BISHI is a singer, electronic rock-sitarist, composer, producer, and performer born in London of Bengali heritage. As a multi-instrumentalist, she has been trained in both Hindustani and Western Classical styles and studied the sitar under Gaurav Mazumdar, a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar.
BISHI has independently released two albums and several EPs on her own label Gryphon Records to critical acclaim. She co-produced her third album ‘Let My Country Awake,’ set for release in October 2021.
BISHI is the founder of WITCiH, a platform elevating Womxn in Tech. She recently curated ‘WITCiH Digital Festival’ starring Laurie Anderson.
BISHI has recorded work with Tony Visconti, Sean Ono Lennon, Jarvis Cocker, and Daphne Guinness. Her collaborations and commissions for the stage include; The London Symphony Orchestra, The Kronos Quartet, Yoko Ono’s ‘Meltdown’, a film collaboration with fashion designer Manish Arora, and the City of London Sinfonia as a Tanpura soloist on Jonny Greenwood’s ‘Water.’ BISHI produced LANDR’s first-ever Sitar Sample pack.
A passionate advocate for inclusivity in the music industry & the gender equality of women in tech, BISHI has been a broadcaster on BBC Radio 4, and is currently an ambassador for the Featured Artists Coalition and an ambassador for Imogen Heap’s Creative Passports. Bishi is on the board of directors for The F-List.
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