The Hollow Coves are an Australian indie-folk band from Brisbane. The acoustic duo consits of Matt Carins and Ryan Henderson. Listen to their nice piece “The Woods“:
Music from Georgia – The BearFox // Indie-Folk
The BearFox is the musicial project of two musicians: Betkho (Irakli Manchkhashvili) and Mebo (Mebo Nutsubidze) from Georgia started this interesting thing in 2013. I’ve been to Georgia and Tbilissi this summer and actually I liked it as much as I like this great relaxing sound! Listen to their great song “Holding You“:
Also have a listen to Lullaby
Music from Sierra Leone – SMAC
Sierra Leone complained for more than 50 days not a single case of Ebola. This are great news and great News should be celebrated. In Western countries, one would have a press notice released and allow ministers to visit hospitals. But West Africa works differently: the SMAC sends first a beautifully optimistic music video in the world. We twerk with them
Music from the UK – The Luck // Indie-Pop
Esmay and Max Luck are a brother-sister duo from London, known as The Luck. They both startet making music in their childhoods. In 2011 they wrote a first song together and discovered the powerful blend of their voices. “Bricks” was one of their first songs, released in 2011:
Music from the UK – Tom Rosenthal // Folk-Pop
Tom Rosenthal is a British folk musician from London. In Germany he’s best known for his song “Go Solo“, which was part of the soundtrack “Honig im Kopf”:
Music from Australia – Mat McHugh // Singer-Songwriter
Mat McHugh is an Australian singer-songwriter, featuring the popular Australian band “The Beautiful Girls”. His song “Strange Days” made me thinking about what’s going on these days already for a while. For sure a great song with nice lyrics:
Music from Tibet – Kalsang Yarphel
Kalsang Yarphel, 38 years-old, is from the Makig Dara township in Machu County, north-eastern Tibet.
On 14 July 2013 he was arrested by the Chinese authorities after he organised concerts and sang songs about Tibetan national pride.
Since that time he has been held without trial or formal prosecution in a detention centre in Chengdu. (From Free Tibet) See other musicians here
by Kalsang Yarphel
Tibetans, we learn Tibetan, speak Tibetan, it is our duty to do so
Tibetans, we unite, unite all three areas of Tibet together
Tibetans, we being brave, being brave reminding ourselves that years are mixtures of happiness and sorrow
Tibetans, we express our joy and woe, thinking of the future of Tibet, we chase our dreams
Tibetans, we hold national pride, march forward proudly shoulder to shoulder
Tibetans, we work hard, we are the future inheritance of Tibet’s new generation
Music from Canada – Brenna MacCrimmon
Brenna MacCrimmon from Toronto /Canada sings an plays balkan and turkish traditional music .
Music from Ireland – James Vincent Mcmorrow
James Vincent McMorrow born January 14th 1983 is an irish folk musician
Here is his song “This old dark machine ”
Music from Namibia – Namib Marimbas
The Namib Marimbas is a music group founded 1988 in Walvis Bay /Namibia .
From their Homepage :
GOAL OF THE GROUP:
The music, of which we have composed many songs ourselves, expresses the love of our beautiful African country, Namibia. We believe that our music can build bridges and we wish to deliver a message: That of respect for the culture of our ancestors and hope for a peaceful future.
We welcome exposure to the music of other cultures, and regard this as an ongoing learning process.
This is their song “Grazing back home ” a track from 2006 filmed in the dunes outside of Swapokmund