out now! joi sound system (a 2cd ‘best of’ joi)
‘…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.
see their video here ….
and trip down memory lane by viewing the original here
if you missed the music nation documentary film on ‘british asian sound systems‘ earlier in the week…catch up on (channel) 4od right now!
the documentary features farook from joi, adf aki nation, bally sagoo, bobby friction, bombay jungle, dj ritu, hustlers convention, reju sharma, riz ahmed and many more in celebration of the musical and social phenomenon of british asian rave, the anthem for many second generation british south asians during the 1990s as they negotiated their britishness
directed by william williamson and made by archers mark for dazed magazine.
guardian culture : “…music nation … the best tv show about music in years.”
production duo nick harriman and alfie granger-howell a.k.a. dusky have built a pure, unadulterated dancefloor hit re-working sian’s haunting ‘you call it love’ vocal from ‘catch‘
debuting on pete tong’s radio 1 show on 10 october 2014 as an essential new tune, it’s a banger of a track!
out on dusky’s 17 steps / polydor label on 21 november 2014.
what’s being said :
clash music : ‘ … sliding snare and cymbal cracks … leading with a pleading vocal”you call it love” … ‘
salacious sound : ‘ … melodic piano and classic vocals make it an instant sensation ready for any dance floor.’
do androids dance : ‘ … jumps out as an instant winner from the first listen …’
pretty much amazing : ‘… a gradually-building banger fit for the most progressive of uk clubs … ‘