A modern take on Hindustani classical composition.

Ose, aka modular synth master Arushi Jain, re-imagines Hindustani classical ragas as twisted modular synth pieces on her new album, With & Without.

Training as a Hindustani classical vocalist in New Delhi since the age of 11, Jain’s contemporary musical practice consists of taking the ragas she grew up singing and “transforming them into something others can understand”.

Each of the four pieces on the album draw inspiration from classical ragas: ‘I Feel Incomplete’ is inspired by ‘Raag Bhairav’, ‘Drown Out The Noise With Your Silence’ is inspired by ‘Raag Bheempalasi’, ‘Just Like A Dragonfly’ is inspired by ‘Raag Aasavari’ and ‘Is It Love’ is inspired by ‘Raag Bihag’.

Jain is the founder of ghunghru, an experimental label, radio show and curatorial project based in San Fransico where Jain has lived for the last eight years.

With & Without is out now. Check out the cover art and tracklist below.

Tracklist:

01. ‘I Feel Incomplete Without Sound’
02. ‘Drown Out The Noise With Your Silence’
03. ‘Just Like A Dragonfly’
04. ‘Is It Love?’

Read next: Terraforma 2019 – A sustainable psychedelic ritual in scorching Milan

Latest Stories

Latest

Share Tweet
+

Privacy Preference Center

Required Cookies & Technologies

Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

gdpr, woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart, _wp_wocommerce_session, sucuri_cloudproxy_uuid_*

Site Customisation

Cookies and similar technologies are used to improve your experience, to do things like:

- remember your login, general, and regional preferences
- personalize content, search, recommendations, and offers

Without these technologies, things like personalised recommendations, your account preferences, or localisation may not work correctly.

wp-settings-*

Personalised Advertising

These technologies are used for things like:

- personalised ads
- to limit how many times you see an ad
- to understand usage via Google Analytics
- to understand how you got to our web properties
- to ensure that we understand the audience and can provide relevant ads

We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). Saying no will not stop you from seeing our ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive.

_ga, _gid, gat,_gads,_fbp