Karmadillo bring you catchy tunes and heartfelt songs performed on the South American charango. An instrument that used to be made from armadillos, hence the name. This provides a great live experience. Come in and discover the music, videos, and more!
Here is a fuller history of the Karmadillo journey, and you can also browse the blog. You may also be interested in Rishi’s nerdy music project, Singing Science.
Have a listen to the Karmadillo tunes on your platforms of choice.
The complete collection is available to browse and purchase on Bandcamp, and a selection of songs is also available on Spotify.
Browse the video collection in the form of the Karmadillo YouTube channel and blog posts featuring Karmadillo on video.
Things are a bit quiet on the live front (even post-lockdown) as the main focus is the Singing Science project. But check here for gigs and other events that are scheduled.
A 35th anniversary tribute to Red Dwarf. Actually recorded for the 30th anniversary tribute 5 years ago, but I never blogged it on the site, so some justification for putting it up today! As a show, it was a real game changer for me, alongside Star Trek The Next Generation, providing different ways in which […]
I’m really chuffed to announce that the first volume in the “Phony Hawks Faux Skater” series has been released, and features Karmadillo take on Cyco Vision by Suicidal Tendencies. This is a short punk song I tried my best to turn into a prog rock extravaganza, but despite nearly doubling it’s length it still comes […]
Photos of Rishi Karmadillo in front of some graffiti!
Been a bit busy over the first half of the year with non-music stuff – this photo after my first music performance of the year explains why! I’m so glad to be with the wonderful Nevie, and us and our two children are really happy with the journey so far, and are looking to our […]
One of the most fantastic musicians it has been my pleasure to work with as Karmadillo has been Kate Aria, who is currently holder of the ‘furthest distance between myself and Rishi after having been in a band with him’ award by heading off to Australia a decade ago. She has been identified as having […]
About 15 years ago I used to to host on the Cambridge community radio station, 209radio. I’m not really someone with a classical background so it was a way of educating myself on the genre. The show was called the “The Bare Minim” to reflect the level knowledge I had. I used to pick pieces […]
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