Abiogenesis is a folk-fusion act that
hails from Nagaland, India. It s no
surprise then that their sound can be
Abiogenesis reinvented version of
folk music is called Howey Music.
Blending Naga folk elements from India
and modern music, the result is
offbeat, unique, and completely
Supporting their new style of music,
and enhancing the cleverly-shifting
melodies of the modern guitar
compositions, is the addition of the
newly invented Bamhum. That instrument
is the invention of Abiogenesis Moa
Subong. The Bamhum's unique tone bring
an otherworldly quality to the band s
sound and highlights the group s fresh
take on a classic genre.
The band's action-packed shows and
positive do-or-die attitude are
already getting increasing notice
around the globe. Abiogenesis has
performed in five countries:
India,Thailand , Russia, Bhutan and
They have performed for the Royal
family at the Indian Embassy, Thimpu,
Bhutan on Indian Independence Day 2011
and to 160 Consul Generals at the Raj
Bhawan, Mumbai on 16th November 2011.
Abiogenesis performs both as a Band
and as a DUO
Arenla on Vocals/Bamhum/Percussions &
Jekhiu on Drums & Percussions
Kora on Bass
Abiogenesis albums has been listed in
the Grammys for nominations in various
1.. 'Aeon Spell' released through
Saregama in June 2007 ..
(Listed for nomination in the
50th Grammy Awards in the Best
Music album of the Year )
2. Rustic Relish released through
their indie label APH Records.
3. Slice of Heaven also released
through its indie label APH Records.
4. Legacy Of The Mountains- Released
through Mondo Tunes and available at
750 sites worldwide.
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