Music from South Africa – Freshlyground

This Afro-fusion band was formed in Cape Town in 2002. The band members variously hail from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Freshlyground’s musical style blends elements of traditional South African music (such as kwela and African folk music), jazz and indie rock. Listen to their latest single “Take me to the dance”, from the album Take me to the dance:

And here more about their brand new album, seems really great!

Music from Ukraine – Alfa Alfa

Haha oh my god , do you know the feeling , when you see something on a place where you never expected it ? it´s the same here : the Ukraine , former part of the Soviet Union and here you see a band called “Alfa Alfa ” playing african music singing in russian language , and the band members have their roots for sure not in the Ukraine as you can see , you must admit , thats crazy ^^ Alfa Alfa with their song “Aborigines”