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Mar 04, 2020
Raja Kumari on documenting Indian culture through her music: If we don't keep passing it down, it will be a travestyRaja Kumari talks her new track 'Bindis and Bangles,' the influence of Indian culture and classical dance, and expressing her identity through music.
Jan 03, 2020
Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.
Dec 22, 2019
Looking back at a decade of Indian indie music: Hip-hop replaces rock as the biggest genre, Hindi acts rise to the topAmong the most significant developments in the Indian indie music scene over the last decade have been the growth of legit music festivals, and the democratisation of music distribution and marketing through digital platforms and social media. The artists riding the current wave are electronic music producers Nucleya and Ritviz, singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad and Hindi rock band The Local Train.
Oct 31, 2019
The future of the Indian music album: Pop industry increasingly abandons format, though indie artists continue to prefer itThe answer to the question 'Is the album becoming irrelevant?', especially in the context of the Indian music industry, is ‘It depends on what kind of artist you’re talking about’
Jul 06, 2019
Gully Life: Behind the scenes of the compelling new documentary that traces the rise of DIVINEBy the end of the 50-odd minute documentary, the parts that resonate most are those pertaining to DIVINE’s personal life
Jun 30, 2019
The best of Music Inc 2019: Discussions on the dominance of film music, streaming services in IndiaDespite the snafus – occasionally clueless hosts and sloppy stage management – Music Inc was worth the while where it mattered the most: the presentations and the panel discussions.
May 03, 2019
Parekh & Singh on their long-awaited album ‘Science City’, adopting an 'audience first' approach at gigsIn the works for nearly five years, Science City comes after the duo’s 2016 international breakout album Ocean. Even for those who loved the saccharine nature of Ocean and its occasionally psychedelic, quirky detours (‘Hill’), there’s varied moods on Science City.
Apr 21, 2019
Gully Boy's impact on Mumbai's hip-hop scene: As brands embrace genre, can hype be sustained?The hype Gully Boy generated has also turned hip-hop into brands’ new favourite genre, something that was perhaps expected after the film’s producers tied up with the makers of everything from clothes to cough syrup.
Apr 12, 2019
Charting Gully Boy's impact on Mumbai's hip-hop scene — from new record labels to bringing the genre into the limelightIt’s been almost two months since the release, and success, of Gully Boy so I thought it would be a good time to write about just how much of an impact the film has had on the hip-hop scene in Mumbai, from which it was inspired.
Mar 11, 2019
With over 15 million first-time voters in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, millennials' votes could play decisive roleSoon after the Election Commission's press conference on Sunday, Narendra Modi took to Twitter to "particularly call upon first-time voters to vote in record numbers".