Live Improv ‧ Ambient ‧ Dub ‧ Technoish ‧ Alt ‧ House ‧ Microbrewed Electronica
Punjabi Tea House was born in 2016 out of a series of weekly electronic improvisation sessions in Mtn. View.The three members hail from very different backgrounds: Jazz, EDM, and pre-MIDI electronic music studio work. Their interest lies in shifting the focus among timbre, harmony, and rhythm.
The sessions range from minimalist chill techno, to full beat-infused electronica: ever shifting, each time new.
Synthesizers, Controllers, Digital effects.
Grid and pad controllers, Digital synthesis, sampling, and effects, Grooveboxes.
Keyboards, Controllers, Digital synthesis and effects.
These tracks were all cut and mixed from improv sessions, recorded live in Mountain View, California. The tracks show the band's range from the meditative 3am Rain to the driving Kuiper Belt and evolving story of Secret Agents.
Five min. from a our 75 min. set at a house party in SF.
Plan was to play on the patio, but the crazy rain stopped that. So we set up near the kitchen... That's where all the people at a party are anyway!
Sorry about the video quality - it was shot on someone's phone. The audio, however, is from the multi-track digital recording we made while performing.