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- Songlines 2022 Fusion Award Winner: Justin Adams & Mauro Durante: Still Moving on Ponderosa Music May 14, 2022
Justin Adams has long been an adventurous serial collaborator, but his album with Mauro Durante – leader of Italy’s premier pizzica band Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, who won the Songlines Music Award for Best Group in 2018 – ranks among his finest achievements. The meeting point for the musicians was a fascination with trance rhythms and ...
- Nitin Sawhney in new Pink Floyd recording April 12, 2022
Disgusted by the Russian invasion, David Gilmour speaks about band’s first brand new song in 28 years, which samples a Ukrainian musician now on the front line – and expresses ‘disappointment’ in Roger Waters. The song features Nitin Sawhney on keyboard.
Thu 7 Apr 2022 11.36 EDT
Last modified on Fri 8 Apr 2022 23.56 EDT
- Online activism and artistic resistance: Ukraine’s musicians speak out • FRANCE 24 English March 4, 2022
Sheltering in their homes in Kyiv and Baryshivka, Ganna from the Dakh Daughters cabaret troupe and rapper Alyona Alyona speak to us about the cultural sector’s role amid the war in Ukraine. The Dakh Daughters’ participation in an upcoming theatre production in France is now hanging in the balance; Ganna tells us why the all-female punk ...
- DakhaBrakha, a Band From Kyiv, Saw a War Coming March 3, 2022
“We can’t make any music,” the singer and cellist Nina Garenetska said. “This is our life now: An air raid siren goes off.”
By Laura van Straaten – New York Times
March 3, 2022, 12:55 p.m. ET
For years, the Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha has ended its shows chanting, “Stop Putin! No war!” What they had protested has now ...