Remembering Benedict Okwuchukwu Godwin Chijioke, also known by the stage name TY.
Category: Teesha Kooraram
Lifafa: Avant-Garde with a Pinch of Nostalgia
Suryakant Sawhney also known as Lifafa began his journey as a filmmaking student to finally land to his home country as a musician imbued with a variety of influences. He made his debut as a vocalist and guitarist with Peter Cat Recording Co. through jazz music. Peter Cat Recording Co. earned their fame with their musical surprises which goes into unexpected ventures.
Desert Bloom : The Pinnacle of a Wildflower
Words by Teesha Kooraram Rachel Nam, also known as Desert Bloom, is a musician and producer based in Montréal. Classical piano and electronic music propelled her towards making intricate and ethereal synth-based music. Rachel Nam also plays bass in Montreal plushcore synth-pop band Magic Perm. She was born in British Columbia and moved to Montreal…
A Contemporary Movement of Mascarenes’ Music Roots through Zilwala
Words by Teesha Kooraram Zilwala is a Mauritian band that indulges in a unique fusion of maloya and seggae, which they call the maloggae. They bring forth innovation and a contemporary aspect to local music with rather organic sounds like the ‘kayamb’ as percussions. Through the album ‘idantite’ we swing across diverse societal dilemmas and…