Sandunes

Sandunes

Sandunes (Sanaya Ardeshir) is known for her diverse blend of electronica which combines eclectic sensibilities with progressive electronic elements. Her upbringing as a pianist and keyboard player allows her to create emotive beds of sound and her music can be described as a fusion of globally inspired ingredients.

News

Sandunes & Richard Spaven’s Collaborative Album Adds A Fresh Flavour To Their Discography

Mumbai-based artist Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes and British percussionist and composer Richard Spaven recently released their eponymous mini-LP, solidifying their musical synergy with 7...

Dualist Inquiry, Komorebi, Ankur Tewari & More Announced For boxout.fm’s Independence Day Celebration

boxout.fm, the New Delhi-based online community radio that has supported left, right and center of independent music from the Indian subcontinent over the last three years, will mark the upcoming...

Sandunes Joins Forces With Richard Spaven On ‘Tree Of Life’

Early last year, Mumbai-based artist Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes embarked upon a tour with British drummer and producer Richard Spaven, who is known for his work with Jordan Rakei, The Cinematic...

Dengue Dengue Dengue, Pyra, Tarun Balani & More Announced For Second Chapter Of ‘Wild City: Together’

In April, we kicked off ‘Wild City: Together’ to create a space that can support growth and learning, and galvanise India’s music community in response to the alternative music space being...

Sandunes Introduces New EP With Lead Single: 'Fifty Percent'  Ft. Ramya Pothuri

Sanaya Ardeshir once heard Phish's Trey Anastasio say in a documentary that telling an intimate, emotional story about a part of your life through a song was like opening a tap that allowed things to...

Wild City ‘Together’: Mentoring, Conversations, Skill-Sharing & Performances With Sandunes, BLOT!, Arjun Vagale & More

The coronavirus pandemic and the necessary global lockdown has brought many lives and industries to a standstill, while subjecting all of us to an economically uncertain future – the repercussions...

Sandunes & Keenan Thomas Auction Their Record Collection Over Instagram Towards COVID-19 Relief

Electronic music frontrunner Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes, as well as bassist and producer Keenan Thomas took to Instagram on Sunday evening to auction part of their record collection in an effort to...

'Go Corona Go': Indian Producers Make Music Out Of Viral Coronavirus Video

Coronavirus has hit the world hard, particularly the music industry who are having to face debilitating losses of revenue and income because of social distancing and isolation. However, while the...

Ableton To Host Meetup & Workshops In New Delhi & Mumbai

Popular digital audio workstation Ableton, in partnership with The True School of Music, will host a day-long programme of panels, workshops and talks in Mumbai on January 31, as well as a user meetup...

Sandunes Announces New Collaborative Show 'Hand of Thought'

Undoubtedly one of India's most compelling composers and producers Sandunes will be returning to the piano with a new collaborative show 'Hand of Thought'. Incubated and presented by Red Bull India,...

Features

Wild City Singled Out: May 2020

Wild City Singled Out: May 2020

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Review: Sandunes Dials Up Emotionality On ‘Spare Some Time’

Review: Sandunes Dials Up Emotionality On ‘Spare Some Time’

Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes has a proclivity (that may even be inadvertent) to do things just differently enough to stand out while not becoming alien to the community around her. From hosting an...

Review: ‘11:11’ By Sandunes

Review: ‘11:11’ By Sandunes

If I were asked to choose a single artist that is, in this moment, purveying India’s underground electronic music on a global scale – an inherently impossible task given the diversity of the scene...

2018 In Review: The Artists That Defined The Alternative Music Sphere In India

2018 In Review: The Artists That Defined The Alternative Music Sphere In India

2019 has barely taken its first steps, and there have already been a host of exciting releases, events and music festivals. Before we launch ourselves into the new year, we wanted to take a moment to...

Wild City Singled Out: November 2017

Wild City Singled Out: November 2017

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2017

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2017

The countdown is well and truly on. Magnetic Fields Festival, one of the highly-anticipated weekends in the year, is fast approaching. With less than a fortnight to go, we need to acquaint ourselves...

Wild City Singled Out: August 2017

Wild City Singled Out: August 2017

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Wild City Singled Out: November + December

Wild City Singled Out: November + December

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South-Asia in our new monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info...

Sandunes On 'Downstream', Industry Pressures & The Need For More Women In Music

Sandunes On 'Downstream', Industry Pressures & The Need For More Women In Music

Sanaya Ardeshir’s got the kind of rare self-awareness, reflexivity and casual (borderline oblivious) verity that makes interviewing her particularly enjoyable. As one of the few artists, and...

Wild City Singled Out: August

Wild City Singled Out: August

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South-Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

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