News Archive

Sat 28 Aug 2021 The Sinking Brass Band folded after final gig

Tue 28 Jan 2020 Joined The Sinking Brass Band as their new percussionist

Thu 25 Nov 2019 Joined the BraSoc Samba drummers group

Wed 19 Sep 2018 Presenting the first episode of the eclectic 'Rock Show' on local radio station Fiesta95FM

Thu 01 Mar 2018 Work on the third and fourth Kinesis 4 albums to begin in the summer

Wed 08 Nov 2017 Jim O'Sullivan from 'Make It Southampton' interviews Opkar about his music, bands, projects and influences past and present. You can listen to the podcast directly from Mixcloud at:
from the website: http://www.makeitsouthampton.com/chat-with-opkar-front-man-from-southampton-bluesrock-band-kinesis-4/
also via http://www.facebook.com/makeitsouthampton

Sat 12 Aug 2017 Kinesis 4 new album 'Dreams Of Rainbows' receives glowing review in the Aug/Sep edition of the AND Guide.

Sat 15 Jul 2017 Bhangra band 'South Coast Beats' featuring Opkar and Satpal Hans play the Southampton Mela main stage.

Thu 01 Jun 2017 The new Kinesis 4 album 'Dreams Of Rainbows' is out! Limited run of 50 copies on CD only. Get your copy from the 'SHOP' .

Wed 22 Mar 2017 Follow up to the debut Kinesis 4 album near completion with summer gigs scheduled.

Wed 01 Feb 2017 Reuniting with former members of Inaam for new bhangra band. First gig set for the Southampton Mela, Sat 15 Jul 2017.

Fri 09 Sep 2016 Follow up Zen Juddhism album ZenJuddhism 2 released. Lead vocals and piano contributed to the track 'Hawaii 5-0'.

Wed 13 Jul 2016 Recording lead vocals for ZenJuddhism follow up album.

Mon 29 Feb 2016
Kinesis 4 release third video from debut album SATYAGRAHA - www.youtube.com/kinesis4band.

Mon 24 Nov 2014 Debut
ZenJuddhism eponymous album released. Lead vocals contributed to tracks 'Private Banks', 'Temporary' and 'Green Eyes', plus backing vocals on 'Clash From Oblivion'.

Sun 08 Sep 2013 Guitars On The Beach 2013 the day before was a full on buzz and success, rocking out to 'Rave On' by Buddy Holly and breaking the record with 2267 guitarists!! Here's a summary of the day and some footage:
The Herald

Sun 14 Oct 2012 Participating in the Childline Rocks 2012 event at the Ricoh Stadium, Coventry, UK to raise money for the charity and hopefully break a few world records at the same time. You can sponsor me for this worthy cause at https://www.justgiving.com/opkar-hans . More info below

Thu 17 May 2012 Lead guitar and organ tracks recorded for Pete Staples' song 'Woman of the night'  - www.petestaples.co.uk
The track was showcased Wed 30 May on a live when Pete was interviewed by presenter Roger Day on BBC Radio Kent.

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