World Pop
Nurtured by equal parts raucous underground bass parties and all ages folk festivals Delhi 2 Dublin​’s always distinctive sound has evolved over the past decade into its own decisive genre styled “Subcontinental Pop”—a name that conveys both its deep South Asian roots and its expansive crazy-fun appeal. The beautifully supercharged complexity of their sound flows from high-level folk and alternative-pop blended and delivered across an array of acoustic instruments—dhol tabla violin guitar—and electronic beats——and immersed in smart heavy sometimes gritty and almost invariably joyful beats. In recent years Delhi 2 Dublin​’s has been honing their songwriting skills which is most evident on their upcoming album We Got This which will be released through Warner Canada in Fall ​ 2018. The album was produced by Toronto hitmaker Gavin Brown (Barenaked Ladies Metric Tragically Hip) who helped them harness their socially conscious sensibilities and awareness of their place in the world into making their most personal and meaningful collection of songs to date. With tracks like “My People ” “Home (Everywhere I Go)” and the title track “We Got This ” Delhi 2 Dublin​ is speaking directly to their experiences as “brown people” in society and how that translates to people of all of colors and backgrounds. For their first time as a band the members of Delhi 2 Dublin​ feel as though they’ve been able to pull together everything they’ve been through and put it into a collection of songs that that will reach everyone while also leaving people thinking as
May 8, 2019 10:00 pm CMW and Rivoli Presents: