All Things New: The Akshara Collective

All Things New: The Akshara Collective

Akshara fronts an Indian rock, neo-soul and funk band, and is also the singer-songwriter for Singapore rap rock band The Voodoo Sound and founder of the Indian percussion troop Damaru. The Collective is made up of drummer Matthias Adam, who keeps the beat for local batucada rock band Wicked Aura; bass player Fadzil Zainudin; guitarist Melvin Cyril, and keyboardist Yuk Wong, who also plays for Wicked Aura and is armed with an arsenal of effects and samples.