Altanka - Ethnoambient


Belarus |


Altanka is a trio from Minsk formed in 2004. by former members of Troitsa - Dimitri Lukianchik (vocal, percussions) and guitarist Vitali Sckilenok who explore traditional songs of their homeland, especially those who are still remembered only by very few elders so the band often set on a pilgrimages to remote villages in order find out about the less known heritage. Dimitri, Vitali and the bass player Slava Sergeenko are devoted to carrying on of those traditions, interpreting them in their own way while using the original melodies lyrics and dialects, a much as possible.