Pink Sound Waves
Between introductions and welcomes, the seven-member band from the US, House of Floyd, chat about Indian food, karmic connection with India and the irresistible urge to travel here from half way across the globe. “We are in love with India and don’t mind staying here forever,” says vocalist Sheri Showalter.
The group was formed in 2005 in San Francisco Bay area, USA, as a tribute to the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Established musicians in their own right, it was a diehard love for Pink Floyd’s progressive soul-stirring music that got them together and recreate the “Floydian” magic.
“We have grown up with this music, thrived on it, lived with it, breathed it and so, needless to say, are irrevocably in love with it. Also, no one else had formed such a band and we took it as a vantage point,” says Mark Showalter, who plays the keyboard, saxophone and is also a vocalist.
The group has two performances in Chandigarh, at the Golf Club and Chandimandir, followed by shows in Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata.
Their music recreates the layered lyrics, sonic experimentation, elaborate live arrangements, sound and tape effects and electrifying energy on stage — just like Pink Floyd. Like the original band, the House of Floyd changes its act with every show in terms of interpreting music and improvising. “The genius of Pink Floyd lies in the fact that they would
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