Nu asian soundZ is a startling snapshot of where electronica is going in this new decade. The music on the album - especially the tracks from India - are absolutely remarkable, and bode well for a creative fraternity known only for Bollywood in the West. Playing it from beginning to end is genuinely exciting as the “Nu” in the album’s title takes center stage, and the audio leaves you with the feeling that this is truly the start of something unique.Bobby Friction (BBC Asian Network)
Exciting, original, vibrant and downright addictive - featuring a dynamic breed of producers with sweltering, wobbly basslines.Pathaan (BBC Worldwide / Globtronica)
dimmSummer has put together a definitive compilation of where 21st century Asian electronic is at. He smashed it - album is fantastic!Nihal (BBC Radio 1)
Once again dimmSummer and High Chai Recordings prove that they have their finger on the pulse of the best of the global underground. This excellent compilation documents the next evolutionary stage of Asian electronica as these talented artists fully embrace the all mighty power of dubstep, breaks and other forms of 'bass music.'Bob Duskis (co-founder, Six Degrees Records)
Working from inside the depths of the evolving Asian electronica scene for the rst decade of the 21st century, dimmSummer has created a vibe on Nu asian soundZ to help define the second...Derek Beres (Huffington Post)
On January 1st 2010 High Chai broke not one, but two rising stars in the sub-continental dubstep scene onto the Beatport Charts with Piyush Bhatnagar (via Deaf Bass Twins) & B.R.E.E.D (aka DJ Nasha). With the release of the first Asiatic dubstep compilation of its kind reaching the Beatport Top Ten in dubstep, dimmSummer presents: Nu asian soundZ showed the world that something new was happening. The doors were opened.
This bass-heavy joint from HCR compiled by ethnotechno.com founder dimmSummer features slammers from David Starfire, Jalebee Cartel, Liquid Stranger, GOONDA, Nuphlo, Radiohiro, KRTS, Omnesia, B.R.E.E.D, Deaf Bass Twins, and more…
In just 10 days all 10 Nu asian soundZ tracks slamed into Beatport’s Top 50 in dubstep with B.R.E.E.D’S remix of the Cartel breaking into the TOP TEN!
The immense success of Nu asian soundZ sparked the immediate curating of Volume 2 in May 2010, slated for a Spring 2011 release. Get ready for some next-level global bass culture…