• Tue, Nov 13, 2018

100 Pipers India Music Week - III: Vasuda Sharma, Nischay Parekh, Hipnotribe, Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator, and French Cowboy and The One at Cafe Zoe, December 4


100 Pipers India Music Week - III: Vasuda Sharma, Nischay Parekh, Hipnotribe, Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator, and French Cowboy and The One at Cafe Zoe, December 4

Vasuda Sharma kicking things off at Cafe Zoe, for the inaugural gig at the third edition of India Music Week.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Vasuda interspersed Indian classical leanings with more western influences, also looping sounds for a fascinating set.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Nischay Parekh got up on stage next, playing songs mostly from his debut record, Ocean.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> The crowd was beginning to fill up, and Nischay kept them entertained with his dreamy pop sounds.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> There's a raw honesty about the music, with smart songwriting and a keen sense of melody that's captivating.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Great times were had by all, with laughs aplenty.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Hipnotribe played an explosive and very eclectic set on the evening.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Hipnotribe were followed by Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator, who mix electronic elements with traditional rock sounds to create a very mesmerizing blend.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Listen to 'Stars Align' by Donn Bhat + Passenger Revelator here.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> They were joined on stage by Anirban Chakraborty, our boss man and also the vocalist of seminal band Orange Street.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Finally, French Cowboy and The One, all the way from France specially for India Music Week, took the stage...<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> ...And they duly set the stage on fire with a fantastic performance.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> The duo, comprising Federico Pellegrini and Eric Pifeteau, is a spinoff of French Cowboy, where the two of them perform live in a different avatar.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> They steadily built up the mood with their power-packed set on the night.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> This was a great start to the third edition of India Music Week as Cafe Zoe played dutiful hosts while all the bands on the lineup made sure of a cracking evening for all those who showed up.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span> Check out our interview with Nischay here.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger (www.prashinjagger.com)  </span>
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