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Preview: Shishko Disco @ Balabam  (London, 16th December 2017]   

Preview: Shishko Disco @ Balabam (London, 16th December 2017]  

Born as a travelling musical project, Shishko Disco blows strong winds with their innovative interpretations of traditional Balkan, Turkish and Arabic music. They connect the realm of these traditions with tuneful rock and funky threads – at times, radiating Latin beams. From the Himalayan Mountains to Indian shores, from Berlin...
Preview: Different Trains 1947 @ Barbican Centre [London, 1st October, 2017]

Preview: Different Trains 1947 @ Barbican Centre [London, 1st October, 2017]

Different Trains 1947 is the closing performance of the Transcender Festival, happening at the Barbican Centre from September 28th to October 1st, bringing “ecstatic and devotional music from around the world”. Taking inspiration from Steve Reich’s Different Trains, an audiovisual piece documenting train journeys in the US and Europe at...
Interview: Soom T (November 2016)

Interview: Soom T (November 2016)

Highlight of the 2016 edition of the London International Arts Festival (LIAF), and one of the most popular and expressive MCs of the UK music scene, Soom T recently brought her urban sound, provocative lyrics, resolute character and Indian background to London’s Rich Mix, for an incendiary gig. We had...
Interview: Susheela Raman (January 2017)

Interview: Susheela Raman (January 2017)

With six albums and a nomination for the Mercury Prize on her resumé, Susheela Raman, British-Indian musician, raised between Australia and London, has been captivating audiences around the world with her mesmerising voice and powerful performances since 2001. Ahead of her performance on 1st February at the Roundhouse in London,...
Interview: Bollywood Brass Band with Jyotsna Srikanth (November 2016)

Interview: Bollywood Brass Band with Jyotsna Srikanth (November 2016)

Earlier in September, the UK’s electrifying Bollywood Brass Band released their latest album, Carnatic Connections, which is an exciting collaboration with violinist Jyotsna Srikanth, that ventures away from Northern Bollywood and downwards into South Indian film music. A couple of weeks ago, I spoke on the phone with the band’s...