Music from Canada – Wake Owl

Wake Owl is a canadian indie folk group from Vancover. They released their first EP “Wild Country” in 2013:

Music from El Salvador/Mexico/ the US – Mayaztek

Mayaztek is a group of musicians from El Salvador, Mexico, and Los Angeles. They are performing a blend of Cumbia, Reggae, and Punk. Listen to their nice song “Different Day” and watch the nice music video!

Music from Pakistan/the US – Nadia Ali

Nadia Ali is a pakistani-american singer born in 1980. She is best known for electronic dance music. Listen to her nice piece “Rapture”:

Music from Kenya/the US – Eric & Magill

The indie band Eric & Magill from Kenya and the US released a new album called “Two Travelers”. Really an interesting and relaxed indie album. Like it!

Listen to “They make it so good” too!

Music from the US – Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi Rollers

Beau Jocque, born in 1953, was an US-american zydeco musician, who died too young in the age of 46 in 1999 after a heart attack when he was at the hight of his career. Listen to his great song “One Kiss”:

Music from Brazil – Roupa Nova

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!!

Music from the US – Ms Mr

Ms Mr, spoken Miss Mister, is an US-american pop music duo from New York. They are known for their electropop and wave music, which they describe themselfs as Tumblr-Glitch-Pop. Here’s their first single “Hurricane” from 2012:

Music from Brazil – Milton Nascimento

Milton Nascimento, born in 1942, is a brazilian guitarist and singer-songwriter. He’s a popular MPB artist and released more than 40 albums so far! Listen to his nice song “Canção da América”:

Music from the US – Chiwoniso Maraire

Chiwoniso Maraire is a great singer and Mbira player from New York, born in 1976. Here’s her excellent song “Usacheme” on the mbira:

Music from the US – J-Boog

J-Boog, born in 1985, is an US-american R&B singer. We was born and raised up in Compton, California, and is rapping and singing since the age of eight. Listen to his great song “Let’s Do It Again”: