ISTOKI • electronics & traditions in Petrozavodsk

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Sonic experiment with traditional Karelian music and electronics.

Recorded in 2012 at the Center of National Cultures & Folk Art, Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Originally a 5-hour improvised session, re-arranged and overdubbed during 2013.

Dva Zagorodnyh Doma (Sashash Ulz, Kot Kot)
Love Cult (Ivan Afanasyev, Anya Kuts)
Istoki Folk Ensemble (Svetlana Nikolaeva, Polina Legkaya, Olga Terekhova, Natalya Shamray, Nadezhda Shudegova, Yuliya Cherkasova, Mariya Sevastyanova, Olga Korshunova, Nadezhda Smetanina, Polina Marchenko, Svetlana Shahanova, Aleksandra Maricheva, Natalya Dragunova, Taras Opanasyuk)

Recordings: Vincent Moon

Mixing and mastering: Sashash Ulz, Ivan Afanasyev

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released September 14, 2013




Collection Petites Planètes Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

all the music published here was recorded by filmmaker Vincent Moon. From trance rituals in the suburbs of Hanoi to shamanist ceremonies in the heart of the Amazon, from experimental noise music in Singapore to sufi rituals in Chechnya, a sonic research on sacred and healing music.
(with each album comes a film, linked in the infos below the recordings)
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