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Deafbreed - Cheisrah

A review of Deafbreed by Cheisrah.

album Jan 09, 2014

By Aditya Varma  

Emerging Artists of 2013

It’s been a good year for young bands, with crowds far more receptive to new artists – young and old alike – and promoters also taking punts on these new bands. Plus, with the internet and Bandcamp and Soundcloud allowing anyone with an internet connection to upload new music, the opportunities for musicians to be heard, reach out, and get attention have naturally increased. So yeah, it’s not all gloomy, even if the weather here in Delhi really is.  

features Dec 31, 2013

By RSJ Staff  

Best Indian Metal Albums - 2013

Though 2013 abounded in gigs, it was a pretty low-key year for Indian metal bands as far as album releases went. Quite a few promised albums never dropped for various reasons, the ones that did oscillated between ho-hum and downright unlistenable, and much of the year was given to bitching and moaning about the state of the scene. It wasn’t all that bleak, however; there were a few notable releases that made the top lists this year.

features Dec 30, 2013

By Deepti Unni  

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.

ODDITIES Dec 20, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

The Bacardi NH7 Weekender - NCR, Nov 30 - Dec 1

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.  

gig Dec 09, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

Odds and Ends - Bacardi NH7 Weekender, NCR

There were a lot of little observations that needed to be made at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender, NCR, such as capes, Kailasa, Trilok Gurtu, wrist bands from hell, and lots more. So here they are in full technicolour. Click here to read our full review of the festival.  

gig Dec 09, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

An Ode to Jaga Jazzist

...aka a gig review of a gig that was more than just a gig.

gig Dec 06, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

Big City Harmonics - Foreward

A review of Foreward by Big City Harmonics.

album Nov 13, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

The Celeste Fest 2013, Mussoorie - Oct 25, 26

A stunning location, some great music, some not so much, rum in the hills, shattered bass drums, and memories of staring down to look at the clouds - the first edition of the Celeste Music Festival, held at the George Everest House in Mussoorie, was a grand success. Aditya Varma was there to witness the ins and outs; below are his thoughts.  

gig Nov 06, 2013

By Aditya Varma  

Coshish - Firdous

A review of Firdous by Coshish. 

album Nov 06, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

The Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2013 - Pune, October 18-20

Buckets of alcohol, crumbling ATM machines inside old, old vans, bands playing on top of a bus, the curious incident of the missing bread, "All Star" jams - The Pune edition of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2013 had it all, or most of it, really. Akhil Sood writes. 

gig Oct 23, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

Odds and Ends - Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2013, Pune

Naturally, a three-day music festival will have a lot of things happening, not all of which can be crammed into a review. So we thought we'd have this special section for stray observations made at the Pune edition of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender festival, held on Oct 18-20. Read on for Scribe vs. a heckler, the perils of drinking buckets, the Red Bull Tour Bus, dogs, sugar rushes, and more. Click here to read our complete review of the festival.

gig Oct 23, 2013

By Akhil Sood  

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