Ujjaya ‘Something Happens’ 2005




Self released CD-R, 2005

01 Karmapa Chenno (11:01)
02 The Ring of Silence (4:45)
03 Arunachala ‘The Red Hill’ (5:42)
04 Starsailing (7:54)
05 Distant Voices (4:12)
06 Songs of the Earth (19:30)
07 Shivaratri ‘The Night of Shiva’ (6:10)
08 The Other Bank (10:34)
Total time: 70:00

Instruments: E-bow bass, broken djembe, sitar, tampura, toy keyboard, drum machine, voice, gopichand, claypots, effects, sampler.

Young french musician (real name Hery Randriambololona) with roots in Madagascar. Fond of indian raga and mysticism, he actually made several trips to India to study with a guru and collect local musical instruments. Ujjaya plays rythmic meditative music with acoustic instruments and sound effects, not unlike some ambient techno acts on Extreme, think Pablo’s Eye or Fetish Park. From tracks 4 to 6, Ujjaya makes extensive use of his electronic effects, especially the one that make a 3 or 5 minutes long delay loop, to create heavily processed drone music. On the last track, the sound of the drum machine is kept bare and the effects reduced to a minimum, and you’re left with a mantra-like looped percussion sound for 10mns, with good tripping effects on this listener. This music has been growing on me lately, to the point I now believe Ujjaya’s music has a secret effect on the listener.


5 Responses to “Ujjaya ‘Something Happens’ 2005”

  1. 1 Randriambololona December 29, 2010 at 7:36 pm

    Ujjaya en concert à la Fabrique de Talents ,le Samedi 15 Janvier 2011
    à Montrouge à 17h (46 av.Henri Ginoux -Metro Porte D’Orléans)

  2. 3 Hery Randriambololona April 1, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    Ujjaya in concert Saturday May the 19th at theauditorium of the public Library Buffon (Paris 5°)

  3. 4 Hery Randriambololona October 25, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    En concert le 20/11 à Paris à l’Entrepôt avec Zygmunt Blazynsky (texte):”Les pensées du Bouddha”.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPcF1ZnJoIQ

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