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Boundaries, dance performance, production by Art Of Spectra/ Peter Svenzon, co- production with Folkteatern in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dancers Ulriqa Fernqvist, Sosso Harryson, Hannes Lundin, Morgan Karlsson& Raymond Roa. Light/ videodesign by Ludde Falk, Set/ production design by Robert Ljung, Music by Peter Svenzon and Kronosquartet.
In an atmosphere inspired by the worlds of David Lynch, choreographer Peter Svenzon examines general human issues in this physical, expressive and uploaded performance. Art of Spectra’s contemporary style is very physical and features movements influenced by the choreographer’s background in breakdancing.
“An incredible collection of some of global music’s finest musicians (including Karsh Kale, Natacha Atlas, and Nitin Sawhney!!) have gathered to contribute exclusive tracks and remixes to help raise money for fusion pioneer Cheb i Sabbah’s health care costs, in his battle against cancer.”
Ali Maulaah (Janaka Selekta’s Sufi HiFi Remix) – Cheb I Sabbah
Aao Saiyo – Shabaz (Feat. Riffat Sultana & Sukhwat Ali)
Nomadic Sky – Karsh Kale, Natacha Atlas, Nitin Sawney
Nadagroove – Transglobal Underground
Sandstorm – Karsh Kale
Too Much 21st Century (Remixed by Cheb i Sabbah: The Delhi Dhol Mix) - Bauhaus
Ranjaabi New Mix – Karsh Kale & Midival Punditz
Ya Nari Revolution – Amina Annabi
Bante – Bill Laswell & Gigi
Freedom Is Free (Jef Stott Super Mix) – Opium Feat. MC Raï
Omri Coulu Leek – Natacha Atlas
Sabah – Mercan Dede
The Lonely Chamber – Azam Ali & Loga Ramin Torkian
Flame Of The Forest – Bombay Dub Orchestra (Feat. Kartik: Vocals & Violins – Sirishkumar: Tabla)
A Nomad Called Cheb i – Watcha Clan
Maha Maya – Jai Uttal
Sita Ram – Dub Kirtan All Stars (Feat. David Starfire – FreQ Nasty – Rik Sharaj)
Twilight (Raga Yaman Kalyan) – Pandit G.S. Sachdev
Naiharwa (Karsh Kale Mix) – Kailash Kher
Jai Ganesha (Mix For Chebiji) – Emam and Friends
Miyan Ki Todi – Humayun Khan: Vocals & Harmonium Salar Nader: Tabla
Ragini – Zakir Hussain: Tabla Kala Ramnath: Violin
Francisco Gella: “This is why we started the school. This is NUEVO.”
British born, New York City based, DJ Rekha, DJ, curator, record label owner, educator and activist. Called the “Ambassador of Bhangra” by the New York Times and named one of the most influential South Asians by Newsweek, Rekha is among the first DJs to merge classic Bhangra and Bollywood sounds into the language of contemporary electronic dance music. Since establishing herself on the club scene with her inaugural event, Basement Bhangra at SOBs nightclub in 1997, Rekha has produced some of the longest running and most successful parties in New York including Bollywood Disco, and Mutiny. Rekha also produces a weekly radio show, Bhangra and Beyond on http://www.breakthruradio.com/#/viewdj/?id=86. Her label, Beat Bazaar Music launched in November of 2011 with its first release, Pyar Baile.