Listen To This Week's Best Music Releases Across Homegrown Indie Rock & Hip-Hop

Listen To This Week's Best Music Releases Across Homegrown Indie Rock & Hip-Hop

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 indie rock, hip-hop and much more.

Embrace by Swati Bhatt

Swati Bhatt's new single and title track from her second EP co-produced with Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy), delves into the realities of childhood trauma and the crucial role self-love plays in the healing process. Addressing mental health and advocating for self-acceptance, the song serves as a source of comfort for Bhatt, reminding her of the validity of her pain and the gradual nature of healing. Bhatt aims to invite listeners on a journey through raw emotions, encouraging them to engage with themselves more intimately and with greater care.

Listen to it below.

Machine by Tanshuman Das

Progress Report is the upcoming album by Tanshuman Das, a Progressive Metal Bassist and composer from India who adores Classic Dream Theater. Despite juggling a job, family, kids, live gigs, and a love for devouring huge meals, Das has poured a decade of passion into crafting this 10-track epic progressive metal masterpiece. What sets this album apart is the collaboration with legendary keyboardist Derek Sherinian, known for his work with Dream Theater, Black Country Communion, Whitesnake, and Alice Cooper, adding an extra layer of excellence to Das's already authentic and meaningful progressive content.

Listen to a track from the album below.

Dulcet Tones by Green Park

Newly Aged is the latest album by Green Park, a New Delhi-based band known for their fresh perspective on indie music. Their sound combines timeless melodies with modern experimentation, creating intricate soundscapes that invite listeners on a journey of self-discovery. Featuring artists like William Schade and Sidharth Gupta, along with their band members Arpan Kumar, Sidharth Gupta, and Rishabh Bhan Singh, Newly Aged explores a mix of indie pop, jazz, bossa nova, and indie rock genres, showcasing Green Park's diverse musical influences and creative approach.

Listen to a track from the album below.

Baahar by KINARI

Kattar Kinnar is a well-produced hip-hop album by Kinari, a trans rapper from New Delhi. Through witty verses, double entendres, and one-liners, Kinari navigates life as a trans person, delving into themes of gender, identity, self-acceptance, and personal experiences. The album's sublime production incorporates Indian samples, adding a unique cultural flair. Kinari boldly subverts transphobia by using slurs and bigoted narratives as a means of declaring their existence and expression, turning negative stereotypes into a powerful statement of resilience and authenticity.

Listen to a track from the alum below.