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Rura (UK – Scotland) Rura (UK – Scotland)

Rugged yet disciplined, refreshingly contemporary but rooted intradition, Rura are at the forefront of Scottish folk. Internationallyrenowned – and in demand – for their powerhouse mix ofhighland pipes, whistle, flute, fiddle, bodhran, guitar and voice,Rura are one of the most sought-after…

Għana fil-Għoli (La Bormliza) Għana fil-Għoli (La Bormliza)

Għana, (pron. aa-na) is the generic term for Maltese folksong. Oneof the styles is known as fil-Għoli or La Bormliza. Fil-Għoli (high-pitched) While the other two styles (Spirtu Pront and Fatt) are driven byverbal play and narrative, għana fil-għoli favours the musicalqualities of the voice as the…

Sitar Power Trio (India) Sitar Power Trio (India)

Ashwin Batish is an extraordinary sitar and tabla player. He receivedtraining in the North Indian classical tradition from his father andlater created his own unique fusion of Indian classical sitar withpop, rock, jazz and funk. He is famous for such songs as the BombayBoogie, Raga Rock, Raga Jazz, Casbah…