Karma Collection

Karma Collection

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The second in a long line of chillout compilations from Ministry of Sound in 2002 did nothing to help further a solid definition of what chillout music properly consists of -- which is a double-edged sword because it leaves things open to a world of interpretation not normally associated with the pigeonholing of genres, while at the other end of the sword lies the freedom to casually lump together a package of new age-sounding compositions with lush arrangements and sub-110 beats-per-minute tempos. To its credit, Ministry of Sound does neither of those things on Karma Collection. What it does do is assemble several of the top downtempo/chillout artists from around the globe and amass them in a way that shows the regional influences that make downtempo music the truly diverse beast that it is. Contributions from artists around the world offer a diverse perspective on the use of electronics in music today, with guest appearances by those not normally associated with electronic music (such as Björk and Ride). In contrast to many of the other downtempo compilations issued by the Ministry during this time frame, it is easily the most diverse as well as cohesive. It is an excellent primer to the world of downtempo music.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/02/2002
Label: Ministry Of Sound Uk
UPC: 5026535505020
catalogNumber: 55050
Rank: 160051

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ministry Offer   Primary Artist
Clannad   Track Performer
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan   Track Performer
Dead Can Dance   Track Performer
Ride   Track Performer
Dave Pike   Track Performer
Horace Andy   Track Performer
Muzsikas   Track Performer
Natacha Atlas   Track Performer
Future Sound of London   Track Performer
Sally Herbert   Violin
Grant-Lee Phillips   Track Performer
Fredrick Rousseau   Track Performer
Lambchop   Track Performer
Thievery Corporation   Track Performer
Deepak Chopra   Track Performer
Dean Lwakatsuki   Track Performer
Demi Moore   Track Performer
Da Lata   Track Performer
Grand Tourism   Track Performer
Dave Lee   Keyboards
Black Mighty Orchestra   Track Performer
Michele Chiavarini   Keyboards
Pathaan   Vocals
Zero 7   Track Performer
Dusted   Track Performer
Jakatta   Track Performer
Duc   Track Performer
Susheela Raman   Track Performer
Jess Williams   Vocals
Zoe Johnston   Track Performer
Ghostland   Track Performer
Jenny Arrel   Percussion
Alex Meroli   Flute
Tracy Carmen   Vocals

Technical Credits

Steve Hillage   Producer,Remixing
Paul Simon   Arranger,Producer
Moby   Composer,Producer
Stereo MC's   Producer
Björk   Producer
Craig Armstrong   Programming
Michael Brook   Producer
Future Sound of London   Producer
Richard Norris   Programming
Tristin Norwell   Engineer
Steve Nye   Producer
Brendan Perry   Producer,Engineer
Nitin Sawhney   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Talvin Singh   Producer
Stone   Engineer
Adam Plack   Arranger,Producer
Badmarsh   Producer
Rob Gaasterland   Arranger,Producer
John O'Donnell   Engineer
Tim Oliver   Producer
Rollo   Producer
Quivvy Church   Producer,Engineer
Yaron Fuchs   Arranger,Producer
Mike Spencer   Producer
Shri   Producer
Blue States   Producer,Remixing
Badmarsh & Shri   Producer
Toni Economides   Programming,Engineer
Phil Mison   Arranger,Producer
Dave Lee   Producer
Mark Bates   Producer
Grippa   Engineer
Fug   Arranger,Producer
Pathaan   Arranger,Producer
Zero 7   Producer,Remixing
Zoe Johnston   Producer
Steve Canueto   Producer
Simon Kemper   Arranger,Producer
Eros Minichiello   Producer
Praful   Arranger,Producer
Mika Sabet   Producer
Daniel Testas   Arranger
Bob Sadler   Engineer
Bart Thimbles   Executive Producer
Andy Bell   Composer

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