Music from the UK – Chungking

Chungking is a british indie pop formed in 2003 in Brighton. Listen to their song “Making Music”:

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Music from the UK – The Blue Nile

The Blue Nile is a 1981 founded adult pop-rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. Listen to their nice piece “Tinseltown in the Rain”:

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Music from South Africa – Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela, born in 1939, is a musician from South Africa. He is known as one of the most popular jazz and world music pioneers from South Africa. Listen to his piece “Don’t Go Lose It Baby”:

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Music from Iceland – Amiina

Amiina is an icelandic  indie pop and neo-classical band, formed in 2004. Listen to their song “What are we waiting for”:

Music from Germany – Zauberakustik

Zauberakustik is a german producer from Munich. Listen to his nice song “Regentänzer”:

Music from Germany – Schiller

My Name is Christopher von Deyhlen – and i am Schiller ! 10 words he always uses in his concerts to introduce himself. CvD is a musician from Germany working since 1998 under his alterego Schiller. Inspired by electronic music like tangerine dreams , Kraftwerk and Jean-Michel Jarre he produces “global pop” according to the music press. Listen to his great relaxed song “Lichtblick”:

Music from Benin – Ifé

Ifé, a beninese singer has released a new  album full of world, afro pop and jazz music. Arranged by Lionel Loueke, who already worked with e.g. Angelique Kidjo. Listen to her first EP “Agbaleleman”:

Music from Ireland – Róisín O

Róisín O is an Irish folk pop singer from Dublin. Her music is really catchy, and reminds me to icelandic alternative, indie pop music. Watch her new music video of her song “Synchronicity”:

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”:

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