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BITS Pilani: Know About The Winners of Rocktaves

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BITS Pilani: Know About The Winners of Rocktaves

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, is one of the premier engineering institutions in India, and held their 45th Annual Cultural Festival, Oasis from the 28th of October to the 1st of November 2015 with the underlying theme 'Around the World in 96 Hours'. Rocktaves is a major event of Oasis - BITS, Pilani, one of the oldest cultural festivals in all of India. This classic musical odyssey has made the tale for quite a few bands in the past–Parikrama, Superfuzz, PRESTORIKA, Them Clones, Euphoria are today, familiar names in the Indian music circuit.  

This time, Rocktaves witnessed a number of rock bands from around the country, from jazzy funk to blackened death metal. Only two emerged as the winners; Polly Wants a Cracker and Orphic Cosmogony. Let us know some more about the winning bands below:

Polly Wants a Cracker

Home boys from Bangalore, Polly Wants a Cracker, or fondly known as PWAC, has jointly won the  BITS Pilani Roctaves with Kolkata’s Orphic Cosmogony. Polly Wants a Cracker is a Rock band based in Bangalore that covers the likes of ZZTop, Led Zep and Ozzy. The band is known for their kickstart intros that they hold up during their whole set. The band consists of Jonathan Freer on vocal duties, Mark Escottee on lead guitar, Suneil on Bass and Jacques Border on drums.

Listen to their music below:

 

Orphic Cosmogony

The second tied band is Orphic Cosmogony, a Kolkata-based Deathcore band. The band has won a variety of college gigs like IIT Kanpur KOLKATA prelims 2014 and C.i.em Kolkata presents Battle of Bands and consists of Sayantan Ghatak on Vocals, Anirban Bhowmick on Drums, Subhadeep Pan on Bass and Backing Vocals, Soumyadeep Basak on Keyboard and Joyjeet Panday on Guitar. The band is a force to be reckoned with, and will definitely give the big names a run for their money soon enough.

Listen to their music below: