Music from the World – Santa Maradona F.C. // Electro

On their Facebook page Santa Maradona F.C. bescribe themselfs “an experiment… an anonymous collective of globe-trotting musicians and producers dabbling with genre meddling soundscapes and collaborations. Formed truly ‘on the road’ SMFC came together via chance encounters in bars, clubs, fairs and festivals… one a guitarist in a touring rock band, one an international dj/producer another a famed percussionist and others still from the creative arts, hairdressing and… the odd engineer”. Their first single “Give Me Sunshine” is absolute worth listening. Amazing!

Music from the World – Band Aid // Pop

With their song “Do They Know It’s Christmas (2014)”, the project Band Aid 30 (formed the first time in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure for the fight against hunger in Ethiopia) started this proejct a fourth time for the fight against Ebola. The most popular musicians of Band Aid 30 are One Direction, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Sinéad O’Connor, Bono (U2), Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit, Emeli Sandé, Rita Ora and Bastille.

Music from Argentina – Todos Tus Muertos // Punk & Reggae

Todos Tus Muertos, formed in 1985, were a punk reggae band from Argentina. In sum, with live albums and greatest hits, they released 9 albums so far. Listen to their nice song “Andate:

Have a listen to their song Adelita too!

 

Music from Norway – Madrugada // Alternative rock

Madrugada was a Norwegian alternative rock band from Stokmarknes, formed in 1993. Madrugada is portuguese and spanish and means ‘early morning’. Have a listen to their great single “This old House”:

After discovering this band one month ago, they became one of my favourites this autumn!

Music from the US – Slightly Stoopid // Reggae

Formed in 1995 by the childhood friends Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald, Slightly Stoopid released 7 albums so far. They band from Ocean Beach, California crew and generated its own musical sytle: “a fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hip-hop, funk, metal and punk”. Have a listen to their great song “Wiseman”:

Music from Australia – Hilltop Hoods // Hip-Hop

Hilltop Hoods, formed in the early 90s, are one of the most popular Hip-Hop groups from Australia. With their single “Crosby Sweater” they had a nice #5 in Australia this autumn: