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Nagez Rameurs (Mad River)

Jun. 7, 2011
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Some folk music groups try to update their sound with rock rhythms or hip-hop beats while others go for raw-boned period authenticity. Quebec's Genticorum fall into another camp where historical details are polished to a high gloss and the players admit to a certain eclecticism in their influences—including an Celtic sound old-time Quebec may have lacked. Mixing traditional tunes with originals and singing in French, Genticorum's toe tapping, fiddle-powered numbers are augmented with lovely a capella performances.


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