Gatefold package with 4 page booklet including original artwork by tabla player Rajinder Deo, plus limited edition 4x4 fine art photographic prints taken on location in Hyderabad, numbered and signed by the artist.
Includes unlimited streaming of Elements
via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
hathira sama continue their exploration of the sonic and the spiritual, recording a meditation on the 5 elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether. recorded in hyderabad, the album incorporates sounds from the fringes of one of india’s most rapidly developing cities into hathira sama’s unique blend of voice, bansuri, tabla and electronics. a journey from earth to the heavens, “elements” represents hathira sama’s most focused work to date.
thanks are due to all at the henry martin institute in hyderabad for their generous hospitality and friendship, and for their gracious welcoming of hathira sama into their community while we worked on this project. peace and blessings to you all.
released June 15, 2009
rebecca lemaire - voice and bansuri
rajinder deo - tabla
mark pedersen - electronics