Vikram is a prolific guitar player who came in on the Chennai music scene ten years ago, with his brand of guitar playing rooted heavily in blues, classic rock and heavy metal.His influences include Rush, Mr. Big, Dream Theater, Led Zeppelin and the Beatles. His band Grey Shack has been around since 2007, and has gained a reputation for high energy performances.Over the last five years that he's been with IndoSoul, a contemporary Indian music outfit that blends Carnatic music with other genres of music, Vikram has evolved tremendously as a musician,bringing in his influence of progressive rock and blues into the sound of the band.
His experience as a live and studio session guitar player spans almost a decade, having toured extensively locally and overseas with his band Grey Shack, and with La Pongal,Yodhakaa, and Junkyard Groove. He has performed at the Harley-Davidson European Bike Week in 2014 with Grey Shack in Austria, and has toured USA and Canada twice with IndoSoul.He has also performed on season 2 of MTV Coke Studio India, alongside Usha Uthup and Shantanu Moitra. He's also played for popular music directors Harris Jayaraj, K, and Deepak Dev,in the Tamil and Malayalam film music industry.
Link to Grey Shack's album Alchemy - https://itunes.apple.com/in/album/alchemy/1338397902
Link to IndoSoul's album The Pallavi Shift - https://itunes.apple.com/in/album/the-pallavi-shift-feat-dondieu-divin-ep/1250542244
Transitions (music video) - Grey Shack - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pe7fSpYqDVc
A Saranga Convergence (music video) - IndoSoul - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbxBBUnuqTI