Ishraqiyun has been characterized as the "neo-Pythagorean electro-folk" side of Secret Chiefs 3, and followers of the band's live shows in the last decade will recognize it as the most familiar and dominant aspect of the band. For many years, the Ishraqiyun repertoire of mysterious, catchy, original tunes-composed in ratio-based rhythms for non-Western tunings and instruments (saz, sarangi, esraj, etc.)-has been blasted out at inordinately high volume to many adventurous ears. Now, after persistently touring and playing this music in more than 40 countries during the last few years, Secret Chiefs 3 unveil the first proper set of studio recordings of Ishraqiyun material. As a bonus, they have included a healthy dose of new, previously unheard tunes (actually half the album).
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