BOMBAY DUB ORCHESTRA are compiling a new remix release featuring remixes of both BDO albums by New York City based remixers, dj’s and producers. The release is curated by New York based songwriter, producer, dj and artist extraordinaire Tony Grund. The project will features a host of up-and-coming underground remixers, dj’s, artists and producers as well as a few key names on the New York club scene. Those included on the album will be announced shortly. Accompanying the remix will be animations, short films and video. BOMBAY DUB ORCHESTRA will be putting our favourites into various film festivals around the world and adding the rest to their YouTube Channel.
BOMBAY DUB ORCHESTRA are featuring one remix by someone from anywhere around the globe – And they are holding a competition to chose the winner – Guys ‘n’ Gals This could be you!
If you fancy a crack at remixing a BOMBAY DUB ORCHESTRA tracks send them an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with NYC Remix as the subject with the track title you’d like to remix and include an example of your remix work. If you get into the next round they’ll email you a link to the stems/parts. BDO will then feature the best ten online with our favourite making it onto the album.
Coming to you all the way from London, Mumbai and Chennai are the sounds of Bombay Dub Orchestra.
This genius collaboration between two composer/producers, Andrew T. Mackay and Garry Hughes have contributed much to global music. From main-stage performances at the UK’s Big Chill Festival, DJ-ing across the world, scoring feature films to remixing the likes of Bebel Gilberto, Bob Marley, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Ceu.
Forged back in 1998 the pair have worked with many well known names. The renowned Bansuri player Aswin Srinivasan, vocalist Hamsika Iyer, and Santoor legend Ulhas Bapat, not to mention recording with 48 Indian session musician on the first, self titled album and over 75 on their 2008 release, 3 Cities.
Tracks filled with improvised Indian ragas mixed with carefully engineered western classical string arrangement, not forgetting a prescribed amount of smooth deep dub ambient grooves with tasty bass lines.
So what next for BDO? Well, they’re currently working on the untitled third album due for release in 2011 as well as several feature films! so keep your ears close to their sites for the latest news!
Compassion – BBC Electric Proms Version – FREE DOWNLOAD.
A reworking of the track ‘Compassion’ from the self-titled debut album released in 2006. This version was the one performed at the first BBC Electric Proms featuring the voice of Meneka, wonderful guitar by Dave Rainger, tabla by Sirishkumar and the usual shenanigans from Andrew & Garry of BDO
For Free Ringtone go to the Bombay Dub Orchestra Facebook page.
Below are BombayDubREMIXES for you to enjoy:
Bombay Dub Orchestra Remixes & Vers. Vol.1
Bombay Dub Orchestra Remixes & Vers. Vol.2
Bombay Dub Orchestra Remixes & Vers. Vol.3
Andrew T. Mackay’s guest DJ slot at Pathaan’s new Globetronica residency at Favela Chic in London’s Shoreditch.
* Naushad introducing Mohammed Rafi
* Future Sound of London – Papua New Guinea
* The Verve – The Drug’s Don’t Work – (BDO remix)… See more
* Drugs Are Like That – Information film from The Community Television Foundation of South Florida.
* Jay-Z – Empire State of Mind
* Niyaz – Iman
* Bombay Dub Orchestra – Journey (Liquid Stranger’s Sliptrip Edit)
* Shivam Satyam Sundaram – Lata Mangeshkar
* Monsoon Malabar (Monsoon Touch mashup (white label) ft Missy Elliot, Mary J Blige and Busta Rhymes) – Bombay Dub Orchestra
* International Observer – Popcorn (Bombay Dub Orchestra Opium Den Remix)
* Dreadzone – Once Upon a Time (in Jamaica )/ Groove Armada – Superstylin’ (Bombay Dub Orchestra Mashup)
Join DJ Pathaan + Rob Khan & guests embracing all forms of music from around the globe and understanding other cultures whilst creating the sound of Globetronica !!
THIS WEEK: featuring Andrew T. Mackay of Bombay Dub Orchestra will be a guest DJ at Pathaan’s new club night.
7pm till 1am
Kitchen open at 7-10pm