Double Bill: Red Seems Right & The Kanchan Daniel Band

  • Date / Time: 07/03/2013 : 9:00 PM
  • Location: The Blue Frog
  • Address: The Blue Frog, Mathuradas Mills compound,Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel West,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
  • Entry: Rs. 350 post 9 pm or Rs.1000 (Full Cover)
  • Organizer: The Blue Frog

The blueFROG Double Bill Night brings you two fresh, up and coming bands who will blow you away with their talent! They discovered both bands during our Early Sets and you can take their word for it…they’re going far!

Red Seems Right is an Alternative Rock Band from Mumbai. The band comprises of Siddhant Bhosle, Rohan Rao, Samay Lalwani, Tuhin Mukherjee and Nathan Patra. The band has been active since 2012. They took part in Malhar 2012, the annual festival of St. Xaviers College and finished second in the Band event.

They also took part in Kaleidoscope 2012, the annual festival of Sophia’s College and won the Band event. They were a part of Waves 2012, which is the festival of BITS Pilani Goa, and were a part of the top 3 bands that qualified from Mumbai. They successfully placed 5th overall in this all-India band competition.

Red Seems Right won the Mumbai round of Channel V Launchpad (English) in . They were selected among the top 6 bands in India that played in the finals of BITS Hyderabad’s “Till Deaf Do We Part ”, where they successfully placed 2nd, and also won the best vocalist and best bassist awards.

In May , Red Seems Right performed at the Hanging Gardens for The Bandstand Revival Project. They won the “People’s Choice” Contest organized by The Bandstand Revival, and were voted the top band. Siddhant Bhosle accompanied by Samay and Rohan together have performed early sets at the blueFROG. They have also performed at the Singer Songwriter Nights at the blueFROG.

Their music ranges from alternative rock to pop rock to hard rock, thus appealing to a wide audience. The vocalist, Siddhant has been trained in Indian Classical music, thus giving a very different feel to their songs. They cover a variety of artists as well.  The band is influenced by a wide range of artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Porcupine Tree, Biffy Clyro and Junkyard Groove.

The Kanchan Daniel Band is a blues-rock band that is a fresh addition to the musical life in the city. This talented group of youngsters and their soulful sound has been building a buzz in the Mumbai scene since the band was formed in 2012.

Fueled by a mutual interest in blues and soul music, singer-songwriter Kanchan and keyboardist Mukesh began jamming at the studio where Mukesh works. A month later they were joined by lead guitarist, Aditya Bhide and it became clear to them that they had something worthwhile.

The band was soon joined by drummer Sahil Shah who spiced up any song with his powerful, foot stomping drum solos. The addition of Sahil, bassist Anand Kamath, rhythm guitarist Anirudh Pai has revived the feel of the blues and this combination of tasty guitar/piano solos and soulful vocals has given the band the edge that defines its unique sound.

The Kanchan Daniel band sounds like modern blues rock with power packed vocals, soulful lyrics and downright dirty blues solos. The lead singer, Kanchan is inspired by artists such as Etta James, Janis Joplin, Nina Simone and Grace Potter whereas the keyboardist is inspired by new age classical music and is influenced by musicians such as Ray Charles, Mark Villar and Volodos.

The guitarists Aditya and Anirudh are inspired by guitarists such as B.B. King, Jerry Garcia and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Sahil draws his influences from Jon Bonham, Tommy Lee, and Chuck D and bassist Anand is inspired by artists such as Bob Dylan, Buddy Guy and bands such as Pink Floyd and The Rolling Stones.

The sound of the band is influenced by blues music that is as old as the 1940s as well as by bands like Led Zeppelin and electric blues guitarists such as Joe Bonamassa. Their songs are fresh and familiar with some absolutely hip shaking addictive melodies and their stage shows are full of vibrant energy.

Entry: FREE before 9 PM.
Rs. 350 post 9 PM
or Rs.1000 (Full cover)