The classical music traditions of India are fused with a variety of modern influences by Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist Anand Bhatt
. Having earned a reputation as a jazz sitar player, Bhatt
has branched out to an ever-growing variety of modern electric music. He plays hardcore tribal music with Anand Clique
, aggressive industrial music with Project 44, and improvisational music in the duo A&A, which he shares with Anand Clique
guitarist Ryba. Other collaborations include working with Faith No More
guitarist Jim Marshall, one of his early influences.