Autorickshaw (band)

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Autorickshaw are a Canadian world music band, who perform a blend of Indian Carnatic and Hindustani music with Western pop, funk and jazz.[1] Formed in 2003 in Toronto, Ontario, the band consists of vocalist Suba Sankaran, tabla player Ed Hanley and bassist and beatboxer Dylan Bell.[1]

They are three-time Juno Award nominees for World Music Album of the Year, receiving nominations at the Juno Awards of 2005 for Four Higher,[2] at the Juno Awards of 2008 for So the Journey Goes[3] and at the Juno Awards of 2018 for Meter.[4]

The band have regularly toured both Canada and India.[5]

Discography

  • Autorickshaw (2003)
  • Four Higher (2004)
  • So the Journey Goes (2007)
  • The Humours of Autorickshaw (2013)
  • Meter (2017)

References

  1. ^ a b "Tune into Carnatic, jazz and Hindustani beats of Canadian band Autorickshaw". Hindustan Times, December 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Juno nominations". Kingston Whig-Standard, February 8, 2005.
  3. ^ "Juno nominees". Times & Transcript, February 6, 2008.
  4. ^ "Juno Awards Reveal 2018 Nominees". Exclaim!, February 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "Autorickshaw transports musical fusion". Vernon Morning Star, November 13, 2008.
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