Chatting to us from his car in LA, the rocker with Buddy Holly styling and a suave demeanor, explains his choice to make authentic R&B.

“We’ve been to Radelaide many times. We love it. It’s a wonderful, wonderful city. I reckon Adelaide’s the first place I ever had crocodile on a pizza. It was very delicious; like salty, seawater chicken,” says Joe Ryan from Pond.

Meeta has been described as the true heir of the Gwalior musical gharana, being the grand-daughter and disciple of Padma Bhushan Pt Krishna Rao Shankar Pandit, the doyen of Northern Indian Classical music in the 20th century.

She is the sixth in an unbroken lineage of a two hundred year old tradition, but she is the first woman in her family to become a musician.