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High Plains Sigh Presents: Another Evening of Freaky Sounds and Sights From Around the Planet (and Some From Outer Space)

The first High Plains Sigh Presents night at The Peacock was a gas. We're doing it again, with quite a different lineup of freeform entertainment. 2.22.07 9 PM PEACOCK LOUNGE 515 EAST PEDERNALES ST. "back east" AUSTIN, TX Again there will be DJs digging deep into their record collections to spin unconventional/unintentional psychedelia and strange and excellent old folk music from around the world; with tangential voyages into finnish death metal and the american underground; and large-scale projections by austin visual artists. LIVE MUSIC SETS BY: gypsy road veteran and world-class Indian musician Oliver Rajamani (10:30) fractal folk songmaking outfit The Places (11:30) and a late night performance by Miss Angeliska and her esoteric Ocean Harp (12:30) LINK FOR OLIVER RAJAMANI: www.oliverrajmani.com LINK FOR THE PLACES: www.highplainssigh.com short bios: " Oliver Rajamani is certainly a rare breed. When most artists spend their lifetime mastering one style of music or instrument, Rajamani is comfortable with many. Indian, Middle Eastern, and Gypsy music from percussion instruments to strings to voice and composition have come to him with much ease. Hailing from India, Rajamani has the magic and spirit of the Indian music and the fire and passion of the Gypsy music in his blood and it flows naturally out of him as one can see at his live shows. Rajamani has done extensive traveling in Greece and Israel studying the Roma Gypsy communities and their music as well as Greek and Arabic music, and has also worked in the U.N. body representing the Roma Gypsys. He performs on the Indian lute, oud, dumbek, deff, cajon, flamenco guitar, rubab and tabla in addition to his extraordinary vocals"