Lose your Soul to the Tunes of "Li"-Naga Folk Music with the Tetseo Sisters-Songdew's Featured Artist

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The Tetseo Sisters is an all-women Naga folk band that creates music that is inspired by Naga traditions and customs. It speaks of the simple and untarnished way of living of the common man.


Gurgaon, Haryana, India., July 18, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) -Songdew is the crusader of independent music in India that strives to free music from the restraints of commercialization, prejudice and rules so that musicians and bands can create music as their heart wishes and it can reach out and touch the hearts of the masses. It is the most popular online music portal that works as a platform for both popular and budding music artists and bands where they can create and showcase their talent without any hindrance and music enthusiasts can listen, enjoy and appreciate their creations wholeheartedly.
Songdew has evolved as the meeting ground of musicians and music lovers and for the very first time unrecognized talents from all corners of the country are getting an opportunity to exhibit their creations and uphold it in front of the world whereas music lovers are being able to listen online music. Songdew has accommodated more than 25000 thousand independent artists and bands and the number is every increasing. Songdew makes utmost efforts to acknowledge the creative genius of the musicians with its feature of "Songdew Featured Artist" by virtue of which each month a band/artist is selected by the Songdew editorial team and their songs are promoted on Songdew and popular social networking sites throughout the month. This time it has selected the all-women Naga Folk band Tetseo Sisters. Catch their soulful folk songs on Songdew network all through the month.
Tetseo Sisters-The Band that blends Folk Melody with Contemporary Rhythms
Tetseo Sisters is a fusion folk band from North East India that has beautifully blended the pure and untarnished melody of Naga folk music with the rhythms of the modern western music styles. They strive to propagate the culture of the North East through their music. They sing the "Li"-songs of the people of Nagaland that are inspired by the Naga folklore, Naga culture, the landscapes and the poetry of their forefathers. Their songs speak of the life, happiness, joys, hopes and sorrows of the common man. The music of the Tetseo Sisters is more powerful than words and has the capacity to transform the listener to a whole new world.
Formation of Tetseo Sisters
The band Tetseo Sisters was founded on October 10th, 1980 in Kohima, Nagaland by four sisters Mercy, Azi, Kuvelü and Alüne Tetseo, who have been singing folk music from their childhood and for whom music is the foundation of life. They are the true cultural ambassadors of the North East who have undertaken the task of keeping age old Naga folk traditions and cultures alive through their music. Most of their compositions are in the Chokri dialect of the Chakhesang Naga tribe and their songs are often accompanied by a traditional one stringed musical instrument-"Tati/Heka Libuh". They derive inspiration from Naga folk traditions and blend it with World and Classical genres to create unparalleled Fusion music.
The Journey of Tetseo Sisters Till Now
The Tetseo Sisters have gained immense popularity and touched the soul of the masses with their unique and creative tracks. They have performed at various prestigious events around the country and abroad and are a popular name at music events and festivals like the annual Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, Live Drive, State Roadshows, Storm Festival, British Council Folk Nations and the Handshake Concerts of 2009, 2010 and 2012. They have also been awarded an achievement award for Pioneering and Exceptional contribution to the field of Music in Nagaland in the year 2012. The list of achievement just goes on for this amazing all-women band.
Songdew Honors Tetseo as the New Featured Artist of the Month
The music of the Tetseo Sisters has a pure and earthy feel to it, displaying a perfect harmony between western and folk elements that has the power to make the listener feel close to nature, and Songdew ensures that it reached out to the masses through its feature of "Songdew Featured Artist" through which the soulful tracks of the Tetseo Sisters will be promoted extensively through newsletters, on the Songdew network and popular social networking sites for the entire month. Fans of Tetseo Sisters can enjoy their MP3 songs as well as music videos, know all about the band members and their upcoming performance only at http://www.songdew.com/tetseosisters


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