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Band leader Nayan Bhula can't shake Rock N Roll.  Hearing those first few notes of "Dazed and Confused" as a middle schooler led to a three decade plus spiral.  Looking like your "Dad's accountant or doctor" (actual after show quote), he’s spent decades in the local scene and touring, tearing down those stereotypes of rock n roll.  He started with post-punk outfit GIST who released 3 full length albums and toured up and down the East Coast & Canada. This transformed to a decade with the 8-piece orchestrated indie-rock ensemble The NRIs, who released five EPs. At the end of 2021 it was time for a change, it was time to double down as the only South African/Indian/Canadian/American rock musician (story for another day).  The new band leans on his post-punk, indie rock roots, and adds some synths. Taking inspiration from DC punk, an unwavering devotion to classic rock n roll, and the 80s New Wave he grew up on.  Recording was done at DC's Ivakota and the band did one of the last sessions at famed Inner Ear Studios with Don Zientara, before it was torn down. Rock N Roll may have ruined his life or it may have saved it - that's still up for debate.  New Record "Rock N Roll Ruined My Life" was released on 2/29/2024.

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