Sunday, 30 November 2008

Bhangra Bootay!

mARKYbOY- 'The Message of Dhoom' or:

mARKYbOY - 'Deepur and Deepur' or:

Do you remember your first Vaisakhi festival? The stringed pizzicato of the iktar coupled with the glissando of the tumbi had the Punjabis whirling. Throw in the beats of the dohl and the chimta and, well, you have one helluva party. One need not be Indo-Aryan, Himachal Pradeshian, or even New Dhelian. The Uttar Predesh tones emanate from Southern UK with mARKYBOY, the dulcet vox and beat box groove of Himachal Pradesh is actually from Newport, UK thanks to Oscar TG, and you would think Prime Minister Gulzarilal Nanda commissioned DJ Useo to make all of Michigan twist their sepia booties all night long to a lilting female temptress call. Just yesterday, the Toronto paper shouted Malkit Singh is no longer the golden voice of the Punjab — Maxwell Jump is. Not only do the Eastern Asian youth find RebornIdentity with the bhangra sound, but the cats in Manchester do as well. Missy Eliot may have introduced the bell-toned beats to the 2000s America, but Bobby Martini made it a seeming mandate from Priest King Mohenjo-daro. And, after listening to this comp, if Eamezy and neiltomo do not have their Ph.Ds (Producers of Hott Dub) from Guru Nanak Dev University, then the Sindhis have every right to rebel. Whether your dance of choice is the Luddi, Giddha, Julli, Daankara,or Dhamal, Guv’nor , Mr. Rusty, and mattbland provide the nonstop toe-to-palming and ass-shakin’ . So, imagine DJ Spider wearing his traditional Jugi as he spins those eclectic beats, and Sfreeman41 holding his Malwai Giddha in one hand while hitting an 808 with the left as you take a culturally diverse quest to find the Farsi fusion. As they say in all Punjabi regions, “Makaharsi albretkita, Ross.” Thanks for the Movement.

Track list

Side A

1.Blunt Bhangra - Eamezey
James Blunt - 1973 (Tong & Spoon Mix) vs Panjabi MC - Yaaran Kollon Sikh Kuriye vs Bhangra Knights & Husan - Husan

2. Kasak The Itchy Dog - sfreeman41
Kasak - Chhodon Naa Yaar vs Rex The Dog - I Can See You

3. Deepur & Deepur - mARKYbOY
Madonna - Deeper and Deeper vs Dilwale Dulhania le Jayenge - Mere Khwabon Mein

4. Booty Bhangras - MaxwellJump
Jessi Malai - Booty Bangs vs DJ Valli, Twinn, Outro - Daru vs Wycelf Jean - Sweetest Girl

5. Hollar And Pump It Like It's Hot - DJ Spider
Punjabi MC vs. Snoop Dogg vs. Bob Marley vs. Grand MasterFlash

6. Can't Get Enough At Toms Diner - neiltomo & Bobby Martini
Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner vs Raghav - Can't Get Enough

7. Busta Bhangra - Guv'nor
Busta Rhymes - Dangerous vs Raghav - Can't Get enough

8. The Message of Dhoom - mARKYbOY
Grand Master Flash - The Message vs Marchale Dhoom - Dhoom

Side B

1. Dont Cry Beloved Fool - Oscar TG
Erasure - Ship Of Fools (Orbital Southsea Isle Of Holy Beats Mix) vs Bob Marley & The Wailers - No Woman, No Cry vs 2Kool - 2u Sanam

2. Fancy Ru Ba Ru - DJ Useo
Ru-Ba-Ru - Ru Ba Ru vs Chromeo - Fancy

3. You Can't Curry Love - The Reborn Identity
The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love vs Mohabbatein - Pairon Mein Bandhan Hai vs 2Pac - Dear Mama

4. Half Rice, Half Chips - mattbland
Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile vs Bhangra Bros - Firewater vs Snap vs Motivo - The Power of Bhangra vs D'Hitman & Blazer Dan - Bhangra Party

5. Hey Bhangra Ladies - Mr Rusty
Lisa M - Hey Ladies vs Punjabi By Nature - Aaj Meh Peeni vs MIA - Galang

6. Into Bhangroove - Phil Retrospector
Madonna - Into the Groove vs Hanna Hais - Je ne veux plus etre ta reine vs Kuch Kuch Hota hai (from the movie Kuch Kuch Hota hai)

7. F.E.A.R In Lila's Eyes - Bobby Martini
Vas - Lila vs Kelly Clarkson - Behind These Hazel Eyes vs Ian Brown - F.E.A.R


Bhangra Bootay

Hope you enjoy it!


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