Hridayam, a contemporary rock duo hailing from Pune, India, has been making waves in the music scene since their formation in 2019. Comprising singer-songwriter Aishwarya Tiwari and the talented drummer Shubham Chand Sahu, this dynamic duo’s journey is a testament to passion, dedication, and the power of music.
Aishwarya Tiwari, affectionately known as Aish, and Shubham Chand Sahu, both come from modest backgrounds and small towns, but they found common ground in their shared dream of creating original music. Aishwarya’s musical journey began at the age of 13 when he started showing signs of a budding songwriter. Despite his full-time job at a banking conglomerate, Aish remains an active presence in the Pune LIVE Music Scene. His musical influences range from the legendary Freddie Mercury to the soulful Arijit Singh, with a touch of Coldplay on the side.
On the other hand, Shubham Sahu is a young and talented musician from Odisha who wears the hat of a software developer during the day but lets his passion for music shine through at heart. Self-taught in the art of drumming, Shubham draws inspiration from drumming virtuosos like Benny Greb, Larnell Lewis, and Jai Row Kavi. His musical taste spans a wide spectrum, from Alter Bridge to Breaking Benjamin to the legendary AR Rahman.
“Aarambh-EP” is a musical masterpiece that embarks on a transformative journey of self-discovery, resilience, and the intricacies of love. It commences with the powerful anthem “O Bandeya,” setting the tone for a motivational odyssey that inspires listeners to chase their dreams. “Aaina” further ignites the spark of self-belief, urging individuals to overcome their fears and embrace their potential. The EP then delves into the realm of romance with three enchanting tracks, namely “Phir Ek Dafa,” “Jo Tera Hai,” and “O Humnawa,” each weaving evocative storytelling and evoking a wide range of emotions. “Aarambh-EP” is a multifaceted musical experience that seamlessly blends motivation, empowerment, and heartfelt sentiments, leaving a lasting impact on all who listen.
Hridayam’s uniqueness lies in their ability to blend various musical genres under the modern rock umbrella. While they might be classified as a rock act on a macro level, their music showcases a diversity of influences, including Indian Classical, Electronica, and even elements of Folk. Their dedication to experimenting with their content reflects their commitment to exploring human emotions through their original compositions.
With their debut single ‘Riwayat’ already making waves on streaming platforms, Hridayam has an exciting journey ahead. They plan to launch their social media handles and continue with a series of releases that promise to captivate and inspire listeners.
In a world where music transcends boundaries and speaks to the soul, Hridayam is a shining example of what can be achieved through passion, perseverance, and the love for creating something truly extraordinary. Their music is not just a collection of songs; it’s a journey through the human experience, one note at a time. Keep an eye on Hridayam, for their melodious journey has only just begun.