Dazkarieh (PT)

This band that has decided to show the world that Portuguese music more than the fado describes its style as “Alternative Rock Experimental Folk band”. This leaves plenty of space for everyone to choose what they like best. What is certain is that Dazkarieh come with an original sound that results from the harmony of typical instrument, like the guitar and percussion, with traditional Portuguese instruments bearing the exotic names of cavaquinho, braguesa, adufe; an important component is the sound of a custom-modified bouzouki.
The ensemble has been active for 14 years and has released six records, the latest of which, Eterno Retorno, appeared in 2012. All songs are composed by the central creative duo, Vasco Ribeiro Casais and Joana Negrão, who is the band’s vocalist and author of lyrics and faces the public opinion the most.