Kamakshi Khanna Collective
Delhi-based singer songwriter and frontrunner of the band Kamakshi Khanna Collective, Kamakashi plays Rnb, Soul and Pop music which is the perfect amalgamation of the old and new.
The band's sound is a blend of folk, jazz, and pop music with soulful lyrics that touch upon themes of love, loss, and self-discovery.
She made her debut TV appearance as one of the top 6 contestants on India’s first English Singing reality show, ‘The Stage’ with esteemed judges like Devraj Sanyal, Monica Dogra, Vishal Dadlani and Ehsaan Noorani. The show aired on VH1 India and Colors Infinity. She was also a part of the Pop band ‘Euphoria’ as a backup vocalist for 2 years.
The band has released two albums so far: 'Cakewalk' in 2015 and 'Much Mellow' in 2017. Both albums have received critical acclaim and have helped establish the band's unique sound in the Indian independent music scene.
The collective got selected as one of the 3 finalists of the ‘Mahindra Blues Band Hunt 2016’.
The Kamakshi Khanna Collective has performed extensively in India, playing at some of the country's most prestigious events, including ‘The Wills India Fashion Week’, ‘Rock For Child Rights’, ‘Outlook Traveller Awards’, ‘The Business World Marketing Book Launch’, ‘NH7 The Scene’, ‘Capsule X Festival’, ‘DIY DAY’ and others.
The band's ability to delve and explore newer paths and collaborate with musicians of all walks of life and stature set them apart in the next generation of music from India.
The band can perform different styles of music including rhythm and blues and hip-hop and their music is the perfect amalgamation of the old and new, transcending age groups to appeal to everyone alike.
The band has also toured internationally, performing at venues in the United States and Europe.