Anokha – Soundz of the Asian Underground

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Anokha - Soundz of the Asian Underground
Talvin Singh - Soundz of the Asian Underground Cover.jpg
Compilation album by
Released17 June 1997
Recorded1997
GenreElectronica, Asian Underground, Drum and bass
Length71:49
LabelPolygram
ProducerTalvin Singh
Talvin Singh chronology
Anokha - Soundz of the Asian Underground
(1997)
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(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Anokha – Soundz of the Asian Underground is a compilation album.

This 1997 album arose from the Anokha music club night, formed by its host Talvin Singh and Sweety Kapoor, with music producer/DJ State of Bengal a.k.a. Zam Zaman. Anokha held weekly sessions at the legendary Blue Note venue at Hoxton Square in London's East End. The album was marketed by Mango Records, a division of Island Records. Those music sessions and this compilation helped to promote the rise of the Asian Underground movement.

The compilation was signed via Anokha's imprint label Omni Records to Island Records and led to major label deals for Talvin Singh, State of Bengal and Amar.


Track listing[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Jaan"Talvin Singh06:02
2."Flight IC408"State of Bengal07:21
3."Kizmet"Lelonek05:16
4."Shang High"Future Soundz Of India05:52
5."Chittagong Chill"State of Bengal08:25
6."Mumbai Theme Tune"A. R. Rahman05:15
7."Distant God"Talvin Singh06:17
8."Heavy Intro"Amar03:08
9."Equation"Equal I05:59
10."Spiritual Masterkey"Osmani Soundz05:14
11."Accepting Trankuility"Milky Bar Kid08:39
12."K-Ascendant"Kingsuk Biswas04:32
Total length:71:49

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