MEET THE artists
He is back to BOB after having performed at the inaugral Battle of Bollywood. His career has grown exponentially and since signing to Island Records via their Dcypha Productions imprint, Arjun has been developing a unique, contemporary sound true to his mixed musical influences. Initially spotted by legendary UK rapper Sway, Arjun is one of the most exciting musical prospects to emerge from the UK. With a global fan following and having toured the world over, Arjun boasts over 450 million YouTube views and 1.5 million Facebook fans, and appeals to an ever-growing international audience.
Following on from global hits ‘Alone’ and ‘Vaadi’, British singer, songwriter and producer Arjun releases his much-anticipated debut album ‘Closer To Home,’ with Island Records/Universal Music.
Listen to ‘Closer To Home’ here
Side Partition are a professional 7-piece Bollywood Funk band based in London comprised of passionate musicians in their mid-20s. As a band known for our versatility, we perform and compose music of various genres, including Old & New Bollywood Hits, Rock Fusion, Semi-Classical Rock, Mashups, Qawaalis, etc. With creativity as the founding layer of our band, we blend the flavours of Eastern and Western music to create a unique and fresh sound that always wows all listeners young and old.
Over the last few years, Side Partition have composed several original tracks which would appeal to listeners of various genres, languages and ages. Having set a solid foundation in the music field, the band would now like to take the next big step by producing these original songs and releasing them to music lovers around the globe.
• Most recently, we were selected in the Top 15 bands in UK from over 1200 entries, on BBC 4’s UK’s Best Part Time Band TV Series. The show was judged by music legend ‘Jazzie B’ and the band managed to reach the Semi-Finals of this UK wide competition telecasted on BBC 4 and BBC 2.
• We were also selected to perform live in front of 25,000 for Diwali at Trafalgar Square organised by the Mayor of London.
• We had the privilege to perform at the renowned Nehru Centre whereby we organised a musical event ‘Rang De’ for Holi.
• We were adjudged as the winners of the Rock Shock – Battle of the Bands competition whereby we competed against young bands performing several different musical genres.