Welcome to the world of
has returned with their sophomore release entitled “Invasion”.
The new CD finds the duo of percussionist Satnam Ramgotra and keyboardist
Rodney Lee delving deeper into their unique spin on Indo-Jazz fusion that they
now call Indo-Jazztronica.
Indo-Jazz Fusion and beyond
"Their shit's trippy, funked-up
and jazzilicious, laced with extra helpings of curry powder or double
doses of chill-pill, depending on which way their galactically informed
muses sway them."
the tradition of Indo-Jazz Fusion and world electronic artists such as John
McLaughlin, Shakti, Mahavishnu Orchestra,
Zakir Hussain, and Talvin Singh, Alien
Chatter is forging new ground with it's unique modern take on East meets
the process of recording our first CD, Satnam brought in a few of
his poems that reflected a one world, one people sentiment. This theme
tied in beautifully with my fascination of the cosmos and the belief
that we are connected to something much greater than the day to day
rotations of our tiny planet. We included these poems as spoken word
moments on a few of the tracks. This synergy lead to a desire to forge
a relationship with the countries of our ancestors that would go beyond
the musical legacy reflected in our compositions. So we decided to
support charities involved in both Africa and India.
|Alien Chatter proudly
supports the Hope
for African Children Initiative.
The Hope for African Children Initiative is a community-based, pan-African effort created to address the enormous challenges faced by more than 13 million children who have been orphaned by the AIDS pandemic in Africa and the millions more whose parents are sick or dying of AIDS-related illnesses.
|We also support the
Trafficking Rehabilitation Project.
KATHMANDU, NEPAL. Every year, a staggering 7,000 to as many as 10,000 Nepalese girls -- children between the ages of 9 and 16 -- are trafficked against their will across the open border with India, and sold into prostitution in cities like Bombay.
Watch this space for more info....more shows, more pictures, more music........this is only the beginning!!!!
E-mail satnam.ramgotra "at" alienchatter.com or rodney "at" alienchatter.com
photos by www.catjimenez.com