Circle of Sound

Circle of Sound

Featured Artists: Talvin Singh, Soumik Datta, Bernhard Schimpelsberger, Manu Delago, Pirashanna Thevarajah
Release Date: 2012

**** "... the remarkable British-based Bengali sarod player, Soumik Datta, and the British-Austrian percussionist Bernhard Schimpelsberger... went on to win deserved praise for their debut album, an instrumental set that mixed atmospheric and rousing compositions."
- The Guardian

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The Story

Circle of Sound is a powerful collaboration between Soumik Datta on the 19-stringed sarod and drummer Bernhard Schimpelsberger. The two are winners of the Songlines Top of the World Award. After their premiere at Alchemy 2011, they toured the world as ambassadors of the British Council, winning over audiences from Madrid to Sydney.

Watch the 2012 tour trailer below:

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