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.
Artists / DIY / Instruments / Music
We all know about the classic instruments of music such as guitar, drums, violin, and the list goes on. But have you ever heard of the music instrument called Rasendriya? Well, this innovative music instrument is the creation of Rizal Abdulhadi, a uniquely talented multi-instrumentalist, folk singer, songwriter, instrument maker and social activist from West Java, Indonesia.
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 / Music / Videos
What image comes to your mind when you think of a ‘guitarist’? Probably, a cool guy/girl cranking distortion and making the crowd go crazy. But music has nothing to do with looks or attire. And you’ll surely believe it after watching these two Indian women, who are slaying it layer-by-layer with their kickass guitar skills.
Artists / Music
India has diverse folk music due to its vast cultural diversity. But sadly, the most population in the country prefer Bollywood music over a variety of musical expressions by regional artists. That’s the reason why Indie music is only limited to local festivals or pubs, and youth cannot take it as a serious career option no matter how dedicated musicians they are – especially when...
Art / Music
Wouldn’t it be nice to enter into a cafe to boost your mood on a stressful day? Pune’s one-of-its-kind Music Cafe is offering a broad choice of authentic Indian classical music pieces on its menu, providing therapeutic experience to the listeners. Aiming to change your thoughts from negative to positive, the cafe gives patrons a headset to listen to 25-minute long musical piece along with...
Featured / Music / Videos
What a wonderful way to start a new year! Shimla-based music band Ispat welcomes the New Year with their first original composition, ‘Bulbule.’ The music video was released yesterday, and within 24 hours of upload on YouTube, it has racked up more than 55,500 views. It has been shot in some of the exotic and less explored regions of Himachal Pradesh. In the video you...