Tag: India

February 12 /

The original I played on the podcast nearly 10 years ago (RC #166, omg) but this metal cover by Bloodywood featuring Bonde do Metaleiro from Brazil is the kind of fusion I can get behind. Completely bonkers and love how…

August 2 /

With the Commonwealth Games nearly over and seem to be a success, the assumption is the Commonwealth is some happy cuddly family. Well not quite. This graphic gave me cause to pause* – 42 out of the 53 Commonwealth countries…

July 22 /

No not a mashup or remix – a new (well 19th century?) form of music – Chutney! Embarassing name, but basically the music made by Indo-Carribean people in places such as Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana working as indentured servants…

July 6 /

A post about Salma Agha & Sabina on Facebook meant I went on a little Disco Bollywood trip. Above is a clip from Disco Dancer, an 1982 Bollywood film I’d really love to see. ‘Somebody dances here, somebody dances there’…