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News |  21 Jul 2007 20:02 |  By RnMTeam

Indigo`s Acoustic contest winds to a close

Bangalore: Judah Reynold Sandhy from St Aloysius walked away as the winner in the Solo and Instrumental catgeory in the recently concluded Indigo Acoustic, a talent contest held by Radio Indigo Bangalore.

Swathi Swaminathan was adjudged second in the solo category, while Jarvis and Dwayne from St John`s medical college performed soulful numbers and won in the Duo category. Neville de Nazareth and Jason Fernandes from St. Joseph`s Commerce college were the most talked about among the women audience and came second in the duo category. St. Joseph`s Commerce college was adjudged the best group. Radio Indigo T shirts, cash prizes from Nakamichi, gift vouchers from Levi`s, watches and a guitar made up the prizes. The contest was held to bring acoustic talent in the city into thespotlight. Radio Indigo says it intends to hold another round of competition in Bangalore later this year and eventually taking it to other cities in the country.

According to the station, the competition brought Bangalore`s upcoming campus musicians together on 14 and 15 July. Held at St.John`s amphitheatre, Indigo Acoustic staged the best new talent in solo and duo singing, acappella, instrumental and group categories.Close to 20 participants enthralled audiences with soothing cover songs and indigenious compositions of their own. Bands and artisites from Christ College, St. Joseph`s commerce college, Jyothi Nivas college, Chitrakala Parishad, St. John`s Medical college performed, each giving a hard competition to the other.

Popular musicians from Bangalore judged the competition - Mark Lazaro, Chris Avinash, Rhzude, Joshua Paulmer, Jacob Ninan, Praveen David and RJ Madhuri.