News - SPIN Premiere: Red Baraat “Bhangale” ft Delicate Steve

SPIN Premiere: Red Baraat “Bhangale” ft Delicate Steve

“Bhangale,” the new single from Brooklyn eight-piece Red Baraat, fuzes jazz, go-go, North Indian bhangra, and Sri Lankan-inspired drumming into a knitted blend of polyrhythmic panache. Meanwhile, the brass section—sousaphone, trombone, saxophone, and trumpet—ignites the track with a rush of interwoven improvisations. By calling out “bols,” the mnemonic “alphabet” of syllables used to describe tabla rhythms, the band explore what it means to communicate music between individuals and across cultures. [Continue Reading]