Aziza Brahimi, born in 1976 in the sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria. In 1995 Brahim won the ‘1st National Song Contest‘ of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. After a tour through Europe, she became more and more popular and released her first albums. Have a listen to her wonderful song “Lagi”:
Genre: World Music
The Ghanaian world musician Adjiri Odametey, born in 1963 in Accra and now living in Bavaria, released his fourth album called “Dzen” by africmelo records.
My first thoughts while I was listening to this amazing album: my soul travels far away.
The album “Dzen” demonstrates that the Ghanaian musician Adjiri Odametey has absulutely reached the top of African World Music. With his warm voice and heartful ryhthms he lets your soul travel through the different sounds of Ghana. Absolutely outstanding!
Calumma Amber is a singer and producer from London. She’s writing downtempo melodic electronic music mixed with chilled voices and African percussion . Listen to her song “LIELIELIELIELIELIELIELOW“, part of her brand new album Aja:
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”:
Ulrich Schulz, born as Oliver Shanti in Hamburg 1948, is a german new age musician. Although his music is impressive, Schulz was sentenced to nearly 7 years prison in 2009, because of child sexual abuse. No respekt to this, even if it seems so damn strange to me, listening to a criminal! But you should really listen to this song called “Sacral Nirvana”:
Melodic Intersect is an ongoing music project that brings together a diversity of musical styles, cultures,and disciplines. It features collaborations from a rotating ensemble of talented musicians thoughtfully integrating rhythm and melody from genres such as Jazz, North Indian Classical, Rock, Eastern and Western Folk, and many more. Listen to their great album “Global Vision”:
Listen to a wonderful song called “Melle Kollum” from India. Sung by Neha Nair & Job Kurian.