Music from South Africa – Donald Moatshe

This is something special for you. It’s the World Music post #3,500! So our music blog includes 3,500 songs from nearly all countries right now. Hope you like our work.

Donald Moatshe, just known as DONALD is a South African dance and pop musician. He’s really one of the greatest talents from South Africa. Listen to his great track “Over the Moon”:

Music from the US – the Rainbow Gathering

Since 1972 . people come together around 4th of July for the “Rainbow Gathering ” . They meet in the wilderness , establish a camp and live together for a few days in love , peace and happiness. They call themself the “Rainbow Family ” Here you can see a beautyful documentary about the yearly gathering .

Peace people – world peace for you and all around you !

Music from Germany – Mirco Niemeier

Mirco Niemeier is a german DJ and producer from Berlin. Listen to his great mix of “Halt Mich” originally by Philipp Poisel:

Music from Boston – The Boston Song

“So Good”, also known as the Boston Song is a song written by Vincent Sneed & Eytan Nicholson for the american city of Boston. This is for all the ones, having had this hard week of terrorism…

Music from the UK – Peace

Peace are an English Indie band based in Birmingham.  Peace have already fired off impressive salvos in last year’s “Follow Baby” single off the Delicious EP.  They have now released their debut album In Love.  Peace is nominated this year for Sound of 2013 by BBC and Best New Band by NME.  This is their new single “Bloodshake.”

Music from Iran – Googoosh

Googoosh, born in 1951, is a female pop singer from Tehran, also known as Faegheh Atashin. Listen to her nice piece “Baghe Bi Bargi”:

Thanks for this nice suggestion, Orientaldrumming!

Music from Australia – Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd, one of my favourite musicians, is an australian musician and digeridoo player from Torquay, Victoria. Listen to his awesome song “Spirit Brid”:

Listen to No Women No Cry

Music from Mexico – Maná

Maná is a pop rock band from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, which already won three Grammy Awards. The were founded in 1978 and play a mix of pop, rock, latin pop with influences from Reggae. Listening to this song often while cycling traing on the home trainer, I thought I’d share it with you to. “Vivir Sin Aire” is so dreamy good!!!

Listen to their classic Clavado en un Bar

Music from the US – Lowkey

Lowkey is an US-american rapper and political activist of English and Iraqi descent. In 2012 he startet a hiatus to concentrate on his studies. Listen to his song “Long Live Palenstine”. For a palestine solution with peace. No war between the religions.

Music from Canada – Nickelback

Nickelback is a canadian rock band from Hanna. They formed in 1995, and already sold more than 50 million albums on the whole world. Their song “Life Of A Soldier” is great. Respect to all soldiers fighting for peace, having a hard life far away from their families.