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Jayanthan Sriram Focusing the themes and style of their debut, Humeysha make a sprawling return with a keen execution of their sound. Departures is a sovereign, less shoegazy, more psych-oriented musing on the journeys of belonging and home by a band that is far from being a blend of separated worlds but embodies transgression and global sensibilities through every word sung and every note played.
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Haunted 04:19 video
Belonging 02:56
My Limit 04:45


American cities are catacombs. We've trained ourselves to see no further than their thin glimmering surface. What histories and possibilities have we buried and at what cost? What is revealed when we peel back our waking view?


released August 30, 2018

guitar, vocals, primary artist: zain alam
guitar: dylan bostick
bass: adrien defontaine
drums & percussion: john snyder

produced by zain alam & dylan bostick
engineered by dylan bostick & jordan ross
mixed by andrew lappin (sunset sound)
mastered by joe laporta (sterling sound)


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Humeysha New York, New York

Written and conceived in India, Humeysha channels diverse influences, echoing sounds from NYC to New Delhi.

“A marvelously mellow kind of psych-pop, clean and sparkly like a diamond baguette, dappled with Bollywood-toned lilts.” (noisey)

“... melts modal guitars and puja bells with a reverbed vocal that scans as post-Panda Bear, but with less Brian Wilson and more fodder for mantra." (revolt)
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