Yet another Singer Songwriter Night featuring Siddharth Basrur, Alisha Pais & Nikhil D’souza.
Siddharth Basrur is a singer-songwriter from Mumbai who has been a part of the Indian independent scene for over a decade now and has collaborated with various artists and bands spanning a variety of genres ranging from punk and alternative rock to acoustic and metal. He is currently the front-man for Mumbai based band, Goddess Gagged and is currently in the process of recording his debut solo album. He also performs as a singer/songwriter focusing on songs he has been writing himself and feels a personal attachment to.
Alisha Pais is a singer/songwriter from Mumbai who taps into folk rock, alternative and contemporary genres. She is also a sessions musician who has performed with bands like BramFatura and The Petri Dish Project. Having played all over Mumbai and Pune, and also at music festivals like NH7 2010/2011, Sunburn 2011 and Live York 2012. With the acoustic guitar as her weapon of choice she plans to steadily conquer cities far and wide.
Nikhil D’Souza is an Indian Singer, song writer and guitarist.He was the South Asia Soloist Winner at SUTASI ’09. He made his playback singing debut in Rajshree Ojha’s Aisha. Born and brought up in Mumbai, this guitarist/singer-songwriter’s genre might be loosely defined as pop/alternative with folk influences. The music has a full melodic quality to it mainly due to the use of alternative tunings, favored by such artists as Nick Drake and Jeff Buckley, on most of the tracks. His main influences have been Sting, Jeff Buckley, Radiohead, and Damien Rice besides several others.
Live at the High on Sunday, 1st July at 8:30pm