Playlist of May 20 2016

Playlist of May 20 2016 / Edition 379

Old black lady
El Cuento de la Chica y la Tequila proves that music can bring people together. This 5-piece Italian band was formed in 2008 and all musicians quickly became friends. Their friendship affected the music, which became a fusion of the styles they like.
Polder
Ampia Vista is a solo-project from Italy. He has been making music for a long time, still before the first internet music sites. His songs combine different styles, from simple pop songs to more complex rock.
Carlbeck
The Symptoms started to perform and record songs in their converted cow shed in 2001 and are still going strong. This is the project of Mr. and Mrs. Symptom from Lunedale in the UK.
Aangespoeld
The Imaginary Suitcase is the solo project of Laurent Leemans from Tubize, Belgium, who was also the singer and guitarist in the acoustic folk-rock combo Ceilí Moss. In 2012 he decided to start this solo project. Since then he has released 6 albums.
Cocktale
Mary Confurius is a singer-songwriter from the Netherlands. She likes to mix light and dark and translates her feelings into music. She writes the lyrics, composes, plays guitar and records in her home studio. She released one EP, titled "The Other".
Silence
Drowning Melancholy is a project from Jaipur, India, started by Alvin Stanly and Komal Panwar of Fragile Silence. They make progressive goth metal and play with different artists every time.
Don't believe
Chabliz is a 4-piece band from The Hague, the Netherlands. So far they have released 2 albums (1 live album and 1 studio album). Both have received very good reviews in both Dutch and foreign press. They aspire to release their third album this year.
Fallen stars
Song of the Week
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.
Tesko
Singer-songwriter Julia Marcell comes from Poland and lives in Berlin, Germany. She tours a lot with her band around the world. So far she has released 4 albums ("It Might Like You", "June", "Sentiments" and "Proxy") and 1 EP ("Storm EP").
Dancing Dutchman
JoosTVD stands for Joos(t) The Vanished Dutchman. He started as a drummer, then played in several bands. Nowadays he has his own project and has released 11 albums so far. Genres: pop, jazz, funk, R&B, latin, blues and humor.
Pain
Metibla, a short for Merry Time Black, was started as one-man project in 2003. Now this is the band of underground video maker Riccardo Ponis, Paolo Alvano and Valerio Fisik. They released 3 albums: "Paraphernalia", "Hell Holes", "Crimson Within"
Reptile
Cozmicsoulfire is the solo-project of artist, producer and songwriter Marianne Vedder from Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. She sings, plays guitar, keyboard, synthesizer and percussion. Marianne has released 4 albums so far. Genre: rock, pop, metal
Eyes
Neon Legion is a new wave / indie rock band, formed by Philip Kurt Kressin in 2009. The band consists of varying artists from London, Frankfurt, New York, Buenos Aires and Toronto. They released their 11-track self titled debut album in 2013.
Don't mind my mind
Howling Owl is the project of Evija Vēbere from Latvia and Lav Kovač from Serbia. Both finished studying at Prins Claus Conservatory in Groningen, the Netherlands. That is how they met. Their music is a mixture of pop, jazz, minimalism and indie.
Save me
Tiffany Gow is a singer, songwriter and voice over artist from Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia. She has released a self-funded debut album "No Fear" in 2005 and a fan-funded album "Deeply Drowning In Deception" in 2010.

Today we will play quite a lot of music, 15 songs. Like last week we will give extra attention to artists who are performing next week. We will also play one newcomer to TalentCast, a solo-artist from Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, and of course we will play this week's Song of the Week winner.

Thanks to all of you who came to our website to help us choose a new Song of the Week winner. In about half an hour you will hear who won last week’s voting. After listening, please visit our voting page to let us know which song you have liked the most this week.

We start the programme with a 5-piece band from Italy.

TalentCast - Edition 379

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Song of the Week: Tony and Una - Fallen Stars
Una comes from a small farm in Southern Ireland in the county of Louth. As a country girl she started singing at churches. Later she became the principle singer at the world famous Bunratty Castle in Shannon. She sang there for three years, traveled the world, performing on Radio and TV shows and for the Hoi polloi, including the president of the USA.

Then Una moved to England with Tony. They have been working together now for some time, writing songs and playing gigs.

Tony comes from Manchester. He started playing live music from the age of 12, firstly with a brass band and then at the age of 16 he got his first guitar. He has a passion for music of the late 60's and 70's. Next to playing live music Tony takes care of recording their new songs on the computer in their home studio.

Tony and Una aspire to release a new song and video every month. When they have 12 songs, they will release their debut album.

Website of Tony and Una