The Vinyl Records (aka TVR), is a four piece girl band based in New Delhi that came together in February 2010. The band was formed by Banu, Minam and Mithy, all from Arunachal Pradesh. The final touch to the band came when they were joined by the present vocalist and keytarist Cheyyrian Bark from Assam in January 2011. The band has never looked back ever since taking the Indian indie music scene with a storm!
Taking cues from musical inspirations such as CSS, Joan Jett, The Clash, The Strokes and the B-52’s, TVR love to put on a show! The band has been making a whole lot of noise all their own, exciting the ears of Times of India, India’s Rolling Stone, RSJ, Tehelka, NH7, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire magazine editors (all of whom have featured TVR on their pages) in the process.
TVR featured on MTV India’s F1 Rocks show in 2011, were among the 15 finalists of Ray-Ban Never Hide Sounds, a nationwide rock talent hunt, in 2012. They have performed at premium shows such as the Ziro Festival of Music, Puma Loves Vinyl, The LOUDEST Gig in Delhi, etc. TVR represented the state of Arunachal Pradesh in a 7-states-7-songs anti-drug compilation called 7X7 with their track “Coco Bomb