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KALASCIMA - PSYCHEDELIC TRANCE TARANTELLA

Kalascima - Psychedelic Trance Tarantella

Ponderosa Music & Art - October 2015 

Kalàscima is one of Italy’s hottest bands, this international acclaimed group mesh the ancient traditional ritual dance music of Taranta (Salento, Southern Italy) with electronic music. Explosive, energetic, captivating, Kalàscima feature many fascinating instruments (bagpipe, traditional flutes, italian organetto), a spectacularly vast array of percussion from South Italy and from all over the world (rick, darbouka), thrilling vocal and modern instrument (bass guitar and loop machine). It’s the ancient that meets the modern music and the result is explosive, a sort of trance-folk music. Kalàscima has a great International experience and was selected for South by South West (USA, 2016), Babel Med (France, 2016), Australasian World Music Expo (Australia, 2013), Sziget Sound Festival (Hungary, 2013), Medimex (Italy, 2012). They toured in Australia (2013 and 2012), Ecuador, Israel, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, France. In 2015 Kalàscima performed also in Japan and South Korea and debuted in USA at Drom (NY) and Miami. In 2016 the band performed also in India. The last album of the band is Psychedelic Trance Tarantella (Ponderosa, 2014) and placed 1st in the World CMJ Radio Chart (after two months in top 10)  and in april 2015 placed 6th in the World Music Chart Europe.

Tracklist

1. Psychedelic Trance Tarantella 
2. This way 
3. Lu sule 
4. Moi! 
5. Mary di Salem 
6. Due mari (feat. Ludovico Einaudi) 
7. Kore
8. Il giardino
9. Canto degli emigranti
10. La rivolta dell'Arneo
11. Musa - Musa Reprise