#HGMusic: Start Your Week With Some New Releases From Sangram Malik, Sai, & More

The Homegrown Music Round-Up
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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 disco, hip-hop and more.

Tiny Disco Balls by Sanram Malik

Tiny Disco Balls by the celebrated artist Sangram Malik serves as a touching tribute to the legendary icons of electronic music, Charanjit Singh, and Bappi Lahiri. Embodying the transformative influence of these great giants of Indian Music, Sangram skillfully weaves elements of Raag Shivranjani into the composition, embracing the strength found in melancholy. The music video for Tiny Disco Balls is directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Himanshu Khagta. Set in an office environment, the video infuses delightful humor, perfectly matching the playful charm of the track.

Listen to it below.

Battigul by Akarsh, Vaaman, & A. Roy

Battigul is one of 4 tracks in a new Alternative hip-hop EP Band Baja Geet by a talented trio of Indian artists. Produced by Vaaman and Akarsh, this EP showcases the exceptional vocal prowess of Akarsh, accompanied by the skillful rap verses of A.Roy. Adding a touch of brilliance to the title track is Culture Ghalib, who delivers a beautiful and catchy chorus. The EP takes an unserious approach, offering a refreshing departure from the norm. Unlike some of their contemporaries, the artists do not delve into complex narratives; instead, they masterfully embrace a comic and funky vibe, celebrating their 'desi' roots.

Listen to the track below and check out the EP here.

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Chuze by Sai

Chuze is the latest single by Mumbai-based rapper Sai. The track delves into dark and gritty themes of lies and deceit among close acquaintances, reflecting the complexities of modern social dynamics in friendships and relationships. Sai's hypnotic flow captivates listeners, setting the tone for the engrossing narrative inspired by true events. The song serves as a powerful message of awareness in today's world. Chuze showcases the artist's storytelling prowess, skillfully blending hypnotic trap beats and vivid imagery, drawing inspiration from the cinematic brilliance of Anurag Kashyap and Quentin Tarantino.

Listen to it below.

Did I by vinayak^a

Did I is a resonant track from the new EP Neend by Chennai-based electronic music producer vinayak^a. Serving as a gentle reminder to prioritize self-care and inner peace in a world that often forgets their importance, Neend, meaning sleep, symbolizes the reprieve we yearn for in this fast-paced age, providing an antidote to overwhelming noise and distractions. The album encourages listeners to explore their own consciousness and find solace amidst the chaos of modern life. Sleep is not merely an escape but a gateway to reconnect with the inner self, as the album delves into the power of sound to facilitate a deeper understanding of oneself.

Listen to it here.

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