La Pongal to launch their self-titled debut album in Malaysia with live performance on July 20, 2012 in University College Sedaya International, Kuala Lumpur

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La Pongal announces the launch and distribution of their debut full length album, “La Pongal” in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Singapore through Artseek Records. La Pongal will take the stage on July 20, 2012 with a live performance, and an exhibition relating to folk music and folk culture at University College Sedaya International, Kuala Lumpur.

This album is a reflection of Tamil culture, its people, their lives, their stories, happiness, sorrows and their pain. The album features around 70 folk musicians from different parts of Tamil Nadu (South India), performing music from the land that they come from. The album includes handpicked sounds from various traditional Tamil folk art like Naiyyaandi Melam, Karagaattam, Themmangu, Devar Aattam, Thaalaattu, Kuravan Kurathi, Thappattam (Parai Aattam), Thudumbattam, Periya Melam. The tracks are carefully layered with these forms and some contemporary sounds without displacing their aesthetics. The project includes a collaboration of two other musical geniuses, Anthony Daasan and Pradeep.

 

 

 

 

Tracklist            
1.       La vanakkam
2.       Vandiyila nellu varum
3.       Yeleh Yeleh
4.       Naan dhaan veeran
5.       Kiliyamma
6.       Oru kodam
7.       Paaradi parambamedu
8.       Thaalaatu
9.       Vandiyooru kammayila
10.   Koopitadhu kuthamilla
11.   Pongal parai

La Pongal Short Film:

About La Pongal
La Pongal simply put, is a platform for folk music created by ‘Darbuka’ Siva that is on a continuous journey exploring indigenous and traditional forms of art. Traditional styles of music gave birth to many new expressions. But the taste of the first ever styles remain deeply ingrained in the culture and people of its area. Designing different kinds of collaborations between folk forms and musicians, it is the band’s vision to bring the rustic folk styles and the experimental contemporary styles together.
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About Artseek Records
Artseek Records is an effort to give deserving, independent artists a shot at recording their music and reaching out to as many people as possible. Apart from recording artists, the company also help them promote and market their work, supported by the other wings of the company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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