Music from Germany – Zauberakustik

Listen to the song “Trauminsel”, a great dreamy chillstep track by Zauberakustik, a german producer from Munich:

“Fly” is another great track from him, together with Lodovico Einaudi:

 

Music from Colombia – Lizandro Meza

Lizandro Meza, born in 1939 is a columbian accordeon music player and singer. Listen to his wonderful track “Soledad”:

Listen to his great song senderito de amor too!

11 Questions to Konschti from Aural Pleasure

Hey! Today, we’ve something special for you: 11 questions to Konschti from Aural Pleasure, one of the greatest and most relaxed YouTube channels. He’s a young bavarian fan of chilled music and promotes artists one his channel. Have a look to his playlist:

1. Hey Konschti, why did you start the channel aural pleasure?
Actually I never really “started” this channel… I signed up on YouTube as a normal guy with an account like 6 years ago. My first upload for example was a video of a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Munich! Then I started to upload tracks I like and which haven’t been on YT so far. This went on for like 3 years just for fun and by the time I recognized that more and more people subscribed to the channel I named it aural pleasure and it was getting a bit more professional from now on. Continue reading

Music from Norway – Valkyrien Allstars

Valkyrien Allstars, formed in 2003, are a folk and folk rock music group from Norway. But that’s not all: their sound includes more other elements from world music, traditional norwegian music and dreamy elements. Listen to their great song “Tenker på deg”:

Music from Turkey – Abdal

Abdal is a great turkish world and folk music group .Listen to “Dün Gece Seyrim Icinde”, from 2012:

Music from Germany – Finkk

Finkk is a german electronic dream duo from Hamburg. Try their great pice “Hoffnung”, in english “Hope”:

Listen to their awesome relaxed 2012 compilation. So damn relaxing!!!

 

Music from the UK – Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton, born in 1945, is an english rock and blues musician, also well known as Slowhand. He is probably one of the most famous musicians of the last 50 years worldwide. Of course, he also won many awards and is ranked 2nd in the Rolling Stones Magazine for the 100 best guitarist of all time. On 12 march 2013, he’ll release a new album called ‘Old Sock’. Listen a song from it called “Gotta Get Over”:

Also listen to his damn awesome classic “Tears in Heaven”, a tribute song to his son Connor, who already died in the age of 4 years.

Also listen to him with JJ Cale here. Great pieces!

Music from Germany – Dú Maroc

Dú Maroc, born in 1985 is a german rapper with moroccan roots. His single “One Touch”, featuring Jonesmann is about german childs society problems, which could for example in this song, solved by football. It tells us that everyone can do some great things with his life, if he knows how to deal with his life. Hold on, you’re gonna reach your dreams.

Music from Iceland – Berndsen

Icelandic music evenig, still a classic for me ;) Berndsen is another great pop, electro and dream wave group from this small nordic country. Listen to their awesome good song “Lover in the dark”, my daily special for you. Including a great video too.

Also listen to their great song “Supertime”:

Music from Turkey – Cem Karaca

Cem Karaca, born in 1945 was a turkish rock singer who died in 2004. After an military coup in 1980, many intellectuals were arested, and so he left for an exile in Germany. My friend Emre is a big fan of him – for right! Listen to his amazing song “Oh Be”, including the “most turkish” instrument, the saz, or baglama. It’s a bout his wish to come back to his homeland Turkey. But he wasn’t allowed…

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