Wanted you to check out this wonderful new album from a good friend Cindy Ruakere in New Zealand – well worth a listen too.
You can buy the album here and listen to a track below
The Cry – Bones
“Indigenous musical alchemist Cindy Ruakere releases Karakia, a prayer album that invites the people of Aotearoa to re-enter the story of their land with a fusion of European soundscapes and traditional Maori instrumentation. The latest in a string of compelling, authentic releases from local artist Cindy Ruakere, Karakia is an album with a concept as unique as the diverse sounds that form it. Karakia is created to be a tool – an aide, a guide, a resource – to help re-entwine the people of Aotearoa New Zealand into that thread, that connection between the land and her maker…”