Music from the US – The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers are an US-American folk rock band from North Carolina. They were formed in 2000 and released 8 albums so far. Have a listen to their song “Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise”:

Music from the US – Ljova (Lev Zhurbin)

In NYC they´ve searched suburban musicians to unite for a musical experiment . They  stationed them at 9 different subway stops with wifi and had them simultaneously connect to composer Ljova. He led them in a performance of “Signal Strength,” an original piece he wrote for them.

Music from Italy – Time Square

Time Square is a brand new project born from an idea of the Time Records crew. This project wants to spread in the world the power of good music through new mixes and productions.
The first release of Time Square is featured by the Australian artist Xavier Rudd, a songwriter, a versatile musician skilled on sixteen instruments, an activist and a surfer.

Here is their song “Follow the sun”

Music from Brazil – Natiruts

Natiruts is a brasil Reggaeband founded 1996 in Brasilia. First they called their band Nativus.

Here is their song “Liberdade per dentro da Cabeca” from their first album in 1998 named “Nativus”

 

Music from Algeria – Aziza Brahim

Aziza Brahimi, born in 1976 in the sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria. In 1995 Brahim won the ‘1st National Song Contest‘ of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. After a tour through Europe, she became more and more popular and released her first albums. Have a listen to her wonderful song “Lagi”: