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"[Basu and Premawardhana] complement each other like sisters forming a single musical expression" - Second Inversion

"A seamless match between the inward-directed but simmering rapture of Indian music and the comfortable rusticity of Americana" - New York Music Daily

"...A gorgeous contrast between the long, sinewy, singing lines of the violin and cello and the tabla's intricate burble and pop punctuation, riding the warm pizzicato heartbeat of the bass. It is a liquid and organic brew that sounds inevitable, as if it's existed forever." - All About Jazz

"A soulful blend of classical and folk traditions from the United States and India" - New York Times

“Whether quiet and reflective or joyously energetic, the melodies are as bright as the musicians' tone: this is music for celebrating or getting lost in" - Lucid Culture

"Basu and Premawardhana, both commanding performers, were particularly apt at bolstering and then relaxing the intensity of the music, extending their palette with pizzicatos and a variety of bowing techniques that, together, evoked both sitar and sarod... nicely voiced and at times suggestive of some of the adventures of such crossover explorers as Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma." - San Francisco Classical Voice

“A dynamic sonic blend of uncommon mesmeric beauty” - All About Jazz

"Karavika's music is a powerfully sincere blend of American and Indian musical influences. They craft beautiful string arrangements that soar above versatile bass playing and virtuosic tabla grooves . Drawing heavily on improvisational styles, every performance I've been to is a unique experience." - Mike Block, Cellist, Yo Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble

"Different and personal and lovely beyond words" - All About Jazz

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