Mixing mesmerizing urban rhythm and organic primal flair, Sam Popat transports audiences, delving into musical artistry with each performance, innovatively spinning the traditional into electronic creating live remixes upon request. Sam describes his style as,
“ETHNO DEEP AND ELECTRO FUSION“
Born in Madagascar of Indian heritage, he was raised in Canada and has spent recent years living in Paris . Inspired by the contrast of his unusual childhood and the modern cosmopolitan jungle, Sam’s music expresses his original perspective.
Internationally recognized as the creative force behind the trend-setting BUDDHA BAR compilations, with his signature blend of ethno House and Fusion, Sam launched a new musical genre.
He opened several BUDDHA BAR locations around the world and produced the following ten coveted compilations:
LITTLE BUDDHA CAFÉ (2001)
TRIBAL WORKS II (2003)
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE (2006)
BUDDHA BAR VIII (2006)
LITTLE BUDDHA CLUBBING COLLECTION (2008)
LITTLE BUDDHA CLUBBING COLLECTION VOL 2
LITTLE BUDDHA CLUBBING COLLECTION VOL 3
LITTLE BUDDHA CLUBBING COLLECTION VOL 4
BUDDHA BAR XVIII (MAY 2016 )
BUDDHA BAR XX MAY 2018
BUDDHA BAR XXI MARCH 2019
With steady invitations to perform, at exclusive clubs and events worldwide, Sam continues to travel and expand his musical repertoire and cultural acumen, bringing diversity and intrigue to every set he plays.
As a media to articulate ideas and emotions, create ambiance and connection, Sam uses music to celebrate experience through interwoven song.