Album of the Week: KALAK by Sarathy Korwar

Album: KALAK
Artist: Sarathy Korwar
Release Date: 11/11/2022
Label: The Leaf Label
Favorite Tracks:

  • Utopia is a Colonial Project
  • Back in the Day, Things Were Not Always Simpler
  • Kal Means Yesterday and Tomorrow
  • Remember Begum Rokheya
  • That Clocks Don’t Tell But Make Time


Sarathy Korwar is a US-born, Indian-raised, London-based musical artists who fuses jazz and Indian classical music with electronic sounds to create unique sound.  Electronic artist Photay produced the album and adds to its atmospheric sound.  While most of the tracks are instrumental, with some spoken-word sections, the music revolves around themes of time, memory, and identity in a post-colonial context. The music is challenging yet meditative.

Rating: ****

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