Sierra Leone complained for more than 50 days not a single case of Ebola. This are great news and great News should be celebrated. In Western countries, one would have a press notice released and allow ministers to visit hospitals. But West Africa works differently: the SMAC sends first a beautifully optimistic music video in the world. We twerk with them
Music from Belgium – Joy
JOY is an indie rock group from Brussels, Belgium, formed in 2008. www.joymusic.be
Music from France – Orange Blossom
Orange Blossom is a worldmusic Band from Nantes/France founded 1993. Their sound is a mix of electronic music with arabic influences . In November 2014 they´ve released their new album “Under the shades of violet” the song “Habibi” is from their 2005 album “Everything must change ”
Music from France – Benjamin Biolay
Benjamin Biolay (born January 20, 1973 in Villefranche-sur-Saône) is a French singer and actor. Along with several other artists, such as Dominique A or Philippe Katerine, he is one of the best-known representatives of the Nouvelle Chanson.
Here is his song “Tu es mon amour ”
Music from the US – Donavon Frankenreiter // Surf Rock
This guy, Donavon Frankenreiter, is really interesting! Before he became a musician in the age of 18, he was a professional surfer. His musical style is still influenced of these relaxed surfing sounds. Listen to his nice song “Shine”:
Music from Morocco – Jilahena Natu
Jilahena Natu is a musician from Morocco.
Tan Tan is a drab administrative centre of around 70,000 inhabitants. Because it’s part of a duty-free zone, along with the rest of the Tarfaya Strip and Western Sahara, a lot of shops sell goods such as radios, computers and electric razors. Aside from its moussem (see Tan Tan Plage), Tan Tan’s one claim to fame is that it was a departure point for Hassan II’s famous Green March to occupy the Western Sahara (La Marche Verte, or el Massira el Khadra).
Read more: http://www.roughguides.com/destinations/africa/morocco/tarfaya-strip-western-sahara/tan-tan-around/#ixzz3Nx4Z0Uwa
Here is their song “Enabia Allah ”
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 Armenia – Authentic Light Orchestra
Authentic Light Orchestra was founded 2009 by multi instrumentalist Valeri Tolstov with an idea to combine world , Jazz Pop and amenian Folkmusic and classical music .
Here is their song ” Hov Arek”
Music from the US – Slightly Stoopid // Reggae
Formed in 1995 by the childhood friends Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald, Slightly Stoopid released 7 albums so far. They band from Ocean Beach, California crew and generated its own musical sytle: “a fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hip-hop, funk, metal and punk”. Have a listen to their great song “Wiseman”: