Artist Profiles: Abiogenesis


Abiogenesis, from Nagaland in India, is an experimental band and they have developed a new world genre which they have named ‘Howey Music’. Howey is a fusion of Naga Folk tunes with modern music. They also play a new wind musical instrument made of bamboo invented by Moa Subong, a member of the band.

Abiogenesis are:

Arenla Subong: vocals, bamhum
Moa Subong: bamhum, guitar, harmonica
Imli Subong: drums, percussion
Paul: bass
Longden: guitar


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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.


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