Hailing from Montreal and Kentucky, HuDost weaves a rich and seamless cross-cultural tapestry of sound. Core musicians Moksha Sommer and Jemal Wade Hines have toured the United States, Canada, and Europe since April 2006. Their instrumentation includes vocals, harmonium (Indian pump-prgan), Shahi Baaja (electric Indian auto-harp), guitars, bazouki, dulcinet, percussion, and a multiture of sonic ambient effects. HuDost’s music is a rich, eclectic blending of pop and rock with traditional Sufi music; Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian and Balkan folk music; Farsi, Turkish, and Arabic styles; all coming together as an eclectic ‘neo folk world rock.’ Their sound crosses all borders and barriers, taking the listener on a journey they will never forget.
HuDost has a folk quality yet is quite postmodern; the band offers new takes on ancient words and melodies, cross-cultural hybrid transcendental chill-out music with an edge… - Chronogram Magazine