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This is an original ballad rock album heavily influenced by Indian classical music and jazz. Unique melodies, etheric and sometimes jazzy chords are set to groovy rhythms.
Masterful solos create many moods for both dancing and chilling out.

Thank you to the musicians who made this vision a reality!

Here are the featured musicians and where they were recorded:
Mukesh Sharma (sarod) - New Delhi, India
Zoltan Lantos (violin) - Budapest, Hungary
Kai Eckhardt (bass) - Oakland, California
Robert Szydło (bass) - Wrocław, Poland
Jim Dooley (drums) - New York, USA
Chhote Rahimat Khan - Panjim, Goa, India

All our parts (keyboard, tabla, dumbak, nylon string guitar) were recorded in Goa.
The album was mixed and mastered in Goa and Seattle area, USA.


Click one the song names to listen.
1) Late Night Chillout - Alap
(Emam)
A spacious start through the initial wormhole of our album. A relaxing ride with violin and sitar.
Chhote Rahimat Khan
sitar
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Mahalakshmi
keyboard

2) Your Love is Supreme - Instrumental
(Emam)
A deeply felt love song to the eternal beloved who is present in all things, for whom we care and in whose love and care we are, always. A rock ballad with ribbons of Indian Classical Sarod and violin in praise of the love that heals all.
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Robert Szydło
bass
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla, guitar

3) Gettin Funky
(Emam)
A wicked bass performance, amazing solos on sarod and violin, and a steady counter-line by a chilled out organ/synth. This is the song for both being chill and gettin' funky, at the same time!
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Robert Szydło
bass
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla, dumbak

4) 11th Hour - Instrumental
(Mahalakshmi)
This song is an expression of the urgency and beauty of our precarious moment as human beings. The duty and love which inspired this song is our vow to do everything in our power to care for ourselves and our environment, a love which has the potency of miracles.
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Chhote Rahimat Khan
sitar
Emam
tabla, guitar
Mahalakshmi
keyboard

5) Song for Mahalakshmi - Instrumental
(Emam)
This is a rock world fusion ballad written for Mahalakshmi and in dedication to Goddess Mahalakshmi. A Name of Shiva, She is often considered unfathomable. We thank Goddess Mahalakshmi for being the source of all life. She is Kali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati in one.
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Robert Szydło
bass
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla, dumbak, guitar

6) Birds - Instrumental
(Mahalakshmi)
An ode to the waking forest at dawn and early morn, in gratitude to the lovely singing & flying creatures whose presence brings us such Joy. Weaving melodies and harmonic lines on sarod and violin paired with piano are held by drums and tabla in a groovy 4/4 rhythm.
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Robert Szydło
bass
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla

7) Night out in the Tropics
(Emam)
A light Caribbean, Middle Eastern, Indian, jazz & world fusion piece.
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Robert Szydło
bass
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla, dumbak

8) Wicked Jig
(Mahalakshmi)
An experimental piece in variable time signatures, a modern song with roots in the primordial and with a hint of an Irish jig!
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums

9) Back to Goa
(Emam)
A song about coming back to Goa where we spend most of our time; a lovely, magical place with wonderful people and great food!!
Mukesh Sharma
sarod
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Kai Eckhardt
bass
Emam
tabla
Jim Dooley
drums

10) Late Night Chillout
(Emam)
A lovely rock ballad for those who like to chill out at night.
Zoltán Lantos
violin
Chhote Rahimat Khan
sitar
Mahalakshmi
keyboard
Jim Dooley
drums
Emam
tabla, guitar

Zoltan's violin tracks recorded by Roland Heidrich, Budapest, Hungary
Robert Szydło's bass tracks recorded by Robert Szydło Wrocław, Poland
Jim Dooley's drum tracks recorded by Jim Dooley New York.
All other tracks recorded by Mahalakshmi and Emam at various locations.
Arranged, mixed, edited and mastered by Mahalakshmi and Emam.
Produced by Mahalakshmi and Emam for Eternal Music.
Published by Emam & Friends - (BMI),
except for #4, #6 & #8 Published by Mahalakshmi Publishing - (BMI).