Kiran Gandhi (M.I.A. Drummer) Joins Blue13 this August DTLA
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2016
Drummer Kiran Gandhi joins Blue13 in Moves After Dark at the Music Center this August in Los Angeles. An American drummer/ percussionist based in Los Angeles, Gandhi has toured internationally with Grammy nominee M.I.A as well as electronic DJ-duo Thievery Corporation. Her styles range from hip-hop and pop to drum’N’bass and latin jungle, and she plays both drum set and various forms of standing percussion. She has been featured in publications like Rolling Stone, Tom Tom Magazine, The Drummer’s Journal, VICE and Mic.com. She has performed at SXSW, Pitchfork Music Festival, OFFF Barcelona, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Bestival and Daybreaker. She has spoken at Ableton LOOP, NAMM, SXSW, SF Music Tech and The Future of Music Coalition Summit in DC. Gandhi collaborates with drummer Dave Lewis and Violinist Alma Cielo for Blue13’s new piece “Among Whispers,” premiering at Moves After Dark August 8th.
Moves After Dark features 4 different dance companies including Blue13 at various sites around the Music Center and Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. Shows: August 8, 15, 16, 17, 8:30 pm.