Unassummed Identity Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Unassumed Identity is a blues/rock band based out of bangalore, comprising of Sujoy on bass, Kushagra on drums, Amit on lead guitars and Kaushik on vocals & rhythm guitars. They are a group of experienced musicians who have common musical taste and ambition. Within the first couple of months of formation they have won hearts by their performance at Indigo Live bar.
Below is their individual profiles:
Kaushik Shukla, is a singer/songwriter who has trained for the last 18 years on various schools of music such as Indian Classical, Western Classical, Pop and Jazz. He has gained lot of stage experience by participating in a number of Reality TV & Radio shows such as Zee Saregamapa, Radio City Super Singer to name a few. Since last few years he has been performing at various venues across UK and India such as The Lowry(Manchester), Edinburgh Festival, Bradford Festival, Blue Frog (Mumbai), 3 Wise Monkeys(Mumbai),Band Stand(High Street Phoenix, Mumbai), Bottle Rock Café(Pune) and Hard Rock Café (Bangalore).His style of music is largely influenced by John Mayer, The Beatles. He writes a lot of original music, which is inspired by his real life experiences and events around him, and he is currently working on his Debut E.P. He is also a founder member and Vocalist of a Blues Rock Band in Bangalore called “Unassumed Identity”.
Amit Singha, is a gifted musician who started playing, practicing and learning guitar 7-8 years back. Since then there has been no looking back and he has developed as a brilliant guitarist, with his inimitable riffs and solos. His playing style is largely influenced by Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, John Mayer and he is an ardent fan of Guns n Roses, Metallica and Iron Maiden. He has been performing at various college festivals during his college days, when he was part of a band. He is also a founder member and the lead guitarist of the band “Unassumed Identity”
Sujoy Mondal, an avid music enthusiast, started his musical venture with singing during his school days. By the time he was in college he grew more into guitars and later into bass guitar as he started playing with bands. He has done gigs with multiple bands and as a solo performer in places like Kolkata, Allahabad, Delhi and Mumbai He is a great fan of rock and heavy music and keeps special interest in thrash, grunge, psychedelic and alternative genres. His favourite band is Alice in Chains. He is an ardent admirer of philosophy and abstract ideas with unconventional overtones, which are evident in the songs he composes. He views music as a platform of expressing himself and his bass as its best medium. Currently he plays bass and does backing vocals for Unassumed Identity, a blues/ rock band based out of Bangalore.