Do people who enjoy sauna also share a common interest in similar music?
- Bonobo. British ambient. Female vocal and instrumental inter twinings.
- Tinariwan: Sahara Desert Blues emanating with a trance from the hot sands of northern Mali.
- Fela Kuti: a sauna classic. Sisu sonically brought forth through Fela’s power and his 23 member Egypt 80 band members.
There’s Argentina’s Juana Molina and Federico Aubele, who collaborated with Saunatimes mainstay Thievery Corporation.
There’s a nod to Scandinavia with Junip and some lighter doses of Bjork and Sigur Ros.
There’s Brazilian Gilberto Gil who stands on his own, surrounded by the friggin’ awesome Milton Nascimento and Jorge Ben.
There’s always room for reggae, most notably Lee “Scratch” Perry, dub lps. from King Tubby, Agustus Pablo and artists influenced by this genre like Gorillaz, The Orb, and *gasp* Slightly Stoopid.
There’s Americana like Bon Iver, Band of Horses and My Morning Jacket’s acoustic sets, plus The War on Drugs and spin off Kurt Vile.
And on a cold rainy sauna day in Ireland, Luka Bloom, Waterboys, and Van Morrison, are chill out partners between rounds in the garden all misty wet with rain.
And there’s more.