Music to break free from the chains of everyday life

By | November 25, 2022

Arekta Rock Band Releases Their Debut Album “Ghum Paranor Gaan” At present

November 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

Final modification: November 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

From left to proper: Sakib Manzur Zihan, Riasat Azmi, Arjo Biswas, Ifaz Abrar Reza and Dipto Ehsan.Picture: Courtesy

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From left to right: Sakib Manzur Zihan, Riasat Azmi, Arjo Biswas, Ifaz Abrar Reza and Dipto Ehsan.Photo: Courtesy

From left to proper: Sakib Manzur Zihan, Riasat Azmi, Arjo Biswas, Ifaz Abrar Reza and Dipto Ehsan.Picture: Courtesy

When was the final time you listened to a whole album? No person has time for that, it is simply the tide of the world now. Today, singles promote out.

These days, gifted younger musicians from the Dhaka music scene have sporadically launched masterfully composed singles. ‘Arekta Rock Band’, nevertheless, selected to go in opposition to the grain. The group launched a protracted album ‘Ghum Paranor Gaan’ consisting of eight unique tracks.

As lead guitarist Ifaz Abrar Reza defined, “Actually, it was about time. To present you some background, once we began Arekta Rock Band, it was by no means about making the perfect rock band on the earth. world. We have been just about like, ‘Let’s simply be a studio band for now.’ We’ll make music, spend Thursday nights chilling and seeing what occurs.”

“We all know individuals do not take heed to albums anymore. That is why we have had a singles-based method this entire time. However the songs on the album have one thing totally different to supply. We have been engaged on our music and it was simply the appropriate time,” he added.

If we go by their earlier music, you’ll observe some thematic similarities within the idea and the lyrics of the songs. Their music invitations listeners to interrupt free from the shackles of their present mundane city life and transcend into one thing extra.

The lyrics are primarily written by vocalist Riasat Azmi. He stated: “The themes are additionally comparatively comparable on this album, though every tune tells a distinct story. I write lyrics fairly allegorically. I believe they resonate with us as people and in stage. of life. It is principally the internal urge to rescue somebody from darkness and ascend to a greater place via the ability of music.”

“We really feel greater now, each as people and as musicians, particularly after the pandemic. We perceive one another higher now,” he added.

Concerning the development and association of the tracks, Ifaz stated, “The album begins off on observe. It finally ends up happening and up. It is not like there’s quite a lot of transitions within the tracks. songs. Some are loud, some are tender. We by no means considered taking the listener on a journey from one tune to a different.

‘Ghum Paranor Gaan’ had the identical contribution from all 5 members. They’ve all labored on different initiatives up to now, but it surely’s solely now that the band really feel like they’ve discovered the appropriate match as a band.

Concerning the “pre-production” section, the majority of the preliminary work was taken care of by Ifaz. He took notes of uncooked concepts and preliminary recordings. The band took their music to the apply pads and ultimately into the studios to place the ending touches.

Mixing, mastering and remaining manufacturing was carried out by Trainwreck and Conclusion band member Ekram Wasi.

‘Ghum Paranor Gaan’ is being launched at present, November 25, on the ‘Arekta Rock Present’ – the band’s first-ever solo present. The live performance will characteristic them performing full setlists and collaborating with some visitor artists in between.

Some huge names within the business are anticipated to indicate up on the occasion together with Dio Haque, Jamshed Chowdhury, Raef Al Hasan Rafa and Conclusion.

Tickets are priced at simply 300 Tk which is comparatively low in comparison with different exhibits in Dhaka. That is as a result of all the band members are sturdy advocates of “Pay for Your Music.”

“We have at all times advocated paying for the music you take heed to. Arekta Rock Band has at all times had individuals’s help once we wanted it. They’re those who bought us to the place we’re at present,” defined the guitarist Sakib Manzur Zihan.

“Most of our viewers is between 18 and 23 years previous. For them to afford 300 Tk is lots. There are transport prices. There’s meals. On the finish of the day, these 300 find yourself being 1,000. We would like all of them to indicate up. If anybody cannot afford it, they will contact us and we’ll give them free entry. We simply need the everybody’s presence,” he added.