Memorable Indie Albums of 2015

Posted at January 8th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

With a host of new artists popping up and the music veterans going steady, 2015 was a great year for indie music, and there were quite a few albums buzzing around by Indian artists. With the end of a great year, we look back to see the most memorable albums that were released in 2015.

In Tokens and Charms

Artist: Prateek Kuhad

Release Date: 21st January 2015

These lyrically insightful songs by singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad make you nostalgic for a rainy day. His first fully English album, In Tokens and Charms is full of mellow, soulful tracks.

Light

Artist: Midival Punditz

Release Date: 28th April 2015

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Electronica band Midival Punditz released ‘Light’ after a 6-year wait. Taking 2 years to compose, this is their 4th studio album and it is full of rich folk influences and a medley of different genres.

Union Farm

Artist: Madboy/Mink

Release Date: 3rd June 2015

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Guitarist/ producer Imaad Shah and vocalist Saba Azad form this electro-swing, Mumbai duo. ‘Union Farm’ is a heady, explosive mix of funk, old school blues, and disco, and it overflows with nostalgia of the sixties and seventies.

Climax

Artist: Peter Cat Recording Co.

Release Date: 25th June 2015

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This 4-man band dabbles in gypsy, cabaret, and psychedelic rock. Climax, their enchanting second album, is a lot more of vintage, slow waltz. The side projects of the members bring clear influences to the sound, and the album offers slow jams with Sinatra style vocals.

Bass Rani

Artist: Nucleya

Release Date: 28th September 2015

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Much awaited after Udyan Sagar’s hit album Koocha Monster, this musical masterpiece ‘Bass Rani’ has a number of collaborations by other artists. With influences from all across India fused in his tracks, Nucleya has come up with another energetic, funky album.

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