Hindsight is 2020 deftly employs the kind of melodies and emotive solo work that is distilled and distinct Blackstratblues.
The Mumbai-based musician shares his thoughts on the making of the album, the current independent scene in India and what he has lined up for the band and himself in 2018.
Chirag Todi's Panodrama is filled to the brim with many of the country's finest musicians as collaborators. They include Blackstratblues, Jai Row Kavi, Shreya Bhattacharya, Tony Das, Vinay Kaushal, Vrnda Dhar, Tanya Nambiar, and Yohan Marshall.
While this is unmistakably a Blackstratblues album, the guitar's imposing presence becomes a burden, one that might have been offset a little had there been a few more significant features.