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If you've ever wondered what a flight to India would be like, to Calcutta in particular (which JUST so happens to be IN the State of Bengal) then track one: "Flight 1C" will give you a good taste.

And speaking of taste, there's this dish in Bengal called khichuree. There are other versions of it all across India, but essentially it's rice and lentils with a gamiche of vegetables (typically potatoes, cauliflower, peas, carrots, beans, etc.) and the wondrous masalas of the subcontinent. It's soul food: a meal in and of itself with a myriad of flavors and textures...and I can think of no better way to describe State of Bengal's music than a spicy blend of sound full of flavour.

Folk instrumental melodies, phat beats, mesmerizing loops, and swirling flourishes of sonic waves. Have yourself a taste!



ethnotechno rating: 3 out of 5
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  1. Flight C (pick)
  2. Elephant Ride
  3. Burn Your Toes
  4. Chittagong Chill
  5. Taki Naki
  6. Red Earth (pick)
  7. Hunters (pick)
  8. Ek Bullet
  9. Rama Communication (pick)
  10. Hectic City (pick)
  11. Music Is