Mondo Garaj

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mondo Garaj
Mondo Garaj.jpg
Studio album by Garaj Mahal
Released November 18, 2003 (2003-11-18)
Recorded October 8, 2000–May 8, 2001
Studio In The Pocket, Talcott Mountain, The Plant, Phelps, Fluffland
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 47:22
Label Harmonized
Producer Garaj Mahal, Christian Weyers
Garaj Mahal chronology
Live Vol. 3
(2003)Live Vol. 32003
Mondo Garaj
(2003)
Blueberry Cave
(2005)Blueberry Cave2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Guitar 9 Records (not rated) link

Mondo Garaj is the debut studio album and fourth album by jazz fusion band Garaj Mahal.

The album was ecorded in late 2000 and early 2001 at In The Pocket Studio in Sonoma County, CA, then mixed/mastered over 2001 and 2002 at Talcott Mountain Studio in Simsbury, CT, The Plant Studios in Sausalito, CA, Phelps Studios in San Francisco, CA, and Fluffland Studio in San Anselmo, CA, and finally released in 2003 on Harmonized Records.

Track listing[edit]

  • Mondo Garaj (Eckhardt) - 5:33
  • Hindi Gumbo (Haque) - 5:31
  • Be Dope (Hertz, Levy) - 6:11
  • Junct (Haque) - 6:22
  • Poodle Factory (Hertz) - 3:51
  • The Big Smack Down (Eckhardt) - 0:35
  • New Meeting (Hertz) - 8:04
  • Beware My Ethnic Heart (Haque) - 9:11
  • Madagascar (Hertz, Levy) - 5:21
  • Gulam Sabri (Haque) - 7:47
  • Bajo (Hertz) - 7:07
  • Milk Carton Blues (Levy) - 3:06

Personnel[edit]

Musical[edit]

  • Fareed Haque - Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Sitar (Electric)
  • Alan Hertz - Drums, Art Direction, Mixing, Photography, Cover Photo, Roland Synthesizer
  • Eric Levy - Keyboards, Organ (Hammond), Clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Mini Moog, Oberheim OB8, Prophet 5, Sequential Circuits
  • Kai Eckhardt - Bass
  • Michael Kang - Fiddle, Mandolin
  • DJ Fly - Agaric 23 Turntables
  • DJ Roto - Turntables, Sampling, Effects

Technical[edit]

  • Garaj Mahal - Arranger, Producer, Art Direction, Mixing
  • Christian Weyers - Producer, Executive Producer
  • Toni Fishman - Executive Producer
  • Justin Phelps - Engineer
  • John Cuniberti - Mastering Engineer
  • Jason Andrew - Assistant Engineer
  • Mark Fassler - Assistant Engineer
  • Theresa Reed - Photography
  • David "Hot Rod" Shuman - Mixing Assistant

External links[edit]