Manuel Barrueco is recognized internationally as a leading figure in the guitar world today. His artistry has been continually described as that of a superb instrumentalist and an elegant musician, possessing a seductive sound and uncommon lyrical gifts. His international tours take him to some of the most important musical centers in the world each season. Recent appearances have included New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Munich, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Rome, Copenhagen, Athens, Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, and Hong Kong. Manuel Barrueco also has completed nine tours of Japan.
Meneo is pure gameboy reggaetón and electro-dancehall along vocoders and keytars, which are the weapons of choice for *MeNeO*'s deep, flavoured, latin rhythms that are accompanied by Entter's VJ "Fruity Booty" and his made-to-measure vjing application that's been the envy of many at several video art festivals. The MENEO performance investigates artistic concepts that imply the surprising and unforeseeable, accidents, mistakes and coincidences as a means to alter the dynamics of creative performance and to discover new aesthetic presentations.
Netsayi is a Zimbabwean singer-songwriter. In 2006 she released her debut album 'Chimurenga Soul' on her own Militant Prince label. It was described as 'refreshingly, startlingly excellent' by Mojo magazine who know a thing or two about refreshing, startling excellence. Thereafter, she contacted one of her favourite indie labels, World Connection, via MySpace and persuaded a big Dutchman called Albert to snap her up.
Now, a couple of years later, her second album, 'Monkey's Wedding', is all but ready to go. It features all sorts of musicians from all sorts of places including Baby 'Soul' N'Sola, Jeremiah Samuel, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Joe Legwabe ... in fact, more than 20 in total; but they've all been working to Netsayi's vision (albeit with a helping hand from top production duo Bacon & Quarmby).
Over the last few years, Netsayi has headlined at festivals across the UK, Europe and Africa, but Autumn 2009 sees her take to the road in support of celebrated South Africans, Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
Ojos de Brujo ("Sorcerer's eyes" in Spanish) is an eight-piece band from Barcelona, Spain formed in 1998. The band describes its style as "hip-hop with a little flamenco", and is comprised of guitarists Ramón and Paco, singer Marina, percussionists Xavi and Max, DJ/keyboard player Panko, drummer/percussionist Sergio, and bassist Javi. The band has received several awards, among these the Radio 3 World Music Award for Europe in 2004.
Candela may be a: 1. Bolivian cumbia artist
2. Czech speed-metal band formed in 1998
3. Swedish dancehall band
4. A Dutch rapper so not those guys in the picture
NEW ALBUM COMING SOON! Casabella is an exciting new Latin-Beat band that has just recently burst onto the UK music scene. This 9 piece band has been rocking dance floors and clubs with its vibrant songs and groovy rhythms. With musicians from Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa, the word "fusion" takes real meaning with this colourful, young, and soulful band.
Javiera Mena is a singer-songwriter from Santiago, Chile. whose music combines folk and pop with electronic elements. In 2005 she first appeared in the Chilean indie scene, as some of her songs ("Sol de Invierno" and "C
Their infectious sound and engaging live show has been recruiting Bomba lovers around the country for the last four years. This Melbourne based, five piece, funky reggae act first landed on the Australian scene as a way to play mutually loved music. After having played for a couple of years, the band's first full length release was the album Population which proved to be a winner with radio and Bomba fans alike.
Marcos Kostenbader Valle (born September 14, 1943 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian singer, songwriter and record producer. His work has found success across many musical styles both within Brazil and in the rest of the world, including bossa nova, samba, incidental music for drama, and fusions of American/European rock and dance music with Brazilian styles. His brother is Paulo Sergio Valle, with whom he composed many songs. From the younger Bossa Nova generation, as well as Bebel Gilberto and others, made a large part of his career abroad.
1) Angelina is Lithuanian pop singer. 2) Angelina is an eurodance vocalist, who recorded the hit "The Power Of Love". 3) Angelina (アンジェリーナ is a bilingual Japanese-American singer-songwriter signed under Columbia Records. She can probably be known for her use of vibrato to create a unique voice. 4) Angelina Camarillo: Long before mainstream America started “living la vida loca” with the rise of Latin pop, Upstairs Records’ recording artist Angelina was already burning up dance floors with bilingual dance tracks.