Do the dub like the Jamaicans do in Delhi

first_imgWhen a city band manages to spend four years together, you know they have it going. That’s what BassFoundation, the band will be celebrating in the city — being together as a band for four years. Millennium Post caught up with them before their celebratory performance. Here are excerpts: What does the name BassFoundation signify?Our group is all about bass music. It bears a close resemblance to Jamaican music culture and dub music. Bass is a melody of music which we believe brings people together. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’What is your performance today all about?It is our fourth anniversary celebration. It was during this time that we forayed into electronica four years back. For today’s performance, we will play exclusive compositions along with dub plates from Jamaican music.How has the audience reacted to your music?The response has been phenomenal. You really cannot be here for four years unless you are accpeted. Even the electronica and dub music scene has grown over the years in India. Even in Delhi, since I belong to the city, people love electronic music. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixYour achievements so far…One of the most memorable ones was when we played at Croatia for Outlook festival. Others include Sunburn. Our performances with various International artistes like Serial Killaz (Congo Natty), Klute (Commercial Suicide), Nymfo (Critical), DJ Flight (Metalheadz), Ant TC1 (Dispatch Recordings), EBK (Renegade Hardware) are our biggest achievements.What is music for you?Music is life for us. Music is common to all humans irrespective of culture or tradition. It’s everywhere since its evolutionary. Are there any differences between the band members? How do you resolve them?Well, honestly there are not many major creative differences. If at all they arise, we talk it out and resolve them.From where do you derive inspiration?Our major inspiration has been Jamaican music. We listen to too many genres of music and jam thereafter. All of it helps us create innovative music and gives us a sense of combining the right tune with the right chord.How did BassFoundation come about?We were all active in the Delhi electronica music scene individually. At one particular jam, we met and instantly hit well with each other. Thus we decided to create our own independent electronic music venture.What are you future plans?It has already been four years in the music circuit so we will continue to play what we love. We have also contributed to albums and labels for the collectives of deejays Big Daddy Klein and Praxis, with Delhi Sultanate. Recently we launched our anniversary mix to mark our contributions and unique style of music which is available on our website for free.DETAILAt: Cocaine Bar, 2nd floor, N Block Market, Greater Kailash-1When: 1 March Timings: 9 pm onwards Phone: 9818855152last_img

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