Angaraag Mahanta - Papon
Angaraag Mahanta well-known as Papon is a great Indian singer, composer as well as record producer from Assam. His mom ARCHANA MAHNATA as well as dad KHAGEN MAHANTA are two really well-liked and highly regarded musicians of the region. He spent the majority of of his childhood years in Assam and he was introduced to music very early on in his childhood, being his 1st language Assamese he also sings in Hindi and Bengali. His preliminary training was in Indian Classical as well as devotional and folk music. He learned vocals primarily however also plays the khol, tabla, guitar, as well as harmonium. His music genres tend to be ambient electronic, acoustic folk and also new age Indian classical music and has also been identified as having traces of pentatonic Mongoloid notes, local river song influences and ghazals.
Angaraag Mahanta ( Papon ) has worked with the MIDIval Punditz as well as Karsh Kale at numerous festivals all around the globe including the Paléo Music Event in Swiss, Jakarta International Java Jazz Event in Jakarta, Mosaic Music Event in Singapore as well as Oslo World Music Event in Norway. Apart from working along with them, Angaraag has co-written a few of songs with the MIDIval Punditz which highlighted on their 3rd album Hello Hello which rated amongst the top three songs on Amazon, globally. Angaraag Mahanta ( Papon ) has also been invited to New Zealand for the Crossings event, where a few of the finest as well as established New Zealand jazz artists from the band Onomatopoeia will Accompaning him on his songs from his forthcoming hindi album. Furthermore playing along with him will be one of the greatest electonica musician Rhian Sheehan.