JOY is an indie rock group from Brussels, Belgium, formed in 2008. www.joymusic.be
Music from Austria – Udo Jürgens R.I.P.
Udo Jürgens (born September 30, 1934 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria; † 21 December 2014 in Münsterlingen, Thurgau, Switzerland), civil Udo Jürgen Bockelmann, was an Austrian composer, pianist and singer. He died yesterday at the age of 80 years .
Udo Jürgens composed more than 1,000 songs and released more than 50 albums. In his more than sixty year career, he sold over 105 million records , making him one of the most successful male solo artists in the world.
Ich war noch nie in New York , the title of a musical and a very successful song composed by Jürgens
Music from the UK – Joe Cocker R.I.P.
The British rock singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70 years.(* 20. May 1944 in Sheffield, Yorkshire; † 22. December 2014 in Crawford, Colorado, USA) His hits include songs like “Unchain My Heart” and “You Are so Beautiful” and this one he performed on the legendary Woodstock Festival
Music from Ireland – Hozier
Hozier, actually Hozier Andrew Byrne (born March 17, 1990 in Bray), is an Irish folk-rock musician.
Andrew Hozier-Byrne is the son of a blues musician and therefore grew up with music. At 15, he was a member of his first band. In 2012 Hozier then began a solo career and released a year later, his debut single Take Me to Church.
Music from Sweden – Nervous Nellie
Nervous Nellie just reeleased on 12-1 -2014 their new album , out of “Where the Nightmare gets in ” you can hear the first single “Beacons ”
Music from Germany – Dunkelbunt // Klezmer
Dunkelbunt, born as Ulf Lindemann in 1979 in Hamburg is a german producer, musician and DJ, who’s now living in Vienna, Austria. Have a listen to his amazing song “The Stojka Empire” featuring Harry Stojka:
Music from Italy – Forty Winks
To take forty winks is to take a nap for a short period of time (usually not in bed), or to take a short sleep during the day.(wikipedia)
Forty Winks is an italian Punk Band formed 1998 in Bologna , Italy .
Here is their song “Beneath her feet ”
Music from Greece – Eleni Vitali
Eleni Vitali, born in 1954, is one of the most popular greek singers and composers. Listen to her nice song “Dromoi Pou Agapisa”:
Music from Italy – Time Square
Time Square is a brand new project born from an idea of the Time Records crew. This project wants to spread in the world the power of good music through new mixes and productions.
The first release of Time Square is featured by the Australian artist Xavier Rudd, a songwriter, a versatile musician skilled on sixteen instruments, an activist and a surfer.
Here is their song “Follow the sun”
Music from Georgia – Dato Kenchiashvili & Tamar Alddashvili
Two musicians from Georgia (East Europe ) with their song “Satrfialo”