We are Anusha Ramasubramoney and Pushkar Srivatsal. We are Mumbai based and Second Sight is our independent band. It has been our dream to release our own album. We managed to release what we hoped would be the first single off the album, One, in December 2019, and our plan was to continue releasing a few singles, and finally release the entire album in the second half of 2020.
This is when the pandemic struck and the entertainment industry took a huge hit. Live shows stopped and have not resumed for independent artists like us. We had some money saved, so we began working on the other songs from August 2020. We managed to release 3 more singles last year by taking on recording, production and mixing duties on ourselves as we couldn’t afford to hire anyone to do it. We have now completely depleted our resources and need your help in completing this album.
We want to raise INR 2,50,000 to make our dream a reality. Releasing music during a pandemic is definitely a leap of faith. But if you support me, then the world might too.
HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK INTO OUR WORK:
(DIY music video about mental health made by Anusha and Pushkar completely at home during the pandemic in June 2021)
We’ve been around since 2015 and we put out our debut EP, The Violet Hour, in 2018. Our music ranges from folksy acoustic songs to groove centric, jazz harmony inspired alternative R&B, with influences from across the world. What unites these worlds together is our vocal harmony driven arrangements and rich lyricism.
(Lyric video designed by collaborators Kenrick and Darren, has been showcased on VH1)
Do take some time off and listen to our music in the videos attached here. Please fund this campaign generously and be a part of our journey to release music. We promise to work hard and complete this album to the best of our capabilities. Even if you are unable to contribute towards our crowdfunding campaign, please share this with your family and friends and help us reach our goal! Don't hesitate from donating even once we have hit our goal because we can always improve the quality of the final product, and the merchandise if more funds are available.
Hi! We are Anusha Ramasubramoney and Pushkar Srivatsal and Second Sight is our sonically kaleidoscopic, lyrically rich brainchild. Reflecting the influence of alternative soul, RnB, latin jazz, and acoustic folk, Second Sight's sound takes different forms - it ranges from sparse and poetic, to heavily groove centric, and is fiercely driven by storytelling.
When will the Album be launched?
We aim to release the album by the first week of November 2021. While the fundraiser is active, we will still be working on the production side of things so that we can do the final recordings in the studio once the money comes through.
How can we fund this campaign with a Cheque?
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How does crowdfunding work?
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