Whether it’s a ghazal, a sufi song or a Bollywood number, UK-singer Kishan Amin knows how to perform them well. His passion, however, is fusion music where original Hindi lyrics and Western sounds come together. In the upcoming months he will be releasing new tracks on YouTube,...Read More
A word of thanks & gratitude From the bottom of my heart I’m thankful and grateful to each and every one of you who supported DesiYUP to become a platform of sound and opportunities. Without your commitment and enthusiasm we wouldn’t be able to organize two concerts in...Read More
British producer Vast and singer-composer James Harker are a duo known for their edgy, yet delicate electronic sounds. Together with UK-vocalist Rita Morar they released their latest track “Nirbhaya”. The title of this track is referring to the young woman brutally raped on a...Read More
After his superhit song “Tum hi Ho”, life has never been the same for Indian singer and producer Arijit Singh. With other film tracks like “Kabira” (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani), Arijit Singh has become a household name in the Indian film industry. On November the 15th, it was the...Read More
For a good year it has been rather quiet for UK-singer-songwriter Ambika Jois. But that does not mean she has been sitting still. She recently performed with creative composer Shammi Pithia during the COSM II concert in de Nieuwe Kerk The Hague. And after collaborating with...Read More
I can state proudly that our last concert “Creation of Something Meaningful II” was a huge success. We organized a fun-tastic concert at the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague, armed with the auspicious Divali-spirit we created a luminous evening for all visitors. Shammi Pithia’s...Read More
What happens when Indian fusion cuisine and DesiYUP come together? You get a taste of exquisite Indian food in a musical ambience that soothes the senses to another level. That’s why DesiYUP is collaborating with India Culinair Week 2014, which starts from today and will...Read More
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After a very successful “masterful” masterclass and because of high demand Shammi and his band will be giving another masterclass one day before the concert. This time in the Dr. Anton Philips Hall in The Hague.
Shammi will be performing on October 24th 2014 in the city of The Hague at De Nieuwe Kerk. With his band and Dutch-Hindustani vocalist Sangeeta Bhageloe people are guaranteed to taste the Creation of Something Meaningful.
This website was created trough my inner aspirations and the support and guidance of my friends. A long cherished dream of mine to create a website that focusses on world music has finally become a reality. This site is intended for music lovers that have fallen in love with fusion (cross-over) music. Fusion is a music genre where different styles of music meet.
“I travelled to Morocco, Timbuktu and Mali to learn more about Tuareg music and let the fusion come from inside of me.”
The feeling of the concert ‘Creation of Something Meaningful’ is still lingering in the minds of many people who attended the concert of the one and only Shammi Pithia and his band. The melodious harmony still resonates in the hearts of people we talk to.
It was a night that will be remembered for a long time. The peace and tranquility together with the intense flow of musical melodies created a mix of joy and awe for all that came to the DesiYUP concert the Creation of Something Meaningful. With special guest of honour, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and an amazing audience, this was an exceptional experience.
Anuj Rastogi is a prolific composer, producer, writer and musician who continually pushes the creative fold. To date, Anuj has produced two studio releases, features on a number of compilations, film and television music credits and several large, innovative live performance works