Socially Altered is a one man rock act from Kolkata, India. The sole member of the band is Krishnendu Ghosal. The style of music he creates has influences of alternative rock, psychedelic rock and pop rock. After trying his hand in many professions including organizing event's, a job in the commodities market and running his own restaurant he turned to his passion from childhood which is music.
In early 2015 at the start of his musical career he had been signed under a UK based Indie label "Nub Music" under which he has released 2 albums namely "Eden After Sunset" and "Above The Clouds" using "Cipher" as his artist name.
Moving on from "Cipher" and "Nub Music" he has self released his debut EP "Resurgence" in November 2016 under the artist name of Socially Altered. The 3 track EP received great admiration from listeners. In the words of Tim Whale from Emerging Indie Bands "Cancer For The Soul embraces the mind from which it will not let it's grip relax for the five and a quarter minutes of it's journey." He further added that "Socially Altered provides material in which the listener is luxuriantly able to slough the deadweight of the darkest emotions in the mesmeric compositions." Another song "Save The Soul" from the EP has been aired on A.V.A Live Radio where Socially Altered has been interviewed live by Jacqueline Jax. Socially Altered has been interviewed and featured on American Pride Magazine and Exposed Vocals as well.
Currently he is working on a few single's. Limbo was his first single which he released on the 21st of July 2017. Limbo has been reviewed by Tim Whale of Emerging Indie Bands. Krishnendu has been interviewed on The Crazy Mind regarding Limbo, U-Rock newspaper and Jaamzin. The song has been licensed for a compilation album and has been on a couple of playlists on Mixcloud. Hacked was his second single which he released on the 24th of November 2017. As for the year 2018, Krishnendu's first release of this year is titled Mother which is set to release on the 18th of May 2018.