Bangalore-based deep electronic musician Jayanth Ramachandra, a.k.a. The Sine Painter, was recently selected by the Red Bull Music Academy to attend their Class of 2015 in Paris.
Delhi-based alternative/metal/funk rock band Crazy Weather recently released the prevview for the second track, ‘Biblical’, off of the band’s upcoming EP, Analogue Tears. Check out what the band has in store for you.
Delhi-based ska/dub/jazz band The Ska Vengers have announced the release of their first track and music video for 'Frank Brazil', off of their upcoming album. We spoke to the members about the upcoming release.
Delhi-based waltz/ballroom jazz/rock ‘n’ roll band Peter Cat Recording Co. have announced tour dates for the launch of their upcoming album, Climax, driving across the country over the next two months before heading over to Europe in August.
Delhi-based percussionist Sahil Mendiratta, a.k.a. Inspector Maal; electronica artist Ashhar Farooqui of Teddy Boy Kill; and guitarist Punit Jantu recently formed an electro-pop coalition called IJA. The trio recently worked on the soundtrack for Dibakar Banerjee's, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!,and released their debut EP, VitaAmin Sex, today.
With Shillong-based blues band Soulmate finally releasing their album Ten Stories Up for download online, we decided to dig into the RSJ Vault and present to you the 2013 profile of the band.
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.
A review of progressive ambient metal band Skyharbor's second album, Guiding Lights.
A review of Delhi-based, experimental indie rock/eleventh century sounds influenced three piece outfit, Begum's debut album, Bagh.
A review of Nice Weather For Ducks's debut EP, Color The Era.
A review of punk lo-fi outfit Hoirong's latest album, Dandaniya Apraadh. Speculated to be one of the best new albums to have hit the music scene this year.