Delhi-based alternative progressive folk rock singer/songwriter Bipul Chettri released his debut EP, Sketches of Darjeeling, earlier this year to eager mass of music lovers all over the globe - who lapped up the EP with gargantuan appetites. We spoke to the high school Arts professor, about his EP, and his experience with music so far.
Regarded as perhaps the most intriguing, and experimentally cutting edge musical act, Kolkata-based experimental electronic fusion band PINKNOISE, have recently released their much awaited debut LP, The Dance Of The Diaspora. With guitar god Amyt Datta, drummer Jivraj 'Jiver' Singh, vocalist Jayashree Singh, and bassist Gyan Singh; PINKNOISE's music is fervently defiant of any genre, pattern, or form, and has redefined the very persona of a musician in the Indian independent music scene. We spoke to Jayashree about her experience working on the album, and all the ups and downs the band has faced, since the tragic demise of bassist Gyan Singh [RIP].
Bassist and founder of UK based dub electronica band Asian Dub Foundation, Dr. Das is set to play his solo project, Dubnoiz Sound System's first perfomance at 'Fully Underground' at the Turquoise Cottage in Saket, New Delhi.
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.
Shubhangi Joshi, an independent self-taught musician based out of Mumbai, has recently been ushered into the EP world, with the release of her four track creative product, Talking Away the Night.
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.
Vocalist Pavithra Chari, and musician all rounder Anindo Bose have recently come together for Shadow And Light, the duos collaborative venture into contemporary fusion music.
Brush up your knowledge on heavy metal history with part I of our guide to Old School Metal. No twin-guitar posturing, no spandex. Only tr00 facts.
Despite his whole pretentious ‘all music is one’ psychobabble, our self-professed metal hater, or anti-metalhead, as he likes to say, Akhil Sood, was forcefully dispatched to Blue Frog, Mumbai, to attend the annual Rolling Stone Metal Awards. He didn’t bother with the music much, but here’s what he had to say.