music band from chennai

  • Conceptualizes live Music and blends World genres with an array of Indian elements.

  • Composed over 40 tracks ranging from Irish, Jazz, Funk, Arabic, Oriental, Latin, Synth, Rock, Symphonic, Carnatic, Hindustani, and Indian Folk.

  • Worked with reputed music labels like HMV Sa Re Ga Ma & Kosmik Music.

  • Since 2003, Oxygen has performed over 2000 live concerts globally.

  • Composed many cover versions of popular cinema songs both in Hindi and Tamil.

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discography

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breath of music | 2004

  • Was released by playback singer Srinivas, guitarist Steve Vatz, and actor Bharath, at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore.

  • The band’s eponymous debut album drew a wave of positive reviews and even led them to have an interview with CNN.

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dimensions | 2005

  • The album had seven compositions. 

  • Desert Mirage in Arabian, Serene Village in folk, Rain in Paradise in Indian fusion and other numbers in varied genres.

  • During the release of the album, Prasanna, a Jazz Guitarist, Sitar Artiste Pandit Janardhan Mitta, Manikanth Kadri, Music Director, Palghat Srirama Bhagvathar, a Carnatic Musician and playback Singer Unni Menon performed too.


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AURA | 2007

  • Released by acclaimed Mridangam artist PadmaVibushan Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman who presented the first copy to Ganesh of the famous violinist duo Ganesh-Kumaresh.

  • The compositions in the album included Rain Dance, Energy, Sig-Nature, Odyssey, The Rising, Bass-O-Mania, Velvet and Soulful Strings unify not just Western and Indian musical instruments, but their musical traditions as well.

  • Some of these compositions have been made through vocals from playback singer Naresh Iyer.. Janardhan Mitta and Keith Peters have been guest artistes.

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OOh La La la | 2009

  • Ooh La La La Album was produced by A.R.Rahman.

  • OXYGEN was declared winners of "OOH LA LA LA", a TV reality show produced by Saregama Suntv and Judged by A.R.Rahman.

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world music vol 1 | 2014

  • The album was launched by Siddharth Vipin, Krishna Kumar, Justin Prabhakaran, all music directors in the Tamil cinema industry.

  • The event kick started with OXYGEN performing alongside 18 musicians from KM Music School

  • The show was witnessed by nearly 1500 people, and over 13000 people globally through live online streaming.

  • "Uthal Puthal", our attempt composing in Bihu folk style (Traditional Assamese folk genre) sung by Rasika Shekar, a flautist and Bollywood singer.

  • Clovis, a French liquor company, had produced the album.

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spirit of chennai | 2016

  • Girinandh. Oxygen’s founder and keyboard player, collaborated with renowned cinema actor Chiyaan Vikram, during the 2015 Chennai floods to create awareness.

  • The single was titled “Spirit of Chennai” where many musicians from Oxygen band too performed for the song. Watch Spirit of Chennai video.

OXYGEN | BAND MEMBERS

Girinandh is the Founder and producer of Oxygen Band and Aura Music Studios in Chennai.  He started playing keys since age 5.  He has composed jingles for corporate brands, music for web series, and worked on several Indian films.

Girinandh is the Founder and producer of Oxygen Band and Aura Music Studios in Chennai.

He started playing keys since age 5.

He has composed jingles for corporate brands, music for web series, and worked on several Indian films.

K S Ramana hails from a Carnatic background and has performed over 4000 concerts across the world.   Ramana  is also a music teacher, and works as a Marketing professional for a Tech Startup in Chennai.

K S Ramana hails from a Carnatic background and has performed over 4000 concerts across the world.

Ramana is also a music teacher, and works as a Marketing professional for a Tech Startup in Chennai.

Bumon Kashyap is a self-taught basist from Assam who has been playing for 10 years is also an audio engineering professional.   He enjoys playing funk, rock, RnB, Jazz etc.

Bumon Kashyap is a self-taught basist from Assam who has been playing for 10 years is also an audio engineering professional.

He enjoys playing funk, rock, RnB, Jazz etc.

Bharath is a passionate drummer from Chennai who has been playing for 16 years now.  His gurus include Gopal (his dad), Nagarajan, and D A Srinivas.

Bharath is a passionate drummer from Chennai who has been playing for 16 years now.

His gurus include Gopal (his dad), Nagarajan, and D A Srinivas.

Anantha Raman hails from a Musician family and is the grandson of renowned Violin Vidwan Late V.K.Venkata Ramanujam Iyengar, son and disciple of equally reputed Hindustani Violinist Professor V.Balaji.  He has been awarded B Grade from A.I.R. Varanasi.

Anantha Raman hails from a Musician family and is the grandson of renowned Violin Vidwan Late V.K.Venkata Ramanujam Iyengar, son and disciple of equally reputed Hindustani Violinist Professor V.Balaji.

He has been awarded B Grade from A.I.R. Varanasi.

Vishnu Vijay is an Indian music composer and one of the most prolific flautists in the South Indian film industry.  He is well known as the music composer for malayalam film Guppy.

Vishnu Vijay is an Indian music composer and one of the most prolific flautists in the South Indian film industry.

He is well known as the music composer for malayalam film Guppy.

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