Bombay Boogie Boy

The lunchtime restaurant manager is having trouble taking it in. Talvin Singh was up until five in the morning, editing, chatting—on it—in a New Delhi friend's studio, and somewhere in the early hours, he thinks he nailed it. "It's going to have 30 speakers, but every speaker will have a complete piece of music and I'll arrange the speakers like you would an orchestra." The manager smiles and makes interested, approving noises. Singh jumps up from the starched coffee table in the Imperial's calm, austere atrium and guides his mildly alarmed host around his imaginary installation. "I'm really excited about this....

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