Tag Archives: Nepal

Album Review: Night – Jhalka Raya Buka [26th August 2017]
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Album Review: Night – Jhalka Raya Buka [26th August 2017]

The world of folk music is, nowadays, experiencing a revival where artists struggle to find a balance between traditions, integrity, and individual innovation. With the album, Jhalka Raya Buka, the Nepali band Night offers a new-school folk packed with plenty of respectful reminiscences and additional field recordings of Nepal’s musical...
Preview: Keith Ape @ Scala (London, 15th April 2017)

Preview: Keith Ape @ Scala (London, 15th April 2017)

When he released 잊지마” (It G Ma) on January, 1st 2015, the South-Korean rapper Keith Ape  instantly became a sensation. A great number of articles heralding him as the next rap and trap star and declaring that he was making rap history, appeared on the web soon after. He is...
Review: Night @ Sage Gateshead Hall 2 (Gateshead, Saturday 9th April 2016)

Review: Night @ Sage Gateshead Hall 2 (Gateshead, Saturday 9th April 2016)

Describing themselves as a ‘new-school folk band’ Night have sought out traditional instrumentation and stories of day to day life from throughout their native Nepal, blending these influences together to create a body of material aimed at raising the profile of traditional culture and contemporary socio-political matters. In their song...
Preview: Night UK Tour (U.K. Wide, 5 – 17th April 2016)

Preview: Night UK Tour (U.K. Wide, 5 – 17th April 2016)

For once, to use the word “unique” is entirely legitimate. Because in few days time, one of the most representative ensembles of the essentially obscure Nepalese music scene will visit the U.K. and introduce the British music listeners to the fascinating sounds coming from Kathmandu and nearby regions. Night, which...
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