Phenom (rock group)

Phenom was a progressive rock group from Bangalore, India, notable for being one of the first Indian rock groups to release their work under a Creative Commons license[citation needed]. Phenom last performed in concert on July 29, 2006.[1]

Phenom
The 2006 lineup of Phenom. From left to right: Gaurav Joshua Vaz, Jnaneshwar "JD" Das, Mark Lazaro, Trinity "Tiny" D'Souza, and Mrinal Kalakrishnan.
The 2006 lineup of Phenom.
From left to right: Gaurav Joshua Vaz, Jnaneshwar "JD" Das, Mark Lazaro, Trinity "Tiny" D'Souza, and Mrinal Kalakrishnan.
Background information
OriginBangalore, Karnataka, India
Genresprogressive rock/classic rock
Years active2001–2006
LabelsIndependent
Websitehttp://WeArePhenom.com
MembersGaurav Joshua Vaz (Bass)
Jnaneshwar "JD" Das (Keyboards)
Mark Lazaro (Lead Vocals)
Trinity "Tiny" D'Souza (Guitars)
Mrinal Kalakrishnan (Drums)
Yashraj Jaiswal (Drums and Background musics)
Past membersSashi Wapang
Noella D'sa
Deepu Jobie John

Creative CommonsEdit

On January 26, 2007, Phenom's album Unbound was included on the CD distributed at the Creative Commons India License launch[2] in recognition of it being the first Creative Commons licensed music coming out of India.[citation needed]

MembersEdit

2006 LineupEdit

  • Gaurav Joshua Vaz – Bass and Backing Vocals
  • Mrinal Kalakrishnan – Drums and Backing Vocals
  • Jnaneshwar "JD" Das – Keyboards and Backing Vocals
  • Trinity "Tiny" D'Souza – Lead Guitar
  • Mark Lazaro – Lead Vocals
  • Yashraj Jaiswal – Drums and Background musics

2004 LineupEdit

  • Gaurav Joshua Vaz – Bass and Lead Vocals
  • Sashi Wapang – Lead Guitar and Backing Vocals (left group in June 2004)
  • Mrinal Kalakrishnan – Drums and Backing Vocals
  • Jnaneshwar "JD" Das – Keyboards and Backing Vocals

2002 LineupEdit

  • Gaurav Joshua Vaz – Guitar and Backing Vocals
  • Sashi Wapang – Lead Guitar
  • Mrinal Kalakrishnan – Drums and Backing Vocals
  • Jnaneshwar "JD" Das – Keyboards and Backing Vocals
  • Noella D'Sa – Lead Vocals (left group in early 2003)
  • Deepu Jobie John – Bass (left group in mid-2002)

DiscographyEdit

2004: Phenom UnboundEdit

The album was released under a Creative Commons license and contained five songs.

  • "Unbound"
  • "Coloured for this world"
  • "CAP 5101"
  • "Resurgence"
  • "A Little Step"

TV SeriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Phenom's last gig". June 9, 2009. Retrieved April 17, 2013.
  2. ^ [1] Archived June 22, 2007, at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit