Playlist of May 13 2016

Playlist of May 13 2016 / Edition 378
Wolves
Amycanbe is a 4-piece trip-hop band from Cervia, Italy, started in 2002 by Marco and Mattia. So far they have released 3 albums ("Being A Grown-Up Sure Is Complicated", "Mountain Whales" and "Wolf") and 2 EPs ("Yellow Suit" and "The World Is Round").
Masquerade
Lucia Lilikoi (formerly known as Lucia Iman) is from Mill Valley, California, originally from Spain. So far she has released 3 albums: "Lucia Iman" in 2006, "Tame the Night" in 2009 and "Vessel" in 2015. Her style has been described as “anti-pop”.
Pretty love
Starry Knights is the project of singer-songwriter Paul Morabito from Boca Raton, Florida, US. He describes the genre as a mix of alternative pop, country crossover and folk crossover.
Hip with the kids
Alex Highton is a singer-songwriter from the UK, who plays gentle folk songs on his guitar. In 2011 he released his debut album "Woodditton Wives Club". In 2014 he released "Nobody Knows Anything" for which he is receiving good ratings and reviews.
Lionel Strange
The Village is the project of guitarist and songwriter Phil Matthews from the UK, who has been writing and recording for over 25 years now. His music is based around the themes of reflection and reminiscence, along with thoughts of childhood.
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Song of the Week
Vero is the project of self-taught singer-songwriter Vero Shatkovskey from Bydgoszcz, Poland. She started to write, sing and to play instruments at the age of 6. Her songs are influenced by the music of the 60s and her lyrics tell real stories.
Fallen stars
Tony and Una is he duo of vocalist Una Walsh and instrumentalist Tony Dean from Shaftesbury UK. They aspire to release a new song and video every month. When they have 12 songs, they will release their debut album.
Magnets
The Canadian band Ophelia Sydrome was formed in 2002, when Trina Nadeau (cello) and Deanna Wells (vocals, keyboards) met during their studies. In 2007 Adrian McFarlane and Josh Kohler completed the band with drums, bass and backing vocals.
The cravings of the dead
Radaid is an 8-piece fusion music group from Mexico, formed in 1998. They merge music and instruments from different parts of the world, for example India, China, Middle East, Mexico, Africa and the Balkans. So far they have released 4 albums.
Why war
Moscato is an alternative blues and rock band from Mackay, Queensland, Australia. The band was formed with a sole purpose in mind, but soon after the start, this project grew out to the 4-piece band of Erin, Jo,Monkey, Keiran and Kristen.
Queen of disguise
La Strange is a rock singer from Italy, who started as a vocalist, singing in local cover bands. Later she began to write her own songs. In 2009 she met producer James D Bell and started La Strange. In 2012 she released her album "Queen of Disguise".
November
Rock City Seven is a cover band from Chicago, US, formed in 2009. Occasionally they also make original songs. Steve Nink (skins), Marc Malitz (bass), Michael LaVista (guitar/vocals), Matt Uremovich (vocals), Matt Nelson (guitar/keys/vocals/novelty)
Desire
HarryBigButton is a hard rock trio from Seoul, South Korea. The name of the band is slang for a cheap, vintage car stereo. They have released 2 EPs, “Hard ‘n Loud” in 2011 and "Perfect Storm" in 2014, and a full-length album "King's Life" in 2012.

In this week's edition of TalentCast we will give extra attention to artists who are performing next week. Between the other artists there is one newcomer to TalentCast and of course our new Song of the Week winner.

Thanks to everybody who came to our website last week to vote. We hope that you will do the same this week too!

Today we start the programme with a trip-hop band from Italy.

TalentCast - Edition 378

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Song of the Week: Vero - Words
Vero is the project of self-taught singer-songwriter Vero Shatkovskey from Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Vero (vero is the Italian word for true] started to write, sing and to play instruments at the age of 6. Her lyrics tell real stories, her songs are influenced by the music of the 60s.

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