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Meet Chepang, the Nepali band in New York taking grindcore by storm

With two drummers and often two vocalists, this band of Nepali immigrants to the US produces music that is fast, hard and loud. They even got a shoutout from Anthony Fantano,  self-proclaimed as the “internet’s busiest music nerd”. In this email exchange with the Post’s Pranaya SJB Rana, Chepang talks about their unique sound, what constitutes ‘immigrindcore’ and their approach to political music. Meet Chepang, the Nepali band in New York taking grindcore by storm
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Pranaya SJB Rana
Published at : February 22, 2019
Updated at : February 24, 2019 11:42
Kathmandu

Pranaya SJB Rana

Pranaya SJB Rana is Features Editor for The Kathmandu Post. He was formerly Op-Ed Editor at the Post from 2012-2015. Rana has been a journalist since 2007. In addition to journalism, he writes fiction and is the author of a collection of short stories, ‘City of Dreams: Stories’, from Rupa Publications India.


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