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Bombay the Hard Way: Guns, Cars and Sitars is a 1998 project of producer Dan The Automator in which music from 1970s funk Bollywood composer duo Kalyanji-Anandji (Kalyanji Virji Shah and Anandji Virji Shah) was taken and given a funky remix. The album was eventually withdrawn (possibly due to copyright concerns). A sequel, Bombay 2: Electric Vindaloo, was also produced. The album is also heavily credited to American producer DJ Shadow, but it is stated on his website that, "The… read more

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  • I did some ep in tradition of Endtroducing (just samples used as material). Maybe you will like it: https://soundcloud.com/muddygarage/sets/the-moody-garage-ep
  • The album is also heavily credited to American producer DJ Shadow, but it is stated on his website that, "The marketing campaign for this Dan the Automator remix project implied massive DJ Shadow involvement, which was far from the case; Shadow played drums for 30 minutes one day in the studio, elements of which were resampled and applied to various tracks. Shadow was dismayed by the record company's blatant exploitation of his name, and distanced himself from the project."
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  • The concept is a nice one, however I can't help but feel as if Bombay the Hard Way is a bit overrated. I have the utmost respect for the talents of both DJ Shadow and Dan the Automator, but I feel as if they fell short on this release. I'm sure many hip-hop heads and Shah brothers fans would consider such a statement blasphemous, but surely I can't be the only one who feels this way.
  • wow, this is sick. so glad i finally found this. thanks a bunch last.fm
  • Both Volumes 1 and 2 of Bombay The Hard Way are some of the best collabs in the genre. You guys are the SHIT
  • this is ace!
  • never heard about this collabo O_O
  • Awesome shit!
  • cool and nice!

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