Iska Dhaaf is a band out of Seattle that I recently discovered via the KEXP Music That Matters podcast. Here is what the KEXP site has to say about the band….
Local duo Iska Dhaaf take their name from Somali words meaning “let it go” and say that they’re inspired by Sufi poetry and the ideas of limitations and patience. “It’s very rare that we finish a song in a couple days or weeks,” says singer Nathan Quiroga, who also goes by Buffalo Madonna when he’s part of the Mad Rad crew. “Mostly it takes months, and in some cases, years or more. We’re not interested in rushing the process.” Despite this, Quiroga and his bandmate Ben Verdoes, who you also know from Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, have been busy lately, releasing the new single, working on a music video, playing live.
Here is the band’s video for their song Happiness……
Happiness is the title song on the band’s second release which you can purchase from their website (http://iskadhaaf.com) The second song I have for you today isn’t included on their Happiness release but if it is any indication of things to come from the band I will be first in line to buy their next release. The song is called All The Kids and it is a stunner. Let’s listen…….
If you liked All The Kids, I have good news for you. You can download the All The Kids mp3 for free at the following link (enjoy)!