Anda Union’s captivating combination of Mongolian musical styles is a reflection of their roots. Hailing from different ethnic nomadic cultures, the nine-member band unites tribal music traditions from all over Inner Mongolia, a semi-autonomous region of China. As with all nomads, the Mongols have an oral culture, passed on from generation to generation in stories, music and songs, and thus Anda Union sing their history. Their main vocal style, khöömii, commonly referred to as throat singing, is a traditional type of overtone singing which replicates the sounds of nature. Driven by their thirst to discover the power and magic of the rich Mongol culture, Anda Union has been stunning audiences across the globe for the past 15 years.
“Gloriously atmospheric songs based on melodies that are as memorable and accessible as any great western folk songs.”