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Options August 21, 2021:
Raghav Mani, Co-Producer of South Asian Dance Pop Comp Naya Beat




Raghav "Ragz" Mani is co-founder of Naya Beat, a label dedicated to reissuing dance floor gems from South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. The label just released its first album, the compilation Naya Beat Volume 1: South Asian Dance and Electronic Music 1983-1992 - culling from records Ragz and partner Turbotito (Filip Nikolic) discovered in places like India, England, and Jamaica, Queens. Ragz joins Rob for a deep dive into the label debut and more.

Naya Beat on Bandcamp: https://nayabeat.bandcamp.com

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Les Filles de Illighadad  Surbajo   Options At Pioneer Works  Sahel Sounds    *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Tamikrest  Djanegh Etoumast   Options Chatma        0:07:21 (Pop‑up)
Songhoy Blues  Fey Fey   Options Optimisme        0:10:35 (Pop‑up)
Mdou Moctar  Layla   Options Afrique Victime  Matador    *   0:13:52 (Pop‑up)
Afel Bocoum  Yer Grando   Options Lindé        0:17:59 (Pop‑up)
Ben Aylon  Hulem Belibe (feat. Avena)   Options Xalam  Riverboat    *   0:22:17 (Pop‑up)
Taniah Saleh  Mghara   Options 10 A.D.      *   0:28:51 (Pop‑up)
Alif  Holako (Hulagu)   Options Aynama-Rtama  Nawa Recordings      0:32:24 (Pop‑up)
Abdelli  Tirga U Fenan   Options Songs of Exile        0:35:08 (Pop‑up)
Kamel El Harrachi  Mayechkach   Options Nouara  Kamiyad    *   0:41:05 (Pop‑up)
LaHoucine Ourayss  Ikhfinou   Options Various Artists: Anthologie des Rrways  Anya Music    *   0:48:34 (Pop‑up)
Innov Gnawa  El Bouhala   Options Lila      *   0:51:12 (Pop‑up)
Yunis  Mama El Karima   Options Maulid El-Magnoun  Kafr El-Dauwar    *   0:56:57 (Pop‑up)
Nazia Hassan  Aap Jaisa Koi   Options Qurbani (OST)        1:09:07 (Pop‑up)
Raghav Mani  Interview   Options         1:11:20 (Pop‑up)
Arundhati Bhaumik  Kaga Bole Mera (Turbotito & Ragz Rework)   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1: South Asian Dance and Electronic Music 1983-1992  Naya Beat    *   1:22:09 (Pop‑up)
Nazia Hassan & Zoheb Hassan  Dosti   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1: South Asian Dance and Electronic Music 1983-1992  Naya Beat    *   1:30:20 (Pop‑up)
Sheila Chandra  The Awakening   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   1:38:59 (Pop‑up)
Bappi Lahiri & Suresh  Thottu Thottu Aadavaa   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   1:47:28 (Pop‑up)
Manjeet Kondal  Ishkaan De Mamle   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   1:57:51 (Pop‑up)
Musarrat Nazir  Hosh Nahin Hai Ji Mujhe   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   2:06:41 (Pop‑up)
Remo Fernandes  Jungle Days   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   2:22:32 (Pop‑up)
Pinky Ann Rihal  Indian Dance   Options Various Artists: Naya Beat Volume 1  Naya Beat    *   2:29:12 (Pop‑up)
Haruomi Hosono  Hum Ghar Sajan   Options Cochin Moon  Light in the Attic  Reissue    2:34:24 (Pop‑up)
Bapi Das Baul  Bhalo Koira (Play and Dance)   Options The River of Happy Souls  ARC Music    *   2:43:18 (Pop‑up)
Gharana Fusion  Flights Of Fantasy   Options Tides of Time      *   2:52:32 (Pop‑up)
Sunny Jain feat. Rini  In and Out   Options Phoenix Rise  Sinj  GIG: Tuesday, August 24 7:00pm Sunny Jain's Wild Wild East Presented by St Ann's on Dock Street (Free)  *   2:54:19 (Pop‑up)
Sunny Jain feat Ganavya  Wild Wild East (Recharged)   Options Phoenix Rise  Sinj    *   2:57:42 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:01pm chresti:

Hi Rob and sound paradisians!
  6:02pm Claudia DeAngelus:

Yeah Kick out the Jams! 🤟🏽🤟🏽🤟🏽🤟🏽
  6:05pm listener monica:

a sound I especially love!
  6:07pm Accordion To Phil:

Nice and soothing ahhhh
  6:09pm Petinewz:

I’m pumped for this guest spot by Kick Out the Jams by Joey D
  6:11pm Petinewz:

This is an amazing groove
  6:11pm Mike W.:

Dig dig dig Songhoy
  6:11pm ?:

Joey D !
  6:12pm John Boyd:

Kick out the Jams !
  6:12pm listener monica:

Festival in the Desert!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Mdou Moctar does not fail
- & neither does RobW !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

If you haven't figured it out yet - they're kicking out the jams over on the Rock'n'Soul stream :
www.wfmu.org...
:)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:22pm radioronan:

Good evening Rob & global and local citizens of the comment board!
Avatar 🎸 6:25pm Bas NL:

Hi Rob! Worldly wordy people!
Avatar 6:25pm Megaroni:

Evening Rob & TPSP Fans! Sounding beautiful as I walk in overcast tropical NYC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:42pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Lots of Oud of late. Is it because Afghanistan can't leave our thots?
  6:57pm Andres:

Sounding great, Rob! Hello, Peoples!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:01pm chresti:

Fantastic, like a hundred marching bands at once!
  7:02pm Andres:

Yes! That Yunis was great!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:19pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hello, Rob & Ragz. Hey, everybody.
Avatar 🎸 7:26pm Bas NL:

I can dance to this; great track!
Avatar 7:30pm TDK60:

Hi Rob and allz.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:34pm I k e:

Hello! Wow, here comes the lightning!
Avatar 7:35pm katie:

@Ike, real lightening?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:36pm I k e:

Seems like it! Thunder too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

<3 Sheila Chandra ! ...I read she can't sing anymore. Is publishing books now ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Details :
en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 7:52pm john_zilla:

loving the show Rob W! bunch of friends over listening
Avatar 8:04pm sophie:

this is nice
Avatar 8:07pm sophie:

yessssssss
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:24pm coelacanth∅:

good evening Rob and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:28pm Uncle Michael:

This is so cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35pm Rob Weisberg:

Thanks Uncle Michael and everyone.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:35pm maestroso:

Great show Rob!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:36pm maestroso:

And this Haruomi Hosono tune... I have this on cassette on one of your DJ premiums from way back.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:38pm Rob Weisberg:

That is way back, maestroso!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:40pm maestroso:

I was still touring then. I used to listen to that tape on the road between gigs.
Avatar 8:48pm Megaroni:

What a great guest tonite Rob, you’re great!
Avatar 🎸 8:53pm Bas NL:

Thanks Rob & Ragz! I'll go bandcamp Naya Beat Volume 1!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Rob, for a great show and guest tonight.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 8:57pm radioronan:

Wonderful show - thank you Rob & Ragz.. be well y'all!
Avatar 8:58pm TDK60:

Thanks Rob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Rob Weisberg:

Thanks everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wow - Wild Wild East living up to its name. Great track.
TY As Ever RobW.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Rob!
Thanks "Ragz", who i only caught a glimpse of
tchau
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:02pm chresti:

Thanks Rob!
  7:38am Andy A:

That Yunis... Opened my ears, Sonic readjustment.
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