Music from Ireland – Kodaline // Alternative Rock

Kodaline are an alternative rock quartet.  Originally known as 21 Demands, the band made chart history in March 2007, when their debut single ‘Give Me A Minute’ topped the Irish Single Charts; becoming the first independently-released track to achieve the feat. In 2011 the band changed its name to Kodaline. Listen to their great song “Way Back When“:

Also listen to their song All I Want

Music from the US – Brandi Carlile // Alternative Country

Brandi Carlile, born in 1981, is an US-American alternative country and folk rock musician. Carlile really discouvered music by herself: she learned playing the piano and the guitar by herself. Have a listen to her great song “Dying Day”:

Music from Chile – Violeta Parra // Folk

She was one of the most popular and greatest musicians from Chile: Violeta Parra (1917-1967). Have a listen to her great song “Volver A Los 17″ (english: Being Seventeen-Old Again):

Music from Germany – Pupkulies & Rebecca // Electronica

The German group Pupkulies & Rebecca, formed in 2006, is the electronica and house music group of Rebecca Blaul (vocals), Sepp Singwald (keyboard) and Janosch Blaul (production). Listen to their great song “Juvinal”:

Music from the US – Followed By Ghosts // Post Rock

Followed By Ghosts is an US-American post rock and progressive rock band from Waverly, Iowa. Have a listen to their nice piece “A New Dawn”:

Music from the UK – Harry Manx // Blues Folk

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”:

Music from the US – Battleme // Folk Rock

Battleme is an US-American Folk Rock musician from Texas. The band of Matt Drenik became popular with their Sons of Anarchy soundtracks (really love the soundtrack and you’d get more soon!). Have a listen to the great song “Hey, Hey, My My”: