Bamboo Shoots Sprout Forth Rhythm and Solid Beats

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Rock group Bamboo Shoots recently had songs “Hey Girl” (described as a “throwback to early Prince”) and “If You Should Die” featured on TV promos for MTV’s The Real World: Denver and Laguna Beach, in addition to a guest performance on MTV Desi’s top ten countdown. Visit their myspace page to have a listen and for details on their upcoming December shows in NY/NJ.

Avir Mitra and Karl Sukhia are the vocals/guitar and vocals/bass/synths, and are also the primary songwriters for the group. Shiv Puri plays drums along with Ankur Patel playing dhol & percussion, and Ahmed Mahmoud on the lead guitar. The group was started in 2003 by Avir and Karl, who have been making music together since they were 16.—Bamboo Shoots.

“Hey Girl” Live
Top Ten With Bamboo Shoots

December 12, 2006
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  1. December 13, 2006, 10:56 pm Hilal

    ooh, groovy. and they’re performing in new york tomorrow night