Delhi-based electronica artists Nikhil Kaul, a.k.a. Frame/Frame, released his sophomore EP, Pariah, this week. The EP features Nikhil in collaboration with percussionist Sahil Mehndiratta, experimenting with a little more upbeat and dancier sound.
Delhi-based indie alternative rok band MindFlew recently released 'Sapne - The Dream' off of their upcoming untitled album. Check out what frontman Ritwik De and drummer Jayant Parashar have to say about the new music, and the band's plans.
2014 was more than a spectacular year for the Indian independent music scene with a tidal wave of young and innovative artists, a plethora of music festivals, and an amazing 365 days of pure music. In retrospect, the RSJ team have pooled in efforts to compile a list of some of the most promising new bands and artists responsible for the dynamic shift in the Indian music circuit's sound.
Looking back, 2014 had a great number of special and memorable moments that in their own way defined the Indian indie music scene; some great, some not so much. So, we decided to put together a list of some memorable moments that shaped the year and had us on the edge of our seats.
Kolkata-based indie/synth pop/electronica duo Oh,Rocket recently released their sophomore EP, Clever Clever; got signed by UK-based record label Metal Postcards Records; and, announced the release of their first music video, to come out soon.
Delhi-based funk/blues band Red Shorts have announced the release of their debut EP, Shorts Season, due to come out in the upcoming weeks. We spoke to the band about their expereience writing, and recording.
The RSJ staff had a unanimous calling in listing down the festival of the year 2014, for 'Rearview 2014'. So, as we promised here is a review of the 2014 edition of the Ziro Festival of Music, topping off all other festivals with its music, decor, location, and rice beers.