Listening to Lochan Rijal sing makes for a cerebral experience. His unconventional approach to music has given him something that he was not too keen on garnering when he started out–popularity. Known for his reverence for Nepali ethnic melodies, Rijal is the first South Asian to complete a PhD programme in ethnomusicology.
Lochan Rijal (Composer/Singer) in the program Tough Talk.
This Program was aired in Kantipur Television on 28 September 2016 at 9:30 PM
The song ‘Pailaharu’ was composed for the Nepali Film ‘Red Monsoon’. Since most Nepali instruments are confined to traditional performance contexts, this song aims to encourage the use of these instruments in contemporary music production by exploring new playing styles and sound qualities. Instruments such as Sarangi (a type of fiddle), Arbaja (an indigenous lute … Continue reading ”Pailaharu” by Lochan Rijal: Red Monsoon OST – An Eelum Dixit Film
Award-winning singer Lochan Rijal has come up with another great single “Chetana”. Its music video has also been released, directed by Bhusan Dahal.