Live from The Console at Rowsons Reserve Smooth Spaces brings together some of the best acts in Alternative Music.
These acts include:
7:00 PM - Line Up:
The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project (Independent Film) - A 2010 Indian film produced and directed by independent filmmaker, Srinivas Sunderrajan. It is a Hindi-English drama-thriller film with English subtitles shot on HDV in black-and-white. It is touted as India`s first Mumble Core film. The film was shot entirely on location in Mumbai, India. It was also screened at the 2010 Mumbai International Film Festival in The New Faces of Indian Cinema Section on October 26, 2010 and on June 5, 2011 at The Transylvania International Film Festival in competition.
8:30PM - Gayathri (London/Dubai):
Born in India, raised in Dubai and currently based in London, Gayathri`s music draws from the Indian Classical music she was exposed to in her childhood and the world of Western Alternative Music. After the release of two EPs and a music video that received rave reviews, two successful self-funded tours around Europe, she is currently recording her first full-length album, which was successfully crowd-funded in May 2012. With these raw elements and her own creative spirit, she bends notes and form to create new sounds that are both strikingly modern and utterly timeless.
9:15PM - The Koniac Net:
Having already gained airspace in the US, UK, Australia and several other countries, The Koniac Net is currently one of India`s most buzzing acts! Their last album, One Last Monsoon, was recorded in songwriter and front-man, David Abraham`s bedroom and went on to win global acclaim. Having recently transformed from a one-man-project to a six piece band, The Koniac Net, are fresh, unique, and a must watch!
Their band includes: David Abraham - Vocals + Guitar ; Jason D`Souza - Guitar + Backing Vocals (+ the mixing engineer on the album) ; Ishaan Krishna - Guitar ; Adil Kurwa - Bass (guest bass player on the song Divine Submersion) ; Karun Kannampilly - Drums ; Eden Shyodhi - Guest Vocalist (+ guest Accompaniment Vocalist on Divine Submersion & Midnight`s Children).
10:15 PM - Nikhil DSouza (Mumbai):
Nikhil DSouza is a guitarist/singer-songwriter from Mumbai who has been the voice of many successful indie-acts and Bollywood songs. Having played with several bands, Nikhil is a young, yet seasoned artist and a great live performer. Nikhil`s song-writing and unique voice has taken him all over India and to festivals in Australia, Singapore, Ukraine. Hard to categorize, Nikhil`s music is as pop as it is alternative with folk influences.
On August 25, Nikhil will play with a live band featuring some of the best musicians in the Mumbai Circuit: Nikhil DSouza: Vocals ; Warren Mendonsa: Gui