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Agam is again with a vengeance


‘Agam’ means ‘soul’ in Sanskrit, Tamil, and Malayalam. As a result of that’s what music is, to the band. Aditya Kasyap, bass guitarist for the band since its inception, believes extra individuals are open to listening to indie music at the moment.

The band defines their style as Carnatic Progressive Rock, having been skilled within the classical style. Talking over the telephone from Mumbai, Aditya feels this type of music got here organically to them due to their childhood coaching. “Ours isn’t a fusion of classical and rock; we simply use the roots of Carnatic music within the songs we compose,” he says.

“On the core, we’re nonetheless a Carnatic Progressive Rock band, however over time, we have now dabbled with many different kinds similar to heavy metallic and jazz,” he provides.

Even with indie music attracting large crowds now, he admits challenges do exist. “Advertising music and creating consciousness are a number of the challenges we battle with, however with social media it’s simpler to succeed in extra individuals,” he says.

Meet Agam: Harish Sivaramakrishnan (vocals) Swamy Seetharaman (keyboards and lyricist), T. Praveen Kumar (lead guitar), Aditya Kasyap (bass guitar and backing vocals), Sivakumar Nagarajan (ethnic percussions), Jagadish Natarajan (rhythm guitar) and Yadhunandan (Drummer)
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As with every little thing else, the pandemic put a brake on their performances. “COVID-19 was a giant blow to unbiased artistes throughout the nation, and for these of us who dwell off the power of the gang, we couldn’t adapt to performing nearly.”

Having not been capable of carry out dwell for over two years now, Agam has returned to carry out on stage. “This is sort of a homecoming for us, to carry out in Bengaluru, as we’re primarily based out of the town. Desirous to play on the stage on daily basis for the final two years, we at the moment are coming again dwell with vengeance,” he provides.

Agam will probably be performing dwell at Discussion board Mall, Koramangala, Bengaluru, on April 23 from 6:30 pm. Tickets may be booked at www.insider.inright here.

CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, 25/03/2018: Agam music concert at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Chennai on Sunday. 
Photo: M. Vedhan

CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, 25/03/2018: Agam music live performance on the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Live performance Corridor in Chennai on Sunday.
Picture: M. Vedhan
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CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, 25/03/2018: Agam music concert at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Chennai on Sunday. 
Photo: M. Vedhan

CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, 25/03/2018: Agam music live performance on the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Live performance Corridor in Chennai on Sunday.
Picture: M. Vedhan
| Picture Credit score: VEDHAN M

Southern comfort: Agam shelves songs and re-startes them years later. Special arrangement

Southern consolation: Agam cabinets songs and re-startes them years later. Particular association
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