After recording more than fifteen albums since the beginning of the 80's, performing hundreds of gigs on all continents, collaborating with a wide variety of prestigious artists (Robert Plant, Tinariwen, Robert Wyatt, Archie Shepp...) and thereby creating an unquestionable aura, the band from Angers, in the West of France, are now rewriting their own history.
Herve Samb creates a unique sound, that speaks of the uprooting and the renaissance of African Music.
Monsieur Doumani is a trio that has recently gained many fans both in Cyprus and abroad with the 2013 release of their album "Grippy Grappa". The band rearranges Cypriot traditional songs using tzoura, guitar, and wind instruments. It also composes original songs - commentaries on Cypriot contemporary life - influenced by the Cypriot music roots style.
Andra Kouyaté comes today present his new formation in the charisma and in the talent indisputable. This group in the breath funk*groove keeps its African touch through complex rhythms and all the spirit and warm energy of the tradition Mandingue.
Arka – denotes the sun in Sanskrit and to rightly interpret the meaning, it is the warmth and radiance of music that spreads across everyone. With the sole intention of extending this musical outreach, few renowned artists in unison have created a band named Arka, and intend to broaden the horizons of Indian fusion music.
Echo Chamber is an exciting and energetic combination of new sounds, where percussive grooves and enchanting vocals are interwined with lyrical melodies. The concept, which has roots in African traditions with hints of classical European and American jazz, makes the music and the experience of listening to it truly unique.
Mahesh Vinayakram is today one of the leading artists in the field of Carnatic and world music. The South Indian Classical music is based around vocal performance. Carnatic music is devotional in nature and considered to be divine. The music has a highly evolved structure, with intricate compositions, while also providing space for improvisation.
When Rissa Ag Wanaghli, former member of the band Takrist N'Akal from Niger, meets Plume, a prominent French percussionist, the new band Atri N'Assouf (“the Star of the Desert”) was born. The compositions of Rissa, a Tuareg of the Air Massif, are decorated by the percussion of Plume, radiate sunshine and above all good humor.
Philipp Nykrin gilt als einer der innovativsten und vielseitigsten österreichischen Musiker seiner Generation. Nicht einmal ein Jahr nach der Veröffentlichung des letzten Albums mit Nykrins Working Band Namby Pamby Boy im April 2016 erschien am 22. Februar 2017 sein neues Album, Songbook.