A Polish-Ukrainian band, putting in the best from lyrics and folk melodies from both countries, which share one border. At the beginning it used to exist around another border altogether – one that bridges folk and jazz music. Read more »about: DAGADANA
Composer, improviser, performer and sound director. For many years he collaborated with the Polish Radio Experimental Studio, then founded the Studio of Impossible Sounds. With Freelectronic and Amusos he performed in the whole Europe, he regularly performs with the group Kawalerzy Błotni. Read more »about: Tadeusz Sudnik
Zbigniew Karkowski was one of the most important Polish noise musicians, legend of anti-academic alternative music and terror of sound technicians from around the world. Beside recording and performing solo, he collaborated with numerous musicians and composed (although his composition were discovered only after his death). Read more »about: Zbigniew Karkowski
Mgła (Polish for ‘fog’) is one of the most important Polish black metal groups. Founded in 2000, the band started to give concerts only after releasing their third album in 2012. Since then, their melodic black metal pieces have drawn attention not only from enthusiasts of extreme music, but also from fans of alternative sounds from both home and abroad. Read more »about: Mgła
Composer, conductor, pianist. She likes to process acoustic instruments electronically, searching for intensive timbres and harmony. Kosecka is inspired by fables and myths originating from various cultures, and animates the contemporary music scene in Teheran with commitment. Read more »about: Martyna Kosecka
Agnieszka Franków-Żelazny is biologist, singer and conductor. She was born on 24 March 1976 in Głubczyce. "From the scientific perspective, singing raises your endorphin level, and as such it can be addictive", says Franków-Żelazny. Read more »about: Agnieszka Franków-Żelazny
My focus is traditional music, which means I have a living source of music within reach, giving me a never-ending singerly liveliness - says singer and instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, and researcher of traditional music. Read more »about: Adam Strug
A composer of songs, theatre and film music, author of monumental oratories and cantatas, pianist, singer, gel-art painter, educated as an architect, Jan Kanty Pawluśkiewicz was born on 13th October, 1942 in Nowy Targ. Read more »about: Jan Kanty Pawluśkiewicz
Polish singer with a lyric baritone voice. A legendary artist of pre-war Warsaw cabarets and revue theatres who continued his career after the war, Fogg excelled at the sentimental song genre. Read more »about: Mieczysław Fogg
Szymon Listewnik (born in Gdańsk) is a music producer, DJ and graphic designer. As an artist he uses the pseudonym Rhythm Baboon. His music can be described as a mix of footwork and juke with elements of techno. When he wants to define his interests broadly, he says simply: ‘bass music’. Read more »about: Rhythm Baboon
Music of sleepless nights – mechanical, yet alive. JAAA!, a band composed of three artists from three different corners of the Polish musical world, creates emotional, electronic songs. A crucial member of the group is Karolina Głusiec who is responsible for the visuals during their live shows. Read more »about: JAAA!
An extremely versatile artist, Moo Latte composes, plays bass, guitar, percussions, synthesizers, sometimes even sings. He was born in Poland, nowadays he lives and works in Copenhagen. Read more »about: Moo Latte
Hip-hop vocals, in the background deep, bass dub rhythm, sonorous synthetic sound, the feeling of cold city jungle, and good, poetic lyrics. This and more can be found on the first, self-titled album of RAT. Read more »about: RAT
Actor, singer, director, screenwriter. One of the most popular artists of the interwar period Polish cinema and entertainment theatre. Born on 28th December 1899, died on 7th October 1943.
Read more »about: Eugeniusz Bodo
Composer, conductor, lecturer at Academy of Music in Kraków. Since 2000 she is a chief executive director, as well as artistic director of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice. Read more »about: Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa
Traditional Polish Highlander music, electronic drum’n’bass, dub and trip-hop. Beautiful vocal harmonies and beatbox. Psio Crew is back on stage with new ideas and inspired by even more innovative music. Read more »about: Psio Crew
One of the best Polish drummers together with sampling master. Sobura and Teielte, after a few concerts as a warm-up, are scheduled to release their first album in February 2017. Read more »about: Sotei
One of the most compelling young Polish bands began as a random group of people improvising together during a session. The event went so well that the septet, without any changes in their line-up, has already published three LPs and show no signs of slowing down. Read more »about: Innercity Ensemble
They are often situated within so-called post-metal scene. They often tour with other interesting bands from Polish metal scene. However, Entropy is very free in their approach to metal, as they often add elements of psychedelic music, progressive rock, electronic music and shoegaze into their compositions. Read more »about: Entropia
Vocalist and producer, MIN t’s real name is Martyna Kubicz. Her musical interests are electronic dance music and neo soul. Her debut longplay is scheduled to be released in the spring of 2017. Read more »about: MIN t
One of defining artists of Polish independent music of the turn of the 21st century. Guitarist and DJ, radio personality, talent scout, propagator of electronic music and many more. Read more »about: Maceo Wyro
A singer (bass), he received Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura Prize at the International Moniuszko Vocal Competition. He can be seen performing in various opera houses across Poland, Germany and Switzerland. A Polityka Passports 2016 nominee. Read more »about: Krzysztof Bączyk
A young Polish quartet that combines love to classical music with a true affection for guitar. The quartet was created in 2013 in Poznań but is now associated with Denmark. Read more »about: Erlendis Quartet
One of the most original bands on the Polish folk scene, Muzykanci, draws its power from the junction of great individuals. Muzykanci performed both on weddings in villages and at world’s biggest festivals. Their repertoire comprises thrilling versions of Polish folk songs from various regions of Poland, as well as Lemko, Hungarian, Balkan, Gypsy, and Jewish tunes. Read more »about: Muzykanci
A violinist and pedagogue, plays on a violin crafted by Petrus Guarnerius in 1734 in Venice. She was born on January 1st 1929 in Warsaw and currently lives in Australia. Read more »about: Wanda Wiłkomirska
Robotobibok may not exist anymore, but the band’s imprint on the Polish music scene – not only the albums they’ve recorded, but also several important bands where former members of Robotobibok perform now – still lives on. Read more »about: Robotobibok
Highly sensitive individualist incorporating the DIY (do-it-yourself) method into his work. Adam Byczowski, performing as Better Person, settled down in Berlin and released an album on which the kitschy 80s pop, treated completely seriously, became a language used to talk about love, closeness, and vexation.
Read more »about: Better Person
Coals is not another ‘electronic duo from Poland’ or the next band the journalists have great hopes in. Already before their album was released, Kasia and Łukasz caught attention of a big group of fans, organisers of the most important Polish festivals, and professionals from the British magazine The Quietus and the American radio KEXP.
Read more »about: Coals
Księżyc (Polish for ‘the Moon’), present for two decades only on low-budget records, cassettes, and the internet, has managed to delight a big group of people, including those who don’t know Polish Read more »about: Księżyc