Niraj Chag

Niraj Chag

Biography

Niraj Chag is a London-based musical artist and composer. His musical style mixes Indian classical influences with contemporary stylings and layered, complex beats. Niraj's tracks were initially released on the Outcaste record label and later on his own Buzz-erk label. He has written and produced two albums released under his own name: Along the Dusty Road (2006)and The Lost Souls (2009).

Born in Southampton, England, Niraj's first professional experience in music was working on Mark Hill's label.

Moving to Outcaste Records in London, Niraj released the single "Walk Alone" and contributed four tracks to the album Outcaste New Breed.

Since leaving Outcaste Records, Niraj has worked on the British Asian musical Baiju Bawra, which opened in London's Stratford East Theatre in 2002 and was adapted into a radio play by the BBC Asian Network in 2011 and numerous soundtracks, including, for television, the Bafta and Emmy Nominated 'Power of Art' (2007), 'The Age of Terror' (BBC, 2008), 'Darwin's Dangerous Idea' (BBC 2008), 'Origins of Us' (BBC, 2011), 'Rise of The Continents' (2013), and 'Sex and the City' (HBO, 2003), and, for film, 'All in Good Time' (2012).

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of The Lost Souls

    The Lost Souls 2009

    Reviewed by Jerome Blakeney
    Simply gorgeous...
  2. Review of Along The Dusty Road

    Along The Dusty Road 2007

    Reviewed by Rahul Verma
    ...A contemplative and accomplished journey of sound.
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