Floyd Aranha is a singer-songwriter from Mumbai India. I picked up the keyboard at an early age of 9 and have continued my musical journey ever since.
Anatomy of the Genre
My genre is mostly funk and jazz combined similar to artists such as John Mayer or Tom Misch
The Latest to Drop
Switch Groove is a song which I wrote about how life would be if I one day woke up as my pet cat. So the term Switch relating to me switching my life with my cat and Groove relating to the daily activities which my cat does which I would be doing.
I ask my close friends and my family members to share my music once I release it on Spotify and Apple music so that it acts as a network to reach more people and gradually a lot more people hear my songs. Like other artists I too dream about that when my song releases its going to be a hit but it doesn't so I keep writing songs probably hoping that one of them would be a hit someday.
I had never performed an original song in front of an audience till I did it at a singer-songwriter showcase which was held at The Habitat and to my surprise the crowd really liked the songs which I played. It gave me a lot of motivation to write more songs.
An Ode to the Roots
I was born and brought up in Mumbai, where I started performing. I got a lot of local support as I used to do covers of popular songs and gradually shifted to writing originals.
Being a musician, whenever I stress out about any situation I pick up the guitar and sing my favourite songs. It has psychologically helped me a lot when times are tough and I never second guessed the choice of picking up the guitar. It is probably one of the best decision of my life
The Pandemonium Effect
I had planned to perform my songs at various venues across the city but the scenario at the moment is pretty bad and also it was much easier to share your music by playing at various places.
On the Anvil
I am planning to release an album in 2021 and also looking forward to perform at venues again once this covid is wiped out.