James Asher


James Asher can be an British multi-instrumentalist, composer and record maker, focusing on globe music, trance music and new-age music.

Early life

Asher begun to research the violin in age seven. As an adolescent, he participated in his college choir and orchestra, which his dad was the principle instructor.Pursuing his traditional musical education, Asher trained himself the drums as well as the keyboard and later apprenticed himself at many recording studios in the united kingdom.


In 1979, Asher opened up his own studio room, Starfield, and released his initial one, "Peppermint Lump", that was made by Pete Townshend. Nevertheless, Asher's initial concentrate at Starfield was mainly for the bread-and-butter function afforded with the industrial soundtrack sector. During its initial decade of procedure, Asher certified over 20 soundtracks to famous brands Movie theater Euro Group, Central Television, ITV Granada, Route Four and MTV.In 1988, Asher released his initial full-length, industrial album, THE FANTASTIC Wheel, which reached number 13 on Billboard magazine's MODERN Music Graph. In 1996, Asher agreed upon with New Globe Information and released Foot in the Garden soil, which combined components of African percussion, Australian aboriginal music, and digital programming. Edified with the success from the burgeoning "globe music" category, as evidenced by produces by contemporaries Peter Gabriel, Johnny Clegg, David and Steve Gordon (Sacred Globe Drums) and David Byrne's globe music record label, Luaka Bop, Foot in the Garden soil sold almost 100,000 copies inside the first 1 . 5 years of its preliminary release and provides sold almost 200,000 copies general, regarding to New Globe Records leader, Bhikkhu Schober.In the decade following, Asher has released several tasks including Feet in the Soil 2: Pemulwuy's Return, Tigers from the Raj, Colors of Trance and Drums BURNING with percussionist Sivamani.He in addition has caused Indian composer Rahul Raj, on the monitor called "Krishna Krishna".


1982: Misty Forest Morning 1989: THE FANTASTIC Wheel 1993: Globalarium 1996: Feet in the Ground 1998: Tigers from the Raj 1999: Raising the Rhythms 1999: Tigers from the Remix (kali thunder) 2000: Colours of Trance 2002: Shaman Drums 2003: Dance from the Light 2003: Streams of Life 2003: Drums burning 2003: Sounding the Rocks 2004: Lotus Route 2004: Worlds Inside the Wheel 2011: Come back from the Tiger 2011: Lotus Path