Rasa Mandala is an exciting collaboration between the prodigious talents of leading Australian kirtan artist Carmella Baynie and Dale Nougher- one of the first exponents of electronic ambient music and soundscape in Australia. This is groundbreaking music that weaves a rich tapestry of dreamy electronic sounscapes and world grooves with ancient Mantra. The result is a fresh exciting new sound created with unsurpassed ease and vision.
Rasa Mandala is laced with inspirational, uplifting and anthemic chants, with internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Carmella’s enchanting vocals and melody, and with Dale Nougher’s surreal orchestration. Together they have combined with the exceptional mastery of Grammy nominated Producer Kamal Engels.
“Sinuous, sleek and elegant. In Carmella’s voice, the galaxies spin” – Dave Stringer
“Carmella’s voice comes straight from her soul with love radiating from every note. You will want to give this CD to all those you love…” – Kate Clere McIntyre, Director, Yogawoman
“Rasa Mandala is the love child of Carmella’s superb voice and passion for mantra and Dale’s luscious soundscapes – a unique, uplifting sound to soothe the soul” – Tamsin Angus-Leppan – Freelance Journalist, Australian Yoga Journal