Paraphoniks is a live electronica act comprising of Shatrunjai Rai Dewan (New Delhi) and Sid Shirodkar (Mumbai). Formed in 2015 by Shatrunjai, an audio engineer, and Aman Nath, Paraphoniks was a project that resulted out of experiments with modular synthesizers, and inspired by the man-machine sound.Characterised by a sound that was DIY, raw but lush at the same time, their debut
Characterised by a sound that was DIY, raw but lush at the same time, their debut album, Handwired (2015) drew them a lot of attention. The exit of Aman brought Siddhant – a student of psychology and music technology – into the Paraphoniks, and since then the two, while keeping their distinctive analogue sound intact, have explored a kaleidoscope of sounds in their new EP, Yarns.Reluctant to be classified as
Reluctant to be classified as synthwave artists amidst the explosion of the genre, Paraphoniks would like to be considered as just electronic musicians.