A groovy world music set of Rock and Electronica infused with Indian classical music. With a deeply rooted background in South Indian classical(carnatic)music and a degree from Berklee College of Music in Electronic Production, Harini performs originals and covers in the languages Tamil, Hindi and English that include the music of A.R.Rahman, Imogen Heap, Sting.
Price Range: $300 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, Hindi, Tamil
What to Expect
An Indian sound in a contemporary Western setting, grooving numbers and floating melodies to lush electronics. We have a variety of songs ranging from Blues, Rock, Indian folk to Indian classical. You will hear multiple languages apart from English.
Rini [Harini S Raghavan] is a New York based Singer, Songwriter and Violinist who blends Indian Classical and Popular music with Electronica and Rock. She has numerous performances and recordings to her credit, including recordings with Grammy winning composers A.R.Rahman and Bill Whelan and performances in Boston Symphony Hall as a part of 'Final Fantasy' and 'A.R.Rahman meets Berklee'. She is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a Major in Electronic Production and Design. She is also a core member of the Electro-Acoustic Fusion band Trandcention and has performed with Swedish Bassist Bruno Raberg, Bangladeshi Singer-Songwriter Armeen Musa, Indian Composer and Singer Clinton Cerejo and Japanese Singer-Songwriter Utako (link hidden)e recently released her first EP ‘Kural’ on CD Baby, Spotify, iTunes and other digital outlets.
She is a featured soloist and choir member of the Berklee Indian Ensemble. She was featured on violin in the video ‘Jiya Jale’ that has 4 million views to date. She has toured with the popular Indian singer Karthik in Chicago, Detroit and the Bay Area, California as a strings orchestra conductor, arranger and a solo violinist. She is an upcoming musical presence amongst the Indian diaspora and is a regular in New York City venues such as Silvana, Bowery Electric and Rockwood Music Hall.
She received the Peter Gabriel Production award from the Berklee Electronic Production & Design department for her production skills and the Voice department achievement award for Spring 2015. She is also a freelance composer and sound designer who has an avid interest for animation and games.
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Additional Booking Notes
Harini's voice and violin will run through her audio interface and laptop. She will have additional electronics going on as well. All of these will be on a stereo output from her interface.
We will additionally have a Cajon for percussion apart from the Drum Set.
Past Booked Events
|April 14, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 1)|
|March 25, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Leftfield (Downstairs)|
|March 03, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Silvana|
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1 bass guitar amp
1 guitar amp
Mixer to support stereo input from Laptop
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