Axl Hazarika, an Assamese experimental artist, who has been leading India on SoundCloud’s Global Trance Top 10 charts, pays heartfelt tribute to Indian Legend Rabindranath Tagore with a special EDM rendition of ‘Jana Gana Mana’. Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
“Glad to share my EDM rendition of Rabindra Nath Tagore’s Jana Gana Mana as a mark of respect to his works and our motherland. Jai Hind!”, says Axl Hazarika on a facebook post.
Axl Hazarika is an experimental music artist from northeast India. Axl recently became the first and only Indian artist to rank in SoundCloud Top 10 Global Trance music chart. He is credited with the making of the first Assamese experimental/avant-garde electronic music video, also referred to as folk-EDM, titled ‘Goru Bihu Song’, released in May 2016. The video has amassed a massive million views on YouTube and much publicity in popular media.
Axl Hazarika is also currently involved in a lead role in developing northeast India’s largest government-run digital archive – Jyoti Chitraban Digital Archive, that aims to store and preserve for posterity archival materials of all kinds including music, videos, films, documentaries, texts, and photographs.
On Shilpi Divas, Assam Chief Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal participated in a music digitization campaign led by Axl Hazarika on the occasion of Jyoti Chitraban’s Golden Jubilee Celebration and Shilpi Diva.