It might surprise who song rooted within the blues reveals expression in India. It’s even greater unexpected possibly that the flag bearers on the blues in India come now not from its sprawling metros however from a small north eastern city referred to as Shillong. It is here which you’ll discover India’s best blues band, willfully and thankfully oblivious of the USA’s dominant sounds capes but at the same time enriching it with the positive sounds and grooves of the blues and blues-derived rock, funk, soul, and R&B. They name themselves SOULMATE and don’t hassle asking them why they selected the blues due to the fact you must recognize better - ‘the blues chose them’.
Soulmate turned into shaped in October 2003 by using Rudy Wallang and Tipriti Kharbangar and their sound is a sonic canvas grounded in Rudy’s fashionable blues guitar that channels Buddy Guy, Albert Collins, Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters and the Three Kings however additionally embracing every sound that Tipriti’s huge vocal variety could accommodate, from Koko Taylor, Etta James, and Nina Simone to the current addition of the earthy sounds of Khasi folk tune.