Delve deep into the roots of India and explore the vast complexity of the rhythms from its many regions. With loops & hits from instruments such as Pakhwaj, Taal, Tabla, Ghungroo, Dhol, Chanda, Chimta, Mridangam, Ghattam, Tavul, Khanjari, Madol, Khol, Tuntuna and many more; creation of this emotionally driven fusion of earth and music is only limited to your inspiration. These traditional rhythm patterns of devotional, folk and classical styles are perfomed by seasoned Indian musicians. "These tracks are spirited and detailed: Whether you're putting together an ambient/world music track, a radio jingle... or a hip hop tune that needs a wacky break, this CD will do the job." - Keyboard "4 out of 5" - Sound on Sound "The performances are extremely tight, and the tracks are impeccably recorded... All in all, this disc took me on a successful audio outing to the Indian subcontinent." 4.5 out of 5 - Electronic Musician
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Electronic Musician Magazine | Overall EM Rating (1 through 5): 4.5
Roots of India is Big Fish Audio's collection of Indian percussion loops ($99.95 for the audio CD; $199.95 for the audio CD and Akai CD-ROM, which should be available by the time you read this). I know very little about Indian music. My introduction to the genre was...
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Keyboard Magazine | SOUND QUALITY: 8
BANG FOR THE BUCK: 7
Virtuoso hand drumming is an ancient tradition in India. Most familiar in the West are the tabla, but the music of various local regions uses such drums as the dhol, thavul. and pakhwaj. These instruments and numerous others are captured on Roots of India, which was...
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