Asian Vibes Bombay
A FILM ON THE BIRTH OF MUMBAI ELECTRONIC MUSIC
ENGLISH | SOUND | COLOR | 52 MINS | 2004
In Mumbai what was old is made new again as an emerging DJ culture rewires Bollywood film music. This electrifying documentary explores new forms of sound emerging from the frenetic metropolis. From rickshaw drivers flexing their bass speakers to dissident hip-hop DJs merging turntables with tablas, ASIAN VIBES – BOMBAY is a pop riot. Combining underground video aesthetics, archival Bollywood clips and an exploratory documentary approach, it celebrates the chaotic energy of contemporary India while reaching back to discover how it all began. Featuring Bappi Lahiri, Kersi Lord and others.