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Insignify

a Studio release
by
Rainburn

Release Year: 2018

Date Label Catalog # Comments
07 Nov 2018 self-released CD, Digital
Rainburn describe Insignify as follows:

The word ‘Insignify’ is a portmanteau of two words:
(1) Signify: To symbolize something; to be an indication of
(2) Insignificance: Being unimportant; having no consequence

Insignify denotes the quest for purpose in the overarching meaninglessness of life. It is a concept album, told from a musician’s point of view, that deals with issues of existentialism, the significance of human life, narcissism, craving importance, insecurity and the search for reason. The protagonist of this story, Vincent, goes through the entire range of these emotions within the span of a single day. In Hindustani music, many ragas are associated with a particular time of day or night; for the compositions within this album, ragas specific to the time in the story are often used as departure points. 

Added To Proggnosis Database on: 10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 10/1/2018 7:33:00 PM by: DBSilver
  1. The Wait - 1:53
  2. Merchant of Dreams - 6:15
  3. Elusive Light - 6:36
  4. Mirrors - 4:15
  5. Someone New - 5:35
  6. Purpose - 2:41
  7. Suicide Note - 6:45
  8. Insignify - 1:46
  9. Within - 5:16
  10. School of Atlantis - 7:05

Vats Iyengar
guitars, vocals


Ravi Nair
bass


Praveen Kumar
drums, percussion


With:

Manu Shrivastava: piano & keyboards (1)
Toshimoa Jamir: final guitar solo (3)
Yogeendra Hariprasad: keyboards (4)
Gurekta Sethi: outro voiceover (4)
Vidyaa Prakash: additional vocals (9)
Sidharth Bharadwaj: flute (10)