Welcome to Homegrown's New Music Round-Up, the ultimate destination for discovering the week's hottest releases across all genres. Each week, we curate a handpicked and homegrown selection of fresh sounds. This week features minimal techno, dream pop and much more.
Ye boi by Shantam
Shantam's latest EP Patturbed, released under Soupherb Records, is a testament to his versatile musical prowess and his profound love for the art of sound creation. Having embarked on his electronic music journey in 2007, initially inspired by the trance genre, Shantam's musical repertoire delves into diverse styles, ranging from ambient drones to pulsating techno beats. The EP, comprising six original tracks, showcases Shantam's distinctive sound solidifying his status as a musical virtuoso based in New Delhi.
Listen to a track from the EP below.
Nikamma by Bharg ft. Moses Koul
Nikamma by Bharg encapsulates the essence of rebellion and self-assurance, defying the traditional meaning of the term often used in Indian households. With a spirited punk rock vibe, the Indie pop-rock track, featuring a scorching solo by renowned guitarist Moses Koul, channels the frustration of being misunderstood in the pursuit of individuality. Bharg Kale, the creative force behind the lead track, delves into the inspiration, revealing the song's resonance with the clash between children and parents over perceived misunderstandings. The track is a declaration of staying steadfast in one's vision, unyielding to societal judgments, and resolutely pursuing personal passions with unwavering self-assurance.
Lisrten to it below.
Midnight Falls by Whale in the Pond
Whale in the Pond, the four-member multi-instrumentalist band, continues to make waves in the music scene with their latest single, Midnight Falls Maintaining their signature laid-back sound, the song ventures into a poignant exploration of love with a skillfully crafted strumming melody, the track seamlessly integrates delicate vocals, ethereal synths, and captivating mandolin interludes. Hailing from Kolkata, the group draws inspiration from an eclectic mix of genres, incorporating elements from psychedelic rock, dream pop, freak folk, bossa nova, and traditional baul and bihu folk music.
Listen to it below.
Bahaane by OAFF, Somanshu, The Rish & Lisa Mishra
The collaborative track Bahaane by OAFF, Somanshu, The Rish, and Lisa Mishra delves into the profound intricacies of relationships, offering a heartfelt exploration of love amidst adversity. With poignant lyrics and a soul-stirring melody, the track transcends the conventional narratives of modern romance, delving into the raw and genuine aspects of a bond worth fighting for. This emotional journey resonates with listeners, capturing the essence of navigating challenges within love, and serves as a testament to the enduring strength of genuine connections.
Listen to it below.