Guitarist-Composer Chirag Todi Wraps Up Rock-Solid Debut EP ‘Panodrama'
RollingStone India|September 2021
The title track brings together Blackstratblues’ Warren Mendonsa and Jai Row Kavi, plus vocalist Shreya Bhattacharya
ANURAG TAGAT

ORIGINALLY INTENDED as a guitar jam, Ahmedabad-based composer Chirag Todi has created two versions of the title track off his debut solo EP Panorama. One features vocals from Shreya Bhattacharya and another keeps the jam intact, inviting ace guitarists Warren Mendonsa aka Blackstratblues, Bengaluru-based Tony Das (from multi-lingual band Peepal Tree), and Vinay Kaushal for a soaring end to the six-track EP.

The vocal version of “Panorama” is accompanied by a music video shot and conceptualized by Tushar Kejriwal that shows a house decked up in the art of all sorts – from movies to books to sculptures and posters. Todi adds, “The lyrics speak of nostalgia, refined artistic tastes, and the compromise artists often go through in the time of sanitized and sellable ‘content.’”

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