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Aalto

Aalto
Country
Finland
Profile
Aalto is a band that combines traditional influences from various cultures with psychedelic and experimental sensibilities. Influences include Indian ragas, Tuvian throat singing, and some Scandinavian sounds as well as modern bands like Gong, King Crimson, and Pentangle.
Website
http://etnoaalto.blogspot.fi
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (2)
Aalto — Ikaro Aalto — Ikaro
(Uuluu FIK5U1400001-8, 2014, CD)
Aalto — Tuulilabyrintit Aalto — Tuulilabyrintit
(Uulu 0007, 2012, CD)

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