PRESENTING THE BENGALI MUSIC INDUSTRY'S FIRST SIMULTANEOUS ONLINE ALBUM RELEASE
You have already read all about MALABIKA BRAHMA and SANJAY BHATTACHERJEE who formed the Bengali Baul Jazz Fusion band BRAHMYA KHYAPA -
the husband/wife team who are revolutionizing Bangla Baul-Jazz-Blues
fusion, in WBRi exclusive feature coverage that we published here.
Telegraph daily newspaper, published from Kolkata, writes: "The idea that was kindled in that evening is now taking shape with Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1, to be held once again at GD Birla Sabhagar, on May 30. “In the course of producing Bertie da Silva in Concert, we realised that it was possible to present quality music to audiences in a concert hall and that there is a large and appreciative audience ready and waiting for such shows,” explains Patrick Ghosh of Hat Productions, an outfit that also crystallised after the November show." Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »
Kolkata's Telegraph newspaper has published an article on Elektrik Kool Rock Revue 1 that includes profiles of the bands playing their own compositions in this concert: THE SUPERSONICS, BERTIE DA SILVA AND ORPHIC HAT, and FIVE LITTLE INDIANS (FLI). This artcile also has encouraging words from current popular Indian Rock & Pop musicians BICKRAM GHOSH (Tabla player, world percussionist), AMYT DUTTA (Guitarist: Pink Noise and Skinny Alley), PRASANNA SINGH (Former manager,
Cassini’s Division), VIKRAMJIT “TUKI” BANERJEE (Guitarist: Krosswindz). Read the complete Telegraph article HERE »
Krosswindz is featured in the New Podcast of Global Crest Music, The USA
They have just uploaded the Global Crest music podcast (Episode 1) on their website, which features Krosswindz music. There are five parts to Episode 1. Aqua Viva is on the first and second parts, Krosswindz is on the third. Watch the Podcast Free Online via Youtube.
Alokborsho is a next generation modern Bangla Rock Band from
Kolkata. In the spirit of naive attempts at serious rock music by the
nascent Bengali Rock movement, Alokborsho has released an album, which
they have named Marijuana.
One of the ex members of the Bengali Rock Music Band Alokborsho, Subhajit, who is a singer & songwriter, wrote a song called Pagol. This song was later incorporated in their new Bangla Band album release.
In the following video, posted at youtube by Arijit, Subhajit talks
about the song "Paagol" and sings it and plays his guitar (acoustic). A
very interesting snapshot into the current youth of Bengal, this song
will bring back Chandrabindoo's wannabee social satire song about the
planet mars (Mongol Groho.) Surprisingly, the first line of Subhajit's
song coincides with the first line of Suman Chattopadhyay's (now Kabir
Suman, running on a Trinamool Congress ticket in Jadavpur for a Lok
Sabha / MP seat) song of the same name (Paagol), but Subhajit
clarifies he wrote his song earlier than Suman this is sheer kaktaliyo ghotona.
Watch and Listen online to Subhajit, ex band member of Alokborsho, performing Paagol in an informal setting.
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