I started playing the drums at 18. Here is a brief timeline of my music career:
» In 2001, I first met and collaborated with Samantak Sinha (Sunny)
, and Sougata Basu.
Since then we have been close friends and band-mates across a variety of bands. Almost all of my musical endeavors have involved these two people in some way.
» From 2002 to 2005, I played with a variety of bands, including "Sandhan
". I recorded an album with "Sandhan
" titled "Dhusor Akash
» In 2005, a few like minded friends (including the two mentioned above), and I, formed the Art Rock band Empty Spaces
» In 2009, with Empty Spaces we recorded and released the concept album Jibon Britto
» In 2012, Empty Spaces released its second album Abol Tabol
based on Sukumar Ray's
book of the same name
» From 2008 to 2010, while I was in Bangalore, I played with Anupam Roy
» In 2016 I recorded the drums for the tracks Circling Around
and The Sun and The Moon
for Dharav Shah's
maiden album Luxuries of Life
Note: Most of my endeavors with original music has been with the Bengali
a language with its own dialect and script, having its roots in Sanskrit
. Know more about this incredibly rich literary language from
, and here
» My acoustic gear is a vintage-red 5-piece TAMA Superstar. I have always been a fan of the crisp and bright sound of the Zildjian A Custom series, and
my 14" Hi-Hats, 16" & 18" Crashes, and 20" Ride are of this series. I also use a Zildjian ZHT 16" China, and a 10" Splash.
» My electronic gear is a Yamaha DTX 500 module with Alesis trigger pads.