Exposé Online banner

L. Shankar

L. Shankar
Country
India
Profile
Lakshminarayana Shankar (born 26 April 1950 in Madras, Tamil Nadu) is an Indian violinist, singer and composer, the brother of L. Subramaniam; he formed the 70s fusion group Shakti with guitarist John McLaughlin, and has worked with a wide variety of other artists. He is often credited as L. Shankar or simply Shankar.
Website
Not on file
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (23)
L. Shankar — Chepleeri Dream L. Shankar — Chepleeri Dream
(Cleopatra CLO1594, 2020, CD / LP / DL)
Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence) Peter Gabriel — Long Walk Home (aka Rabbit Proof Fence)
(RealWorld 7243 8 12238 2 6, 2002, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Up Peter Gabriel — Up
(Geffen Records 0694933882, 2002, CD)
Peter Gabriel — OVO Peter Gabriel — OVO
(RealWorld RWPG01 / RWPG02, 2000, 2CD)
John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts John McLaughlin — John McLaughlin Montreux Concerts
(Warner Bros 50-50466-9701-21, 1999/2003, 17CD)
Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective Brand X — The X-Files: A 20 Year Retrospective
(Pangea Music OM1011, 1998, 2CD)
Saro Cosentino — Ones and Zeros Saro Cosentino — Ones and Zeros
(Resurgence RES129CD, 1997, CD)
Tony Levin — World Diary Tony Levin — World Diary
(Discipline DGM9601, 1995, CD)
Material — Hallucination Engine Material — Hallucination Engine
(Axiom 315-518 351-2, 1994, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live Peter Gabriel — Secret World Live
(Geffen Records GEFD2-24722, 1994, 2CD)
Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures — Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures — Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures
(Flying Fish FF70612, 1992, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Us Peter Gabriel — Us
(RealWorld PGCD 7, 1992, CD)
Shankar — M.R.C.S. Shankar — M.R.C.S.
(ECM 1403, 1991, CD)
Ryuichi Sakamoto — Beauty Ryuichi Sakamoto — Beauty
(Virgin VJD-32235, 1989, CD)
Peter Gabriel — Passion Peter Gabriel — Passion
(Geffen Records 9 24206-2, 1989, CD)
Bill Laswell — Hear No Evil Bill Laswell — Hear No Evil
(Meta MT005, 1988/2000, 2CD)
Trilok Gurtu — Usfret Trilok Gurtu — Usfret
(Times Square TSQ9018, 1988/2001, CD)
Peter Gabriel — So Peter Gabriel — So
(Geffen Records 9 24088-2, 1986, CD)
Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues Talking Heads — Speaking in Tongues
(Rhino Records R2 76453, 1983/2006, CD)
Phil Collins — Face Value Phil Collins — Face Value
(Atlantic 081227953942, 1981/2019, 2CD)
Shakti with John McLaughlin — A Handful of Beauty Shakti with John McLaughlin — A Handful of Beauty
(Columbia 494448 2, 1977/1999, CD)
Shakti with John McLaughlin — Natural Elements Shakti with John McLaughlin — Natural Elements
(Columbia 489773 2, 1977/1999, CD)
Shakti — Shakti with John McLaughlin Shakti — Shakti with John McLaughlin
(Columbia CK 46868, 1976/1991, CD)

Latest news

2021-04-01
New Aristocrats Live Album on the Way – No foolin'! These supreme musicians toured Europe early in 2020, just before touring ceased to be a thing musicians could do, and there were some hot performances captured. On May 7, some of these will be releases as Freeze! Live in Europe 2020. » Read more

2021-03-25
Return of Jerry Lucky's Progressive Rock Files – After much consideration and surprisingly, positive feedback, Jerry Lucky is announcing the launch of the progressive Rock Files podcast, featuring the latest progressive rock music from around the world. » Read more

2021-03-14
Jewlia Eisenberg RIP – The sad news has come out that Jewlia Eisenberg has died. As a founding member of Charming Hostess, Eisenberg changed the face of music, bringing together Balkan klezmer, American folk, and experimental rock in a distinctive blend that garnered much praise. » Read more

2021-03-11
RIP Roger Trigaux – The sad news has come to our attention that Roger Trigaux, the guiding force of Present and former member of Univers Zero, passed away on the evening of March 10, 2021 after a long ilness. » Read more

2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Corrosive Media - Speakeasy – Speakeasy is a maxi-CD single of three techno-house tracks from German duo Benedict Wyneken and Uwe Wienke. Tracks 1 and 3 clock in at just over fibe minutes each while the centerpiece, "Tommy Gun,"...  (1999) » Read more

Various Artists - Caged / Uncaged - A Rock / Experimental Homage to John Cage – Produced by John Cale, Caged / Uncaged was created as the 'soundtrack' for the exhibition "Il Suono Rapido delle Cose" in Venice in 1993, and is – as the subtitle states...  (1995) » Read more

Orange Peel - Orange Peel – Another one of the bright spots on the shaky Germanofon roster, Orange Peel were a one-shot that put out a great album in 1970 and then disappeared. The music is typical of early German groups more in...  (1996) » Read more

Pendragon - Concerto Maximo – Neo-proggers Pendragon seem to have taken a cue from Yes, with five DVDs on the market since 2002. So why another one? For one thing, this commemorates the band’s 30th anniversary, plus it...  (2010) » Read more

Kenso - In the West & Esoptron – From 1993 to 1996, Japanese instrumental quintet Kenso released four live albums in a row with no new studio material, followed a long break of three years with nothing. Had they broken up? Last year...  (2000) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues