Dipps reveals why there have been delays and more delays in the release of the album Project:BHANGRA plus whats the plan for its release on Wednesday 1st August.
Dipps Bhamrah Project: Bhangra – Video Diary
Welcome to the next part in a series of video diaries from radio presenter, DJ and music producer Dipps Bhamrah. Follow Dipps has he begins his journey back into the the world of studios, production and Bhangra behind the scenes.
In Part 11, Dipps reveals why there have been delays and more delays in the release of the album Project:BHANGRA plus whats the plan for its release on Wednesday 1st August.
In 2003 Dipps Bhamrah released his debut commercial album ‘Take One’ which featured artists such as KS.Bhamrah (Apna Sangeet) & Amar Arshi. The album was at the time featured extensively on UK and International radio and TV. There was BBC Radio 1 support from the Sony Award winning shows Bobby Friction & Nihal Presents as well as 2 tracks being showcased by the late great presenter John Peel. The album was also played and charted in countries such as India, Germany & Japan. The track ‘Makhan’ is now a firm part of The Dhol Foundations showcase to an international audience.
Since then Dipps has worked on various projects including the Serious Records compilations ‘Gettin Serious’ & ‘Ne Bhaliyeh’, K.S Bhamrah’s 2010 album ‘Dhol Vajda’ while
2010 has seen the start of Dipps Bhamrah’s Project: Bhangra which is to be documented on film as the recording process develops into 2011. You will see behind the scenes footage from recording studios, recording sessions and much more.
In Part 1, Dipps sets his plan of action as he makes his way to Late Nite Studios with the video being soundtracked by production from Project: Bhangra.
In Part 2, Dipps starts work on recording alongside young percussionist Lakhan Singh. See how Dipps and Lakhan work together in getting various percussion styles and sounds recorded at Late Nite Studios.
In Part 3, Dipps shows you thhe workings and sounds of the intrument called Electric Banjo. See How Dipps showcases the Electric Banjo and sounds it creates.
In Part 4, Dipps shows how he creates and composes a track from scratch & a vocaling session with his father K.S.Bhamrah of Apna Sangeet
In Part 5, Dipps is in session with vocalist Garry Sandhu as they work on their track for Project Bhangra
In Part 6 Dipps bring you start of his adventures in Punjab India has work for PROJECT: Bhangra goes international. Here is vocalist Surinder Laddi in session with Dipps Bhamrah
In Part 7 Dipps brings you some desi musical delights from his time in Punjab, India for the recording of Project:BHANGRA including sessions with flute, banjo, saxophone, violin and sarangi players.
In Part 8 Dipps brings you the best of the rest of his time recording Project: BHANGRA in Punjab. Including new vocalists Amby Sagoo & Malkit Bulla
In Part 9 Dipps brings in the percussion talents of Sunil Kalyan for the final touches to his first single ‘Mr Makhna’ from the forthcoming album Project:BHANGRA
In Part 10, Dipps takes to the studio and shows you a vocaling and writing session like no other with singer Jati Cheed, writer GV & engineer Bups Saggu.
Catch Dipps Bhamrah’s show on the BBC Asian Network – Bhangra Breakdown every Sunday 12pm with the best in the past, present & future of UK Bhangra music – http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/breakdown