Thursday, January 20, 2005

Proto-fusion -- early Hindi appropriations of jazz and fado

Dilip D'Souza has a great post on early Bollywood musical fusion.

Death ends fun: Hey My Heart, Show Me

My own latest bizarre example: "Gela Gela Gela," one of the songs from the recent film Aitraaz samples "Thoia Thoing," R. Kelly's huge (and nonsensical) R&B hit from 2003. It actually kind of works.

1 comment:

Quizman said...

Hmmm..pretty old hat that. (says I sniffing my nose) For a comprehensive list see this site. Do note that a lot of contributions came from the usenet newsgroup rec.music.indian.misc [you can access the group from http://groups.google.com]