Jewel Garden Radio, Episode #3

New episode, finally! Lots of great tunes lately, so this is only a small taste. Arushi Jain “Richer Than Blood” (Leaving)(behind) Ayumi Ishito & The Spacemen “Night Chant” (577 Records)d’Eon “Poplar” (Hausu Mountain)Kasja Lindgren “Momentary Harmony” (Recital Program)New Chance “Fallen” (We Are Time)Joe McPhee, Michael Marcus, Jay Rosen, Warren Smith “Chatreuse Tulips” (Mahakala Music)(behind) Isnaj Dui “Swoon to Death” (Textura)Nick Storring “Frood” (mappa)Body Meπa “Motherwell” … Continue reading Jewel Garden Radio, Episode #3

Arushi Jain “Under the Lilac Sky”

My first thought when the concept of combining traditional Indian musical ideas and Western electronic music is Synthesizing: Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat. Charanjit Singh’s masterpiece remains a staple, an example of what is possible if we simply open our minds and our ears to things beyond our scope. Arushi Jain’s instant-classic, Under the Lilac Sky, continues that lineage with stunning electronic vistas and impossibly beautiful … Continue reading Arushi Jain “Under the Lilac Sky”

Arushi Jain “Zid”

Self-proclaimed modular princess Arushi Jain jets off to outer space via third eye hypnosis on on her new single, “Zid.” Square waves rise and fall like tides governing celestial travel as repetitive synths push through a granular aural fog. From the track description, we learn: “‘Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo’ – written by Pakistani poet Fayyaz Hashmi about the abstract nature of heartbreak through … Continue reading Arushi Jain “Zid”