Songs from 26H: humanitiesunderground speaks to Moushumi Bhowmik, On Her New Album

On February 8, 2017 by admin

Book cover & Back cover 2a
Songs from 26H, Home recordings of Moushumi Bhowmik–with Oliver Weeks, Satyaki Banerjee and Sukanta Majumdar releases soon. After a long hiatus of fifteen years, this is Moushumi’s fourth album/audio essay.

This is also the third production of Travelling Archive Records, which is a shared, ongoing journey, a shared space of listening. In this sense, this is an inclusive album, trying to record multiple voices within a sound-space. This, for Moushumi, is a political locus about an aesthetic journey.

humanitiesunderground spoke to Moushumi recently about this forthcoming work, the idea of overlapping selves and threads, about an ongoing nurturing of a shared platform and also about the musical and archival transportations of this amorphous but growing collective into the future.

Here is the audio recording of the interview:

The album will be available on the February 11, 2017, 5:00 pm, at the Vivekananda Hall, Jadavpur University. Also available, upon inquiry, at and

In Kolkata, the album will be available at Dhyanbindu (College Street), Abar Baithak  (Jodhpur Park) and Cafe Kabira (Jadavpur). Delhi and Goa: People Tree. Dhaka: Pathak Samabesh, Chattagram: Batighar, Sylhet: Boipotro.
London: Brick Lane Bookshop.

Price: Rs. 400



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