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Prithvi – Band of the week

Posted On:06.10.2016

What is the history of the band – how did it come into being, members, its journey (in brief) and what does the name of your band signify?

With Music inclination since childhood, our Lead Vocalist Swapnil Ashok Kasar & Drummer Pradip Nahide have made every effort resulting into the committed stepping stones of Prithvi – The Band, Pune!!.. With keen taste in Music, way back, Sinhgad Institute’s Karandak Fest ’2012 was indeed a kick for us!!.. In less than an year, with Bijoy Ullhas joining ‘Prithvi’ as backing Guitarist;

‘Prithvi’ was already a Happening Craze with the growing networks. And more recently, Nikhil Tilakpure, Chinmay Gotmare & Vinod Singh Thakur have joined us with their exceptional talent with several instruments. We strongly believe, MUSIC has that intensity n power to heal anything and everything in this world hence we have named our band “Prithvi”!!
How do rejuvenate your creative insights / get the adrenaline going?

Well, it’s the ‘Music’ in itself, that gets us going throughout!! Apart from this it’s the immense support from our fans, listeners, friends & relatives, which keeps us going!!.. About the creative insights, we just ensure to explore as much from within to make the music sound soothing.

Of all the songs you’ve created, which is your favorite one and why ?

Our very first composition was ‘Betabiyaan’, which was way back in 2012.. And last year we came out with ‘Tuzyavina’!!..we do have some new compositions lined up in the near future.. Obviously, it’s hard to choose the favorite one among the two.. Our songs are like babies to us.

Can you share about some funny incident that happened on-stage / during performance / with you or the other band members ?

On Valentine’s Eve, while our Live performance was ON, it was really mesmerizing to witness tiny little toddlers drooling on our Music all the time, which made us realize, Music is beyond Words, Languages and other such countless stuff!.

So who are your favorites/ Icons/ Role Models in the field of music?

First & foremost, beyond ages, Queen of Melody Lata di and Kishore da!!!…Apart from this we also consider Sonu Nigam, A R Rahman, Arijit Singh, Arjun and Sanam Puri as role models.

Do you have any interesting fan stories to tell?

We want more of you, young men”!!.. was the inspiring quote by the Director of National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, after the happening Live Performance at NCL, Pune on 26th April’14. “Which Brand Adrenaline Drink do you people take to reach this position in such a short time , guys?!!.. was the exclamatory response by another friendly band crew , while, Band’s First Marathi Song ‘Tuzyavina’ was Premiered on 9 x Jhakaas, Marathi Music Channel on 02 Jan’ 2016!!..
Recently, we had performed Live for couple of fests on Valentines’ Eve !!..and the response was very much overwhelming!!.. Our countless practice sessions have a lot of many interesting stories to tell

Do your songs carry a message / a theme or a story ..if so can you share more on it?

Yeah..not directly though..We do have a theme for every song composed by our band.Like we all know, Music is all about feeling the emotions!!..Unexpressed emotions can easily be expressed with good music.

How has the musical journey been so far for you / your band and what are you looking forward to ?
We really admire & appreciate & owe a lot to our mentors, friends, fans, listeners, relatives for their support & faith!! The musical journey so far has been very much boosting us & we aspire & strive to see ourselves a step ahead & level up in this Musical Journey always!!..
Do you have any words of advice for youngsters who want to form their own bands or are thinking of getting into this line ?

To be honest, I feel we are yet to reach that height,where we can guide or even advice anyone.For now, we will just say, believe and follow your dreams because every dream has its destiny, for sure!! Dreams with determination have fruitful destiny to reap sooner or earlier!!

“Music is all about feeling the emotions!!”

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