Christmas Songs: Music from Nigeria/ the US – Tolu Akande

Tolu Akande is the 2nd child of Nigerian immigrants who made their way to Chicago, IL in hopes of securing a better lifestyle for themselves and their future children. Have a listen to his great christmas song “Wa,Ẹyin Olotọ”:

 

Music from Denmark – Sort Sol // Rock

Sort Sol (english: Black Sun) is a pioneer rock band from Copenhagen, formed in 1977. Listen to their amazing song “Let Your Fingers Do The Walking”:

This was a great music-suggestion from Truels, my favourite “music-suggestioneer” ;)

Music from the US – Otis Redding // rhythm & blues

Otis Redding (1941-1967) was one of the most popular soul and rhythm & blues musicians in the world. After Redding died in 1967 in cause of a plane accident, his single Sittin’ on the Dock of a Bay” became a #1 hit in America. He wrote the song a few days before…

Music from Germany – fon // Post rock

The german band fon from Leipzig released their first single “YMMB” this week. The fon band are Katharina Helmke, Tim Vollmann and Richiee Syhre. Their single debut is really very interesting, considering great, dreamy deep voices, exploding more and more in the end.