Musician and composer of lounge music; songs written for festivals and commercial purposes; music producer with diploma; two music albums ("Lounge music by Marga" 2005 & "Lounge music by Marga" 2006) with Austrian airlines - music for flying; one album "Vibrations" - refresh with "Skopsko" (the famous beer in Macedonia); presenting her country with her music on MIDEM festival in Cannes 2005... The latest album Beat Of The Old Bazar, released by Oasis Productions - Canada (2006/2007)... New compilation "Honeymoon suite vol.
The Afro Celt Sound System is a musical group which fuses modern dance rhythms (trip-hop, techno, etc.) with Celtic and African influences. It was formed by Grammy-nominated producer-guitarist Simon Emmerson, and is considered to be somewhat of a world music supergroup, often having a wide range of guest artists on their albums. Their albums have been released through Peter Gabriel's Real World Records, and they are also reportedly the best-selling band on the label...
The band was born in 2003 with the name "Pegatina Sound System" after Ovidi i Adrià meet Rubén, who up to that moment was playing solo. They decided to throw forward the project, without knowing to where it would go. One year later they had more than 20 performances under their belts and were one of the most active groups in the Catalan market. The band were starting to take part in festivals and performances in different places in Spain.
Natacha Atlas (born March 20, 1964) is a singer born in Belgium. She is known for her fusion of arabic and north african music. She once termed her music "cha'abi moderne" (i.e., an updated form of egyptian pop music). It also includes many influences from styles like hip hop, drum and bass, lounge, and reggae. She became the lead singer and belly dancer of Transglobal Underground who fused trance, world, and trip hop. Discography : * Diaspora (1995)
* Halim (1997)
* Gedida (1999)
* Ayeshteni (2001)
Tanghetto is a Buenos Aires-based band that focuses its material in the combination of Argentine tango with electronic music, jazz and other musical genres. The “Tanghetto sound” is rather unique; it's a fusion of diverse sources of inspiration, both contemporary and traditional, that converge in Buenos Aires with the bandoneon (the nostalgic and characteristic instrument of the tango). Bandoneon takes the singer's role and is surrounded by diverse acoustic instruments and a sonic wall of synths and samplers.
Yair Dalal (born 1955) is a composer, violinist and oud player and is probably the most prolific Israeli ethnic musician today, with global recognition (WOMAD appearances from Seattle to Sydney).
Over the last decade he has put nine albums, covering wide and varied cultural territory. Much of Dalal's output reflects the strong affinity he has for the desert and its habitants. Dalal's family came to Israel from Baghdad and he has included much Iraqi material in his work to date.
Labels:Denovali, Cyclic Law ++ Montréal, Canada (2007 – present) A U N are a shape shifting Montreal based band, that melt the boundaries between psychedelic, electronic, ambient, industrial and doom music. AUN have performed at such diverse festivals as: Mutek, Roadburn, Wave Gothic, Victoriaville, Swingfest, while releasing numerous praised albums with such labels as Alien8 Recordings, Important, Cyclic Law, Oral and now with german experimental label Denovali.
Acclaimed for their uplifting, grooving show, The Old Dance School bring together thrilling arrangements of European folk music and self-penned tracks to craft a diverse and explosive set. Fiddles, whistles, guitar, vocals, bass and percussion combine to show their folk, jazz, soul and world music influences with a clarity and maturity that has brought this lively group of young musicians a proliferate following.
Master Margherita is a musician based in Switzerland. Since 1988, he has been very active in the european music scene where his first steps were as a bass player in various Rock'n'Roll bands. But in 1994 he started composing tracks which mixed and matched live instruments with all sorts of electronic " devices ". This experimentation saw a change of musical direction for him into the world of " ambient " soundscapes. Since then his talent has been appreciated in many styles, from french text songs, to experimental techno, via ethnic grooves and reggae.