Badar Miandad (17 February 1962 – 2 March 2007), also known as Badar Ali Khan, was a Pakistani singer and Qawwal. He released 22 albums in Pakistan. Several albums were also released under U.K. and Indian labels.
The cousin of late qawwali legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Badar Ali Khan kept the family musical tradition alive in the wake of the former’s death. His recordings include 1997′s Lost in Qawwali and the following year’s sequel. A third volume followed in 2001.The song, Black Night, was featured on his third album, Lost in Qawwali III and was featured in hit AMC series Breaking Bad (Season 3, Episode 7)
Karmate is a turkish ethno musician. Listen to his awesome song “Nayino”:
Another song from this band from this little asian country
this time with english lyrics
FreeTEMPO is a chilled music project from Japan. Listen to their nice song “Sky High”:
These days, Sean from metalpostcard.com wrote us a mail about this nice article. Really nice article and awesome music!
Youn Sun Nah (born 28 August 1969 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean jazz singer and songwriter. With 23 years she startet her carreer with the Orchestra of South Corea . Later in 1995 she studied Music in Paris at the CIM , one of the oldest Jazz High Schools in the World . Later she played in several clubs as mamber of a Jazz Quintet and won a lot of prizes . Her is her cover version of Metallica´s “Enter Sandman” and of the Johnny Cash (Nine Inch Nail ) song “Hurt “
If you wann read more about the song “Hurt ” have a look on my blog from yesterday : http://dinnerfornoone.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/hurt/
Laleh, born in 1982 in Iran, is a swedisch actor and singer. She is very well known for her nice pop and indie folk music and had a huge succes with her album ‘Sjung’. Listen to her song “Some Die Young”:
Also listen to her great song “Vårens Första Dag”, in english “Spring’s First Day”:
Avyun is a Folk Art Rock Band from Armenia .
Here is their song “Fairy Tale ” Sorry found no further information ;_(
Edit – received a message from the band – see what they wrote to me :
Աւիւն – avyun Avyun was founded in 2013. Musicians are all from a small town in Armenia Vanadzor, famous for its’ rock-culture, as many bands have come out of there. Avyun members are: Davit Galstyan-bass guitars, Davit Grigoryan-guitars (and they paralelly play in another ethnic new metal band Vordan Karmir), Edgar Sargsyan-guitars and Christine Kolyan-vocals. The home-page is not ready yet. Avyun in Armenian means ” the movement of desire”. Thank you for your appreciation
From their Facebook Page : Born of a nocturnal encounter at the American University of Beirut in 2008, Mashrou’ Leila is a six-member band that fuses the craftiness of a music workshop with the punch of stadium rock. With their distinct approach to storytelling and orchestration, they have crafted some of the most melancholic ballads and raucous anthems in contemporary alternative Arabic music, and went on to perform them live at sold-out venues in Lebanon, Cairo, Amman, Istanbul, Dubai, Tunis, Paris, Amsterdam, Montreal, Geneva, Serbia and international festivals such as Byblos, Baalbeck, BabelMed, Paleo and Exit.
Their eponymous debut album and the 7al Romacy EP unfold like cinematographic fictions starring lovesick characters in desolate motels or wandering insomniacs in ghostly cities. At times quirky and playful, at others bitter and somber, the songs demonstrate the band’s great versatility in dealing with musical form, narrative, and social issues.
Their third album, recorded at Hotel2Tango Studios in Montreal will be released in 2013.
Here is their song – Mashrou Leila
Summer Fades Away is a chinese instrumental post rock band. Listen to their dreamy song “A Pavilion”: