Articles by Anurag Tagat
May 18, 2019
Sofar turns 10: With a decade of music under its belt, the living room gig series has big plans for the futureA decade since it was launched, Sofar — the "living room gig" — has turned into a global presence. "I never imagined that after the first show, with a bunch of friends in a small flat in North London, it would get to where it got to," says founder Rafe Offer.
May 03, 2019
Multiculturalism and its many tunesThe fear that comes with immigration and multiculturalism forms the core of Korwar’s album
Apr 19, 2019
Veins of the undergroundMetalheads talk about crowd-funded donations, monetary help from fans and friends, and other things that keep a metal gig going
Apr 05, 2019
How Indian rap producers are becoming a sought-after bunchThe spotlight rarely falls on rap producers who pushed India’s current hip hop talents to the front
Mar 10, 2019
Control ALT Delete 2019: Inner Sanctum, Tadpatri Talkies perform at 11th edition of crowdfunded gig seriesCrowdfunded gig series Control ALT Delete has raised Rs 5 lakh this year. Its line-up includes heavy-hitters, such as Inner Sanctum and Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Café, as well as a lot of fresh talent
Mar 09, 2019
Indiegaga festival aims to bring together music and art in Kochi; to feature Dronningen, Anu Cheeran, Pavi SankarIndiegaga intends to be an annual travelling festival that kicks off on home ground at Kochi, and then moves to different cities in India, and even overseas to Dubai.
Feb 28, 2019
With a career-spanning set, Arctic Monkeys bring their signature sound to Melbourne in a sold-out showAt the first of two sold-out shows at Rod Laver Arena, Arctic Monkeys opened with an unsettling red flash of light and then 'Four Out of Five'.
Feb 05, 2019
Meet Dub Sharma, the ace producer behind some of the smash hits on the Gully Boy soundtrackDub Sharma, who has been producing music for radio, TV advertisement jingles, musicians and (of course) himself since 2008, says Gully Boy had a first for him
Feb 01, 2019
Jungle: Tom McFarland and Josh Lloyd-Watson on 'For Ever', capturing the imagination of their audienceJungle, best known for their sublime mix of soul, funk, dance and pop that’s half-nostalgic but also refreshing, are in India on the back of releasing their second album For Ever.
Jan 11, 2019
Swarathma's Vasu Dixit on pursuing a solo project, exploring the spiritual through songs by poet-saintsSwarathma frontman Vasu Dixit has embarked on a video project called the Vasu Dixit Collective Live Sessions, where he will present compositions by Purandara Dasa and Basavanna