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RIP Charanjit Singh

The Indian acid house innovator has passed away at the age of 75.
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Indian electronic pioneer Charanjit Singh passed away in Mumbai over the weekend. Frequently invoked as the accidental inventor of acid house, Singh is best known for his Roland TB-303 experiments, which predated the rise of acid house in Chicago in the '80s. He most influential work, the 1982 album 10 Ragas to a Disco Beat, became a cult favorite when it was reissued in the 2000s, and was developed into a live show in 2010. At the time of Singh's death, he was preparing for a show in London and at work on an album of Indian folk music. (via The Wire)