NYC Musicians, Akshara Music Ensemble, are a modern-day batch of musical bliss that are serving up worldly influence and global culture throughout their debut album, ‘In Time’. As a work of musical art that can be utilized within mediation sessions, yogic settings and beyond, Akshara Music Ensemble create their music from a place of depth and soul. Here’s our track-by-track thoughts of their debut album that has been brought to life over years of experimentation.
Kicking off with the first track, “Mind The Gap”, listeners instantly dive deep into contemplation over tribal drums that stir up the conscious mind and take individuals on a ride through a variety of cultural influences that have been translated through Akshara Music Ensemble’s unique delivery. The second track, “Mohana Blues”, begins with an enchanting array of instrumentals that are structured to ignite the senses as the modern ambient feeling within the song awakens creativity and a chamber of depth hidden below the surface of listeners.
“Opus in 5” is the third track that is abounding with rhythm that alludes a sense of mystery as the hymn of a variety of instrumentals maintains a peculiar rush of musical euphoria. The fourth track, “Shadjam”, explores the roots of Indian culture as the aura of the song incorporates the feeling of being amongst a group of individuals sitting together and paying respect to their beloved traditions and cultural background. Closing out with “Urban Kriti”, the spiritual core of Akshara Music Ensemble subconsciously speaks through the music and leaves listeners intrigued by their musings that led them into their collective unity.
Carefully orchestrated and detailed with precision, ‘In Time’ showcases that the members of Akshara Music Ensemble are in tune with their inner visions. If you’re a fan of fellow musicians such as Thievery Corporation, Bibio and Tabla Beat Science, then check out Akshara Music Ensemble’s work on Soundcloud.
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