The Reasonable Hope is an Instrumental/Post Rock outfit currently based out of Pune. They play guitar and effects based extended instrumentals, incorporating mellow basslines and ambient soundscapes.
Formed in 2013, they went on to play a series of club shows, supporting a number of local and outstation bands in Pune which further led them to play at the Frog Festival in Pune in August '16 and India Surf Festival In Orissa in November '16 and very recently at the Folklore Music Festival (March '19) in Chail , Himachal Pradesh
Their Debut EP Reminiscences was released in October 2017 which was lauded by music journalists and listeners alike and was also featured on Qrated's Top Nine picks for 2017. The Band is currently recording their debut album which is slated for release in August 2019.
"..their earnest and powerful music is a welcome reminder that more than perhaps most genres, instrumental music really does translate particularly well across borders and cultural boundaries."
- Prog Magazine UK
“Amidst the Pines” and “Row and Sing” capture a sound not too far from mainstays such as Explosions In The Sky or God Is An Astronaut, but adds its own lush, emphatic patterns.
- Rolling Stone India
"Their music covers a lot of emotional ground while paying attention to the overall production quality and uplifting melodies that plunges you in an atmospheric euphoria. The Reasonable Hope isn’t exactly reinventing the wheel but they most assuredly are one of the superlative acts in the characteristic post-rock around the country."
"Layers upon layers, all of them weaving together to create a beautiful of a tapestry of sounds you’ll be thankful you made part of your day"
- Nasty Wizards Recordings, China