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Desi Beats Rock On
|yolan_myband (07/05/09 20:51:57) Tag: Latest|
MTV has got a brand new reality series - Kurkure Desi Beats Rock On, that is based on the hunt for India’s new Desi Rock Band.
Kailash Kher, Ram Sampath, and Nikhil Chinapa will be the judges and are on the look out for some freshly squeezed talent. If you are one of those rockstars in need of a band but have never known where to look, well you may just start here.
The grand prize besides of course an unlimited supply of ultimate glory includes an album deal with India’s leading record label, T-series, a music video produced by MTV, plus a mega concert besides a state of the art instrument set. The interesting part is that the show’s isnt simply limited to singers alone.
It's for instrumentalists as well - right from guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, violin, trumpet, dhol, sarangi, flute, tabla, or even a thaali, according to the official statement.
MTV India & Senior Vice President Creative & Content General Manager Ashish Patil says, “MTV’s combining two of its biggest strengths – the ability to predict the next big thing & reality programming for a show that will create, launch and showcase a revolutionary new band that will redefine music and show you that rock is not niche. Rock is the new Gharaana and if you wanna be part of the family then rock on with MTV.”
The auditions will take place in four cities - Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. The audition venues have arranged intruments like guitar, bass, drums, tabla, keyboard, harmonium, microphone only.
The Audition Schedule goes something like this...
9th July - Kolkata - (Swabhoomi)
12th July - Bangalore - (Jnana Jyothi)
15th July - Delhi - (Ambedkar Bhavan)
19th July - Mumbai - (MTV Studio)
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