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.
The words, “Aloha ke akua” mean the breath of life and the love of God – that’s a loose translation. The video has breathtaking visuals to go with the beautiful music and healing words of Nahko Bear.
Another Bluegrass Cover Band – Mustered Courage founded 2010 in Melbourne Australia . I love this song , and especially this wonderful bluegrass version of this band and the beautyful harmonies
Kiss from a Rose
Honeywagon , a bluegrass coverband (Bryan Clark, Benjamin Levine )from Nashville Tennessee, i think they´ve spezialised on covering songs of the king of Pop Michael Jackson himself . Love that sound , fresh and inspiring
Here is “Thriller”
Really an unusual musician and composer. His arrangements cannot be classified , using electronic equipment ,using loops and combining them with his piano play.
He calls his project : Visualizing Harmony
Christopher Chassol is born 1976 in Martinique . According to wikipedia he gets his inspriation from musicians as Miles Davis , The Cure , Strawinsky and Ennio Morricone . EDIT : I know it´s not mainstream music , but that´s the reason why i´ve choose it .
James Vincent McMorrow born January 14th 1983 is an irish folk musician
Here is his song “This old dark machine ”