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Unique Indie bands that are captivating Music-Lovers!

Jan 16, 2020

Unique Indie bands that are captivating Music-Lovers!
Unique Indie bands that are captivating Music-Lovers! | Photography: Twitter

Music is more than just a way to pass time. For many, it is the language of the soul and is a soothing remedy to all of life’s aches. 

India is a country that brings together hundreds of folk music forms, classical music streams and pop music that can cater to people with varied tastes. However, music bands are the best choice when people want to really dive into a specific type of sound and have the time of their lives. Here are some of the best music bands in India that can transport you to a world of bliss with their amalgamation of sounds.

Founded by Raghu Dixit, this band fuses rock and folk music.
Founded by Raghu Dixit, this band fuses rock and folk music.

The Raghu Dixit Project

This is one of the most popular live bands in India. Founded by Raghu Dixit, this band fuses rock and folk music. The amazing beats with an inherent Indian element is what draws fans from all over the world. They have performed for the entire Royal family of England including for the Queen herself!

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean is a band that was formed in 1990 and is known as a pioneer for fusion rock in the country. Different elements like foot-tapping rhythms, Sufi lyrics, and soulful tunes come together for a magical fusion that is unique to this group of musicians. Their rock albums are super hits and their fans wait for their tours and concerts.

Tetseo Sisters

This amazing quartet brings the essence of the music of Nagaland to the rest of the world. The sisters perform folk music from Nagaland in their local dialect that overflows with vibrancy and authenticity. This band is one of a kind and has performed at various prestigious national and international events.

Thermal and a Quarter

This is a Bangalore based band and they call their main genre of music as ‘Bangalore rock’. They were one of the first bands to launch an Indian concept album and a triple album from Asia. They perform at various happening music festivals and have also played at the opening act of the Guns’n’Roses concert in India.

Maatibani is a husband and wife musician duo collaborating with diverse musician from different corners of the world.
Maatibani is a husband and wife musician duo collaborating with diverse musician from different corners of the world.

The Local Train

The Local Train is a young rock band from Delhi that is quite a rage at college fests and music festivals. Their music albums and music videos have been very well received and their YouTube videos have crossed million views. They ranked as India’s No 1 Rock Band in 2015 on Sennheiser’s list. The energy and vibe attracts many music-lovers to their concerts.

Maatibaani

Maatibani is a husband and wife musician duo collaborating with diverse musician from different corners of the world and creating beautiful pieces of music that brings Indian music together with various different sounds and beats. They bring in an element of Indian classical music to the most unexpected genres of music that becomes a treat to the senses. They do not conform to any genre but churn out amazing music that never gets boring.

Bombay Bassment

Bombay Bassment is a quartet that plays some amazing electro rock. The band members come from various cultural and musical backgrounds, brining in a very eclectic mix of sounds to the band’s music. They are hailed as one of the best electro rock bands in the country and have loyal fans who love them. They play funky, energetic catchy music that has its soul intact.

Shaa’ir and Func

This is an alternative EDM band from Mumbai that plays incredibly addictive music. They are one of the most successful indie bands today and their fans love to dance to their music till they drop. This band has received some of the best music awards in the country and continues to enthral music-lovers with their unique sounds.