Playlist Sep 9 2016
Alex Highton
Song for someone
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.
The Imaginary Suitcase
Wish you were here
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.
Rebecca Hosking
Trumped aces
Rebecca Hosking is a country singer-songwriter from Nashville. She releases her music via her own record label "LoveLloyd Music". On our partner radio station Fame Music Radio in Johannesburg, South Africa she is one of the most requested artists.
Elizabeth Geyer
Elizabeth Geyer is from Australia and has released 4 albums ("The Dream", "Elizabeth Geyer", "On Patrol With The Jazz Police" and "The Bridge"). She is not only a singer and composer of jazz music, she also plays the piano, trumpet and flugelhorn.
Blue strike
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.
El Cuento de la Chica y la Tequila
Mama's freak
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.
My friend and I
Kalika is a singer-songwriter from Liverpool, UK. She released her 9-track debut album "And a Little Bit of Chutney" in spring 2014. She describes her music as "jazzy-good conscience-rhythmical folk that will uplift anyone's day".
White slide
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").
Broken dreams
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.
Song of the Week
Aly Cook
Aly Cook is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand. She released her debut album "Brand New Day" in 2011 and her second album "Horseshoe Rodeo Hotel" in 2015. In 2012 Aly Cook received the title of New Zealand's female country artist of the year.
Cause you are
Cubic Jack is a vocalist, multi instrumentalist and songwriter from Kyle Of Lochalsh, UK. He is a self-taught musician and took voice lessons for two years, learning composition by listening to classical music, jazz and reading books.
Paul Golian
Paul Golian is a folk, country, alternative and rock artist from Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. In the 70's he was the keyboardist and guitarist of the Canadian progressive rock band "Theatre of Life". After a 30 years' absence he is back in music.
Howling Owl
Tic tac
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.
Ex static
Wildcat is an one-person electronic music project from Göttingen, Germany. She describes her genre as "dramatic undergroundsound". She has released 1 album, titled "Desolate Enigma".
Christer Holm
The fleet at Hyperion
Christer Holm from Espoo in Finland is a computer specialist by day and in his spare time he composes instrumental music. His debut album is titled "Galactic Voyages". Currently Christer is working on his second album, titled "Galactic Voyages 2".
We have a nice and long playlist for you this week, 15 songs – two came from artists who joined TalentCast last week and the rest are songs by artists we have played before and some of these songs are new. We also have our first Song of the Week winner for this season, but we start the programme with a singer-songwriter from the UK.
Song of the Week
Aly Cook
Aly Cook is an independent country singer-songwriter from New Zealand. In the last 10 years she has performed in New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the United States. She has been nominated for New Zealand's Female Country Artist of the Year four times and won the award in 2012.

Aly Cook's debut album Brand New Day was funded by her international fans. In 2015 she released her second album Horseshoe Rodeo Hotel. Aly has had four singles in the top 20 of the Australian Country Tracks Top 40 and her album Horseshoe Rodeo Hotel got a placement on the New Zealand Album charts in 2015.
Charts Sep 9 2016
Aly Cook
Piet Louter
Power-hungry men
Rosa Sky
You're so distant
Morgan Wilson
Benny Mayhem
Song for absent friends
Emma Black
Last time love
The Symptoms
Viper face
Rion S
Stone cold
Starry Knights
Cold rains