21-year old Australian pop singer ASHWARYA’s BIRYANI is left-field pop at its finest, with slinky, infectiously chaotic rhythms over a danceable blend of percussive textures.
“Having a full live set with percussion and violin, it made complete sense for us to capture it. YouTube is full of such concert videos. But I guess, not many Indian acts have thought about doing it”, says Uddipan Samrah.
Revisiting the songs from Still As You, which married dreamy electronica with their rock roots, allowed the Kochi four-piece Black Letters to get back to basics.
The duo is exploring a new musical direction by sampling folk tunes
Jatayu, on the road promoting their EP Chango Tales open up about touring the North, their understanding of “fusion", and their approach to instrumental music.
"I forget about all the barriers, genres, artistic influences, and just try to convert my thoughts into audio files. The musical influences should leak into the sound and packaging automatically," says Chrms
Cinema of Excess' chemistry, which has only deepened with time, is exemplified in the growing complexity and depth of their music with every new release.
With surprising quirks, the dreamy, guitar-fed soundtrack of Just a Father by Prateek Rajagopal adheres to the two central themes of the animated short film.
"Two years of hard work can burn a person out, and I’m just happy that the effort was worth it. I’m already writing new material, but I think before we get anywhere near that, I think it’s time I sat back, relaxed, and enjoyed the world," says Dhruv Visvanath