Soumik Datta [UK] + Bernhard Schumplesberger (Bangalore)
Circle of Sound feat. Soumik Datta [UK] + Bernhard Schumplesberger [Austria]
Contemporary/ Electronic/ Folk/ Fusion
The 28-year-old “British Sarod Maestro” and composer Soumik Datta is fast being recognized as “one of the biggest new music talents in Britain”. As a resident artist for the London based Alchemy Festival and the Rich Mix cultural foundation he has led groundbreaking new arts projects earning him an international reputation today.
His top collaborators include Beyonce Knowles, Nitin Sawhney, Raghu Dixit, Bill Bailey, Olivier award winning Akram Khan, Mercury Award winner Talvin Singh, Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Javed Akhtar.
Get live with the creator of the first electro acoustic sarod, Soumik who combines guitar riffs with Indian melody, electronica and drum n bass to create a hybrid sound world distinctively his own.
He is currently touring with his new instrument on the project ‘Circle of Sound’: collaboration with the stellar Austrian drummer Bernhard Schimpelsberger. Presented by British Council. The traffic on Friday night is going to be as bad as it always is. But you could still Get Live at CounterCulture.