Winner of the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Global Music Performance, Brooklyn-based singer, composer and producer Arooj Aftab draws on a deep well of musical influences, from jazz to minimalism to poetry.
Ukrainian quartet DakhaBrakha make ‘ethno chaos’ music – contemporary, cosmopolitan and intimate, with the soul of Ukrainian folk.
Nicknamed the ‘Caribbean Patti Smith’ by The Guardian, voodoo queen priestess Moonlight Benjamin plays raw, heavy blues rock inspired by Caribbean melodies and artists Dr John, Alabama Shakes and Oumou Sangaré.
Oozing good vibes and belting out bilingual bangers, Rei embodies a new generation of globally aware artists.
As masters of musical alchemy, Strawpeople are electro-pop royalty and the epitome of nineties cool in Aotearoa.