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Written in fRoots issue 333, 2011
 

AULI
EtnoTranss

Lauska/Westpark 87200 (2010)

The Latvian bagpipes band at last cracks it with this big, powerful third album. Well and heftily produced, six wild pipes in unison and harmony, a trough-fiddle and three thundering skin-drummers, given foundation by grinding bowed guest double bass, in well-wrought original tunes evocative of a kind of muscular Latvian tribal tradition.

www.westparkmusic.eu


2011 Andrew Cronshaw
 


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