ACCLAIMED MUSICIAN SIMON THACKER ON HIS LATEST ALBUM TRIKALA AND HIS STRONG CONNECTION TO INDIAN MUSIC


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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