In May of 2005, in Boston, Massachusetts, Nandlal Nayak created a musical project that is now known as, Nagbansi. In Indian, the name Nagbansi means "ancestors of the cobra." The band is composed of Nandlal Nayak on vocals and dohlak (traditional Indian percussions), Fraction aka Eric Raynaud heading up electronic programming and sound production, Ed Broms on bass and piano, and Dani Danilian on violin, cello, and sitar.
Nayak has collaborated with numerous musicians, dancers, and video artists from all over the globe.
He has composed and performed with contemporary composer Michael Galasso for the Monte Carlo Ballet in a work choreographed by Carole Amitage. Nayak has also composed music for media projects such as the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. It included a video and music project that were presented in over 220 countries around the world.
Fraction, is involved in a lot of collaborations that include multimedia collectives, sound installation and much more. He is heavily influenced by artists such as John Cage, Aphex Twin, and Monolake. His music is entertaining and it engages melodic conversation with its listeners. The overall beat is driving and created through a regular drum beat including other industrial sounds.
Edward A. Broms began his music career in 1977, spending three years with the Grammy nominated National Boy Choir. He continued studying piano, organ, and conducted with the director, Brahmachari Keith. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performances and Bass from Berklee College of Music in 1986 where he studied with John LaPorta, Whit Browne, and George Garzone. He received his Master's Degree in Contemporary Im
Medium-slow tempo, world electronica track featuring a beautiful, middle eastern sounding male vocal melody that is backed by haunting strings and synths. Sounds like Aphex Twin, Monolake. Male Vocals, Electronic Music, Electronic (pending categorization)