• Wed, Sep 19, 2018

India Music Week III: Spud in the Box, Sky Rabbit, Blackstratblues, The Supersonics, Soulmate at the Blue Frog, Mumbai - Dec 8


India Music Week III: Spud in the Box, Sky Rabbit, Blackstratblues, The Supersonics, Soulmate at the Blue Frog, Mumbai - Dec 8

Sky Rabbit played a bunch of favourites - sprinkled with their special indie/electro leanings - to an adoring audience home audience. Read our interview with them here.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Up next: Blackstratblues, with guitar maestro Warren Mendonsa showcasing his innate relationship with the instrument and, indeed, the blues.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Read our interview with Warren here.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Jai Row Kavi, who has grown into one of the finest drummers in the indie circuit today, added a keen degree of nuance to the proceedings.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> The placed was packed - the crowds filled up fast. And they were not disappointed one bit.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> All the way from Kolkata, The Supersonics brought their energetic, action-packed indie spirit to the Blue Frog stage.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Their set was filled with thrilling moments of instrumental interplay and passages of stirring melodies...<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> ...delivered with soul and integrity.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> The Supersonics ended their set, but the night was far from over. Shillong's pioneering blues outfit, Soulmate, were up next.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Tipriti Kharbangar has a nuance and control rarely seen around, and she blends finesse and raw power impeccably.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Moments of ecstasy and pure joy were aplenty as the band and every single individual in the audience felt the underlying honesty of the blues.<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> Rudy Wallang has chops. And he has soul. And he's a showman too. His guitar-playing is often otherworldy - what more could the audience ask for?<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span> This was a quite fantastic end to a lovely week celebrating the spirit of live music. India Music Week III drew to a close after a dazzling performance by Soulmate. Until next year, then!<br/><span class='courtesyName'> Photo Courtesy - Prashin Jagger  </span>
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