Paratra is an Electronic Rock band from Mumbai, India. The music style is fresh and energetic comprising an eclectic mix of global sounds and genres.
The word “Paratra” is Sanskrit for ‘transcendental or spiritual journey to the next world’ and this is ever present in the band’s musical compositions. The heavy riffs of the guitar blend with the soothing raags of the sitar culminating into a spellbinding, harmonious experience.
The debut, double disc album Genesis (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) was released on January 1, 2017 and the latest album Testament was released on March 10, 2018.
Paratra comprises of Samron Jude on guitars and Akshat Deora on sitar. Siddharth Basrur is the vocalist for both the recorded and live shows. Aritra Basu is the drummer for live shows.