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Download links and information about Realize by Karsh Kale. This album was released in 2001 and it belongs to New Age, World Music genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 01:11:34 minutes.

Artist: Karsh Kale
Release date: 2001
Genre: New Age, World Music
Tracks: 13
Duration: 01:11:34
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Empty Hands 6:24
2. Distance 5:27
3. Tour Guide 4:40
4. Anja 6:09
5. Home 4:51
6. Satellite 5:08
7. One Step Beyond 6:05
8. Saajana 6:05
9. Conception 4:34
10. Light Up the Love 4:43
11. Deepest Blue 4:05
12. Fabric 5:20
13. Longing 8:03

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Fusing electronica with traditional Indian music, Karsh Kale takes on a different approach than Bill Laswell and Zakir Hussain did on their Tala Matrix album (a disc which Kale contributed to). Where Laswell and Hussain built on the traditional hypnotism of Indian music, Kale fuses it with a melodic pop sensibility that, unfortunately, deadens much of the beauty of the sound and delivers it from the magical patience that tabla music is often infused with. He is most successful when he lets the quasi-spiritual trance grooves speak for themselves without making overt musical reference to the genres he is borrowing from (such as on the intro to "Distance"). Mostly, though, the sound is cluttered and ineffective, rendering cheesy what was once gorgeous. The music is at its best when it simply moves along without ceding song structure, vocal hooks, or Americanized instrumentation, like on "Conception." This is rare, though, and Kale exotifies the music without necessarily adding anything substantial to it.