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 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