Mumbai based alternative Hindi rock band Sifar, have worked tirelessly over the last six years to break out of their 'routine lives' and perfect their sound - which can now only be described as the work of seasoned veterans. We spoke to the band's vocalist, guitarist,and producer, Amit Yadav, about his experience writing, playing, and producing some of the best Hindi rock music the country has witnessed.
With the launch of Music Premiere, Nano Twist in association with Songdew have joined the bandwagon of organizations striving to promote the music of independent artists across the nation. With some seasoned musicians in the fray, audiences can look forward to experience some diverse sounds.
Yale University a cappella group, The Yale Whiffenpoofs, and alternative fusion duo Adi & Suhail are ready to perform for wnother edition of Friends of Music on July 20 at the Stein Auditorium in India Habitat Centre.
With its main festival scheduled to to happen on November 15 and 16, the festival organizers are leaving no stones unturned to keep the momentum going with its first pre-event gig featuring The Loyalists, and Punk on Toast in Goa.
Singzu Joint call themselves so, considering the eclectic mixture of genres that coalesce in the band's music and writing style. We spoke to musician, producer, and Singzu Joint co founder, Laishram Eroz Khumancha, about the band's music, birth, pitfalls, future, and more.
A review of In Hi Ko, the new EP by Delhi's Chudail Step producer/composer Lifafa.
Bombay's favourite crowdfunded gig, Control-ALT-Delete, returns on June 1 at the Blue Frog. Oh, and it's an all-new METAL line-up they're going for this time. Read on to find out more about this initiative.
A review of All Ball, the new EP by Mumbai electro-disco-funk duo Madboy/Mink.
A review of Delhi's funk/prog/hard-rock band Five8's new full length release, Our Imaginarium.
Delhi's ska/reggae troupe, The Ska Vengers, have released an animated new video for their song, 'Modi, A Message to You', on the eve of the elections in the Capital. It caught our eye,and here are 10 observations from the video. You can also view the video at the bottom of the page.
We ploughed the depths of the internet to find/envision/discover these uncanny resemblances in the Indian independent music circuit and beyond. Some of these people may or may not have been separated at birth.
To use a cliche, there are two kinds of people - people who like metal and non-homeless people. There, now that the customary dig at metalheads is out of the way, let's talk about the Rolling Stone Metal Awards 2013 that took place at Blue Frog, Mumbai on June 23. The short version: It was a fantastic gig. The long version is below: