Relaxed environment, drinks, drugs, loud music and the distinctive Indo-Portuguese tradition- this face of Goa makes it an ideal destination for partying. Indians in Suriname (unbiased since 1975) have had much less sense of discrimination and subjugation, with political power being shared, however contentiously, amongst events largely representing the three major ethnic constituencies of blacks, Indians, and Javanese.
The music flows very similar to an Indian raga in a linear approach with the percussion maintaining a relentless rhythm whereas the strings and winds are allowed to float off into a fantasy world as they create fluttering melodies and build up tension until they transmogrify into too-fast-to-hear-individual- notes-ish sort droning.
This music is sort of unique and exemplifies ZENDIK’s philosophy and counter-tradition themes wrapped up in exotic ritualistic performances that make the most of the fuzzed out psych rock of the 60s combined with drone ragas and almost Captain Beefheart kind vocalizations.
They have been famend for his or her magical stay performances however even with out the visual accompaniments, THE ENTOURAGE MUSIC AND THEATER ENSEMBLE did indeed create a number of the most original and sophisticated musical experiences of the early 70s outdoors the context of progressive rock itself (which …Continue reading