Daby Balde,born in 1969 is an awarded Senegalese roots and traditional musician. Listen to his nice song “Boye“:
Music from Belgium – Joy
JOY is an indie rock group from Brussels, Belgium, formed in 2008. www.joymusic.be
Music from Jamaica – Pablo Moses
Pablo Moses (born Pablo Henry, 1948, Manchester,Jamaica) is a roots reggae vocalist.
Music from the German Democratic Republic – Herbst
A year before the two german countries reunited , the band Herbst (autumn) asked on a gig for minute of silence for the victims of the massacre of Tiananmen Square in Beijing . After this gig they been banned for further live performances . With a trick , the band steals the tape with the soundtrack and smuggle it to West Berlin. The track “Backschischrepublik” becomes in 1990 a hit in west germany .(Tourists give a baksheesh (tip) in Islamic countries in general for services or favors.
Music from Canada – Brenna MacCrimmon
Brenna MacCrimmon from Toronto /Canada sings an plays balkan and turkish traditional music .
Music from Uganda – Opira Morise Kato // World Music
Opira Morise Kato is a musician from Uganda singing “in Acholi-language and plays on a traditional Ugandan instrument called ‘Adungu’. He made this acoustic instrument into an electrical one.” (ugandanrecordings.com). Listen to his nice song “The Problem Won’t Allow Me To Sleep”:
Music from Cameroon – Wes // World Music
Wes is a world music duo consisting of Michel Sanchez (ex member of Deep Forest) and Wes Madiko. Listen to their #1 “Alane” released in may 1997:
Music from Japan – Kitarō // New Age
Kitarō, born in 1953, is a Japanese musician, composer and record producer from Toyohashi. He is regarded as pioneer of new age music and won the Grammy and the Golden Globe Award. Listen to his absolutely amazing piece “Silk Road”:
Music from Austria – One Tree // Spiritual
OneTree, a Viennese music group, focuses its compositions on the divine essence of all religions, emphasising their ultimate oneness through yoga. Listen to their nice song “The Golden String”:
Thanks for this great suggestion, Volodimir!
Music from Poland/ India/ Spain – Indialucia // World Music
Indialucia is a World Music and fusion band, playing flamenco and Indian music. Listen to their great song “Nandi”:
Thanks for this great suggestion, volodimir108