James Blunt

“I’ve been on a bit of a roller coaster,” says James Blunt, in his typically dry, British understatement. Two albums, two world tours and 18 million records sold later, Blunt has taken a journey that few ever experience. Now, with his compelling new Custard/Atlantic album “Some Kind of Troubl... »


Matisyahu (born Matthew Paul Miller on June 30, 1979, in West Chester, PA) is an American Hasidic Jewish reggae musician. Known for blending traditional Jewish themes with reggae, rock and hip hop beat-boxing sounds. At first rebelled against his traditional Jewish upbringing, however at the age of 14, during a ca... »


RotFront is more than just good music: it’s a contribution to international relations. Just as Russians once learned German listening to Rammstein lyrics, Germans can now sing along with RotFront in Russian, Ukrainian and even Hungarian.“ - Wladimir Kaminer (a Russian-born German short story wri... »

T. Love

This legendary Polish rock band was formed in 1982 in Częstochowa by Muniek Staszczyk. Their first name was T.Love Alternative. Their inspirations were punk and new wave, and bands like The Clash, Sex Pistols, Buzzocks, Jam, Kryzys and Tilt. They were also under the influence of reggae, ska and the 60’s.... »

Blue Café

Blue Cafe was formed in 1998 in Łódź. This eight-pieces bunch of professional musicians, with charismatic female singer plays music that combines pop, acid jazz, soul, funky and hip-hop. The leader of the band is Paweł Rurak-Sokal – multiinstrumenatlist, composer and arranger of the band’s reperto... »


A band led by Ulf Lindemann is surely one of the most influential messengers of the global beats of the XXI century. Their music reminds of an imaginary river – leading from India, through Orient towards the West: the Balkans and further. Reggae, dub, hip-hop and dancehall meet electro-swing, Balkan beats and... »


This French band during its career spanning over 10 years has sold over 100000 copies of albums: Kana (2000), Entre frères (2002) and Internacional (2010). Kana is very popular in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. Their music is a marvelous, energetic mixture of reggae, soul... »

Krystyna Janda

One of Poland's most popular theatre and film actresses. A director of theatre productions and films. Janda is perhaps the only actress in Poland to enjoy star status. She owes her status to both powerful performances and a strong character that shines through in every role she undertakes. She debuted on the... »

Edward Dwurnik

Remarkable Polish painter and graphic artist, a high-profile figure on the Polish contemporary art scene. The only Polish artist who achieved international recognition before transformation (participated eg. in "documenta 7" in Kassel in 1982). The only artist in Poland who, through his works won wide critical accla... »

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