Ho-hum. Classic reggae and Indian film music. Tell us something new. Decades after their big breakthroughs in the late 1960s, reggae and filmi have become marginalized by their popularity. Stuck in their respective niches, the genres haven't gained appreciable momentum from the sputtering but occasionally lively world-music bandwagon. Innovation has largely occurred elsewhere. Bhangra grabbed the energy and sprawling influences of filmi and hitched them to a club aesthetic, while reggae's DJ faction spawned dancehall, a style now as far removed from classic reggae roots as hip-hop. So when a couple of visionaries twist old-time reggae and filmi into unexpected shapes, it's as startling as if the Sphinx itself stood up and danced away from... More >>>