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Anoushka Shankar returns to Womadelaide, weaving beautiful textures in sound / Stuff.co.nz

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SINCE her last appearance here at Womadelaide eight years ago with her father Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar has been experimenting with crossover collaborations that incorporate Western popular music trends. Her set here at the at Foundation Stage drew material from her Land of Gold album, inspired by the refugee crisis. With percussion, bass, synthesiser, sampled sounds, and the raucous, marvellously evocative shehnai played by Sanjeev Shankar, she wove some beautiful textures in sound.

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