HI-DEF CD + AUDIO BLU-RAY MIRA
"20 Best Global Albums 2010" at SoundRoots
2010 "Top Five Albums – World" at WBSR
This music is made in the northernmost
on Earth– Hammerfest, Norway, less than 20 lines of latitude from
the North Pole. Our recording studio is 150 metres from the edge of the
Some lyrics are in languages like Kildin Sami and Inari Sami,
spoken by merely 5- 600 persons.
This video includes footage/stills from the recording
sessions done all over the map: in Hammerfest and Harstad, Norway;
Eckerö and Saltvik, Åland; Salvador de Bahia, Brazil):
Since brilliant art needs exclusive framework, this phenomenal music is available as a rare multichannel Audio Blu-ray!
-Walter Bast, Folker, Germany
Mira may be the White Album of the genre!
-Lee Blackstone, RootsWorld, USA
A percussion sonic spectacular that should be included in anyone's collection of "wow" demo discs
-Michael Fremer, Stereophile, USA
This music is deep, vestigial and organic – what ‘World Music’ tries to be but often misses.
-Marcus Doucette, Sound Travels, USA
A love for the land, from its unpredictable weather to its inquisitive wild reindeer, runs through the passionate strains of this unforgettable album. Highly recommended.
-Midwest Book Review, USA
instruments and voices have been recorded stunningly well, and
the result is incredibly immersive even in stereo. -Sam Inglis, Sound On
[..] have combined joiking with contemporary sounds, but no one
has updated it so sincerely and acoustically as Jienat. -Scott Stevens, SoundRoots,
One of the most fascinating releases in recent months is Jienat’s album, Mira. [...] [It] is a transfixing recording that incorporates the infectious rhythms of the Earth and the vitality of the marvelous vocal traditions of the Arctic.
–Angel Romero, World Music Central, USA
Obviously world beat you never thought about, this is mind blower from start to finish. -Chris Spector (Ed.), Midwest Record, USA If
you are like us - and have / enjoy a lot of different kinds of music
and are always looking for something that is not the same old
derivative this or that - and yet at the same time is very very high
quality sound - then you need this. -Mike Davis, Audio
the good shaman of voice and sound, Andreas Fliflet leads us from
surprise to surprise, giving new meaning to the songs of the North -Ethnotempos,
is music like this that truly inspires us here at World Music
superb album [..] A wolehearted thank you to Jienat for making this
unique album of its genre available -AVHD,
digital piece of art is perfect to reflect the ice cold music the band
plays. [..] A new step in the history of Jienat and again a surprising
one. -Eelco Schilder, FolkWorld,
This is to joik what maybe the Beatles were to rock-and-roll. -Thailand to Timbuktu, USA
in all a very exciting release from Jienat, both musically and
...I’m competent enough to make the claim that it’s marvellous sonically. -Kari Nevalainen, Innerworld Audio, Finland
[Mira] is a world-music sonic spectacular, a voice-and-percussion workout that transcends geographic boundaries. The SACD presented a huge, totally believable soundscape, with various drums and voices emerging from a dense blackness. -Marc Mickelson, The Audio Beat, USA