Stary Olsa – Medieval Classic Rock! – Metallica, Beatles and Deep Purple played with Medieval Instruments

Stary Olsa is a medieval band from Minsk, Belarus that has played throughout Europe. As an experiment they have played classic rock songs by Metallica, Deep Purple or The Beatles using their medieval instruments – and they had a big success with their performances and their youtube videos. Now thay have just started a kickstarter […]

Kyrre Slind – Acoustic Guitar & Lute – Great New Album “Open Airs”

Folk Radio UK shares a so called Covermount Mix every month to the subscribers of the Folk Radio UK Newsletter. In the latest covermount mix I have discovered Kyrre Slind with the great track Oysterhaven from his latest album Open Airs. I have also found a recent video at youtube: Kyrre Slind plays Kevin’s Melody […]

Christina Pluhar and the Ensemble L’Arpeggiata – Theorbo, Baroque Guitar and other Plucked Instruments

Last year friend told me a bout a great concert he had visited some time ago – a concert titled “Mediterraneo” played by Christina Pluhar and the ensemble L’Arpeggiata. The ensemble used all kinds of plucked instruments including an instrument with an extremly long neck – a theorbo. Christina Pluhar and the ensemble L’Arpeggiata have […]

Jacopo Gianninoto and Luca Chiavinato – Exciting Projects with Lute and Baroque-Guitar

Jacopo Gianninoto is an Italian lutenist, guitarist and composer. I have found some pictures of a lute and baroque guitar in his tumblr. He currently works as a teacher for guitar and lute at the Assumption University in Bangkok. He is currently a Full-Time Lute and Guitar lecturer and Special Advisor for the Department of […]

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