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World Music Night: New Sruti Universe

December 7, 2023 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

New Sruti Universe

New Sruti Universe: East Meets West Fusion at the Intersection of Melody and Groove.

Introducing New Sruti Universe, a boundary-pushing band that blends the best of East and West in a mesmerizing fusion of sounds. Led by the talented musicians Leo Johnson and Mike Gray, the band takes listeners on a journey through an endless rotational modal harmonic landscape, weaving together elements of drone, groove, and melody into a satisfyingly vibe-driven experience.

Leo Johnson, virtuoso guitarist, is a master of musical alchemy. With a unique approach to playing the guitar, his instrument can transform, at times, to sound less like its traditional self and more akin to the enchanting tones of a Sitar or Sarod. Leo’s innovative style infuses the band’s music with an Eastern flair, transporting audiences to distant lands where ancient and modern sounds converge in harmony.

Mike Gray, on the other hand, adds a dimension of rhythmic prowess that elevates the band’s performance to astonishing heights. His virtuous flow of polyrhythmic grooves brings spirit and cheer to every composition, breathing life into the music. Even the most skeptical listeners find themselves spellbound by the captivating interplay of Leo’s melodic explorations and Mike’s rhythmic mastery.

The chemistry between Leo and Mike is undeniable, allowing them to improvise with a telepathic connection that leads to captivating live performances. Their music transcends cultural and geographical boundaries, resonating with audiences from all walks of life, uniting them in the universal language of music.

New Sruti Universe has carved a niche for themselves in the music world, drawing attention and admiration for their innovative approach to fusion. Their ability to seamlessly blend Eastern and Western musical traditions while maintaining a strong sense of identity sets them apart as trailblazers in the world of world music.

With each performance, New Sruti Universe invites listeners to embark on a sonic adventure, where the boundaries of genres blur, and the possibilities of sound seem infinite. Their music is a reflection of the beauty that emerges when cultures collide and artists fearlessly explore the uncharted territories of creativity.

$5 Cover