Beginner’s Guide to Buddha is a 3CD guide to the Buddha-lounge scene in the 2010s.
Inspired by Claude Challe’s Buddha Bar compilations Beginner’s Guide to Buddha exists in a space where world music and dance culture cohabit in perfect harmony.
CD1: The Jewelled Heart gently eases us into the mood with a predominantly Asian influenced mix taking in influences from Pakistan, India, Uzbekistan & China.
CD2: Dancing With The Moon delves deep into the organic, lo-fi, and at times psychedelic side of world music where heavy blues fusion meet global dub and glitchy lo-fi and nuevo cumbia.
CD3: Hotel Zyannides moves into uptempo territory featuring dub qawwali, Ethiopian Rasta funk, Moroccan gnawa break beat & Egyptian reggae!
Throughout the Beginner’s Guide to Buddha the mood effortlessly glides from chilled to funky, organic to up-tempo, thanks to the blend of a wide variety of styles and cultural influences. As multi-hued creative collaborations from the most sought after musical producers blossom like lotus flowers, all you need to enjoy is an open-mind…