Does people going through your playlist make you worry? Do you fear that they might give you the same look your parents do while checking your report card? Does your taste make grandparents wince? Do your children yawn when you pick your favourite CD, while calling it boring and redundant? Do your friends hesitate to hand you the AUX cable, then regret doing it at all? Worry no more, we’ve got your back. Here are 5 musical acts that have got the right combination of swag and swing, guts and groove, that will impress you and all generations!
This group from Manchester will win you over. In an era when everyone was singing about sex and love, The Smiths rose to fame with their unique sound and profound lyrics.
A brilliant instrumentalist, Kanno’s versatility does her credit. Famous for setting several Anime shows and films to music, this Japanese pianist has gone from classical to jazz to pop.
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Who knew two guitars could be so poetic? With elements of rock, metal, flamenco and tango in their music; this duo transforms into triumphant gladiators on stage and makes the crowd go mental.
Wielding a guitar that will enchant you, an Australian musician that will take you to a delicately magical place.
Al di Meola
This Italian guitarist that plays with such elegance and class that he makes every piece a new romance and every melody feel like love.
Prepare to be blown away by their musicality, sonority and style. These musicians will impress you and those around you.
– By Gargi Kowli