Harry Manx, born in 1955 on the Isle of Man, is a british blues, folk and hindustani musician. He moved to Canada in the age of six and lived in many other countries later. Listen to his great piece “Crazy Love”:
Joshua Radin, born in 1974, is an US-american acoustic and folk musician from Cleveland. Listen to his great song “They Bring Me To You”:
“Composed of Honoka Katayama and Azita Ganjali, the young and dynamic ukulele duo Honoka & Azita first met at Ukulele Hale, a ukulele studio in Kaimuki, Hawaii founded by Jody Kamisato. Both girls garnered exceptional credentials as soloist, including individual awards in ukulele competitions throughout Hawaii. In late 2012, the girls combined their creative forces and began performing together as a duo. The two entered the 2013 International Ukulele Contest taking home 1st place in Group Division and were also awarded the highly prestigious title of MVP” (honokaandazita.com). Listen to their nice song “Bodysurfing”:
Paco de Lucia, born in 1947, was a great Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist from Andalusia. He brought the flamenco from Spain to the world. He is said to have died in the Mexican resort of Cancun as a result of a heart attack on thuesday.Rest in Peace! Listen to his concert live in Pula in 2006:
Wir und die Anderen (WudA): unsichtbar
Genre: Acoustic Hip-Hop
The german acoustic hip-hop band Wir und die Anderen (WudA) from Ingolstadt released their first album ‘unsichtbar’ the 1st march 2013. Now we got it, and I’ve to say it’s amazing!
Tango with Lions is an acoustic, pop and indie group from Athens. Listen to their nice song “Sad Big Blue Eyes”:
Will Tun and the Wasters are a ska, folk and acoustic band from Reading, UK. Listen to their second single “Cracks in the wall”:
Roupa Nova (in english: New Cloths) is a brazilian pop band, who had several hits in the 1980s and 1990s. They formed in the 1970s under the name Os Famks and reached ten #1 singles so far. Here’s their probably most popular song “Linda Demais” in an acousti version. Really like it!!
Alerta Pachuca is an acoustic and latin band from Argentina. Listen to their nice song “Nunca dejes de bailar”:
Ewan Dobson: World Candies
Genre: Acoustic World
This one is not from ‘World Candies’, but it’s a great entry into his muic…
Ewan Dobson, born in 1981, is a canadian fingerstyle guitarist. He’s absolutely one of the most talented and best guitar players in Canada and won nearly every guitar single competition over the country. His song “Time 2” was a great success with more than 10 million visits on YouTube and was a #1 at the iTunes charts in Finland, Germany and Sweden. His music journey is a long one, influenced of many different music styles, e.g. bluegrass and techno. In 2012, he released two albums. ‘World Candies’ is the latest demonstration of his power and touch on the guitar.
“Ewan Dobson is a real magician of fingerstyle guitar music. Starting listening to his songs, you can’t stop. ‘World Candies’ is his latest album with folk songs as ‘Ieva’s Polka’ from the whole world.” Continue reading “Ewan Dobson: World Candies”