KALA PHOOL is proud to announce the MI21 UK TOUR 2009. MI21 (Mother India 21st Century Remix) is a live soundtrack performance. The original film Mother India (1957) is a hugely important film in South Asian cinema, known for it’s iconic imagery and powerful storyline: the common shorthand is to reference it as India’s ‘Gone with the wind’ MI21 essentially remixes, re-edits and rescores the original 3 hour film into a 45 minute silent film over which lead artist DJ Tigerstyle has created a contemporary electronic and strings based score. DJ Tigerstyle who is one of the worlds top Turntablist’s is accompanied by – Matt Constantine who plays keyboards and his beautiful electric cello – David Shaw on drums – Josh Ford on visuals. MI21 will be touring across the UK and at a venue near you. Some of the venues will have additional special events alongside the performance including:
• extended DJ Tigerstyle set
• post show discussion
• film screenings
For all venues, dates, links to footage, images, a video of DJ Tigerstyle in action or to connect with this amazing tour, please visit: www.myspace.com/kalaphool www.facebook.com/kalaphool The performance is suitable for all ages, and don’t worry if you have not seen the film before…let the music tell you the story and take you on the most incredible journey. We look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family to one of the UKs most anticipated events of 2009. MI21 kicked off in Edinburgh to a capacity audience of 1200, continued applause and ending with a standing ovation. Its the best start we could hope for and thank everyone who has supported us so far. We are now gearing up for our 2nd date of the TOUR @ Rich Mix in London on Saturday 8th August – it all kicks off from 9pm.