Back in the 60s, Ananda Shankar was one of the few Indian musicians who was willing to experiment with crossover styles – and the result was a legacy of wild funky tracks that's still having a lot of effect today. As part of that legacy, Ananda's recorded this new album with DJ/producer State Of Bengal – a wonderful blend of styles that features Shankar's sitar floating majestically above State's modern abstract soundscapes. The record's a nice updating of Shankar's funk sound for the 90s – and includes a live remake of his classic "Streets Of Calcutta", plus the tracks "Walking On", "Tori", "Pluck", "Alma Ata", and "Love & Passion". © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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