Resil Vera

Meet ZiaRes

Meet Zia Maccuri and Resil Vera, a lesbian singer/songwriter duo (each only 21 years old), whose growing attention in the Mumbai music scene has already earned them a feature in TimeOut magazine and a possible deal with a local record company. Both from New Delhi, they moved as a couple to “the city of dreams” nearly five months ago in order to pursue separate careers in music. An established DJ/rapper, Zia (as she calls herself), takes inspiration from artists like Eminem, while Resil (another pseudonym), the more introspective of the two, finds creative insight in songwriting from bands like Coldplay and Radiohead. Their two disparate talents combine into a unique musical package, now known as ZiaRes, that is nothing like I have ever seen before in Mumbai. I met and interviewed them as they were preparing for their first ever concert together (before the birth of their name ‘ZiaRes’) at a popular music establishment in Mumbai called Bonobo. Here is what they had to say:

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 Video 11 Comments

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