ACCLAIMED MUSICIAN SIMON THACKER ON HIS LATEST ALBUM TRIKALA AND HIS STRONG CONNECTION TO INDIAN MUSIC
Eastern Eye Staff
by ASJAD NAZIR. THE latest release from acclaimed collective Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti is Trikala, which is an advanced Indo-Western fusion album featuring 13 leading Indian, Bangladeshi and European artists. The artistic masterpiece, which has taken three years to create, is a double CD with a 40-page booklet that was created and recorded in East Lothian in Scotland along with Chennai and Kolkata in India. Simon Thacker’s latest release is a double album that creates new sound worlds using diverse Indian classical, folk and spiritual traditions. Eastern Eye caught up with the multi-talented musician to talk about Trikala, his strong connection to Indian music, fusion and more. Tell us when did you first…
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