Transatlantic Burns celebration

So yesterday, January 25th, is the day that Scots – and anyone interested – celebrates the birth of “the bard of Scotland,” Robert Burns, affectionately known as Rabbie. Check out the zoom we did! And 2 highlights from that same session, in shorter format:

The Light – out now!

Original song “Ljuset” by Björn Afzelius, translated by Diipak. Vocals, keyboard, violin & tambourine – DiipakBass – Jair-Rohm Parker WellsCello – Anders BlomGuitar & Viola – Jonathan SegelPiano – Tobias Karl Janne JohanssonSynths and pads – Johan Lim Mixed by Jonathan SegelMastered by “Berkan” Mikael BergströmPhoto by José FigueroaLayout and design by Ville Danielsson

The Light – out on December 21st!

Diipak releases The Light on the Winter Solstice December 21, 2020 Diipak – born in the USA and residing in Stockholm, Sweden since 2004 – will release his interpretation and translation of deceased Swedish musical artist Björn Afzelius’ song Ljuset, now called The Light. Diipak has previously released another Swedish artist Mikael Wiehe’s Keops Pyramid …

Folk Summer

Something about being in the country makes me want to play country music. Not “Country-Western,” more like folk. So I did a few Robert Burns videos, all set in places that were related to the songs. Here’s a lill’ playlist for that: And the summer ended on this note, a very old folksong from England …