Sergi Gvarjaladze (born November 13, 1967) is a TV and radio presenter, film director, producer and musician in Georgia. He has worked within the Georgian media for 20 years. He has been involved in the commercial production of a number of projects of a social nature. He is a citizen of Germany and has worked in the music industry in that country since 1994 while studying at the University of Munster. He lives in, and divides his time between, both Georgia and Germany. (wiki )
thanks to Inga from Georgia , who brought this song “Artificial Love ” to me :-)
José Manuel Ortega Heredia, with his artist name Manzanita , born in Madrid, February 7th 1956 - died 6th of septembre 2004) a famous singer and guitarplayer in Spain
Ketama , a spanish flamenco fusion band founded 1984 -2004
they are playing “Verde “
Les Balkanes are a choir from France , singing bulgarian , polyphonic songs , read more here on their homepage
Róisín O is an Irish folk pop singer from Dublin. Her music is really catchy, and reminds me to icelandic alternative, indie pop music. Listen to her nice “Tea Song”:
Also listen to her piece Synchronicity
Spinvis is a Dutch one-man project centred around Erik de Jong (born 2 February 1961, Spijkenisse). Using experimental, lo-fi music, Spinvis became an instant success in his home country, earning two gold records in the process and performing sold-out tours in both the Netherlands and Belgium. (wiki)
Here is his song “Dagen van Gras , Dagen van Stro”
The brothers Adam (15, vocals and guitar), Aaron (17, drummer) and Abel (15, bass) Lovac from Kerken / North Rhine-Westphalia are making music together since nine years. First in a band called LaLaLa, later they have renamed in 3A. For three years, the trio has been working on his debut – 28 March they will release the album “wirsindhier”.
Here is their debut single “Sind wir Freunde ?” (Are we Friends ) think there will be a hype in germany as knwohn with the boygroup Tokyo Hotel before.
Piirpauke is a Finnish band that combined elements of early folk and jazz in their music. The band was founded in 1974 by multi-instrumentalist Sakari Kukko.
The band had some commercial success with the songs Konevitsan Kirkonkellot, Soi vienosti murheeni soitto, Swedish Reggae and Imala Maika. Over the years, 20 albums have been released.
This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are the Beatles, Clifton Chenier, the Isley Brothers, Kris Kristofferson, Armando Manzanero, and Maud Powell; Trustees Award honorees are Rick Hall, Jim Marshall and Ennio Morricone
AND KRAFTWERK , the first german band to win this award , Kraftwerk are the pioneers in electronic music, but the first recordings have not been made with a computer i´ve heard today .
I immediately watched one of their most important songs called Autobahn and smiled, the clip on youtube
showed a “translation ” of the german lyrics , think the Youtube user made a little , but funny mistake
Jennie Abrahamson is a Swedish pop singer and songwriter. Born in Sävar nearby Umeå, she now lives in the Södermalm district of Stockholm. After singing and playing in several bands, she started in 2006 her solo career . Since 2006 she recorded three solo album , which have been successful in sweden , germany and France .
She established together with Friska Viljor and Anne Brun her own record label (How sweet the sound).
She has been on Tour with Peter Gabriel as a background singer, the song “Snowstorm” has been recorded in october 2013 in germanyduring ths tour .
Maria Farantouri (sometimes spelt Maria Farandouri) (Greek: Μαρία Φαραντούρη) ,born in Athens on 28 November 1947, is a Greek singer and also a political and cultural activist. She has collaborated with prominent Greek composers such as Mikis Theodorakis, who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda’s Canto General, which Farantouri performed.
You remember Mikis Theodorakis wrote also the main title for the film Alexis Sobas
Here is her song “To Mystiko ” the second one is also a song from Theodorakis , the secret national anthem of Greece “Sto peroigiali ” ( oh i love this song <3)