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.
A review of Firdous by Coshish.
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.
Inch by inch, Frame/Frame has been making waves within the indie community with his bouncy live act and the release of his new EP, Swimmers, accompanied by a music video for 'Pastels'. Here, he talks to Shomi Gupta about the album, the video, playing live "bangers", and recording the flush in his toilet, of course.
A review of Bombay Sounds, a Mumbai Boss compilation.
A review of Eyes Everywhere by A Mutual Question.
SAMAR GREWAL For all the calming, balm-like work it will do on your soul, Tajdar Junaid's
A review of Ambiance de Danse by Amyt Datta.
A review of Indulge.Divulge by FuzzCulture.
AKHIL SOOD This is the fat and ugly stepsister of pop music, and it's basically sublime
2012 was a great year for Indian independent music, but let’s not forget all the other stuff that we've been digging throughout the year. We begin our roundup of the
Part two of this very entertaining conversation with Sascha Ring reels in his influences, the intricate dynamics that differ between playing with a band versus…
“I think the madness and chaos of the mind makes us do what we want to do.” says Srinivas Sunderrajan, aka Vaas,
A friend popped up with a thought bubble of a question the other day. 'Best band of all-time?' closely following it up with 'Don't…