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 Austria – Wolfgang Ambros

Born 1952 in Wolfsgraben, Wolfgang Ambros became one of the most popular Austrian singer-songwriters and Austropop musicians. Listen to his great song “Aufi, Aufi”, more or less about mountaineering:

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”:

Music from the UK – Deep Purple & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

September 24th 1969 – 45 years ago ,together with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra  the rock group Deep Purple performs at the Royal Albert Hall  the classic rock composition “Concerto for Group and Orchestra” of Jon Lord.

 

Music of the UK – Kompendium

KOMPENDIUM is the title of a (probably) one-off project masterminded by Rob REED, the founder and keyboard player of Welsh Neo-Prog band MAGENTA.

The list of musicians contributing to the KOMPENDIUM project includes such Prog legends as Steve HACKETT (GENESIS), Francis DUNNERY (ex IT BITES), John MITCHELL (IT BITES, FROST*), Nick BARRETT (PENDRAGON), Nick BEGGS (STEVE HACKETT BAND, KAJAGOOGOO), Jakko JAKSZYK (20TH CENTURY SCHIZOID BAND), Gavin HARRISON (PORCUPINE TREE), Mel COLLINS (KING CRIMSON, CAMEL), Dave STEWART (HATFIELD AND THE NORTH, NATIONAL HEALTH, BRUFORD) and Troy DONOCKLEY (NIGHTWISH, BAD SHEPHERDS), with vocals provided by Welsh singer and songwriter Steve BALSAMO, famous for his lead role on the London version of Jesus Christ Superstar during the mid 1990s. There are also roles in the project for pedal steel guitarist B.J. COLE (ELTON JOHN, DAVID GILMOUR), opera singers Shan COTHI and Rhys MIERION, the ENGLISH CHAMBER CHOIR and choral group SYNERGY VOCALS.

Here is their song “Lily” featuring Steve Hackett , Robert reed and the voice of Angharad Brinn

Music from Georgia – The Trio Mandili

Another one from Georgia , this little country on the coast of the Black sea , with a long and interesting history and especially in musical regards very impressive ; these people seem to sing all day long , everywhere – beautyful

Here is the Trio Mandili with their song “Apareka”