Music from Germany – Migthy Oaks

The Migthy Oaks are a german folk music band from Berlin. Singer Ian Hooper who crew up in the south of Seattle, came to Germany in 2008 and met Claudio Donzelli from Italy und Craig Saunders from Englang in Hamburg. After several jobs and studies, they decided to focus on their music and formed the band in 2010. Listen to their great song “Brother”:

Music from Ireland – Moya Brennan

Moya Brennan born as Máire Philomena Ní Bhraonáin is an irish traditional musician. Born in 1952, she became a professional musician in 1970 when her family formed the band  Clannad. Listen to her nice song “I Will Find You”:

Music from Portugal – Zeca Afonso

Zeca Afonso (1929-1987) was a Portuguese folk and political musician. Zeca lived in Angola and Mosambik in his youth and later studied in Coimbra, Portugal. In 1974, his politicaly banned song “Grândola, Vila Morena” was played by the radio after midnight and became a symbol in the fight against the dictatorship and started the Carnation Revolution.

Really an amazing musician so have a listen to “Canção de Embalar” too:

Music from the US – A Boy and His Kite

Dave Wilton is a musician from Colorado, US, best knwon for his great indie folk/rock music. Within his project ‘A Boy and His Kite’ Wilton released his debut album in 2012. Have a listen to his nice song “Cover Your Tracks”, which was included in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Pt. 2:

Music from Australia – David Craft

David Craft is an australian dark folk musician. After playing in various bands for several years (e.g. Big Old Bears), David Craft started his solo career. Listen to his nice relaxed song “Smokey Lungs and Dirty Puns”: