Music from El Salvador/Mexico/ the US – Mayaztek

Mayaztek is a group of musicians from El Salvador, Mexico, and Los Angeles. They are performing a blend of Cumbia, Reggae, and Punk. Listen to their nice song “Different Day” and watch the nice music video!

Music from the US/ Argentina – Salt Petal

Salt Petal is a folk music group with members from the US and from Argentina formed in 2009. They describe their music as surfdance tropical because of mixing 60s rock and Argentine folk in a vivid tapestry of sound. Listen to their excellent song “Darkest Hours”:

Music from the US – Deap Vally

Deap Valley are a Rock Duo formed 2011 in Los Angeles , California. The group consists of Lindsey Troy (guitar, vocals) and Julie Edwards (drums). In the heart of Silver Lake, California, Edwards met Troy at a crochet class. They bonded over their shared frustrations as struggling artists, among other things and hence, Deap Vally was formed.

I saw them live on the Southside Festival 2013 , right here in Gemany and fell instantly in love with this two georgeous musicians. Only playing drums and electric guitar it´s marvellous what great sound they create , but don´t let us forget their outraging voices . One of my personal favourite´this year on the festival !

Here is their song “End of the World ” and a few pictures from the Festival

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Music from the US – Capital Cities

Capital Cities are an american indie pop duo from Los Angeles. Listen to their nice #1 hit “Safe and Sound”:

Music from the US – Warpaint

Warpaint is an experimental American rock band from Los Angeles, California, founded 2004.  4 years later they released their debut album mastered by John Frusciante RHCP guitarist

Here is their song “Elephants “

Music from the US – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

“Man on Fire” is a song by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.

You can read more about them, and listen to another one of their songs here.

I like the deep lyrics aswell as the dynamic sound. When listening to the song with headphones you can really hear the stereo mixing.

Music from the US – Andy Grammer

Andy Grammer is an American producer-singer-songwriter from Los Angeles. His most popular Single is “Keep Your Head Up”. It’s the perfect song to listen to when you are feeling down – or at any other time. :)

Music from the US – Diane Schuur

Blinded at birth, jazz singer and pianist Diane Schuur used to hide in a closet as a child and sing to herself for comfort. Now, in addition to being a Grammy-winning musician, she is the first national spokesperson for the Los Angeles based Disability Rights Legal Center.