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When was the last time you saw MTV or VH1 playing heavy metal? Well, with the number of metal bands decreasing over the years, the world has slowly moved on to other genres. But all hope is not lost yet. There are a few metal bands, like Deathknell, that are stilling fighting to keep the spirit of metal alive. Probably, they’re truly following the words...
Artists / Interview / Music
Whether heavy or mellow, post-rock is such a wonderful music genre that delivers a message via instruments, resonating emotion or imagination. While some of you may already have your favourite post-rock bands, we recently came across a home-grown Shimla/Pune instrumental rock band – The Reasonable Hope that deserves a listen!
Interview / Videos / Your story
Independent filmmakers do have to struggle a lot to raise funds and find an audience. But the interest of youth towards social media has boosted the Indie film market. All thanks to platforms like YouTube, short filmmakers are getting opportunities to showcase their vision and reach out to a wider audience base. Recently, EdgyMinds caught up with a Delhi-based independent filmmaker, Tarun Jain, who talked...
Besides scenic terrains, Shimla is a home to many talented people tapping their creative potential. Siddharth Chauhan, Shimla-based emerging filmmaker, is one skilled person who’s moving confidently in the direction of his dreams. His latest short film ‘Pashi’ has become the talk of the town since it has made it to the Oscar qualifying festival – i.e. Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) to be...
Instruments / Interview / Music
While there are many platforms for musicians nowadays to showcase their talent, independent Indian musicians have to struggle a lot – from finding the audience to sponsors. But what if, you play an instrument that’s not very popular in mainstream Indian music or in the country itself? Fighting against the odds, Mumbai-based Meagan Pandian has managed to learn Harp, a rare instrument in Indian music...
Art / DIY / Interview
In today’s highly globalised and urbanised world, we are slowly disconnecting with nature. The increasing urbanisation is even shattering the scenic beauty of India’s beautiful hilly regions like Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. While it’s becoming difficult to nurture the joy of gardening in fast-paced concrete jungles, creative miniaturist Shilpa Chauhan from Shimla is trying her best to incorporate nature back into our lives with her...
Artists / Featured / Interview / Music
Being an independent artist is a huge challenge in Indian music industry, as it revolves around Bollywood. So, it can be really hard to create a fan base without a strong label promoting you. But there are prolific musicians like Shubhank Sharma, who are making impressive music on their own terms despite all the challenges.
Art / Interview / Music / Tattoos
A cool hideaway created for artists by artists !!!! Tired of regular eateries in Shimla and looking forward to a place that offers more than food? Riding Into The Sun by Aman Masta, a talented tattoo artist, is one cool hangout spot that’s not just worth a visit for food and drink – you can also feast on the live musical performances and art that...
Artists / Interview / Painting
Flamboyant international pop star Lady Gaga is often in the news for her musical records or public and critical scrutiny for her eccentric and bizarre style choices. But her fans have an undying love for her and some of them even express their fandom in form of creative artworks. One such die-hard fan of Gaga is a Delhi-based artist, Abhishek Kumar, who has painted over...
Featured / Instruments / Interview
While most dreams die a silent death in our country, we seldom come across someone who dares to choose their passion over career, following the path with no footprints to guide them. Yaman Sharma, founder of Cathode Guitars and Basses, is someone who has found a balance between work and passion. Making dead wood breathe again, Cathode’s each guitar is handcrafted with great finesse guaranteeing...