Heres the latest video of Khwaab, the second track from Niraj Chag‘s 2006 debut album, ‘Along the dusty road’. The track is a melodic stunner, featuring one of my favourite vocalists Swati-ji Natekar and Japjit Kaur makes an appearance in the video
My good friend Shree Sreenivasan of Ethnotechno.com reviews the track below:
“The piano and beats-driven “Khwaab” (The Dream), a track that Nihal called “one of the most sensuous, soulful and beautiful tracks” that he’d heard in his current capacity as BBC Radio 1 DJ and all-round Asian music tastemaker, benefits greatly from featured vocalist Swati Natekar. Already a recognizable, and deservedly so, voice in electronic music circles due to her work with everyone from Talvin and Nitin to Craig Armstrong, Natekar questions, in Hindi, whether her life is just a dream over the most sublime of melodies.”
read the entire review of Along the Dusty Roadhere
People, Got a free download for you to begin a musical week!
Its an old 10 minute mix put together by Catch22/EngineEarzExperiment for Nihal & Bobby Friction. The mix containins a bunch of tracks that inspired the brains behind EEE Prash Mistry, to write music when he was growing up! All mashup and remixes were done specifically for this mix.
Two awesome mixes caught the attention of my ears, the first one by dimmSummer of Ethnotechno & HighChaiRecordings featuring 15 tracks in 5 mins … let those piece of cartilage hanging off your head soak up the vibez
dimmSummer BBC Radio1 MEGAMIX
gorillaz :: stylo -feat. mos def & bobby womack [virgin]
david starfire :: tumbi blaster -feat. iCatching [high chai]
juakali :: come from yard -B.R.E.E.D remix [high chai]
nuphlo :: soul safari [high chai]
knight rider theme [silva screen]
state of bengal :: skip-ij (sub swara bash cadence remix) [high chai]
goonda :: fearless -feat. mc zulu (riddemkillah remix) [high chai]