Yaksha’s Aditya Mohanan and Ishaan Zaveri. Portray: Courtesy of The Mountainous Beat
Out in Marve, Mumbai, experimental song duo Yaksha – acoustic guitarist Aditya Mohanan and handpan artist Ishaan Zaveri – interpret raag bhairav with the ocean and slouch for company in the song video for their second single “Bhairav.”The single – which follows their debut initiate “Jungle Blues” – strengthens their nature-entwined inventive assertion after they started out in 2020. The aim became once to explore “improvisational instrumental song in a up to the moment Indic context,” Mohanan says. He provides, “Every performance works simplest when performed in a remark ecological surroundings. ‘Bhairav’ is most entertaining when performed by the ocean, whereby existence became once created and is in the waste dissolved.” Sonically, “Bhairav” retains the arrangements intricate and lofty on the identical time. Zaveri provides, “We strive to embody the inherently fluid nature of song thru improvisation, which typically method, no rendition of ours is played twice. That, in a method ensures that we’re nearly by no method in our comfort zones, but that is precisely the place aside we’re potentially the most at ease with ourselves.” The song video is captured by filmmaker Mehran, with David De Menezes helming recording.Share of erstwhile death metal band Killchain and currently fragment of prog band Midhaven, Mohanan – additionally a historian by profession – teamed up with multi-instrumentalist and poet Zaveri for Yaksha and they’ve extra singles in the works. Mohanan provides, “For the explanation that song occurs rather spontaneously, our producers tend to be on their toes, making an strive to take every little bit of nuance and interaction. And in that I’d drawl lies the remark no doubt feel of what we strive to elevate out, musically — making the strategy pure, instinctive and experiential.”Survey the video for “Bhairav” below.