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Juttla

Producer Juttla first started out making music in the early nineties having a string of releases on various independent record labels. With a history of successful tracks under his belt, he began to fuse all the elements of his influences to create a unique hybrid of Eastern and Western sounds. With the release of his debut album Angels, Aliens & Assassins in 1998, Juttla soon began to get the respect he rightfully deserved blessing the covers of magazines...

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Recycler

Since the launch of their first explosive album ‘AlphbhangraPsychedelicFunk’ (Nation records 1999), Recycler also released ‘Iboga’ (2003, before being signed to Kube Recordings in 2006. Having witnessed their incredible live act and on hearing a demo, it was too much for Kube to resist. In mid 2007 their third album Massa Boom Boom has been released on digital format:– This Money Shot EP takes 3 songs from the album and twists them into dark, filthy, psychedelic shapes giving dirty dancing its true meaning.

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Juggy D

Juggy D (born Jagwinder Singh Dhaliwal on November 19)[1] [2] is a British bhangra singer from Southall in London, England Juggy D got his name from his first name Jagwinder which became Juggy, and the D from his last name Dhaliwal. Juggy D married his college sweetheart Harjeet Hayre after a year he hit fame and 4 years later she divorced him. Regardless he still has a tattoo of both their names in sanskrit on his left arm

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Bedouin Ascent

Bedouin Ascent is a unique artist best known for his work with Rising High Records, Ninja Tune and his own No-Immortal label. having influenced a generation of producers such as Luke Vibert, Aphex Twin, Talvin Singh and more besides and continues to produce and remix. he was the asian underground before asian underground became the cliche to avoid. oops.

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State of Bengal

Sam Zaman, also known as State of Bengal, has been in the scene for a long while with collaborations with Talvin Singh, ADF, Paban Das Baul, and such. Flight ic 408 was a great success which featured on the anokha album (compilation by Talvin Singh). Skip. IJ is the new digital release Hidden is the future release

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Shivanova

SHIVANOVA is one of the West’s leading cross-cultural ensembles set -up by composer Priti Paintal and grounded in Indian and European styles, widely admired and enjoyed for the energy and flair of its improvising. It tours nationally and internationally, playing in London at the Jazz Café and the South Bank Centre, and has released a catalogue of CDs, most recently Secret Chants which has been acclaimed this year in the national and music media.

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Remember Shakti

Remember Shakti is the second incarnation of guitarist John McLaughlin's group which plays a fusion of indian music and jazz. The original Shakti was most active between 1975 and 1978; Remember Shakti was formed in 2000 and has played on and off since then. The core of Remember Shakti is guitarist John McLaughlin and master tabla player and percussionist Zakir Hussain, both members of the original Shakti. On the first recording from 2000, T.H. Vinayakram (also a member of the original Shakti) plays ghatam and Indian drum, and Hariprasad Chaurasia plays bansuri flute.

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