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As the third wave of pandemic subsides, some trends in the Indian indie music scene are here to stay
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As the third wave of pandemic subsides, some trends in the Indian indie music scene are here to stay

In an indirect consequence of the pandemic, several indie artists have signed deals with OTT films, series, and Bollywood movies like Gehraiyaan [OAFF], Dhamaka [Prateek Kuhad], and Jee Le Zara [When Chai Met Toast].

As third wave of pandemic wanes, here's an overview of the resurgence of live music industry in India
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As third wave of pandemic wanes, here's an overview of the resurgence of live music industry in India

The live music industry in India is undergoing a pandemic-induced churning, that includes dominance of electronic music and concentration of gigs in Goa, now being touted by few as the 'Ibiza of India.'

International dance music industry witnesses 54 percent decline in value in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic
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International dance music industry witnesses 54 percent decline in value in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic

This significant decline in business has occurred after almost ten years of steady growth, states the International Dance Music Summit report.

Daft Punk and their 'anti-celebrity' superstardom: Decoding the mystery music masterminds' robot disguise
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Daft Punk and their 'anti-celebrity' superstardom: Decoding the mystery music masterminds' robot disguise

Over the past 28 years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (the men behind the helmets) developed a complex and counterintuitive communication strategy that saw the pair hiding behind their alter-egos but going on to conquer the world of electronic music at the same time.

Project 22-2 brings together musicians in a spirit of creativity, charity and community in lockdown
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Project 22-2 brings together musicians in a spirit of creativity, charity and community in lockdown

Initiated by artiste Ketan Bahirat, aka Oceantied, the 22-2 project brought together 22 music producers, who created a track using 22 samples — one submitted by each initially — in two days. The compilation was released on 22 April.

Florian Schneider, co-founder of German band Kraftwerk and electronic music pioneer, passes away aged 73
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Florian Schneider, co-founder of German band Kraftwerk and electronic music pioneer, passes away aged 73

Florian Schneider passed away due to cancer at the age of 73, longtime bandmate Ralf Huetter said.

Krunk's Bass Camp Festival 2019: Emerald, Textasy and Zokuma to play at Delhi edition
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Krunk's Bass Camp Festival 2019: Emerald, Textasy and Zokuma to play at Delhi edition

Taking the stage in Delhi on the second day of the festival will be Zokhuma, the songwriter and guitarist popular in metal circles in India, who has previously performed with the hardcore progressive band, Goddess Gagged

Keith Flint dies at 49: Larger-than-life frontman was arguably The Prodigy's most instantly identifiable element
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Keith Flint dies at 49: Larger-than-life frontman was arguably The Prodigy's most instantly identifiable element

On Monday afternoon, news began trickling in that Keith Flint had breathed his last at the age of 49. The Guardian reported that the Prodigy vocalist was found dead at his Essex home and that "[t]he death is not being treated as suspicious"

Google Doodle celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Studio for Electronic Music
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Google Doodle celebrates the 66th anniversary of the Studio for Electronic Music

The Doodle has been designed by a Berlin based artist, Henning Wagenbreth.

With self-titled third album, Arca seems ready to open up to the world, and embrace his heritage
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With self-titled third album, Arca seems ready to open up to the world, and embrace his heritage

In 2017, when gender, identity and the meaning of art are all in question, Arca’s thrillingly fluid album, bridges multiple divides and manages to be both challenging and surprisingly evocative

Nariyal Paani: This weekend, come party in Alibaug with Zoya, Your Chin and Sandunes
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Nariyal Paani: This weekend, come party in Alibaug with Zoya, Your Chin and Sandunes

The line up is specially curated to allow artists of varying genres to perform original music with equal importance, lending Nariyal Paani a distinct vibe.

We Are Your Friends review: In Zac Efron's hands, even EDM turns kitschy
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We Are Your Friends review: In Zac Efron's hands, even EDM turns kitschy

If you’re turning to We Are Your Friends because you loved Pete Tong, prepare for a rude shock. This film is not a sendoff to EDM fans, but a cookie cutter, coming-of-age rom com, with a sprinkling of lame and generic EDM to look ‘hep’ and ‘cool’.