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Introducing: The Dreamy, Experimental Pop Musings of Nischay Parekh and the Ocean Orchestra

Nischay Parekh has quickly garnered a large fanbase following the release of his debut record, Ocean, an optimistic and pleasant collection of delightful pop tunes driven forth by a perceptive aesthetic of melody, dynamics, and progression. We caught up with the singer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer for a short chat about his songwriting, the process of setting up a tent in his room during recording, and current and future plans.    

features Oct 21, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

Vasuda Sharma: Discoveries and New Beginnings

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.  

features Oct 17, 2013

By Vishad Sharma  

Baiju Dharmajan Announces 10 Years of Mindstreet Tour and Release of EBook

Baiju Dharmajan, the guitar visionary who was an intrinsic part of Motherjane's sound from 1999 to 2010 with his infusion of Carnatic and western sounds, has announced the 10 Years of Mindstreet Tour to celebrate the release of Motherjane's 'Mindstreet' on RSJ's Great Indian Rock CD in 2003, as well as Motherjane: Baiju Dharmajan Diaries, a free ebook about the time he spent with the band.

features Oct 14, 2013

By RSJ Staff  

Introducing: Invigorate Seed with their Debut Single, 'Vanity'

Invigorate Seed is an exciting young band from Jorhat, Assam that writes progressive/metalcore music packed to the brim with a thundering intensity. Oh, and they're all still teenagers. They have released their first official single, titled 'Vanity', with RSJ. Learn more about them below.

features Oct 14, 2013

By RSJ Staff  

Frame/Frame: New EP, Field Sounds, Pastels, and Creed

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.

features Oct 09, 2013

By Shomi Gupta  

Them Clones Release Two New Singles

Them Clones have released two new singles, 'Mediocre' and 'Speak When I'm Gone'. The band is trying to reinvent its sound, and we speak to them about introducing a new member into the mix, about the idea behind releasing singles and not EPs, and what directions they're keen on heading in. 

features Oct 05, 2013

By RSJ Staff  

Pentagram: The Mental Heroes

(Photo by Naman Saraiya) Pentagram return to Delhi after what seems like forever (almost a year, to be more precise) to play at Blue Frog on September 27

features Sep 26, 2013

 

Control Alt Delete 4.0 at Sitara Studio, September 28

(All artwork by Namaah Kumar) The fourth edition of Control Alt Delete takes place this year on September 28 at Sitara Studio, Mumbai, with eight alternative

features Sep 25, 2013

 

The Gig Week Kicks Off in Delhi

(All designs by Anish Sundaran) The Gig Week, in its third edition now, is just this very cool DIY initiative. It started in 2011 when three college kids

features Sep 21, 2013

 

Q&A with Marten Hagstrom of Meshuggah

Swedish metal giants Meshuggah are all set to return to India to play at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender festival. They will be performing…

interviews Sep 16, 2013

 

Lee Ranaldo and the Suspended Guitar Phenomena

(Photo by Danielle Petrosa) We caught up with Lee Ranaldo, the iconic guitar-player of Sonic Youth, who will be headlining this year’s Ziro festival with his new band, Lee

features Sep 15, 2013

 

Watch Undying Inc Play 'IRONCLAD' in the Jam Room

(Photo Credit: Vijay Kate) RSJ STAFF We managed to sneak into Undying Inc's jam pad the other day and, lo and behold, there they were, rehearsing their

features Sep 12, 2013

 

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