Music from Algeria – Aziza Brahim

Aziza Brahimi, born in 1976 in the sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria. In 1995 Brahim won the ‘1st National Song Contest‘ of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. After a tour through Europe, she became more and more popular and released her first albums. Have a listen to her wonderful song “Lagi”:

Music from the US – Matisyahu

Born in Pennsylvania /West Chester /US  in 1979 as Matthew Miller , he began to wear dreadlocks in the age of 14 . Miller tries to connect his jewish roots with hip hop and reggae and created a new music style. Listen to his song “Sunshine”:

Listen to his other songs

Music from Australia – The Beautiful Girls

The Beautiful Girls are an Australian roots music band, formed in 2001. Listen to their great song “On A Clear Day”:

Music from Israel – Asaf Smilan

Asaf Smilan is a reggae producer and drummer from Tel-Aviv, Israel. He’s working with a band called Zvuloon Dub System playing roots, reggae and dub. They released their great debut album “Freedom Time” on April 5th 2012: