Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Strange, Beautiful Bedfellows: Inflame and "9 Beats"

A mix of two traditions is featured in today's random song. 9 Beats is by Inflame, a New York City quartet that got together a few years ago and realized they had something with a combination of traditional flamenco and classical Indian music. Featuring mandolin, flamenco guitar, tabla, flamenco cajon and darbuka, Inflame creates a new sound that still sounds rooted in the traditional. 9 Beats can be found on Inflame's eponymous 2013 release.