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Spud in the Box and Parvaaz

April 18, 2017

Spud in the Box and Parvaaz

Genre/Language Indie Rock

Spud In The Box
With considerable acclaim even before their first EP titled, ‘Attention, Please!’ in 2013, the six-piece outfit went swiftly from being a college sensation to the next big thing on the Indian independent rock circuit. Having honed their sound by playing gigs across the country at club venues as well as major music festivals like NH7 Weekender and Ragasthan they’ve created a name for themselves.

The music they make is a strange brew of a modern alternative rock sound that doesn’t betray it’s various genre influences but still sounds fresh, new and whole.
The band’s live performances are power packed and hard hitting; complete with dual harmonies, big choruses, massive guitar sounds and a super-tight rhythm section that take their audiences on a sonic journey. After spending late 2014 recording at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai and most of 2015 working on their debut album titled, ‘Lead Feet Paper Shoes’, released in 2016.

PARVAAZ
Parvaaz is a contemporary Indian music band whose four members have assimilated several international progressive/psychedelic rock influences but their own expression has a rootedness that makes their sound unique. They sing mostly in Kashmiri and Urdu and their own line-up reflects the diversity they come from. Khalid Ahamed (vocals), Mir Kashif Iqbal (guitars), Sachin Banandur (drums) and Fidel Dsouza (bass) constitute the Bangalore- based rock group.

The band has so far released an EP titled “Behosh” in 2012 and the full length critically acclaimed album titled “Baran” in 2014. The band also released a live DVD titled “Transitions” in 2016 and are currently working on their second LP.

The Humming Tree
The Humming Tree is an arts, music and performance space in Bangalore, India, open since June 2013. At the present moment, along with major international artists who are touring with us, we’re curating 25+ programmes a month including fantastic music gigs, fun workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, cultural performances, theatre, spoken word poetry, reading and storytelling sessions and other educational gatherings. We aim at providing a platform for the different arts, keeping in mind the beautifully varied resources and audiences we have access to. In addition to the performance venue, we run a fresh, unique kitchen and bar service.

Saturday April 22nd marks the first ever edition of World Record Store Day in Bangalore and The Humming Tree is teaming up with The Revolver Club to bring you a full day comprising of a one of a kind record store pop up on our terrace to celebrate. We’re inviting all vinyl collectors and those interested in starting one to come and check out our wares. Rega will also be on hand with turntables to help you set up your own little slice of record heaven at home. Things will begin at 1 pm with vinyl collectors and afficiandos, including singer/songwriter Anand Vijaysimha and Johnny Freer of Polly Wants a Cracker, on hand to chat about all things vinyl, and a wide array of records to purchase and add to your own collection. We’ll also have a space set up where you can bring any records from home that you may wish to exchange with others. From 5-6pm we’ll have a special hour long listening session curated by the boys of Pravaaz, who will be playing out Record Store Day After Party with Spud in the Box

Record store day celebrations 1PM – 6.00 PM– Free Entry
Gig starts 9.00 PM onwards – Ticketed entry

THT Special: World Record Store Day celebrations
(Free entry. 1.00 PM – 6.00 PM)

1-6 pm Revolver Club Pop Up Record Store
3-5 pm Record Swap with other vinyl lovers
5-6 pm Listening Session with Parvaaz

Free entry for Record Store Day Celebrations
Entry fee for the Gig: Rs. 600/- (includes Rs. 300/- cover)

Friday | 22nd April 2017 | 9:00 PM onwards

Venue:
The Humming Tree
Performance Venue & Bar.
#949, 3rd Floor & Rooftop,
12th Main Road,
Indiranagar,
Bangalore – 560038.

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