In September 2015, Peni released her album ‘Bhumi’, which featured the track “Kidung Kinanthi,” which Peni recorded during OneBeat 2014 dedicated the memory of our friend Sri Joko. She invited Neil Chua to join her for her album launch in Jakarta, and the two have plans to continue developing and performing the “Mermaid Opera”, a piece developed during OneBeat, in Southeast Asia and beyond.
Fellow-to-Fellow: Tritha Sinha x Rosie Tucker
“Every song put me right back in OneBeat, and reminds us how different we were, but at the same time how easily we blended together musically. You can’t believe that it was [made by] a group of people in one month together, or a couple of hours even, for some of these songs.” -Tritha Sinha OneBeat 2016 Fellow and composer Rosie Tucker (Los Angeles) interviews vocalist and guitarist Tritha Sinha (New Delhi) about her song “L’Amour” from the OneBeat 2016 Mixtape. Rosie: How did L’Amour come about? What was the process like? Tritha: I thought of L’Amour when i wanted to write a song in French, because I was visiting France a lot, and my bandmates are French. I was obviously singing in my Indian languages and a bit in English with them, but French was becoming like a third language, and I thought, “okay, what can I write?” You […]