• Sat, Sep 26, 2020
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Madhusudan Raman
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Mumbai Producer Khwaab Channels Nocturnal Atmosphere On New Single

The instrumental ‘ULKA’ is a short but impactful imagining of 'night vibes' through an ambient lens

Sep 24, 2020

The New Hautewulf EP Goes High-Concept

The concise ‘Addicted’ is amusingly astronomical is scope; in reality, it’s a tight three tracks of good texture and smooth writing

Sep 22, 2020

Superfuzz Announce New Material And Appearance On Streaming Services

And not a damn moment too soon.

Sep 20, 2020

Delhi Songwriter Moardis Crimson Gets Rootsy On New Single

‘Just Another Woman (Alright, Alright)’ has shades of folk and old-school progressive rock

Sep 18, 2020

Buddha In A Jar Maximize Their Range On First EP

The Kolkata band brings in sounds from ambient music to Indian classical on the short but impactful ‘Silhouettes On A Distant Dream’

Sep 16, 2020

Placid Aura From Pune Make An Impression On First Effort

The long-winded and patient ‘Deccan Rains’ is a strong, if mildly generic, debut

Sep 14, 2020

Jupiter Trap Succeeds At Contemplative And Ambient Prog On Debut Single

‘Dimension Jump’ shows how tolerable ambient, heavy progressive music can be when you just get the basics right

Sep 13, 2020

K And Abhi Tap Into Modern And Accessible Alternative Rock

Their April-released EP ‘Sunwave’ is two tracks of the pop-rock-prog that some hardcore prog-heads don’t usually like but everyone else loves

Sep 09, 2020

Aaditya Goswami Makes His Strong And Evocative Debut

His first single ‘Voyager’ is dynamic, proggy, epic and sometimes a bit inventive

Sep 08, 2020

The Lightyears Explode Experiment With Sounds On New Effort

'Satire', with a range of influences, represents a step forward for the Mumbai trio
 

Sep 06, 2020

PA System Makes A Safe Start With Debut EP

‘On Days Like This’, if a bit tame, provides some nice moments

Sep 05, 2020

Chennai Band Blurple Are Buttery Smooth On New Single

‘Time’s Not Normal’ incorporates a lot of current sounds into a warm and thoroughly rewarding track

Sep 02, 2020

Aaryan Banthia Takes It Way Back To Simpler Times

His new single ‘Hey Betty’ has no pretensions about its ease and innocence

Sep 01, 2020

Mysore-Bengaluru Postrock Band We Are Lost Takes The Form Forward

Their single ‘Fly’ has more than your average longform meditation session

Aug 30, 2020

Itra Release Cozy New Single

Despite its slightly offbeat subject matter, ‘Dhumrapaan’ is simple and rather relatable

Aug 29, 2020

Listen To The Catchy New Single From Mumbai Producer ButtonChutney

Featuring Berlin singer-songwriter Kaja, ‘Under My Skin’ has real pop appeal

Aug 28, 2020

ANUSHKA Gives Defiance A Sleek And Nocturnal Spin On New Single

‘Take’, her second release, has a slightly left-field but glossy touch to it

Aug 26, 2020

Metal Supergroup Hollow Point Crushes Skulls With Debut Offering

‘Downfall’ has expectedly brutal sounds but there is a certain finesse on show

Aug 21, 2020

Hoirong Traps Lightning In A Bottle

The band’s stellar new album ‘Hope And Light’ is every bit as exciting, hard-hitting and weird as anything you’ll hear all year

Aug 21, 2020

Kanishk Seth Cuts Deep In His New Single

‘Thehra’ is absolutely soaked in heartbreak

Aug 18, 2020

Sarfaad Successfully Blends Metal And Electronic Textures

Their single ‘Dog Days’ features a truckload of fresh ideas and sounds

Aug 14, 2020

Chennai Artist Alvin Presley Manages A Subtle Balancing Act On Debut EP

‘Fall Today’ is a great first release and features exceptional songwriting with a minimal palate

Aug 12, 2020

Goa Duo Merak Are Organic And Epic On Their New EP

‘A Fine Mess’ combines electronics, organic sounds and emotion in a fantastic release

Aug 11, 2020

Zohran Miranda Explores The Old School On New Single

‘Wonder’ incorporates the irresistible grooves from old funk and rock while sounding jumpy and fresh

Aug 11, 2020

Chirag Todi Releases Sunny New Single

If roadtrips were possible, ‘Desire’ would be a fixture on them

Aug 10, 2020

Nalin Vinayak Uses A Variety Of Genres To His Advantage

His album ‘Fire’ has a little bit of everything you can think of

Aug 07, 2020

The Dirt Machine Somehow Makes The Blues Fresh Again

No, there are no time machines here. ‘It’s About Time’ is a 2020 EP

Aug 05, 2020

Ashwin Iyer Does A Short And Sweet EP Of No-Frills Bedroom Pop

‘Poetry On A Bus’ is seven minutes of sweet and simple songwriting

Aug 05, 2020

Manas Jha Highlights Child Anxiety Disorders On His Single

‘Shades’ is accompanied by an animated music video that drives home the point

Aug 03, 2020

Handa Shows Oodles Of Talent On Fantastic New Single

The Delhi-based musician-rapper-singer-pianist is on point on ‘Chookar’

Jul 31, 2020

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