Artists / Featured / Music
While we all agree that a vocalist (frontman or frontwoman) of a band contributes massively to their identity and overall persona, there are certain musicians that prove they don’t need a vocalist to rock. Sutej Singh, Solan-based guitarist and composer, is one such musician who lets his music do the talking. You’ll know it once you hear his high-sounding first single “Oceans Apart” from the...
Artists / Featured / Interview / Music
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...
Art / Artists / Music / Sketching
An artist suffering from a mental block has a huge mountain to climb, but for a visually-impaired artist, it’s a whole new level of struggle to overcome. Ashok Sangle is a 75-year-old artist from Kolhapur who has lost 90-percent of his vision but still following his passion for playing flute and sketching. This visually-impaired artist proves that art is all about your unique perspective and...
Inspirational / Music / Your story
You must be wondering what’s the connection between cleaning streets and playing music. Well, Bengaluru-based Indian fusion band Swarathma has brought “the two” together in a really interesting way. The band is associated with ‘Let’s Be The Change’ NGO that tries to work hand-in-hand with the BBMP and local residents.
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!
Proud moment for India! The country’s Carnatic capital Chennai has been included in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network. The creative artists from this beautiful city are known for their immense contribution in the field of music. Known for its cultural proclivity, Chennai truly deserved to be in the UNESCO Creative Cities list, which includes the total of 180 cities in 72 countries.
Artists / Music
With the coming advent of festival season, this year’s Campers Festival, hosted by Xanadu ExPdi – Expeditions and Diaries, is particularly well timed. This is a two day event, i.e. October 1st and 2nd, at the Xanadu Cafe, Solan – a delightful venue where music and nature lovers will unite for a fully immersive experience.
Artists / Music
Despite many talented musicians and artists in Himachal, there are very few events or platforms to provide them the recognition they deserve. But Melomaniac, a music event organised by Solan-based band Artha, aims to bring together local musicians and audiences with a love for different music genres like metal, classical, hip-hop, rock etc. The event kicks off at 4.00 P.M. on 26th July at MC...
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...
Artists / Music
While West knows India for its Bollywood music, but Indian music scene has seen a bloom in the past few years. Moreover, the events like NH7 Weekender and the Balcony TV initiative are supporting the budding artists and bands that have the potential to be the next big thing in India.