WELCOME TO THE MAGICAL WORLD OF KROSSWINDZ WHERE SOUND BECOMES LIGHT EXPRESSING A MULTITUDE OF EMOTIONS AND VISIONS.
Hi we are KROSSWINDZ from Calcutta India, we are the first band from the eastern region of India to release an album of English originals way back in 1993 called SINGLES.We have also released a full length English originals album called ONE WORLD in 2002 .We also have releases from RSJ records Delhi ,Chandrani's originals were featured in GIR vol 1 and 2.We have 9 albums in our regional language Bengali of which 5 are full length albums and the other 4 are compilations. We toured the US in October 2007-we played for Sandusky Radio in SEATTLE, and we played concerts at the following cities-Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Chicago, Jersey City, Atlanta and Seattle.
Brand new single "So Long" -2013 from Chandrani of Krosswindz featuring Vikramjit(Tuki) on guitar and production , Happy Listening :) its here finally time to burst out the bubbly -a great day indeed, we have gone truly indie! feels absolutely liberating, do tune in folks and if you want to have this song in perpetuity in your collection please hit the download button :) http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/chandranibanerjee
JHORA PALOK - OUR NEW ALBUM
Krosswindz Jhora Palok out now , available on iTunes and all other online distributors, a 7 song album of original bangla songs.
Krosswindz Jhora Palok hard copy CD's available at MusicKafe Tollygunge ,Vibrations Free School Street and Pulse Salt Lake, go pick up your copies everybody
and for netizens its also available at all the following digital stores worldwide- Apple iTunes, eMusic, Inprodicon,
Amazon MP3, Xbox Music, Deezer, Omnifone, Google Music Store, Rumblefish, Rdio, Slacker Radio, Shazam, JB Hi-Fi, Beyond Oblivion, YouTube Music Key, Tidal and Akazoo.
Physical CD's Krosswindz Jhora Palok CD's now available at the following stores-at
Musickafe Tollygunge Kolkata Ph 033-31905757/5756
Vibrations(Chotus T Shirt and Record store Free School street/Park Street) phone- 033 22521697,9831181963, 9830458027, address 52 mirza ghalib street kol 16, near free school street fire brigade/New market.
Pulse Music Store(Salt Lake) AE 639, SECTOR1 Salt lake kol 64, kwality bus stop, beside AE market mother dairy depot phone 9830465051
'Jhora Palok' available as caller tunes, the codes are as follows, fire up your phones people and send those codes to the number mentioned
- SMS Your CRBT Keyword – to 54646
- JHPL1 - Lonamati
- JHPL2 - Jhora Palok
- JHPL3 - Jokhhon Moner Kone
- JHPL4 - Jowar
- JHPL5 - Casino Lights
- JHPL6 - Chuhuthhe Jaye
- JHPL7 - Du Muhuthho Chander Alo
Click here to preview JHORA PALOK songs on YouTube
Click here to listen JHORA PALOK songs on SoundCloud
Latest News flash-Vikramjit Tuki Banerjee has been appointed as a brand ambassador and endorsee for world class USA based Guitar manufacturer Schecter Guitars.Tuki is presently using the brilliantly versatile Damien Elite FR(Super strat) and awaiting the arrival of a Schecter PT Fastback(Tele) in 3color sunburst !!!
Krosswindz completes eighteen years - a time to do something special, so look out for our new English album this winter with songs in a truly unique World/rock tonality instrumentation in the inimitable style of Krosswindz. HAPPY LISTENING!!!
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KROSSWINDZ Achievments in 2009
Krosswindz had a hugely successful 42 day concert tour of USA in September and October of 2009.The band played 11 gigs over 9 cities-New York, San Fransisco, Dallas, Austin City, San Diego, Tampa, Sacramento, Boston and Delaware.The Grammy winning Guitar Legend Eric Johnson was guest of honor at the famous venue Copa in the Austin City show and a Krosswindz tour featuring Eric as co-headliner is planned for 2010.
Krosswindz also toured 6 cities in the US in October 2007- Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago and Jersey City.Kroswindz played 7 concerts and one Live Radio Broadcast 2 hour unplugged concert for Sandusky Radio Seattle-Kevin Mc Donald Presents.Krosswindz have been nominated in 2 categories in the JPF Awards 2009(The Grassroot Grammys) being held in NASHVILLE TN USA along with co-nominees A R Rahman and Illayaraja, Krosswindz have been nominated for Best Indian Song and Best Indian Album.The ceremony is kicking off in BB King's pub Nashville with a performance and Krosswindz have been invited to perform at both their events the 2nd event -the main ceremony is at The Wild Horse Saloon Concert Hall in Nashville on 29th August.
Chandrani has been recently awarded €œThe LBF Visionary Award of Excellence - 2009€¯ for her contribution in the field of €œMusic€¯ by the Lakshya Bhartee Foundation (LBF), established in 2002.The Award Ceremony will be held as per the programs given below;
Date: 30the September 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 3.00 -6.00 pm
Venue: Sri Ram Centre, Mandi House, New Delhi
Vikramjit(Tuki) was featured in the first Guitar festival in India-Guitar Gurus May 30th Fireflies Presents Guitar Gurus -the concert 5 of the hottest guitar players from all over India namely Amit Heri (Bangalore), Derek Julien (Pune), Sanjay Divecha (Mumbai), Vikramjit 'Tuki' Banerjee (Kolkata) and John Anthony (Chennai) will come together on one stage. Each artist will play for one hour and the show will end with a mother of a jam involving all artists
KROSSWINDZ Achievments in 2008
Krosswindz has been on a roll and some neat stuff has been happening the last couple of weeks.
Krosswindz played two rocking shows in Bhutan at the €œIndia for Bhutan€¯Coronation Celebrations of the Fifth King on 6th and 7th of December 2008.An original song composed by Krosswindz titled Dharma King was composed and performed for this special occasion.
KROSSWINDZ on Swiss Radio http://podcast.rsr.ch/media/la1ere/un-dromada ire/un-dromadaire-sur-l-epaule20090107-140000. mp3
"Here is the podcast of the Swiss radio program featuring KROSSWINDZ. Obviously it is in french:-) there is one Mohiner Ghoraguli number with Krosswindz (Prithibi) and finally, Jhiko Jhiko (at the end of the hour).
The radio host, Melanie and her assistants, were very enthusiastic about this number and their opinion it will do well in Switzerland and France!"-Stephane Dorin.Stephane was interviewed for this show and he spoke of his experience with the music scene in West Bengal amongst other topics.
The BBC Radio London did a full live interview and unplugged concert with KROSSWINDZ. They are playing the KROSSWINDZ original song EERSHA METER (from bengali album DHOWA), SHUNDORI KOMOLA and ALLAH MEGH DE (from album JHIKO JHIKO)on their Radio Channel
2. The song Dhowa from our Bengali album Dhowa has won 3 awards at Garageband.com
|Track of the Day
26Jun2008 in Folk Rock
|Nomination in the JPF Awards 2009 USA
Folk Rock Week of 19May2008
|Best Female Vocals
Folk Rock, Week of 19May2008
3. Krosswindz original song TOMAR OPEKKHA from album DHOWA has been re-released in Banglasdesh in a compilation album featuring bands from India and Bangladesh, the album is titled B ROCK
4.KROSSWINDZ has played many concerts in ASSAM, DELHI, BANGALORE, ORISSA, SIKKIM and WEST BENGAL this year covering the length and breadth of the country.
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City rock hits US shores on world music ship
The winds of change are sweeping across the Atlantic. In a first time¯ reverse of the trend of western names filling the racks of music stores in India, an album featuring city-based rock band Krosswindz will soon be out in the US markets.