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The Indian sitar meets western electronica - Ashwin Batish, Times of Malta, 2015

Hailed with helping rekindle worldwide interest in the sitar, Ashwin Batish is one of this year’s headliners at Għanafest. He tells this newspaper about creating cross-cultural music and living the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle with The Beatles. Ashwin Batish is best known for making Indian music more accessible to Western listeners by fusing it with many different styles. He is also one of the very few musicians who has managed to imbue his music with electronic arrangements without losing the melodic m ...

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