The Bacardi NH7 Weekender hit Greater Noida again this year for the NCR edition of the festival. Meshuggah, Nucleya, Mutemath, Scribe, And So I Watch You From Afar, the lineup had it all. The festival also had hot air balloons, gallons of alcohol, a Ferris Wheel, and so much more. Akhil Sood with the full report. Click here for stray observations from the festival.
The Mumbai duo, Madboy/Mink, have been making generating quite a buzz with their eclectic music and engaging and energetic live sets. We had a short chat with the band about their music and their identity, among other things.
Aditya Varma interviews Warren Mendonsa, the brains (and pretty much everything else) behind Blackstratblues, and the guitar player for seminal act Zero.
A review of Foreward by Big City Harmonics.
Vasuda Sharma’s debut record, Attuned Spirits, is an amalgamation of western and traditional Indian classical sounds, with an underlying aesthetic of exploration and experimentation that lends it a clear direction. Collaborations feature heavily on the album, yet the continuity of her vision springs forth at every juncture. Vishad Sharma speaks to her about writing for the album, setting up a live band, and her journey of self-discovery and new beginnings.
A review of Lucky 7: Stupid Ditties, an Ennui.Bomb Compilation.
A review of Bombay Sounds, a Mumbai Boss compilation.
A review of Eyes Everywhere by A Mutual Question.
A review of Dark Robot by Kerry Harwin.
RSJ STAFF Passenger Revelator is an eclectic band formed by guitar player/producer Donn Bhat, who has previously been part of seminal acts such as
AMBIKA MUTTOO As far as interviews go, this one couldn’t get any better. Sascha Ring, better known as Apparat, Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj of the Midival