ALBUM :: AVIAL SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM
BAND :: AVIAL
PRICE :: Rs.157
RATING :: 8/10
LABEL :: PHAT PHISH RECORDS
Yeah , you heard it right ! "AVIAL" , is a malyali rock band coming from the southern core of Kerala , Trivandrum(India) . After hearing to all those common english puking bands , i wanted to hear some original music that could easily enter my blood and make me headbang . I asked one of my friend to refer me some new and soul original stuff that i could listen too .
The first thing which came out from my mouth was "WHAAAAAAT" , when he informed me about "AVIAL" , a regional language based "MALLU ROCK BAND" . In the same manner as you got shocked, even i was after hearing that , but at the same time was much eager to know and hear them what they derived from their regional language with all their experiences .I brought a copy of their recent debut album and i just thought of hitting my ears with the noise of Kearala's shore . All my desperation came of being worth and here is ,what i found about their endless music . If i have to say something about them , i would really be short of words to define about what their music is composed of . They are exceptional, they possess the potential to change the whole music scene and can inspire several other regional bands to achieve their dreams . They made the genre "MALLU ROCK" came into existence , which i think is quite a big achievement for any band . One would really think before starting such a project , but they made things so very easy & clear . So,here's the delicacy and i am sure you gonna love this ! So here is the best eponymous rock album with an blend of all music genres with amalgamation of "INDO WORLD FOLK ROCK",embedded in each of the eight songs ."Politically-aware and ideologically driven", thats how "RAVE" magazine described Malayali rock band "AVIAL". The moment i started listening to them , i was just carried away by their music . I was not able to catch up with their malyali lyrics , so i started digging the meaning on my virtual world ,as it reflected a sense of awareness and were quite intense . The mixing done by the band is just upto the perfection and because they hold their ground only with the music they have even acquired many global listeners too . So, altogether they have come up with a very unique and heavy-hitting sound which will drive you insane .
To start with the album's journey , i still remeber the first song which i heard about them was "NADA NADA" , a song which every rock listener has to fall in love with . A total hard - rock kind of stuff to headbang and the best part is the video of the song , i am sure everyone might be having it uptil now no need of describing it . "AADU PAMBE" & "ARANDA" are some of the other tracks which are heavy with all those guitar riff's and masterpiece work done on the drums . I really love the way the track "AADU PAMBE" goes with all those up's & down's , the composition & vocal's are just far beyond imagination . Not to forget the center of attraction of the album with two original folk song "CHEKELE" & "ARIKURUKA" , if you like folk music these are just the best one's to enjoy . "NJAN AARA" , is one of my favourite in the album next to "NADA NADA" & "AADU PAMBE". This album is truly self - propelled with creativity through all their journey which makes it unique and outstanding unlike other albums you would have heard before .
I really appreciate the hardwork done on the composition & music part beacuse this is what will count for the global listeners becauseeven they won't understand what lyrically they want to speak , but their music will make their ears addicted to listen only to"AVIAL". Lastly ,i would even like to thanks "PHAT-PHISH" records for realeasing their debut album by giving them a platform and even making us listen to a very beautiful album . So,do pick a copy to beleive all these lines , i am sure you would scribble more than me praising "AVIAL" . Don't even dare to miss this one !!!
Will be waiting desperately for the next thunderstorm to arrive .
Bottom line :: There is much more to listen and undrestand than what i have scribbled .