Musician ShriLektric coming to India

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Britain-based Indian musician Shri, also known as ShriLektric, is coming here on a four-city tour, starting May 24.

The multi-intstrumentalist will perform in Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Pune.

"I am extremely excited to tour India as playing in front of a live audience gives me a high. I am sure we will rock each city," Shri said in a statement.

Shri, who loves to play fusion with a battalion of loopers, effects and computers, will start his tour in Delhi, where he will collaborate with Gayatri Iyer (Kunal Ganjawalla's wife) on vocals and Finix Ramdas on the violin.

Known for his acoustic, electric and computing based live performance, Shri is one of the founding members of the Asian Underground Music in Britain.

During his tour, Shri will also do a special jugalbandi on the loop-station with 16-year-old beat boxing prodigy Raj Varma from Voctronica, the country's first vocal beat boxing orchestra.