06:30 pm Onwards
Western Province Aesthetic Resort (NADA), 275/74, Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Colombo 07
'Api Machan' is a young fledgling singing band from Sri Lanka, which has peaked high in popularity within a short period of time due to its versatility in its presentation of cover songs of the Sri Lankan music stream. 'Api Machan' introduces songs of yesteryear with its own unique twist that makes them that much more popular and enigmatic. They intersperse the background music with a touch of percussion and guitar to break the monotony and add that feeling of live band sound.
Api Machan consists of five members. They originally started off with four members but decided to add one more individual as an extra member just in case one cannot make it on a particular day. The ‘extra’ became a permanent member in the group and all five sing as well as play musical instruments. They use minimal instruments in their music so that their vocals dominate the tracks.
Norman Fernando, Dhanushka Edirisinghe, Nisal Sutheekshana, Harsha Withanage and Manuja Mahawatte make up Api Machan. Thiwanka Mihiran is the video director of the team. Subash Lakmal and Chathuka Madhuranga also support Api Machan’s efforts.
The voices of the band members too vary from each other. Dhanushka has a Western voice and accent. Nisal was in the first 16 in the Derana Dream Star Season 6. Harsha has a base voice. He won fourth place in Sirasa Super Star Season 6. He and Dhanushka have both been trained under Kasun Kalhara. Harsha has also been a disciple of Maestro Premasiri Khemadasa. Norman originates from Kandy and has the talent to imitate the voice of original artistes. Manuja has a voice which can handle a variety of styles. He became the second runners-up on Derana Dream Star Season 3.
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