Exploring Traditional Sounds of North and South America With a Modern Twist
Release Date: 2023-05-25
Check out Flight Of The Starbird here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5G6fBRP1lr8icZod2DJZM9?si=Jm2q1BIXTlOPJdtyrI3arw
Canadian brothers Andrei and Mike of Cosmic Mansions have released their debut EP Flight of The Starbird. The release features many traditional instruments from North and South America, blended with a modern production style. The EP pays homage to Amazonian medicine ceremonies, and the single Colibri is a cover song traditionally sung in ceremonies. The lyrics of Colibri are in Spanish and tell a first person account of what a hummingbird experiences.
The EP also features Flight of The Starbird, an instrumental piece about flying through the cosmos and being overwhelmed by the splendor and majesty of creation. The creative process of crafting this song was a several year process with many structural revisions and hundreds of flute takes.
The release of Flight of The Starbird marks a new evolution in the world music genre. The EP explores the traditional sounds of South and North America, while also blending elements of modern production. The traditional elements of the EP give homage to many cultures and create a unique sound that is both familiar and innovative.
The music of Cosmic Mansions is a refreshing take on the world music genre, combining traditional sounds with modern production. This EP is sure to be a hit with fans of both traditional and modern music, and it is a great example of how the genre can evolve and stay relevant.