Music from the US – Beirut

Beirut is an american band from Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music combines elements of Eastern European and Balkan folk with Western pop music, fusioning the American mainstream and indie-rock culture and the World Music market. Here’s their song “Elephant Gun“:

Music from Germany – Das Blaue Einhorn

The German band “Das Blaue Einhorn” was founded 1991 in Dresden, they are playing Fado, Klezmer, Tango, Chansons, Rebetiko and Romani music. Here is their song “Nach Suden”, what means to the south: