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India’s aswekeepsearching Make Sky-Scraping Post-Rock for the Soul

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The music of the post-rock band aswekeepsearching—from Pune, India—are inspired by grand concepts: hope, fear, sunsets, valleys, and light itself. And whether or not you understand their lyrics, which are mostly sung in a mixture of Hindi and Urdu, their radiant, skyscraping post-rock is so majestic it can be understood on an almost cellular level. The quartet formed in 2013 as a studio project between vocalist/guitarist Uddipan Sarmah and guitarist/keyboardist Shubham Gurung. However, it wasn’t until after they’d written their first song that they realized what they were making was considered post-rock.

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