Whipping up beats dripping in nostalgia

As the acclaimed American music journalist and critic Lester Bangs once said, “The first mistake of art is to assume it’s serious.” This is a sentiment that is echoed in the success of the episodic and experimental audio-visual series, Curry Chatti Beats. The brainchild of producer Parimal Shais, each episode and its subsequent track was recorded and produced in a single day as an effort to overcome the mundane reality of life in lockdown. A collaborative project curated as a series, featuring multiple artists and beats sampled from old Indian film clips, Curry Chatti Beats was founded on the idea of artistically-inclined souls playing around with childhood reminiscence and vintage aesthetics.

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