Tabla Beat Science - Tala Matrix

"Call it an aggregation of some of the best contemporary percussionists: Trilok Gurtu, Zakir Hussain, and Asian Underground star Talvin Singh combine under the sonic washes of producer Bill Laswell to show the possibilities of Indian percussion. It's definitely a beatfest, but one of subtlety, where what is being said isn't as important as the way it's being stated, and the dialogue between hands includes a lot of silences. Gurtu comes from a more jazz tradition, Hussein a classical background, and Singh represents the brash young things of the dance floor. Mostly Laswell leaves it to them to provide the sonic entertainment, which is as it should be with delicate swathes of sound barely intruding, just coloring the proceedings. While it's not for everyone, those who love Indian percussion in all its forms will find this album a complete joy." --Chris Nickson

1 Secret Channel (7:34)
2 Magnetic (7:43)Vocals, Featuring [Sarangi] - Ustad Sultan Khan
3 Audiomaze (7:49)
4 Don't (6:13)Producer [Additional], Tabla, Other [Virus Manipulation, Vox] - Talvin SinghProgrammed By [Logic Programming] - Brad Somatik*
5 Palmistry (4:39)Producer [Additional], Drums, Tabla, Keyboards, Computer [Electronics] - Karsh Kale
6 Devotional (8:11)Vocals, Featuring [Sarangi] - Ustad Sultan Khan
7 Big Brother (4:56)Producer [Additional] - Matt HoweProducer [Additional], Tabla, Drums - Trilok Gurtu
8 Triangular Objects (7:57)Drums - Karsh KaleProducer [Additional], Tabla, Other [Virus Manipulation, Vox] - Talvin Singh
9 Biotech (6:42)
10 Alla (11:52)


  1. thanks a lot... Keep on.

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