During his exploration of Kolkata’s creative communities (“Chaos Theory,” October 2013), writer Eric Weiner was introduced to singer-songwriter Anushree Gupta and was immediately entranced by her music. Her band, Ashmaan, combines traditional acoustic and contemporary electronic elements. On this song, Du Paa,” Gupta is the vocalist, and her collaborator, Sukanti Roy, is the guitarist and sound designer.

Photo by TrujilloPaumier.