Tag Archives: Traditional

Preview: CimbaliBand @ The Forge (London, 30th March 2017)

Preview: CimbaliBand @ The Forge (London, 30th March 2017)

Who’d have imagined that the cimbalom could be so groovy? If you’re not used to the sound of the Hungarian dulcimer and the energetic way in which Balázs Unger, founder member of CimbaliBand, plays it. Be ready for something special, be ready to be amazed. In a few days’ time,...
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: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

Interview: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

There is no doubt that Brazil has not had the best period in recent years. Scandals, corruption, social unrest and a troubled transition to a new (unelected) President have weakened its health. However, there are some events to cheer people up: the Rio Summer Olympic Games, Zika virus no longer...
Interview: Aymeric Krol – BKO Quintet (November 2016)

Interview: Aymeric Krol – BKO Quintet (November 2016)

“How can such small instruments possibly play so loud?” That’s what a member of the audience asked to BKO Quintet after their Huddersfield gig a few days ago. However, when the ‘small’ instruments are an amplified djeli n’goni and a donso n’goni, played by the educated fingertips of Abdoulaye Koné...