Connecting traditional and rural folk music with Portugal’s urban popular music: Fado.
Sicily’s favorite blends traditional horn-heavy Italian rhythms with Balkan inspired party vibes that take you on a musical journey around the Mediterranean isles.
Buena Vista Social Club® presents ELIADES OCHOA. The voice of ‘Chan Chan’ and without competition THE voice of the traditional Cuban son.
Her music has electro and trip hop rhythms and a modern sound – a new way forward for Tunisian music.
South Korean electronic trio Idiotape formed in 2008 in Seoul. Producer and synthesizer player Dguru, who is also a highly-respected DJ in Korea, and synthesizer player Zeze teamed up with the simple goal of making “fun and enjoyable music.” drummer DR (formerly of Seoul pop-punk / pop-rock act Sugar Donut) was brought on board in early 2010.
Long Shen Dao
Tai Chi Reggae from Beijing
In 1993, four friends from Rio de Janeiro (Nelson Meirelles, Marcelo Lobato, Alexandre Menezes et Marcelo Yuka) decided to create a group of reggae, O Rappa, to expose the social injustices that the country was going trough (cf Minha Alma). They have recruited a fifth member, Falcão, that from that time onwards became the emblematic vocalist of the group.
Rupa & The April Fishes
Fiery, engaging and wide-reaching, their music is the soundtrack for a world teetering at the edge of itself
Timbuktu indie kids Songhoy Blues, stars of the Africa Express album
TRAD.ATTACK! takes inspiration from old archive recordings and from the music of today. Folk-Music is their starting point but not their boundary: they remain open in ears, mind and soul to different styles and new directions whilst maintaining their emotional roots-heart.
Txarango is the latest and most authentic phenomenon to be generated by the Barcelona sound. Born in the Raval, the city's most multicultural neighborhood, the band plays an energetic live fusion that mixes reggae, dub, Latin music and native rhythms.