Hear Bombay Dub Orchestra tell
Tales from the Grand Bazaar on ECHOES PODCAST
I first heard of Garry Hughes back in the 1980s when he was making space music albums like Ancient Evenings and Sacred Cities for the Audion label. He gone on to be a top producer and session musician in England. Andrew T. MacKay is also an English session artist playing keyboards and arranging orchestras. In the mid 2000’s they created a concept called Bombay Dub Orchestra, mixing electronic moods, Bollywood strings, Indian instruments and reggae dub strategies. Their two previous CDs, Bombay Dub Orchestra and Three Cities were both Echoes CDs of the Month. They’ve just released their third full-length album, Tales from the Grand Bazaar and it should have been a CD of the Month pick. The album takes them from India to Istanbul to Jamaica where Reggae rhythm legends Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare recorded with them. It’s an album of serene and soaring strings, seductive rhythms, and gorgeous melodies spun from eastern instruments and voices. Hear tales from Bombay Dub Orchestra when I interview them ECHOES PODCAST
John Diliberto (((echoes)))
Join us on Facebook where you’ll get all the Echoes news so you won’t be left behind when Dead Can Dance appear on the show, Tangerine Dream tours or Brian Eno drops a new iPad album. Or Follow us on Twitter@echoesradio.
Now you can go Mobile with Echoes On-Line. Find out how you can listen to Echoes 24/7 wherever you are on your iPhone, iPad or Droid.