Crass until polished, constantly lost and found. Cowboy and Sailor Man is a Mumbai based Chillwave/ Emowave artist. His debut EP 'Closet Dancer' was released on 12th May 2017.
The EP features 5 songs that encapsulate the life of a musician and the things that go unnoticed. The lyrical themes range from self-reflection to commentary on profound social and cultural topics. The first single - ‘I’m Just Kidding’ was released on May 10th along with a music video by visual artist - Ross McEwen.
His music takes inspiration from modern chillwave artists such as Washed Out and Wild Nothing and also Post-punk, Synthwave and Shoegaze artists from the past. Some other influences include C. Kostra, Tortoise, Stereolab, Amateur Love and Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band.
Over the last 10 months Cowboy and Sailor Man has been playing shows consistently in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi. In doing so, he has garnered a solid audience for his music and live performances which are an important part of his act. His debut EP - ‘Closet Dancer’ has evolved and matured over this period of time to become what it is today.