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Mystic groove
Guez, Bruno, compiler.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Quango, [2001]

Physical Description:
1 audio disc (51:29 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compilation of recordings previously released 1995-2000.
Oceans and rain / Nitin Sawhney (4:18) -- Ghoom charakahna / Najma (6:35) -- Transcendence / Thievery Corporation (4:09) -- Harmon special session XI / Black Star Liner (4:39) -- Sweet lassi dub / Stoppa & Nobby (6:46) -- Sirocco / Christophe Goze (4:43) -- Der bauch / MC Sultan (5:20) -- Just you and I / Dzihan & Kamien (5:53) -- Caravane / Radar (4:34) -- Shashkin / Omar Faruk Tekbilek (5:09).
Format :
Music CD


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BNG 69 Compact Disc Open Shelf

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With Mystic Groove, Quango presents a global journey into the Asian underground, as well as a recording where lush soundscapes meet the ancient sounds of sitar and tabla and then are juxtaposed over electronic beats and dense synthesizer chordings. This East meets West blending is not a new idea, but in the hands of expert-compiler and Quango owner Bruno Guez this is the ultimate worldbeat various-artists compilation to hit the market yet. Quango compilations are in a league of their own and Mystic Groove is no different. Guez seemingly scours the end's of the earth looking for interesting tracks and expert works that haven't seen the light of day, and then he blends them into a listening experience, and living experience. Mystic Groove features tracks from Thievery Corporation, dZihan & Kamien, Omar Faruk Tekbilek (Hefner remix), Nitin Sawhney, Najma (Talvin Singh remix), MC Sultan, Stoppa & Nobby, Radar, Black Star Liner, and Christophe Goze. This is a wonderfully insightful recording into the new era of electronic. If you enjoy, sort of, down-tempo recordings with an Asian feel then this is definitely the disc to have. ~ Matt Borghi