Feeling Creative
Hype|Issue 170, 2017

Creative Culture vocalist Jae Franklin on how Dubai’s newest supergroup found their sound

Who’s in the band and what does each member bring to the table?

Each member brings a different energy and a unique musical perspective because we all have different backgrounds. Samvel Gasparyan is the band’s music director. He plays keys and always keeps the groove. Dima Tsoy is the guitarist. He loves to rock out on stage. Anthony Muthurajah is the bassist and he’s the cool cat in the band. Peco X is the drummer and he’s also the band comedian. My name is Jae Franklin and I’m the vocalist.

Describe your sound…

It’s a mix of soul, funk and progressive rhythm and blues. Imagine a dynamic mix of Earth, Wind & Fire with The Robert Glasper Experiment and you have Creative Culture.

What makes you stand out from other Dubai bands?

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