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Garrett Borns: Time Flies at TEDxGrandRapids

Finding inspiration for music and lyrics from within and around the world, singer/songwriter Garrett Borns performs his eclectic fusion of sound, story and wordplay. Add this performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Live performance at TEDxGrandRapids.

Djazia Satour: Arab African Fusion with Strings

Djazia grew up in Algiers enjoying opera, 60s pop and chaabi.  Her endless sense of artistic freedom has seeded an Arab style groove on top on string sensations. Live performance recorded at TEDxParis 2011.

All Hands at TEDxZurich

For about one year Manuel Bürkli (Mañana) was recording bits and pieces of music, taking the freedom to have no expectations in his work and collect as many rough ideas as possible. “I felt a need to play around with music and words without having a final product in mind…

Jon Sterckx: Drumscapes at TEDxWarwick

Jon Sterckx is a UK based percussionist with over 20 years experience of world percussion. Drumscapes — his solo multi percussion performance is a synthesis of traditional musicianship and contemporary live electronics. Defying genre, drums from India, Africa and the Middle East sit alongside vocal percussion and cutting edge technology,…

Tim Exile Crowd-Sources Electronica at TEDxLondon

Musician, performer and developer Tim Exile is a pioneer of live interactive electronic music. A child of the nascent electronic music scene of the late 90s he was inspired by the bold new world of sounds available but frustrated by the inability to play these hands on like he could…

Christylez Bacon the human beatbox

Christylez Bacon (pronounced: Chris-Styles) is a progressive hip-hop music artist, from Washington, DC. He is responsible for introducing his live eclectic blend of classical and jazz and hip-hop arrangements and lyricism to such reputable presenters as Strathmore Hall, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He is…

Leonie Casanova: wind up

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Leonie Casanova is a London-based singer/songwriter. She has written and recorded songs for the films “The World Unseen” and “I Can’t Think Straight” – both of which were written and directed by award-winning Shamim Sarif and produced by Hanan Kattan. They star Lisa Ray and Sheetal Seth. Live performance recorded…

Yodhakaa’s Contemporary Indian Music

Yodhakaa is a contemporary Indian music band that evolved around the idea of finding a bridge between the traditional and contemporary. Their music is a collage of all the inspirations and influences they have encountered in their journey as artists. They hope to evolve, embrace more cultures, languages and people,…

Zoe Keating: Avant Cello

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoe Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer of celio, her feet dancing over an array of pedals to transform her solo performances into multipart works. Live performance at TEDxSF.

Shiuan (Xuan) Liu – Music: NEW Applause ( 劉軒 – 新滿堂采 )

  As the protagonist of an immensely popular series of books written by his father in the late 1980s, Shiuan’s daily life in a New York public high school became well-known to an entire generation of Taiwanese students. Shiuan is a writer, musician, psychologist and DJ. 劉軒 一個華人世界的哈利波特。他在紐約念高中的生活被父親寫成勵志書,成為台灣國中課本的教材。在華人世界銷售超過一千萬冊。但誰才是真正的劉軒﹖一個極端跨界,從心理、寫作、旅行、古典音樂、電子舞曲…一個不斷為自己重新定義,並努力撕掉標籤的文化人,一個永遠處在異鄉的音樂才子。 Add this…