We are joined by Finnish ethnomusicologist Tuomas Rounakari. He is perhaps best known for his one man musical project Shamanviolin and as the violin player of folk metal band Korpiklaani. We discuss his work with the Khanty people of Western Siberia, his many projects, his experience with shamanism, and much more.

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