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Written in fRoots issue 295/296, 2008
 

AULI
Aulos

Lauska CD13 (2007)

Lots of Latvian bagpipes and big skin-headed drums, red robes, occasional male vocal intoning (and an awful guest operatic soprano, but just on one track). Live probably impressive, a tribal smoke-spectacle, but the rather dry recording doesnít make the most of the sound. Musically, though, much more substantial than the bandís debut CD. www.lauska.lv


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