Dinba Music can be defined as a new mood like the antonym of ‘Anba’ music.Ideas are expressed in sound.This music is especially for ‘gaavaa meehunnah’.Dinba music was created in 2006 by Ishaantey, the grandson of the legendary Jeymu Dhonkamana. Music has always been a huge part of ishaantay’s life having performed in bands and on stage since the age of fourteen. He is also the founder of Ultra palm, Extacy, Psyco candy and Seachild band during the early 90’s. He writes songs for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a great composer.Dinba Music values song writing but it has at times borrowed lines/phrases from great poets as a tribute to their talent and inspiration.Most of the Songs compose by dinba music has its own original lyrics, which we have named ” Kahchi “( Story Teller ).Dinba Music songs …when we compose music we are extremely passionate about creating it into our style of audio art form.Lot of musicians who played different instruments for Dinba Music, helped by giving their ideas & contributed in the creativity of Dinba Music compositions.Ishaantay’s dinba music songs have been sung by various artists most notably Haisham, Affan, Zara, Thabi, Mifu, Aasha, Muaadhu, Shappay, Maizan Ahko, Unoosha, Fahthu, Haifa, Dheema, Appi, Shiuz, Lalith, Esa, Tholib, Shaani, Nileysha, Hasko, Thothi, Andhala, Bathool, Yamin, Nish, Shalabee, Shuaib, Ahmadey, Laisha, Jaisha, Saina, Din hassan,Adil [Baaga], Aleef, Nishwan [Bokitos], Ishaam, Yani & Javidh.
Ishaantay has been working with musicians to organise live music shows.He wants to show case live music shows with quality sound in a way that brings out the creativity of the performing artists.He has been working with some entertainment companies to organise and give the much needed platforms to the local musicians and artists in which they will be valued and paid for their performance.” His first priority is to provide what the artist want to achieve”.
Dinba Music ” Dhamaagaadiya Session ” will inspire and encourage today’s younger generations to pick up their instruments and perform their own material live and creative videographers and photographers to showcase their talents as well.
And a lot of well known local musicians have contributed their own songs to Dinba Music albums & dhamaagadiya sessions.
Mihaaru.com/ Article/ Goyye -19 Jan 2018
Mihaaru.com/Dhamaagaadiyaa session 2017/ 14 may 2017
Avas.mv/Dhamaagaadiyaa session 2016/ 7 feb 2016
Scroll.in/article/ 23 Aug 2015
behance.net/Dinba-Music-Balimaaneh-album-artwork/ 3 july 2013
archive.mv/en/articles/Talking about a Maldives music revolution 29 Jan 2012
Dinba Article /Minivan News/19 jan 2012
‘Kula Yellow’, the Fate of ‘Dinba’ Music/ 18 August 2009