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11 Lookalikes in Indian Indie AKA Same-guy Syndrome

We ploughed the depths of the internet to find/envision/discover these uncanny resemblances in the Indian independent music circuit and beyond. Some of these people may or may not have been separated at birth. 

Jan 04, 2014

By Aaquib Wani  

10 Observations about The Dewarists Season 3, Episode 5: 'Khwaamakhaah' (Euphoria and Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts)

The Dewarists, a super-popular crossover TV show which finds that common place between music, travel, and collaborations, returns for its third season. The show airs every Sunday at 8 PM on MTV and every day of the week on YouTube. Here's our review of the fifth episode of the season, featuring a collaboration between Hindi pop-rock band Euphoria and Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, a dance troupe founded by Jayachandran Palazhy.

Dec 20, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

10 Observations about The Dewarists Season 3, Episode 4: 'Hadimba' (Lagori and Actors' Cult)

The Dewarists, a super-popular crossover TV show which finds that common place between music, travel, and collaborations, returns for its third season. The show airs every Sunday at 8 PM on MTV and every day of the week on YouTube. Here's our review of the fourth episode of the season, featuring a collaboration between folk/fusion band Lagori and theatre group Actors' Cult.

Dec 12, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

10 Observations about The Dewarists Season 3, Episode 2: 'Khirama' (Lucky Ali and Shilpa Gupta)

The Dewarists, a super-popular crossover TV show which finds that common place between music, travel, and collaborations, returns for its third season. The show airs every Sunday at 8 PM on MTV and every day of the week on YouTube. Here's our review of the second episode of the season, featuring a collaboration between singer Lucky Ali and multimedia/installation artist Shilpa Gupta.

Nov 20, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

10 Observations about The Dewarists Season 3, Episode 1: 'Suspended'

The Dewarists, a super-popular crossover TV show which finds that common place between music, travel, and collaborations, returns for its third season. The show airs every Sunday at 8 PM on MTV and every day of the week on YouTube. Here's our review of the season premiere, featuring an offbeat collaboration between Monica Dogra, Prashant Mistry (Engine-Earz Experiment), and Eric Paré.

Nov 15, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

The Undying Inc Undead Playlist

Reuben Bhattacharya, bass player for the very explosive Undying Inc, has more than enough tricks up his sleeve. But just this once, he gives a real Halloween treat through this very special playlist that he compiled. Prepare to get scared, very scared.

Nov 01, 2013

By Reuben Bhattacharya  

From Something Relevant to Baycity Lights: 10 Conclusions about the Name Change

Something Relevant is dead, long live Something Relevant. The guys from Mumbai's happiest, most energetic jam band have rechristened themselves Baycity Lights. That's not all - they have a new sound, a new single (called 'Glued'; stream below), and a new tour (details below). Here are some early thoughts about the name change.

Oct 30, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

7 Unexpected Covers You Must Hear

Here at RSJ, we have a tendency of often staring aimlessly at the screen, watching YouTube videos when we're supposed to be working. Especially on Fridays. So we decided to mix work with pleasure in this special feature where we bring you seven unexpected covers by bands we like - covers that came totally out of the blue. Feel free to add your own at the bottom.

Oct 11, 2013

By RSJ Staff  

How to be a Cool and Successful DJ/Producer in 12 Simple Steps

Using our finest powers of stereotyping and generalizing, we've managed to handpick some of the most glaring traits that we think today's DJs and producers tend to have, and we've put them down in words for you. So yes, now you too can be a cool and successful DJ if you follow these simple steps. And remember, these are guidelines, not rules.

Sep 05, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

The Rolling Stone Metal Awards 2013

To use a cliche, there are two kinds of people - people who like metal and non-homeless people. There, now that the customary dig at metalheads is out of the way, let's talk about the Rolling Stone Metal Awards 2013 that took place at Blue Frog, Mumbai on June 23. The short version: It was a fantastic gig. The long version is below:

Jun 25, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

BOMB Thursdays at KINO 108!

Akhil Sood re-visited Kino 108 again for the latest Bomb Thursdays. We present to you, his observations on the same.

Jun 12, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

A Letter to the Generic Lokhandwala Bollywood Upstart: BOMB Thursdays at Kino 108

Akhil Sood is the kinda guy who\'ll call a spade a spade or a piece of shit, if he feels he owes you the truth. We sent him to Andheri for the 2nd edition of Bomb Thursdays; he carried back an inexplicable smile on his face and left this in the mail....

Apr 15, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

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