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1) Barefoot is the brainchild of singer Sam Obernik (best known for her work with Tim Deluxe on his It Just Wont Do hit) and legendary producer and remixer Tommy D. Its aim is to bridge the gap between the dance world and more conventional musicianship and song writing through reinterpretations of club classics. Their self titled debut album bubbles with energy, invention and fun and includes White Lines , Born Slippy, It's Like That, Hideaway, Lazy and It Just Won t Do.
“Mor’s voice fills the room. It's got a range and fluid flexibility……. It's rich and warm with a finely delivered emotional intensity. The Beauty and the Sea is a remarkable debut.” FRoots March 2008
Described by London’s Jewish Chronicle as a purveyor of “Spine tingling Gypsy Music”, young London-based Israeli singer Mor Karbasi sings in Ladino, Spanish, Hebrew and on rarer occasions, English. Fortune has brought her a wonderful singing voice to add to her classically trained piano playing..
Gabriel Yared (Arabic: جبرائيل يارد) (born 7 October 1949) is a Lebanese-French composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, his work in France included the scores for Betty Blue and Camille Claudel. He later began working with American film directors, winning an Oscar for his score for The English Patient and a nomination for The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain.
The Orchestra was founded in the summer of 2002 and in 2003 it toured Italy introducing its worldwide music and musicians to audiences. It is made up of folk, classical, pop, jazz and street artists.
Now after four years, the release of the new album Sona.
It is the conclusion of two years of work on the part of each musician: coming up with a way to play with others without betraying their individual style.
The Raghu Dixit Project, founded by Raghupathy Dixit, is an open house for musicians and artistes from different genres to come together, collaborate and create a dynamic sound and expression. Though a gold medalist in Masters in Microbiology and a proficient Indian Classical Dancer (Vidwat in Bharatanatyam), Raghu is now known more as a self-taught guitarist-singer-composer-song writer-musician, based in Bangalore, India.
March 2009 will see the release of the 4th Celloman album ‘Sharptown’. The Celloman project began in 2001 with the release of ‘Aquador’. Now a six piece band, Celloman has performed extensively around the UK including most of the big festivals such as Glastonbury and Womad. They have performed in Serbia twice and done a series of gigs in Spain. In 2005 Cellist Ivan Hussey was invited to perform a solo show at the International Cello Festival in Belgrade.
There's at least four artists under the name "Otto":
1.The composer, singer and percussionist Otto was born in Pernambuco, Brazil, and he was, among Chico Science, Fred 04 and others, a Manguebeat movement creator, that was a revolution to the Brazilian music. 2. aka DJ Toto from Colombia, who has avery nice release on the net-label Corporate Identity (http://www.corpid-label.de/) 3.A Turkish hardcore band from the Istanbul underground music scene To see the German comedian-act, director (and musician too) Otto Waalkes, click here: http://www.last.fm/music/Otto+Waalkes