HANGGAI FOUR SEASONS

In fact, it’s the sounds of Beijing’s back streets that subtly invade the album — most notably the passing traffic at the end of Yekul Song — lending it the ambience of an urban field recording in places. Inner Mongolia style s: If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page. The more straightforward traditional sound captured on their first album has developed through their international touring, reflecting their growing rock sensibilities. Firstly, check out these incredible links: Links Reviews available at www.

With much of the arts media coverage in recent months directed at more the high-tech pop fusionist Sa Dingding whose mother is also Mongolian or debates about how unappealing mainstream Chinese pop is to Western ears, it’s good there’s an earthier alternative. Find out more about our use of this data , and also our policy on profanity. Hanggai Introducing Hanggai Review Album. With tracks on this album such as Wuji imitating the gait of horses, it’s fairly clear which disc Mongolia’s most famous son Ghenghis Khan would have preferred if he’d been able to hear it. Find out more about our use of this data , and also our policy on profanity Find out more about our use of this data. Inner Mongolia style s: These are just preview samples. But as professional musicians, much of their time is spent in cities, much of their time is spent on the road.

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Such elements are most obvious on the experimental and not completely successful trip-hop flavoured Lullaby Borulaiwhich even throws in a few tentative vocal harmonies — again, not something you’d hear out on the steppes. Find out more about our use of this dataand also our policy on profanity Seqsons out more about our use of this data. Shetland Folk Festival In they completed their second album, Seassons who travels far, which showcases a new sound the band developed over the past few years and captures the energy of their live shows.

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Clips taken from original discs may contain strong language. Tracklistings come from MusicBrainz. The sound is richer, more complex, and irresistible.

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Hanggai encompasses tradition, culture, fusion and folklore to produce their unique sound. If you choose to use this review on your site please link back to this page. sexsons

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Just in time for the Beijing Olympics, this six-piece based in the same city have released their debut album celebrating and reappraising their Mongolian roots. The album was produced by Ken Stringfellow, an American musician and producer who has worked with the likes of R.

He journeyed there, met two traditional musicians named Xu Jingchen and Batubagen, and soon Hanggai was born. Find out more about our use of this dataand nanggai our policy on profanity.

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This page has been archived and is no longer updated. How can I seasosn With their elegant songs, top-notch production and strangely familiar seasond, they have made the leap from folk phenomenon to crossover pioneers while keeping their soul very much intact. Co-producers Robin Haller and Matteo Scumacihave further enriched the folkloric sound palette by adding unobtrusive electric guitar, bass, banjo, programming and crisply atmospheric percussion.

Built from — and meant for — Mongolia’s wide open spaces, this music will make you homesick for a place you’ve never been.

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The more straightforward traditional sound captured on sesons first album has developed through their international touring, reflecting their growing rock sensibilities. Hanggai Introducing Hanggai Review Album. Hanggai take their audience on a journey to the interior, giving them a taste of the freedom of life on the steppe, the beauty of the four seasons in the grasslands, and the experience of nomadic life — the experience of life from the back of a horse. Seasoons artist submitted by: These are just preview samples.

They sing about Mongolian Robin Hoods, mix throat singing with rock instruments and dress like men of the steppes even though they live in the teeming, churning metropolis of Beijing. Inner Mongolia style s: This led the band to became a household name in Gour and not, as previously, only within the Inner Mongolian community.

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BBC Review Hanggai show plenty of promise, and deserve another outing elsewhere. You can add or edit information about Introducing Hanggai at musicbrainz.

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In fact, it’s the sounds of Beijing’s back banggai that subtly invade the album — most notably the passing traffic at the end of Yekul Song — lending it the ambience of an urban field recording in places. With tracks on this album such as Wuji imitating the gait of horses, it’s fairly clear which disc Mongolia’s most famous son Ghenghis Khan would have preferred if he’d been able to hear it. About Hanggai Firstly, check out these incredible links: While China’s capital may seem like a surprising place for a Mongolian folk revival, Hanggai has established a large following in Beijing’s rock saturated music scene with their refreshing interpretations of the traditional songs of their steppe.

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Links Fout available at www. From the steppes of Mongolia, via Beijing, comes Hanggai, blending traditional music and upbeat rock.

But as professional musicians, much of their time is spent in cities, much of their time is spent on the road.

Not trying to hide the fact that it wasn’t recorded out in the country gives the music an honest feel that makes up for its occasional shortcomings and brevity, at only 36 minutes.

Firstly, check out these incredible links: World on 3 BBC Radio 3. With seadons of the arts media coverage in recent months directed at more the high-tech pop fusionist Sa Dingding whose mother is also Mongolian or debates about how unappealing mainstream Chinese pop is to Foyr ears, it’s good there’s an earthier alternative.

Esteemed indie music website Pitchfork reviewed Introducing Hanggai at a 8.