Ankur Malhotra splits his time between Madison, Wisconsin and New Delhi India, where he runs Amarrass Records. It’s an independent record label that produces vinyl releases from a range of international artists with a strong focus on preserving traditional Indian folk music.
WPR’s Karl Christenson sat down with Malhotra to talk about what pulled him back to India to search for ancient musical masters.
BONUS: To hear the full conversation with Ankur Malhotra, check it out on WPR’s BETA. There, you can hear him talk about what his relationship to music was growing up in India in the early 1980s and what it’s like being the only producer of vinyl records in all of India.