Ar (アル) is a four piece formed in 2003, their music runs the gambit of electronica, rock and folk. Ar (アル) members are Atsushi Kubo (Vocal), Yoshitaka Fujimoto (Bass), Murakami Fumitaka (Drums) and Tsubasa Ohta (Guitar). I would suggest you listen to their sampler, before you try anything else.
Dave Davison (guitar, vocals) Shiraz Dada (bass) Erin Elders (guitar) Chris Hainey (drums) Maps & Atlases is a rock group from Chicago, Illinois USA. Equally influenced by folk and experimental music they have often been labeled as a math rock band though their music has developed a slightly more pop-oriented style over time.
Hyogen (表現) sound is an exploration of a pop band from it’s darkest most primitive depths. This alternative, acoustic folk pop band will take you where you never thought you would go, and be happy to ask for more. Members: Mayu Gonto (vocals, accordion), Kimiya Sato (vocals, violin), Kuya Sonoda (bass),and Baku Furukawa (vocals, guitar).
Mógil are a quartet hailing from Iceland and Belgium. The bandmembers are Heiða Árnadóttir (vocals), Ananta Roosens (violin), Joachim Badenhorst (clarinet/saxophone) and Hilmar Jensson (guitar). Their songs are all sung in Icelandic, true to old Icelandic folk texts. In 2006, Mógil toured Iceland, playing in small churches throughout the country. Their debut-album, Ró, was also […]
The Tallest Man On Earth is the moniker of Kristian Mattson – Swedish singer-songwriter. Before starting his solo career in 2006, he was playing guitar in Swedish indie band Montezumas. His music is based in folk and blues sound with English lyrics. During his career Kristian released two EPs and three full-length albums, his latest […]
Okinawan folk music is often accompanied by the sanshin, and in the 80s musicians added a rock back beat creating a fusion of folk music with a modern sound. “Kina Shokichi (喜納昌吉), is to Okinawan music what Bob Marley was to reggae.” Kina is perhaps best known as the composer of “Subete no Hito no […]
Albinobeach is post rock band from Jozi, South Africa, their music is ethereal, dreamlike and extradonary. While experimenting with samples and programming, Albinobeach draws on varying influences from many musical cultures and genres; jazz, progressive rock, metal, electronica, down tempo, trip hop, and traditional folk music. In 2006, Garrick van der Tuin (drums), Kalin Pashaliev […]
Known for their blend of psychedelic, rock, Okinawan, Celtic, chindon, swing jazz, as well as Japanese, Chinese and Korean folk music with a political message wrapped in tradition – Soul Flower Union, also known as SFU, is a Japanese musical group that incorporates Asian and world music styles into a rock and roll band. There […]
CEILÍ MOSS is an acoustic folk-rock band from Belgium founded in 1996. “The name came from Ceilí, Irish Gaelic for a party with traditional music, and Moss, the nickname of Alain Mossiat, boss of “L’éblouissant,” the pub in Namur where they learned to deal with stage fright.” Perhaps it is Genevieve Williams from Widdershins who […]
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Beirut’s music combines elements of Eastern European and Balkan folk with Western pop music, fusing the American mainstream and indie-rock culture and the World Music scene. Current Beirut project recording/live members: Nicholas Petree (taoseño drummer), Perrin Cloutier (accordion), Jason Poranski (guitar, mandolin), Paul Collins (guitar, vocals), Jon Natchez (saxophone, clarinet glockenspiel, ukulele, mandolin), Kristin ferebee […]
Taking their name from the Irish word for a party with traditional dance music, “Ceilí” and “Moss” the nickname of Alain Mossiat, boss of the pub “L”Eblouissant,” in Namur, where the band first learned to deal with stage fright, back in the early 90s. CEILÍ MOSS is an acoustic folk-rock band from Belgium founded in […]
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