NEWS / Hindustani / POSTED 2014-04-22

Two death anniversaries from Chembur

 Today is the death anniversary of wonderful violinist K. Shivakumar and just a couple of days ago was tabla genius Ravi Bellare's. They were neighbours in Bombay suburb Chembur during the sixties. Ravibhai later moved to the States but Shiva stayed in Chembut till his untimely death two years back. Below you will find links to music by both of them from a couple of Country & Eastern albums.   Read more »

NEWS / Contemporary / POSTED 2014-04-12

Another C&E video: Sebastian Åberg’s Sangeet Project in a live concert

 A live performance of "Pray" from Sebastian Åberg's "The Sangeet Project" (CE 07). The tablas were played by Sebastian's tabla guru, late Maruti V. Kurdekar, student of Pandit Taranath. Vocals by Shipra Nandy and Pradip V. Sarmokadam. Viktor Buck, guitar; Tobias Ersson, keyboards and Sebastian Åberg, drums.   Read more »

NEWS / / POSTED 2014-04-01

A Climate message from the April Fool

 Add your own to the collection of musician's climate messages that Warren Senders has started at The Climate Message. It's really easy. Use a smartphone or webcam (or a friend’s) and record about a minute’s worth of your music and talking. Then email it to theclimatemessage@gmail.com, along with your name, contact information, and any details you want included.: 20 seconds of playing/singing 20 seconds of talk 20 seconds of music   Read more »

NEWS / Contemporary / POSTED 2014-03-29

The Country & Eastern YouTube channel

 We are currently uploading various C&E related videos on our YouTube channel. So far there are videos of Bitter Funeral Beer Band, Hindustani sarod giant K. Sridhar, Beches Brew BIG and double bass maestro Christian Spering but we will upload various stuff continuously in the near future so check it out and subscribe.   Read more »

NEWS / Beches Brew / POSTED 2014-03-19

Our Newsletters – March 2014

 Here you find our newsletter in english and swedish  Read more »

NEWS / Folk music / POSTED 2014-02-28

Two videos with Ellika Solo Rafael

 Folk Music Group of the Year – Ellika Solo Rafael gives you Dolo/Porque Se Fue and Sanka/Virrvals.   Read more »

NEWS / / POSTED 2014-02-25

Apologies for distribution problems

 If you have been experiencing difficulties in ordering some of our albums, especially in the States, please accept our sincere apologies. It mostly seems to have affected the NOW album with Ellika Solo Rafael, Beches Brew BIG and Raag Malkauns …   Read more »

NEWS / Folk music / POSTED 2014-02-21

Ellika Solo Rafael wins “Folk Music Group of the Year”!

 In Umeå tonight they have a fair chance of being voted Folk Music of the Year”. Let’s hope they are luckier than Willemark Knutsson Öberg. Below you find their new video “Sanka- Virrvals” And YES! THEY WON!  Read more »

NEWS / Folk music / POSTED 2014-02-16

Did Lena Willemark, Jonas Knutsson and Mats Öberg win a grammy on feb 19?

 Our album Alla Drömmars Sång with Lena Willemark , Jonas Knutsson and Mats Öberg (photo above by Viktor Gårdsäter) was nominated for a swedish Grammy award but did not win. The gala was held on wednesday, february 19, at Cirkus in Stockholm and …   Read more »

NEWS / Hindustani / POSTED 2014-01-13

A sample with sarod maestro K. Sridhar from our album Rare Ragas and Talas

  

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NEWS / Christmas / POSTED 2013-12-26

December 26: A very short P.S. from the C&E Party Band

 From December 1st there will be a new Christmas song everyday, they are all coming from our album "Another Christmas". We leave you for this year with a world record. Räven Raskar Över Isen in 11 seconds! The Party Band is Kjell Westling, Lars Almqvist, Jonas Knutsson, Mats Öberg, Per Sjöberg, Bengt Berger and sound engineer Sigge Krantz. See you next year.   Read more »

NEWS / Christmas / POSTED 2013-12-25

December 25: “Den Där Jävla Fru Söderström”, the Party Band says Goodbye

 From December 1st there will be a new Christmas song everyday, they are all coming from our album "Another Christmas". Christmas day is here, we say goodbye. The Party Band is Kjell Westling, Lars Almqvist, Jonas Knutsson, Mats Öberg, Per Sjöberg, Bengt Berger. Sound engineer Sigge Krantz and all our guests.   Read more »

NEWS / Christmas / POSTED 2013-12-24

December 24: “When you wish upon a star” w Lena Willemark

 From December 1st there will be a new Christmas song everyday, they are all coming from our album "Another Christmas". Om Du vill så kan Du höra "Ser Du stjärnan i det blå" med Lena Willemark istället för med Bengt Feldreich idag kl tre. Eller när när Du vill på julafton.   Read more »

NEWS / Christmas / POSTED 2013-12-23

December 23 Tomten w Niklas Rådström

 From December 1st there will be a new Christmas song everyday, they are all coming from our album "Another Christmas". There is a classic swedish Christmas poem, "Tomten" by Viktor Rydberg. For this occasion literary giant Niklas Rådström wrote and performed a contemporary version with the same name while the Party Band gently played "Rudolph the red nosed reindeer" in the background. All in swedish.   Read more »

NEWS / Christmas / POSTED 2013-12-22

December 22 O Helga Natt w the Party Band

 From December 1st there will be a new Christmas song everyday, they are all coming from our album "Another Christmas". Towards the end of the recording day, trumpetist Lars Almqvist gave the Party Band new energy in our version of O Helga Natt   Read more »

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