Artist Biographies


  • The Axe band : Profile

    As we’ve seen that as a band, its’ hard to last long even in the western culture. The only band THE AXE is an established name in the Nepali music field. 13 years of music journey is not a short period. This is a story about attitude of course- a story about 3 people who formed a band in rahaira raharma (hawataalma), without any solemn commitment, never thought they would come out with their great songs, music with real honesty and passion, and of course making history. “We were trying to say that there is an alternative,” says former guitarist Siddharth, “That you can try to be catchy without being slick, poppy without being pop, and you can be uplifting without being pompous. Because we’re sometimes playing quieter stuffs, it’s hard to sound like we’re trying to change things, but we wanted to be a reaction against soulless rubbish.”

    Talking ‘bout forming a band, Suren says, “it’s a mixed result of passion and unemployment and attitude of course!!!” And as for their music kind, Siddharth says, “Well we don’t want to give our music as a rock alone. Yes it’s based on rock, of course. Moreover, we just introduce our music as brand new type, another formation of rock instead with a real nepali touch, It depends on the listeners’ head. We just tried to enjoy with our bullshits at first and its amazing that people just appreciated those, wow!!”

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  • Band Profile: 1974 AD

     

    1974 AD are Nepalese rock band, formed in Kathmandu, Nepal in the early 1994s. They experiment with various genre of music including Nepali folk, ragas, rock, funk, blues and jazz as well. 1974 AD are amongst the most successful recording artists in Nepal. Most of their albums are ranked among the top-ten best-selling albums according to the Hits FM of Nepal. This band is also partially affiliated with the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory. They are also known as "The Beatles of Nepal".There concert named 'Rock Yatra ' in 2000 AD was witnessed by more than 60,000 people. This is a record concert in
     Nepal.

    Songs and albums produced by 1974AD are usually in the "Nepali" language. Lyrics include themes of patriotism, Nepali virtues, unity, love and nationalism.There is a lot of variety in the music of 1974 AD. They have successfully tried various genre in Nepali Music Industry.

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  • Artist Bio: Sugam Pokharel

    Biography of Sugam Pokhrel : Singer & RJ

    Sugam Pokharel
    Sugam Pokhrel (born 20 September, 1979 in Mangalbaaray, Morang) is one of the most renowned singers of Nepali Music Industry. He is also a popular RJ. He is well known as both singer and composer. He is the youngest child of two brothers and two sisters. He was a very shy kid in his child days. He used to listen the songs of Sanjay Shrestha, Deep shrestha and Harish Mathema which unknowingly influenced him towards his destiny.

    From his earlier life he had an interest in music and used to sing in his school function and gatherings etc.Sugam Pokharel used to be praised for his voice which made him inspired to be a singer.He initially had no intension of becoming a singer.Soon after his SLC, he rushed away to kathmandu as all the students do.Initially having no desire to sing a song as a professional singer or having not any aim to be a singer,later he thought of recording a song and had a wish to record a song.Therefore with some pocket money that he had saved,He and His friend Sudin Pokharel popularly known DA 69 in music world recorded a song named 'ma maya garchu' but they did not released it because the song lacked good lyrics and composition.Secondly they recorded another song 'Payera Timilai' but it never tally their expectations. So they dropped the idea of recording songs. Then with the help of guitar, he started learning the chords. He also learnt music with sir CB Chettri for around three years. In this period, he got job as an RJ in Radio Sagarmatha. 



    At the end of the year 2058, Sugam recorded his third song
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