Music of Sikkim
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Sikkim is a state of India. It is a center for western-style music in India, and has been since the rise of bands like Orchids and Naren Rasaily's Flickers, beginning in 1968. The band performed at many competitions, occasions and venues. Sikkim is largely Nepali and popular Nepali singers Bejamin Rai, and Sukmit Lepcha are followed. Another popular act is Sikkim's Star (C. B. Gurung, Bhanu Gurung, and Kailash Gurung).
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A Lady Playing the Tanpura, c. 1735 (Rajasthan)
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|National anthem||Jana Gana Mana|
Sikkim is also famous for western music like thrash metal. Bands like Damage Era and CATW play this form of music.A well known internationally recognised band Girish and The Chronicles also have done an amazing work in the Sikkim music scene.
Hiphop and Rap music is also popular among the teenagers and the youths with artists like Urban inc. and Bosing in this genre.There are lots of new bands coming up in the Sikkim music scene such as Lazyfingers,God Disciples,Granite Yard a rap metal band winner of the Roctaves 2017 and many more playing diversified genre of music.There is also an organisation of music known as OMAS which protects the rights of musicians in Sikkim also recently they have proposed a bill in the upcoming assembly session.Lots of indie bands are also releasing their songs on a platforms like YouTube etc.
Anisha & Nitesh, Genesis of Pink and UNB are among the other pop influenced musical acts in the state.