9/22/2005

Township Sessions

Short Excerpts
" The performers were the women in the Philani Mothers choir. The cassette was titled the Philani Mothers Lyrical Health Messages. The message in this song for example deals with the value of breastfeeding. It's called "Ncansisa".

The Philani Mothers choir recording project was completed in 1998. Thousands of cassettes were distributed according to plan. And when Peter Raeburn returned to London, he got to thinking."

" Peter Raeburn collaborated with British-Indian producer and musician Nitin Sawhney on this remix of "ncansisa". The full album "Township Sessions" will be released in the US next month."


**Nitin Sawhney's collabo/remix with the Philani womens choir sounds good. And by good i mean big smile, that little chill good.
I liked Sawhney's music, i have only heard the CD "Broken Skin" (afew yrs back). I would says its the world fusion type, he is one of those guys that are hard to categorise (which is cool). As multilayered as you can get.
Township sessions should definitely be interesting, looking forward to it.
You can pre-order on Amazon, link The release date is Oct 18th.

For info on the philani project click here

5 Comments:

Blogger s! said...

if you liked Nitin Sawhney you might like the whole genre of ambient chillout.. epitomised by the 'Buddha Bar' collection of albums.. look out for Karunesh, Shpongle and Mescaline.

9/23/2005 11:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

AfroM, I am in constant awe of the depth of your genuine and refreshingly curious interest in a wide scope of cultures, issues, and lifestyles... kudos to you girl. Yours is one of my favorite blogs. Keep up the good work.

9/23/2005 11:22 PM  
Blogger Afromusing said...

Thanks saurabh!

Anon, very kind of you thank you.

9/24/2005 3:33 PM  
Anonymous mshairi said...

I have listened to Nitin Sawhney's music once. Very cool and laid back and worth listening to again now that you have mentioned him

9/27/2005 11:01 AM  
Anonymous Driversload said...

Peter Raeburn collaborated with British-Indian producer and musician Nitin Sawhney on this remix of "ncansisa"...........

7/02/2015 5:51 PM  

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