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The long & eager wait for our Blackstrat wielding maverick & his legendary crew finally pays off now!
Blackstratblues is back & we can't wait to listen to their new tunes! The Blues-Rock behemoths are finally releasing their new album 'The Last Analog Generation’ here at Home! Mark your calendars!
About the Artist:
Blackstratblues is a solo project of Warren Mendonsa, who is a guitarist, songwriter, producer and recording engineer. The current lineup is augmented by Jai Row Kavi (Indus Creed, Pangea) on Drums, Adi Mistry (Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Amit Trivedi) on Bass and Beven Fonseca (Clinton Cerejo, Amit Trivedi) on Keys.
Their music is predominantly instrument, consisting of a blend of Blues, Rock & 70's Psychedelia with strong melodic and occasional electronic influences.The band has played someprestigious gigs such as NH7 (2010,
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Sulafest 2012, Indigo & Blues 2012 and Mahindra Blues Fest 2012 & 2014, where they shared the stage with their heroes Tedeschi Trucks Band and Doyle Bramhall II.
There are 3 Blackstratblues albums that have been released till date:
2007's Nights In Shining Karma was recorded solely by Warren and his brother Zorran in a garage in Auckland. The album garnered significant praise and appreciation on music forums online, and contained songs like Anuva's Sky and Blues For Gary which are still well-loved by fans nearly a decade later.
2009's The New Album was also released solely online, and was recorded with Cole Goodley on Drums, Jared Kahi on Bass and Johnny Barker & Emma Walter on guest vocals. Ode To A Sunny Day from this album featured on MTV Coke Studio 2 as the basis of Karsh Kale's track Ode To A Sunny Day/Hallelujah.
The most recent album, titled The Universe has a Strange Sense of Humour was released in 2015, and featured Jai Row Kavi and Karsh Kale on Drums, Adi Mistry on Bass and Nikhil D'Souza on guest vocals.
Come home to the music!