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Episode 19

Published on:

28th Jul 2021

Aish Divine

‘I was angry. I was sad… and I was suicidal. Music saved me.’


Aish writes intelligent and personal pop with echoes of his Indian heritage woven within the beats, production and lyrics.

In the episode he mulls the concepts of mother and motherland, having himself a complex relationship with both. From the gruelling summers of India, the violent homophobia of New Delhi to the beauty of the Himalayas he is left with a deeply conflict relationship with ‘home’. He talks about how prescription drugs helped lift him from depression; the legacy of being the “chubby kid” and how gynecomastia led him to use anonymous sex for validation and escape.

Aish’s Link Tree can be found here.

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