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Genre: raga rock

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Parent Genre: rock

Raga rock is a music genre that combines elements of Indian classical music with rock and roll. It typically features the use of traditional Indian instruments such as sitar, tabla, and tambura, alongside electric guitars, drums, and bass. The genre emerged in the 1960s and was popularized by a number of bands and musicians who experimented with blending Eastern and Western musical styles. Raga rock often incorporates improvisation and extended instrumental solos, and is characterized by its hypnotic rhythms and intricate melodies.


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Sitar, Organ, Flute, Sarod, Drum Kit, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Keyboard/Piano, Synthesizer, Clarinet, Trombone, Piano, Trumpet, Double Bass, Saxophone

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Most popular raga rock albums

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Indweller
1972
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Ananda Shankar (US Internet Release)
1970
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Masterpieces
2014
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The Way (New Edition)
2011
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Music From Macbeth
1972
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Move Ever Onward
2016
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July
2007
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Hemåt
1970
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Morning Meditation Ragas on Sitar
1999
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Sabdatanmantra
2016
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Electrosphere
1999
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Crawling to Lhasa
1972
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Live At Washington Square Church 1981
2006
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Resurrection
2018
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Broken Compass
2023
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För Meditation
2019

raga rock music by decade

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List of raga rock artists

Here is a list of raga rock artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the raga rock genre. You can find out what raga rock genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 28 32645
2 26 7647
3 14 4240
4 16 1673
5 11 6216
6 14 2870
7 14 4483
8 8 1300
9 9 1883
10 6 813
11 6 1377
12 7 2267
13 7 2020
14 4 550
15 6 957
16 2 2183
17 4 1031
18 3 3303
19 2 502
20 2 289
21 3 2497
22 4 817
23 3 565
24 2 413
25 3 1277
26 2 472
27 1 480
28 1 71
29 1 96
30 1 76
31 1 119
32 1 694
33 1 339

raga rock playlist created by Chosic

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