Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Ananda Shankar - Ananda Shankar (1970)

Insanely fantastic! Ananda Shankar was one of the hippest sitar players of the 60s — an artist who was not only steeped in the strongest traditions of Indian music heard in other more mainstream players, but one who also had a keen ear for modder and funkier grooves of the time! This rare American set by Ananda is one of his greatest ever — a brilliant mix of funky backings and tripped out sitar work — done in a way that blends together soul, funk, and rock — all given a particularly cool Indian twist. The vibe is very much in the best funky Bollywood style — but was actually done years before most Bollywood funk

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Anonymous said...

This is great album, thank you for posting!