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The Stay Home Travel Show: Episode 2, Kapil Seshasayee

Kapil Seshasayee is a polymath, both as a songwriter and as a sound-smith, creating something wholly unique. Combining electronica flourishes evoking FKA Twigs with Indian Classical guitar ornamentations, stunning vocals and a penchant for unorthodox instrumentation such as the aquaphone, Kapil manages to be truly experimental yet still accessible.

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This episode was originally broadcast on Saturday 23 January 2021.


Episode 2: With Kapil Seshasayee

Laila and I were lucky enough to meet Kapil at Solas Festival where he was performing in 2019. I'd not heard is music before, but was immediately transfixed and we ended up doing a gig in Brighton with him later that year. He also runs the website DesiFuturism

He picked a really dynamic selection of music for this episode, which reflects his own creative approach

Desifuturism.com is a new culture site curated by Scottish musician Kapil Seshasayee which celebrates forward-looking voices in South Asian culture through the mediums of literature, film, music, theatre & visual art outwith the commodification of a colonial gaze.

Tracks chosen by Kapil:

Big Joanie: How Could You Love Me

Tavishi: Ether Sounds

Harry Pussy: Ian Takes Public Transportation

Smoke: Friends

Umru & Lewes Grant: Chemistry


Music in this episode:


Exemption Hum is also available on this compilation in aid and support of the beautiful and hard work that Human Rights Law Network and Zindagi Trust do daily.


Links to Artists:


Tavishi: Dr. Sarmistha Talukdar

Click image for Bandcamp Daily feature:

Disabled neuroqueer 👽 in Shocquohocan, Scientist, experimental sound+visual artist, transdisciplinary educator & organizer.

Big Joanie

⚡️ Black Feminist Sistah Punk.

Bill Orcutt


Umru


Benjamin Smoke Documentary and music links



We also discussed our mutual discovery and enjoyment of Grimalkin records;

A queer focused record label and artist collective prioritizing QTBIPOC (especially Black artists) and supporting grassroots organizations through DIY releases.

and Chinabot




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