• Wed, Sep 19, 2018
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Suhas Thobbi
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Glasgow Based Kapil Seshasayee Catalogues Caste Based Issues Through Debut LP A Sacred Bore

A Sacred Bore — a concept album based around India’s caste system — is a piercing examination of the abusive treatment towards lower caste Indians, aiming to raise awareness of countless barbaric practices still prevalent among South Asian communities both in India and in diaspora

Sep 14, 2018

Hip Hop Does Not Fucking Disappoint

From hitchhikers to a moshpit to the best hip-hop duo in country, the Azadi Records Showcase had it all.

Jul 09, 2018

Chidakasha Thinks Outside The Box In Debut Music Video

Kochi's newest contribution to alternative music universe - Chidakasha - is trying to rebuild a community, one single at a time.

May 04, 2018

Understanding Samar Mehdi: Through His Lyrics

Bhopal's singer-songwriter Samar Mehdi will release his ambitious and debut EP Urooj on 26 April. This is an attempt to understand this recent phenomenon and the meaning of Reinterpretations. 

Apr 23, 2018

Soak In Newer Things: From Perth and New York

Between Perth and New York, several phones occurred thus resulting to the birth of the inevitable for two friends. But for the duo Avi and Ruz from Scratch, the logical evolution would be performing live in their now respective hometowns. 

Apr 18, 2018

Second Sight Will Perform Its Most Elaborate Set at Harkat Studios

With the countdown to the release of the EP in its final stages, Second Sight kicks off the promotion with its most intense, elaborate and experimental line-up ever. 

Apr 01, 2018

Smalltalk Takes A Big Leap

In the span of two years, Mumbai-based Smalltalk won Bandcubator, performed at venues across the country and released its debut EP 'Tacit', thus ensuring its biggest leap in the journey so far.

Mar 18, 2018

Exclusive: Five Of Castles Releases New Single Nectar; EP To Follow

Mumbai-based outfit Five Of Castles exclusively releases its sonorous new single off the upcoming EP Jena's Fields.

Mar 14, 2018

Exclusive: Abhilash Choudhury releases video for Musafir

The second track off its EP, and the second with the music video, Musafir is an 'open to interpretation' song that covers the journey of a life through three important phases.

Mar 08, 2018

Yeh Fangirl Kya Hai?

A special editorial about the inception, evolution and the resulting experience revolving around the newest music festival entrant - Fangirl Live. 
From the Horse's Mouth...Meet Bhatt.

Mar 07, 2018

EP Review of Just Some by Random Gyan

Ahmedabad-based indie rock outfit Random Gyan released their debut EP Just Some a month ago, and the four-track studio effort is a sophisticated, conscious and successful effort to create a first good impression.

Mar 05, 2018

Build A Story

Meet Pelenuo and Jonathan Yhome, two singer-songwriters and siblings, who have kicked off a musical journey - minus a lot of noise - have extremely honest and simple stories to tell.

Feb 28, 2018

Not Fair: Susmit Sen Takes On Colour Fixation

Susmit Sen Chronicles released the first single of the year 'White Karidey' that revolves around society's bizarre obsession with skin fairness. 

Feb 06, 2018

No Guest List For Bengaluru

No Guest List travels to Bengaluru, within the three months from the debut edition.

Feb 01, 2018

A Multi Genre Approach For IIT Guwahati Festival

IIT Guwahati's cultural festival kicks off today with the Classical music night.

Feb 01, 2018

License to Chill? SC Upholds Order For Live Music Venues

The Apex Court has upheld the 2005 Order that allows the Karnataka Police and District Magistrate to make orders, alter or rescind subject to caveat that it should not be inconsistent with the provisions of the Act.

Jan 31, 2018

Pragmatic Push For Original Marathi Music

A Marathi bassist, a Marathi guitarist and a Marathi drummer walked into a bar, and they performed Hindi songs. 

Jan 28, 2018

Yesterdrive, Skrat, The Ganesh Talkies to perform at Kerplunk's biggest edition

After postponing it in December, the final line-up for Kerplunk's fourth edition surely signifies Qrated's biggest effort so far.

Jan 24, 2018

How The Inclusion Of These 5 Artists Redefines The Identity of Supersonic

VH1 Supersonic's 2018 line-up comes as a huge surprise for many, but looking at the gradual changes adopted in 2017, the festival has exactly delivered what the ecosystem demanded.

Jan 21, 2018

False Idol Our Most Politically Based Album: Veil Of Maya

American metallers Veil of Maya will conclude its debut India tour with a show at Todi Mill Social in Mumbai. The band's vocalist called the week-long experience 'life altering' and look forward to dedicate 2018 to the new project 'New Industry' and enjoying life more than ever.

Jan 14, 2018

Revisit, For The First Time: Here We Go Album Release

Delhi-based experimental instrumentalist outfit The Revisit Project released its debut album 'Here We Go'. The band spoke to RSJ on the evolution of the single into an album and the journey so far.

Jan 13, 2018

Singer, Songwriter Jayashree Singh Passes Away

Pink Noise and Skinny Alley singer, Jayashree Singh passes away after prolonged illness

Jan 12, 2018

5 Underground Music Concepts That You Will See More In 2018

What did underground music concepts learn from 2017? What do they have to offer in 2018? This article sheds a light on the concepts that have not only grown but improvised in the previous calendar year.

Jan 02, 2018

Top 10 artists to prove 2018 an amazing year for indie music

An insight into the exciting list of musicians coming up in 2018 making it worthwhile for independent music in India.

Dec 28, 2017

5 Unlikely Collaborations That Surfaced in 2017

In this feature, we look into five collaborations that not only ended with a brilliant outcome but further opened the doors for producers to consider unlikeliest of combinations.

Dec 27, 2017

A harmony driven outfit- Second Sight

Second Sight talk to us about their music and making the band after graduating from music school

Dec 23, 2017

Fake Adidas and Genuine Verses- FTS Elementries

FTS Elementries feel the biggest reason behind the birth of the collective revolves around the four musicians' mild dissociation with the 'hip-hop scene'. 

Dec 19, 2017

Enraged but not defeated- Underground Authority

We explore the current state of mind with Kolkata based Underground Authority talking about their latest release with vocalist EPR.

Dec 15, 2017

In Conversation with musician-writer-activist Sofia Ashraf

In Conversation with musician-writer-activist Sofia Ashraf before she performs tonight for RSJ events at Bonobo, Bandra in Mumbai.

Nov 24, 2017

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