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NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Announcing New Six Degrees Deluxe Digital Subscription Service

Six Degrees records is excited to announce that we are joining the family of excellent independent labels on Drip.fm's digital download subscription service. Drip.fm is a platform that connects labels with their fans through a monthly, subscription service. Now, for $10 a month, members who join our service will receive direct to their in box, all of ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Generation Bass Presents "Transnational Dubstep"

Generation Bass Presents "Transnational Dubstep"

Transnational Dubstep is the first major compilation to document the fusion of dubstep and global roots music. It has been conceptualized & compiled by co-owner/editor & the driving force behind the Generation Bass blog, DJ Umb in cooperation with Six Degrees Records. The record pulls together some of the most exciting new producers in electronic music ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Laya Project: New Day--Laya Project Remixed

Read "New Day--Laya Project Remixed" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

For two years, producers Sonya Mazumdar and Patrick Sebag journeyed throughout the coastal communities of India, Indonesia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand, collecting field recordings of these nations' most respected folk, religious and national music. They compiled these recordings and released them in 2007 as The Laya Project (Earthsync) to honor how the region's ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too

Read "40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Antibalas

Who is This America?

Ropeadope Records

2010

Few American bands have been more influential in the global Afrobeat movement than the Brooklyn collective Antibalas. Keeper of the African protest flame ignited by Nigerian musician/activist Fela Kuti in the 1970s, Antibalas' reach is expansive and impressive: it contributed to the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

MIDIval PunditZ: Hello Hello

Read "Hello Hello" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

On Hello Hello, the fusion of Western electronic music with the traditional and folk music of India, synthesized by the New Delhi-based instrumental and production team of Guarav Raina and Tapan Raj, sounds nearly complete.

Built from Indian percussion, string, vocal and melodic traditions, and strung together like decorative lights with electronic samples, loops, ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Midival Punditz: Hello Hello Release Date 31 March

Midival Punditz: Hello Hello Release Date 31 March

This past decade has been marked by the rise of the Indian electronica scene and no single band has had more influence on its growth than the Midival Punditz. Comprised of New Delhi based producers Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, the Punditz have been repeatedly heralded as pioneers of a scene that has ushered in some ...