Diskreetse Mango Trio performs folk music, mainly runo-songs, in the key of rock. Despite their name, Trio, they actually have nine members. This crowded band from Tallinn, Estonia has been active since 2005. They have been aiming to blend modern musical sensibilities, the different forms of pop and rock music, with folk music and vice versa. The music made by Diskreetse Mango Trio has been described as fresh, energetic, joyful and very catchy.
On November 27, 2006 Diskreetse Mango Trio released their debut-album “Prigadi Pragadi” under the biggest Estonian record label, hyper.records. The band was awarded an Estonian Music Award in 2007 in the category Ethno/Folk Act of the Year for their debut-album and the record received very positive reviews by the Estonian and foreign music press. The songs from “Prigadi-pragadi” have received airplay by radios both in Estonia and abroad.
To date, Diskreetse Mango Trio has performed over fifty concerts that include numerous prestigious folk and rock music festivals (e.g. Viljandi Folk, MAAjaILM, Regiöö, Paljassaare RockFest, Tallinn Music Week). The band’s performances have also been broadcast on numerous shows on national television channels, such as ETV and TV3. They also presented their single “Must Naine” with an hour long, live concert on Raadio 2 in a popular radio show “R2 Live”. In the Fall of 2006, Diskreetse Mango Trio, with their single “Hobusemäng,” participated in Baltic New Music Chart, broadcasted by Latvian and Lithuanian radio and television channels. In 2013, the band toured Lithuania and finished recording their sophomore album from which the third radio single “Piisa viina” was released.
”Energetic, fuzz-guitars drum-splashy folk-rocking of Estonian regilaul” – Andrew Cronshaw, fRoots
Lemmo Lattikas – vocals, jew's harp, accordion, percussion
Margit Errapart – vocals, percussion
Leele Lattikas – vocals, percussion
Kristjan Pilt – guitar, vocals
Oliver Laanet – guitar
Rando Lester – bass
Kairi Pruul – violin, vocals
Janek Koldekivi – drums