Music from Iceland – Thorunn Antonia

Thorunn Antonia is an Icelandic singer and a songwriter.

She has worked as on various music projects all over the world. She started doing music at a very young with help from her father who is a known Icelandic musician, but her career started with a solo record in 2001 called Those little things. The same year she moved to London and signed a record deal with BMG. There she was a part of the indie pop duo The Honeymoon who released the record Dialogue but parted ways shortly after that.

She moved to Los Angeles and sang and traveled the world with the Danish band Junior Senior when they were at their most popular. In 2006 she joined the Band Fields as a singer and keyboard/synth player. They signed to Atlantic records worldwide and recorded 2 albums Hollow mountains and Everything last winter.

In 2009 she was based in Los Angeles working with Dhani Harrison´s band Thenewno2, a project she is still a part of and recorded a cover record of Velvet Underground and Nico with Beck for his record club.

(Source: Facebook)

Have a listen to her amazing song “Too Late”:

Music from Congo DR – Lumio

Born as Charles Bofossa, better known by his stage name, Lumino, is a Congolese (DRC) artist/songwriter and Record Producer. His sounds are really wonderful and his wonderful voice fits perfectly to his gospel songs and ballads. Have a listen to “Beyond all”:

Music from Australia – The Kite String Tangle

The Kite String Tangle is the solo project of alternative electronic artist and producer, Danny Harley. Listen to his upcomming single “Arcadia”:

Music from Norway – Anders Nilsen

Anders Nilsen is a Norwegian singer, producer and comedian. The song “Salsa Tequila” is the result of it: a dance beat within some non-sens made up a #1 hit! As he says himself he doesn’t speak spanish – he just mixes different words. Very nice one, with a great cover potential!

An official Dutch parody:

And a Sander Hoogendoorn cover: