International Record Review magazine, part of "New Listening, Contemporary Music on CD" feature by Roger Thomas, September 2013

 

"An honourable mention for Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, an impressive quartet of guitar, violin, voice and tabla which on Rakshasa knits Indian music and a range of European and American traditions into a remarkably cohesive whole. Thacker and his associates have a genuine feel for fundamental musical commonality and the new directions that can arise arise from it, with results that could easily belong both in the concert hall and on a WOMAD stage"