SINGAS PROJECT @ FORT COCHIN

THE SINGAS PROJECT IS A QUITE USUAL FORMATION AT FIRST SIGHT

The Singas Project consists of two man behind the carpet. Kores – double bass, bass guitars, v-bass synth, Zozo – piano, rhodes, synths, samplers. We produce Singas. Nu jazz or old-school, Singas Project performs remarkable live acts which is why they have already featured on most European festivals. They even have a track on the Café del Mar compilations. We work with our friends: Dalma the talented vocalist with much respect for the diverse styles stemming from jazz, Beata Rostas Piros the amazing singing sculpture, Ady the crazy saxophonist, Czimi – drum, Aron Porteleki – drum, Ferenc Koles – actor and atleast but not last TG aka SunPrince – slam, slam poetry. (more…)

Udupi Food at Krishna Cafe in Mattancherry

“There are only a few places in this world where cultural pluralism exists the way it does in Mattancherry. In this maze of multiple streets, every right angle turn greets you with surprise, transporting you to a small town in some other part of the world.” Ananya Rajoo, Route Cochin

For us, who studied at Manipal University, name of the small town Udupi has two meanings – Sri Krishna Temples & Masala Dosa! Both ‘worshiped’ in different way… so when my friends told me: “Let’s go to Sri Krishna Cafe at Mattancherry. It is one of the oldest restaurants, run by Udupi Brahmins.” I simply stopped riksha and said to driver: “Sri Krishna Cafe at Mattancherry!” (more…)

100+1 PHOTO STORY: SPIRAL TRIO – Ambassador of Tabla for the World

SPIRAL TRIO

Heiko Dijker, Bart Fermie and Joshua Samson met at the thriving World Music scene of the Netherlands, where each of them has his own voice of Rhythm. This magical trio are sophisticated masters of percussion. They found in each other a similar quality of expressive and spirited playing. In the concerts of the Spiral Trio the most magical rhythm and melody join hands on Hang, Innovative Percussion and Tabla. These soulful virtuoso present both modernity and tradition intricately fused together in a mesmerizing show. (more…)