prévision de sortie
statistiques de ventes
communiqué de presse


Palm Pictures and MX Entertainment Present
Tabla Beat Science’s
Talamanam Sound Clash:
Further Adventures in Hypercussion
Live Concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco
-- on DVD --

New York (October 2, 2003)—This fall, Palm Pictures and MX Entertainment bring the world-renowned musical project Tabla Beat Science, the current, definitive world music experience, to DVD for the first time with the release of Tabla Beat Science’s live concert DVD, Talamanam Sound Clash: Further Adventures in Hypercussion. Tabla Beat Science is a melding of cultures, combining ancient rhythms and modern audio/visual psychedelia in a way that both references the past and advances the future. It is a musical expression of one emerging global spirituality and the Western world avant-garde’s continued exploration of Eastern philosophy and metaphysics. The Talamanam Sound Clash two-DVD set will be available October 28, 2003 for $19.99.

Filmed June 21, 2002 with 12 cameras at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco, this DVD documents a Tabla Beat Science performance every fan will want to own. This performance features Tabla Beat Science founders Zakir Hussein (Tablas) and Bill Laswell (Bass), along with Ustad Sultan Khan (Sarangi and Vocals), Ejigayehu “Gigi” Shibabaw (Vocals), Karsh Kale (Drums), DJ Disk (Turntable) and MIDIval PunditZ (Electronics). The DVD’s MX Multiangle feature enables viewers to choose what they want to watch on stage throughout the concert, from close-ups of the Tabla and the band’s musicianship to wide-shots of the entire stage. MX Multiangle also provides a picture-in-picture preview of the available choices and allows viewers to easily select their choice with the simple push of the enter button.

This Talamanam Sound Clash DVD is a multi-sensory exploration that delivers a high-energy experience through surround sound audio and multi-channel visual immersion. DVD special features include Dolby 5.1 Surround, DTS Surround, MX Multiangle Concert Option, three bonus videos, including a press conference in San Francisco, exclusive documentary on the making of a tabla, bonus MP3s of rare Tabla Beat Science remixes, animated menus and MX Access web links and bonus content.

Tabla Beat Science began as a collaborative studio idea between tabla player Zakir Hussain, who has made a career of transcending boundaries while staying rooted in tradition, and Bill Laswell, a producer, bass player, composer and record label head. In 2000, Palm released Tabla Beat Science’s debut record Tala Matrix, which revolutionized the way tabla is heard. The popularity of the project prompted the group to perform live at Stern Grove in San Francisco in 2001. Palm released a CD of the performance in 2002, another success for the tabla project.

Palm Pictures (, Chris Blackwell's audio/visual entertainment company, produces, acquires and distributes independent film and music projects with a particular focus on the DVD format. Palm Pictures was founded in 1998 by Blackwell, an innovator in the entertainment business who founded Island Records, Island Pictures and Island Outpost, and who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2001. Palm Pictures' entertainment properties include a film division, a music label, Manga Entertainment (the leading Japanese anime brand in the world),,, Arthouse Films and RES Media Group.

MX Entertainment, Inc., ( develops innovative technologies that enhance the music DVD experience. Founded in 2001, the company works closely with artists and labels to produce cutting-edge DVD products that deliver the most intimate, immersive and engaging audio-visual experience available. MX Entertainment licenses its patent-pending technology to DVD publishers, record labels and other businesses.

# # #



Imprimer cett page     hébergement:    
© 2005, Tous droits réservés. | Politique de confidentialité.