This powerful female vocal group from Australia performs original music with a political message, a global aural outlook and a real sense of rhythm and groove.
Listen to the full song, "Human Zoo"
(more audio samples below)
They say about themselves:
"Performing a predominantly original repertoire, Akasa impresses audiences with powerful singing, energetic world grooves and messages of social change and activism. Akasa's sound is immediate and distinctive. Influenced by the music and politics of Australia, Aotearoa (NZ), Africa and the cultural and social movements across the world." Fans of Sweet Honey In The Rock will find an immediate kinship with these worldly women.
Read more about the ensemble
Tracks and audio samples:
"Akasa is a group with emotional and spiritual depth ..... Intelligent powerful, engaging compositions. Akasa perform with outstanding talent and energy" ~ Roger King, The Boite
" To listen to these women sing is truly wonderful. An exceptional group" ~ Jessica Nicholas 3RRR FM (Melbourne)
"The hit of The National" ~ Phil Spring, Director National Folk Festival
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