals, banjo (she is also an official endorser of OME banjos), Ban-Jammer (a type of Banjo dulcimer made by Tennessee luthier Mike Clemmer), harmonium, ukulele, sawing fiddle, and hammered dulcimer and Buck Curran provides, vocals, guitar, slide guitar and sawing fiddle. They both share songwriting duties, arrangements, and production. Arborea base themselves in Maine and derive a lot of the inspiration for their music from the rugged, beautiful land and seascapes of their home state, and even record some of their music in an old family cabin that Shanti’s great grandfather built during the Great Depression that is nestled along the Western Mountains of Maine.