To celebrate their forthcoming single and album release the award-winning club night Shaanti are putting on a party at Cargo, London on Saturday 23 June and at The Factory, Birmingham on Friday 29 June to showcase their new single “Disco Warrior” feat. Lember Hussainpuri by The Kalyan and tracks from their new album “Mighty Asian Beats,” coming out in summer via Absolute/Universal.
Hosted by Manga from Galaxy/Co-Partner of Shaanti Play Records, the night will feature the biggest names in the music industry like The Kaylan, UK Apache, Sunit & Raxstar, MDK Cartel, A.C and Des-C (part of the Mentor Kollectiv) who’ll be performing tracks featured on the album. While DJs like Mo Magic, The Specialist, Nuphlo, Juttla, Rich Reason and MSc will be spinning the beats on Saturday 23 June at Cargo, London, entrance is free before 12pm.
While on Friday 29 June at The Factory, Birmingham The Kalyan, UK Apache, Sunit & Raxstar, MDK Cartel, A.C and Des-C, Mo Magic, The Specialist, Nuphlo, Juttla, Rich Reason, MSc will be joined by Panjabi MC and Swami live.
Shaanti Play Records is the label run by the influential award winning night Shaanti. Steadily dropping dancefloor smashers and pushing the envelope of Asian, Fusion and Eastern Breaks and Dance on several fronts. Its pervious releases “Urban Underground” (Ministry of Sound/Decadance) and Fused Rocking Beats Vol.1 (Shaanti Play Records) are forerunners of the latest underground sounds showcased monthly at the club. Both series have featured a diverse spectrum of artists including Andy C, Ganja Cru, Artful Dodger, Transglobal Underground, PMC, Jamieson, JC001, The Nextmen feat. Dynamite MC, Superjones feat. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Cosmic Rocker amongst others.
The new single “Disco Warrior” by the Kalyan to be taken from the hotly anticipated second album “Mighty Asian Beats” from Shaanti Play Records. Featuring the vocals talents of India’s premier singer Lember Hussainpuri, and with only a few copies in circulation “Disco Warrior” already looks like a big hit. With an acoustic edit and other mixes on the way, the album closely follows this release.
Compiled by Manga from Galaxy and Sharnita K Athwal “Mighty Asian Beats” works up genre-defying capabilities into a frenzy on this divine album. Tracks include exclusive unreleased material from Swami, Panjabi MC, UK Apache, The Specialist, Gaudi, Nuphlo, Sharaab, Mo Magic, 2AM All Stars, Juttla as well as tracks from Deep, A.C and Des-C (part of the Mentor Kollectiv) feat. Genises Elijah, Sunit and Raxstar, Foreign Beggars and MDK Cartel.
Mighty Asian Beats is an enticing, original collection of unreleased and exclusive tracks fluidly combined to inspire a new generation. Piecing together the definitive soundtrack for fans from all corners of Bhangra, Hip Hop, grime, electronica, R&B, Eastern break-beat, electro, house; fusion, downright dancefloor it’s a must have CD that captures the soul of this kind of music. It also serves as a taster and incredibly accurate predictor of the forthcoming summer hits.