Siddharth Basrur is the owner of one of the most recognizable voices in the indie circuit these days - from Goddess Gagged to his solo stuff to his work in films and advertisements to the tons of collaborations and guest appearances he happens to do. Vishal J Singh founded the cult Amogh Symphony, and is one of the most naturally gifted metal guitar players in the country, with phenomenal chops matched by an innate ability to craft songs and transcend stylistic restrictions at ease. Naturally, the two decided to get together to form The Library, an instrumental alternative/post-rock band where they're sharing all instrumental duties.
Jamsteady, a series of weekly gigs happening each Friday at Princeton Club, Kolkata, to celebrate and cultivate a movement of independent original music, completes one year on Saturday, November 9. A special all-day festival featuring 13 bands and food and arts and craft stalls has been prepared. Read on for more.
Read excerpts from Motherjane: Baiju Dharmajan Diaries, an e-book detailing Baiju's many years spent playing and writing with Motherjane.
Blackstratblues, Warren Mendonsa’s solo project, is all set to take the Blue Frog, Delhi stage on October 24.
Celeste Music Festival 2013 will take place on Oct 25-26 at the Heorge Everest House, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand.
Alobo Naga, the singer-songwriter and composer from Nagaland, has released his new single, called ‘Laughter and Tears’.
Demonic Resurrection, the pioneering metal band from Mumbai, will be touring the UK and Europe in 2014.
Mumbai’s three-piece experimental jam outfit, The Family Cheese, have released a new video for their track ‘UNIR’, from their debut EP, Stories Of The Places You've Never Been.
RSJ Live Nites takes place on Sept 15 at Blue Frog, Delhi, featuring Undying Inc, Zygnema, Phobia, and Colossal Figures.
Fondly referred to as ‘Papa Rock’ by the independent music community that he lovingly fostered, the late Amit Saigal was the original firestarter who provided the music scene...
Susmit Sen, guitarist and founder member of Indian Ocean has decided it is time to let go of the reins of what has been a phenomenal journey with a band...
For a city that boasts of a teeming metal populace (we’re looking at you, fans-who-don’t-wanna-travel!), Mumbai’s been experiencing a near-drought of metal gigs like never before. But there seems to...
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.