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Interview: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita @ Womad (July 2014)

Interview: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita @ Womad (July 2014)

Centuries ago when the first Mandikas held the first examples of the kora and the Gaelic Welsh bards embraced the harp, they had arguably never heard of each other. Today, to meet two heirs of these traditions playing side by side with such harmony and synergy is one of the...
Review: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita @ Womad (July 2014)

Review: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita @ Womad (July 2014)

There are instruments that seem to have been separated at birth. Despite their distant homelands and their different appearances, they speak the same language, and awaken similar feelings. The harp and the kora are one of the best examples of this instrumental kinship, which enables distant cultures to relate without...
Interview: The Good Ones @ Womad (July 2014)

Interview: The Good Ones @ Womad (July 2014)

When you meet their dark, deep and imperturbable gazes for the first time, you can’t avoid locking your eyes with them; to stare, wordless, at them. Their expressive eyeballs are able to narrate a story which not even an in-depth one hour interview can disclose. They tell a story that...
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