Smoke

Smoke

 Mumbai, Mahārāshtra, IND
BandEDMFolk

Smoke initially comprised of two musicians who got together to create a unique sound. One trained in Indian Classical and the other in Western Classical, the result of their almost diagonally opposite taste in music enables them to produce an exceptionally interesting sound- World+Rock+Electro!

Biography

Smoke initially comprised of two musicians who got together to create a unique sound. One trained in Indian Classical and the other in Western Classical, the result of their almost diagonally opposite taste in music enables them to produce an exceptionally interesting sound.

Also known as Ashu & Dhruv in the business world, smoke is a blend of different genres of music varying from Western Symphonic to Bebop, Indian classical to dance and electronica which is a result of their Indian and Western classical roots.

Ashu, a graduate in Western Classical Music Theory from University of Pennsylvania has been professionally composing music for the last 15years. He started composing for television serials and commercials on a part-time basis and has also composed and produced a 20 song Rock Opera called “I”.

Dhruv began studying Indian Classical Music at the age of nine with Suresh Wadkar and also continued his study under great sarangi exponent Sultan Khan. He has performed and worked with great musicians like Karl Peters, Louis Banks and Adrian D’souza and continues to compose music in virtually all genres.

Together they have scored many successful films including Bombay Boys, White Noise and are now making foray into the west with their first international film “Broken Thread”. They have also scored various Indian channel identities including entire music for Star News, Sony Max, MTV, and also the Indian hit show Nachbaliye.

Discography

Album: Smoke Signals
Tracks:
1. Windy 4:32
2. Yaad Tumhari 6:02
3. On & On 4:52
4. Tsunami 5:32
5. Summertime Rocks 4:47
6. You're so beautiful 4:07
7. The final frontier 5:01
8. Lullaby 3:57
9. Summer sun 4:36

Set List

The list of songs are as follows:

Windy
Yaad Tumhari
On & On
Tsunami
Summertime Rocks
You're so beautiful
The Final Frontier
Lullaby
Summer Sun

The set lasts 1 and a half hours. We do no covers.