Music from New Zealand – Shapeshifter

Shapeshifter is a Drum & Bass band from Christchurch, New Zealand. Listen to their single “In Colour” from the album ‘Delta’, released 31 May 2013:

Music from Guinea – Fodé Baro

Fodé Baro, is a Guinean musician performing Afro-Zouk and folk music. Born in a Fulani-Mandingo notable family of the city of Kankan, where many griots come from, Fodé Baro is the exception to the rule according which, only griots can make music in Guinea.
From his early childhood, Fodé Baro is enchanted by the talent of the one called “the dragon of African song” aka Aboubacar Demba Camara, outstanding guinean artist from the 70s. As a teenager, Fode excels in the artistic subjects such as theatre and music… and starts playing n’goni and guitar. But for his parents, a young man of his rank cannot tarnish with artists; it would be a humiliation for the family. Here is the song “Yanfante”

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Music from Italia – Andrea Valeri

And it just won’t stop, this guitar evening! Andrea Valeri is an Italian fingerpicking guitarist from Pisa. Listen to his brilliant cover of the classic “Sultans of String” by the Dire Straits:

Music from the UK – Lianne La Havas

Lianne La Havas, born in 1989, is a british soul and folk musician from London. Listen to her nice song “Is Your Love Big Enough”:

Music from Germany – Heinrich Heine & Friedrich Silcher

Heinrich Heine, born in 1797 was a german poet. Friedrich Silcher, born in 1789, was a german composer, best known for his Lieder. Listen to “Die Lorelei”; text by H.Heine, music by F. Silcher, and voice by Peter Seiffert: