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Charanjit Singh - Synthesizing - Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat mp3 download

Charanjit Singh - Synthesizing - Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat mp3 download
Singer: Charanjit Singh
Title: Synthesizing - Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat
Released: 1983
Country: Netherlands
Style: Indian Classical, Acid, Experimental
Genre: Electro / Folk World
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 382
MP3 size: 1576 mb

Charanjit Singh - Synthesizing - Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat mp3 download


A1 Raga: Bhairavi
A2 Raga: Lalit
A3 Raga: Bhupali
A4 Raga: Todi
A5 Raga: Madhuvanti
B1 Raga: Meghmalhar
B2 Raga: Yaman
B3 Raga: Kalavati
B4 Raga: Malkauns
B5 Raga: Bairagi

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Distributed By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Recorded At – HMV Studios, Bombay
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Made By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.


  • Composed By, Synthesizer – Charanjit Singh


On Label:
Original sound recording made by The Gramophone Co. of India Ltd. ℗ 1982

On Sleeve:
℗ 1983 Original sound recording made by The Gramophone Company of India Limited.
© 1983 The Gramophone Company of India Limited.

Made in India

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 30-573
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 30-574
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 2YJW.663
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 2YJW.664

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BC-302 Charanjit Singh Synthesizing: Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat ‎(CD, Album, RE) Bombay Connection BC-302 Netherlands 2010
BC 302-LP Charanjit Singh Synthesizing: Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat ‎(LP + 12" + Album, RE, RP) Bombay Connection BC 302-LP Netherlands 2010
BC 302-LP Charanjit Singh Synthesizing: Ten Ragas To A Disco Beat ‎(LP + 12" + Album, RE) Bombay Connection BC 302-LP Netherlands 2010

well... it's a pity that the tunes fade out soon after they really start going absolutely crazy - eight minutes each [@ least] would've been even more mind-blowin'!!
sounds funny, no much variation between the tracks - every song with the same beat & bass line. maybe micro differences. anyway, I like it (but not sure if I really would like to pay more than 5 euros of it)
For sale here at over £3100 as of Dec 2014. Yes this record is historically important and ahead of time etc... But no record is worth the price of a decent used car. Funny how hype can drive prices.I am so glad I picked this up in a charity shop 3 years ago for £0.50 !!! I did not even know that s record and just kept it for its fresh future sound considering the year. Would I feel bad an about selling it? Hell no if someone is crazy enough to pay four figures, I may just sell it and get the CD version on Amazon, or keep it ?
I would sell it without any hesitation. If you havent altready :))
Rollers from Abdun
i haaaaate you for picking it up at charity shop! super nice find!
Fools and their money...
all needs pitchin down, though! unusually, Indian seller gobolly beats usual scalpers TANMUSHIMUSHI with his 5k price-tag. Funny bastards!
This sounds like Goa Trance (original scene, 90s), amazing stuff :) and...1983? this is...WOOOW!
I thought it was 1982. Some of the videos say 82.
In regards to the initial comment/ interview with Singh. Stuart Aiken should totally feel ashamed, as I was reading the article, to hear that someone exposed such basic primitive music like acid tracks to Singh as some type of comparison to what he produced or produces. Sorry folks when I hear his ragas I only see the match with what Simon Berry /Art of trance or Oliver Lieb created and quite frankly would have been interested to see his response to hearing a track such as Kaleidoscope LSG remix which featured a magical compilation between Lieb and Berry. Please folks, blokes, etc. STOP COMPARING SINGHS WORK TO MINIMALIST ACID HOUSE FROM THE 80's THERE IS NO LINK THERE! MOVE ON
Well, Oliver Lieb and all the rest didn't discovered the TB-303 by themselves, did they? Trance was born from the influence of Krautrock, Cosmic and Canterbury scenes from one side (obvious for example in the Eat Static-Ozric Tentacles comparison), and mainly Detroit techno and House/Acid House. If you take the first records of A Guy Called Gerald, Future Sound Of London or Psychic TV (just to note a couple of examples of the several millions), you will see that acid house was already merging with oriental sounds and atmospheres which gave paved the way to trance. The British/German trancemasters (Namlook, Oliver Lieb et al) obviously took the acid lines from the Chicago imported acid house, so your claim that there is no common ground between this record and Acid House is basically incorrect. And if you claim that the trancey guys have more common ground with this record than with Acid House, you are missing that Acid House is the link between them...
I once read that every hipster in the London club scene loves to think they've either invented or discovered something every few years. The belief that this album has anything more than a superficial similarity to acid house seems to be another manifestation of that phenomenon: people fully immersed in one exalted little dance scene (acid house & techno), with only the most fragmented and modest understanding of how it came to be (and zero understanding of, say, disco or raga music), laying claim to music from another universe just because they can imagine hearing a snippet of it in a DJ set.It's not just an English mentality. Everyone gets a thrill when history is upended by some contrary information. Who wouldn't relish the thought that everything they've learned is wrong, and now they know the real story? It's Edison vs. Tesla, but with music! A lot of Germans think techno came from, well, not Detroit, and I just saw a documentary that said hip-hop essentially started in Brooklyn, not The exciting, and difficult but not impossible to reconcile with all the other evidence pointing in the opposite direction.In fact, when I first heard the 1974 album Klaus Schulze - Blackdance, I thought its rhythmic parts would fit quite well in a noisy IDM set alongside Aphex Twin and other Rephlex label material. Yet I didn't shout from the rooftops that the Richard D. James is a shameless copycat, nor did I assert that IDM was "invented" in 1974 by Klaus Schulze. I mean, it's not so hard for me to understand that if you give two music producers the same instruments, it doesn't matter if they're from different cultures, music scenes, decades...they may well end up producing very similar results, especially if they both like dancing to repetitive beats!So if you think there's a link between acid house music and Synthesizing: Ten Ragas to a Disco Beat, other than accidental similarities, you haven't listened to enough acid house or enough disco or enough ragas to know the difference. Even if you disagree on that point, historically there is nothing to support any connection whatsoever between Singh and the Chicago house scene. The Chicago guys came up with acid house on their own without ever having heard of Singh, and they probably still haven't heard of him. Ergo, no connection. Don't let that stop you from enjoying the music, though. If you like acid house, you may like this album, too...simple as that.
dashoost34...Please folks, blokes, etc. STOP COMPARING SINGHS WORK TO MINIMALIST ACID HOUSE FROM THE 80's THERE IS NO LINK THERE! MOVE ONyou must be furious by the concept of a DJ , who has the job of taking seemingly disparate records, and linking them them in the context of other records, often from different times and geographies. Why, of all things, would you complain about such a comparison?!? There is most definitely a links there! If you don't think there is a link, you aren't listening to the music.
YES!!! YES!! That´s definitely one lucky strike, to listen to "Ten Ragas" and in one week finding it in a nearby music shop, shinning new!! Mr. Singh´s reward time has come, deflo no regrets paying 33 CHF for this piece of history!!...IT BEGAN IN INDIAAAAA!!!
Incredible release, I wish I found out about it earlier. This is by far the earliest and most seminal Acid House release - well before the Chicago caught on the 303 potential. Never mind the comparisons being made between Chicago Acid House and this stuff. This music has slim similarities to 1980s Chicago Acid House wave to come. Instead, it actually sounds more like the acid and acid house that was being pumped in Europe in early-mid 1990s - well a decade ahead of its time! This is a musical time capsule. Indian vibes mixed with the soft 303 sounds of acid music (and familiar beat) that by most accounts sound a DECADE ahead of their time, and still sound fresh today.
Profile of Charanjit Singh in the Guardian:
Thank you very much, this is a really interesting article!
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