Africa Negra

For the past 40 years, África Negra have been indisputably the most important and genuine ambassadors of the music of São Tomé and Príncipe.

Amira

Amira is one of Europe’s finest and most soulful singers. Born in Sarajevo, she is one of the greatest exponents of Bosnian sevdah, a mostly slow, sad and passionate style that is the Balkan answer to the blues or Cape Verdian morna.

Atanga Boom!

Early 2012 members of successful bands such as Monsieur Dubois, Bernie’s Lounge and The Shuffle Demons joined hands. Within a short time a tight group of musicians lined‐up, all with the same addiction to afrofunk, worldgrooves and jazz.

Atlantihda

Connecting traditional and rural folk music with Portugal’s urban popular music: Fado.

Baciamolemani

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.

Balkan Beat Box

Even more globalized than ever. Ragga, hiphop and dancefloor electronica!

Buika

Spanish-African singer and world music star sings a gorgeous, smoky, profoundly soulful blend of jazz, flamenco, blues, soul and more.

Complete

Singing in gospel, RnB and in one of the most popular South African genre Isicathamiya.

Depedro

Around the world with Depedro,  “La increible historia de un hombre bueno”  is DePedro’s latest album. A piece of work that is original, delicate, creative, well crafted and, above all, human, which pretty much sums up Jairo Zavala.

Eliades Ochoa

Buena Vista Social Club® presents ELIADES OCHOA. The voice of ‘Chan Chan’ and without competition THE voice of the traditional Cuban son.

Els Catarres

Els Catarres are a Catalan pop-folk band. The members of Els Caterres are Èric Vergés and Jan Riera Prats from Aiguafreda and Roser Cruells from Centelles. The band is famous for the song Jenifer who came a hit in the summer of 2011 in Catalan Countries.

Emel Mathlouthi

Her music has electro and trip hop rhythms and a modern sound – a new way forward for Tunisian music.

Fendika

Fendika (Ethiopia) Ferocious five-piece band with two phenomenal dancers

Fuel Fandango

Nita and Ale Acosta are not trying to be revolutionaries, but they are trying to do something new.

Fumaça Preta

Fumaça Preta (Black Smoke) brings together elements of tropicalia, psychedelic rock, fuzz funk, musique concrete, acid house, radiophonic electronics and afrobeat.

Hanggai

  From the steppes of Mongolia by way of Beijing, Hanggai is a crossover band that blends traditional music and rock. “This is Asian crossover music at its best”. ( The Guardian )

Idan Raichel

Multi-instrumentalist from Israel showing the world he is one of the most creative musicians of his country. And beyond.

Idiotape

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.

Iyeoka

Nigerian singer living in the USA suprises with great songs. Check the amount of you tube views...

Jambinai

The Music that exist everywhere but belongs nowhere.

Konono nr 1

Rough and honest in your face grooves from Kinshasa.

La Yegros

The first female signing to the renowned ZZK label she is seen as the first lady of digital-cumbia in a typically male dominated scene.

Lindigo

The very multi-culti music from La Reunion. Makes you smile and dance!  

Liu Fang

The empress of pipa and guzheng. Music from the classical and folkloric traditions.

Long Shen Dao

Tai Chi Reggae from Beijing

Los Pirañas

  Dance to this psychedelic connection between champeta, afrobeat, rock and cumbia.    

Maïa Vidal

Armed with her distinct multilingual vocals and anarray of instruments, Maïa Vidal crafts sweet and quirky pop-folk songs.

Mbongwana Star

From Kinshasa – Congo - this group of street musicians who play a fusion of funk, rock, rumba and vintage R&B.

Mehmet Polat trio

  The Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three masters of their magical instruments: ney, kora and ud. With roots in the Ottoman, ancient Anatolian, Balkan and West African music traditions, the trio welcomes you with its musical authenticity. The original compositions are colored by daring improvisations and grooves, presented in an atmosphere of chamber music. The Mehmet Polat Trio invites you to a sincere musical journey from the past to the present. 

Meridian Brothers

Touching down from Bogota, Columbia, Meridian Brothers are here to shoot their deliciously weird and loose psycho-tropical groove through summer 2014. 

Mocambo

Mocambo is the result of the cooperation between the Belgium/Brazilian rapper 'Le Tagarel'  and the Belgium producer - saxophonist Tartaruga.

Narasirato

“Traditional but with unmistakable pulses of reggae and rock” UNCUT

Oumou Sangaré

Malian diva delivers a modernized version of the traditional, rural music of the enigmatic and mysterious Wassoulou hunters with a funk-driven pulse.

Parno Graszt

"They do not use sources of Gipsy music - they are the source itself.” Simon Broughton, Songlines

RoCola Bacalao

Ecuador's number 1 party animals mixing cumbia, ska and son with a punk attitude.  

Rupa & The April Fishes

Fiery, engaging and wide-reaching, their music is the soundtrack for a world teetering at the edge of itself

Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar

Godfather of the Balkan Beats.

Söndörgő

  “Söndörgö are proving themselves to be one of Europe’s most versatile and exciting bands.” Simon Broughton, Songlines Magazine.  

Songhoy Blues

Timbuktu indie kids Songhoy Blues, stars of the Africa Express album

Taraf de Haïdouks

Ever since the release of their debut album and their first visit to western Europe back in 1991, Taraf de Haïdouks are considered as the epitome of Gypsy music’s fabulous vitality.

Toumani & Sidiki

 Kora-master Toumani Diabaté presents his son Sidiki - 72nd generation of Diabaté griots - to the world.

Troker

“Troker's performance was noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy and altogether wonderful.” ALL ABOUT JAZZ

Tulegur

Tulegur (刚子) a native from Inner Mongolia mixes throat singing with guitar playing, a singer songwriter from the grasslands.

Turtle Island

Turtle Island fuses traditional Japanese carnival beats with other musical elements including distorted guitar, Indian music, and Korean traditional music, all held together with a punk rock background.

uKanDanz

uKanDanZ plays an unique style. It’s an unusual meeting between an electric quartet from France and Asnake Guebreye’s terrific voice. This charismatic lead singer originates from the vibrant music scene in Addis Abeba.

Vaudou Game

Vaudou Game is one of the newest exciting bands on the scene. Peter Solo, singer and composer of the band was born in Aného-Glidji (Togo), birthplace of the Guin tribe and place of voodoo culture, just like the whole region of Togo and Benin is.

Yuna

In a remarkably short period of time, Yuna has risen from regional D.I.Y. notoriety to full-on international stardom.

숨[SU:M]

Korean traditional music adapted to a modern life.