Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – Love Trap (Narada World) is the new album by Anglo-Indian singer Susheela Raman.
The recording features Indian music woven with Western cultures as well as European, African and Asian musical stylings.
Joining Raman on Love Trap are such familiar musical powerhouses as Sam Mills and Tony Allen among others. Susheela was born in London in 1973, to a Tamil family. From her childhood, she studied traditional Southern Indian music as taught by her parents. She grew up between two musical cultures: western and Indian.
In 1998, Susheela started to work with Joi, pioneers of “Asian breakbeat fusionist” music and featured on their album One and One Is One (RealWorld). The group won the BBC Asia Music Award in 1999.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.