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Named for the Indian freedom fighters who struggled for the right of self-rule in the 1920s, "Swaraj" sprang out of East London's famous Blue Note Club in 1997, inhabiting the fertile Asian Underground tilled by Talvin Singh's DJ night "Anokha."…
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Karsh Kale

The explosion of the '90s Asian underground inside British clubs revolutionized dance music far more than its innovators could have imagined. What was originally a way to recognize the South Asian Londoners' dual cultures and respond to racism in British…
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The Master Musicians of Jajouka have existed as a musical entity in their small village in the foothills of Morocco's Rif Mountains for over 4,000 years. Being of an aristocratic caste, they are exempt from farm work; they are musicians…
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Long before Talvin Singh was applauded for integrating his musical heritage into club culture DJ Cheb i Sabbah had been uniting songs by tempo rather than by genre or nationality. As far back as 1964, when Sabbah was spinning in…
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House of Tudor

To call the Raincoats post-punk's most exhilarating all-girl band would be an insult. In 1978, the members of the inspiring group were already in their mid-20s (guitarist Ana da Silva was nearly -- gasp! -- 30). They were women at…
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