MARIA KALANIEMI & TIMO ALAKOTILA: Åkerö

Maria Kalaniemi and Timo Alakotila: Akero

        MARIA KALANIEMI and TIMO ALAKOTILA Åkerö Åkerö 11 www.mariakalaniemi.com/en/   Though Finnish master musicians Maria Kalaniemi and Timo Alakotila both play in many bands, something remarkable happens when they strip the music down to duets. The chemistry between the two emerges, creating a sound that is … → read more

ARNE ANDERDAL: Godsruta

Arne Anderdal: Godsruta

        ARNE ANDERDAL Godsruta: Tradisjonmusik frå Hallingdal og Hemsedal Etnisk Musikklubb 81 www.etniskmusikklubb.no   Norwegian Arne Anderdal has played the Hardanger fiddle (like a normal fiddle but with four sympathetic drone strings) and investigated the music of the Hallingdal and Memesdal regions for much of his life. … → read more

NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC: Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

Nordic Fiddlers Bloc: Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

        NORDIC FIDDLERS BLOC Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Etnisk Musikklub 98 www.emcd.no     The fiddle trio might not take in all the Nordic countries, but with members from Norway, Sweden and the Shetland Isles – which was long ago settled by Vikings, even if it is Scottish … → read more