recent radio shows dropping tracks from joi sound system include:
‘we need your vote’ @ lancashire radio’s steve barker show ‘on the wire’
‘fingers’ @ dj ritu’s soas radio show ‘a world in london’ (awil)
‘…it’s a gift and a blessing for the multitudes who know and love joi – as it is for new fans…‘
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joi sound system will be released on 22nd june 2015…
‘…joi sound system is a gift and a blessing for the multitudes who know and love joi – as it is for new fans…‘
a double album compiled from joi’s three real world albums: one and one is one (released 1999), we are three (2000) and without zero (2007) plus three bonus tracks.
joi sound system
01: a desert storm
02: oh my people
03: don’t cha know that
04: amar kahani
06: we need your vote
07: my love
08: deep asian vibes
09: you show me love
10: the blessing
11: joi bani
02: world of colours (ambient mix)
03: cha cha cha
04: asian vibes
05: the holy side
06: what you are
08: praying for you
09: come back to me
10: flying with you
11: fulfilment in dub
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Real World Records will be releasing a new Joi Sound System album on 22 June – a 2CD celebration of the band, compiled by Farook.
Joi sound system sounded like the future, back in the day. Right here, right now, they still do.
Released on 22 June, Joi Sound System celebrates the influence of the band Joi, pioneers of the Asian Underground.
real world 25 is a fantastic introduction to music from around the world.
many are agreeing, that this beautiful 3 cd box set is a real treasure trove, which includes tracks ‘mustt mustt’ [nusrat fateh ali khan], ‘kufilaw’ [maryam mursal] , ‘the feeling begins’ [peter gabriel] and ‘fingers‘ [joi] amongst many others.
itunes usa have spotlighted the release with some of the artist albums being featured including ‘one and one is one‘ by joi!
all about jazz : – “…a beautiful collection of some of the best, brightest and most representative music gems… innovative and ambitious artists who have married their traditional music with the popular music of today, like band joi, which mixed bengali music with breakbeat
folk radio uk : – “…but it’s the other tracks that surprise and delight in equal measure, from..the tightly wound beats and bass of joi…”
world music central : – “… normally, i list an album’s highlights in my reviews, but in this case it’s hard to choose as this is truly an outstanding compilation and practically every artist selected deserves complete attention. the list is mind blowing: nusrat fateh ali khan, maryam mursal, joi, little axe, the blind boys of alabama, peter gabriel,
the monolith cocktail : – “…cd number 1 charts ‘significant highlights’ and ‘classics’ from the label’s history… opening selection introducing (or of course re-introducing) us to the mystical Sufi devotional vocals of nusrat fateh ali khan… the trans global desert song of maryam mursal… and the alternative dub/electronica bangladesh and uk fusion collective joi…”