Simon & the Bande À Part are a South African indie folk and rock trio from Cape Town. They consist of Simon on vocals and acoustic guitar, Eric Michot (aka Mr Kito) on bass and Ross Campbell (Urban Creep, Benguela, Fetish) on drums and released 4 albums so for. Listening to their song “Blinking and Breathing”, I was just so amazed! It’s even more than wonderful, wow man.
Zoraida Beato is a singer (soprano) from Cuba , here is her song Tus Ojos
Badar Miandad (17 February 1962 – 2 March 2007), also known as Badar Ali Khan, was a Pakistani singer and Qawwal. He released 22 albums in Pakistan. Several albums were also released under U.K. and Indian labels.
The cousin of late qawwali legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Badar Ali Khan kept the family musical tradition alive in the wake of the former’s death. His recordings include 1997′s Lost in Qawwali and the following year’s sequel. A third volume followed in 2001.The song, Black Night, was featured on his third album, Lost in Qawwali III and was featured in hit AMC series Breaking Bad (Season 3, Episode 7)
Steve Gorn (* in New York City) is an American jazz and world musician (soprano saxophone, flutes).
Gorn studied composition at the Pennsylvania State University. Under the influence of musicians such as Bismallah Khan, Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, his interest in Eastern music was born. In 1969 he went to Benares, where he met the Sarangimaster Gopal Misra and then in Calcuttahe was student of Bansurimaster Gour Goswami
Luis Delgado (born July 16, 1956 in Madrid) is a Spanish artist, creating music which contains Andalusian, oriental and modern elements. Delgado has made a CD with a collection of poems by Ibn al-Zaqqaq set to music. It is called El sueno de Al-Zaqqaq.
Here is his song “El Diwan de Las Poetisas “
Sorry , i was always bad in math , so don´t ask me to explain the meaning behind this , regarding the sort method . I guess it must be something in relation to the hat , they pass always to the next dancer :-) anyway funny enough.
Mairi MacInnes , singer from Scotland born 1964 in Baghasdail A Tuath/Scotland .
Here is her song “Uibhist nam Beann Arda”
Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (4 October 1917 – 5 February 1967) was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist. She set the basis for “Chilean’ New Song”, the Nueva canción chilena, a renewal and a reinvention of Chilean folk music which would absorb and extend its influence far beyond Chile. In 2011 Andrés Wood directed a biopic about her, titled Violeta Went to Heaven.
Here is her song “Gracias a la vida “
Rodrigo y Gabriela is the second studio album by Mexican musical duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. It was first released in Ireland on February 17, 2006, where it debuted at #1 on the Irish Albums Chart. The album included covers of Led Zeppelin’s”Stairway to Heaven” and Metallica’s ”Orion”, two artists whom the duo say influenced their music.
The song “Tamacun ” has been also part of the Soundtrack of the Pilot of “Breaking Bad ” Season 1
Negro y Azul from the soundtrack of the 7th episode of the 2nd season of Breaking Bad. It opens by sampling Negro Y Azul, a narcocorrido ( a drug song ) by Los Cuates de Sinaloa, cowritten by Vince Gilligan, inspired by the events depicted in the series, also called the Heisenberg song
Here you can find a good interview with the band explaining http://blogs.amctv.com/breaking-bad/2009/04/los-cuates-de-sinaloa-interview/