blues in the heights

Prakash slim

Prakash
slim

DeVille Records - 2022

release date : 02/04/2022

(NEPAL)

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country blues from nepal

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Musicians:

Prakash Slim - guitars, vocals
Fabrizio Poggi - harmonica (Tracks 5,10,13)

Recorded by Jay Tamang - Kalanidhi Digital Studio, Nepal

Produced, mixed by Carl Wyatt - France

Mastered by Yves DeVille at Studio D, Luxembourg

Tracklist

01 Blues Raga 02:32
02 Jitterbug Swing 03:00
03 Living For The Memory 05:03
04 Villager's Blues 02:39
05 Moon Going Down 02:47
06 Me And The Devil Blues 02:15
07 Corona Blues 02:27
08 Crossroad Blues 02:13
09 Poor Boy 02:39
10 You Gotta Move 02:13
11 Police Dog Blues 02:19
12 Bhariya Blues 05:04
13 Garib Keto 02:32

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LOOK FOR HIM IN NEPAL

Nepal has a musical wealth that emanates from the more than fifty ethnic groups that coexist in the country. Newari music, Tawang music, with their own ancestral percussion instruments, plucked strings and mountain horns. Born in 1980 in one of the country's rural areas, Ram Prakash Pokharel has never been to the Mississippi Delta, eight thousand miles from home, but he discovered Son House, Bukka White and Robert Johnson while playing something close to blues rock in Kathmandu restaurants. While learning from Jimi Hendrix and Eric Capton, he discovered BB King and decided that from then on he would be called Prakash Slim, he began to thoroughly investigate that music and its creators while deepening the study of the guitar. From 2003 he joined several bands like Black Hawk Nepal or The Plus Band but unfortunately the great earthquake in Nepal in 2015 and a severe illness took him out of circulation. During his convalescence he spent a week non-stop playing "Me And The Devil Blues", he posted it on Facebook and a few weeks later he received a package at home with a Resonator guitar and some slides. This first album began to take shape in the head of Prakash Slim to this day. "Country Blues From Nepal" is an exercise in gratitude to the blues music of a musician who has been influenced by nothing in life like the blues and continues to dream of the day he will be able to play his guitar and sing anywhere in the Mississippi Delta. 

He has released two singles

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02/15/2022