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Abhilasha Sinha on her second Hindi song ‘Jab Tum Miley’, and connecting with AR Rahman
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Abhilasha Sinha on her second Hindi song ‘Jab Tum Miley’, and connecting with AR Rahman

After the release of 'Honey Bee', composer AR Rahman reached out to Sinha directly via Instagram, informing her that he’d shared her song on Twitter.

The Groovebox Jukebox: From Semwal's Elephant In The Room to Anthropocene by Rafoo, music for the new year
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The Groovebox Jukebox: From Semwal's Elephant In The Room to Anthropocene by Rafoo, music for the new year

Semwal's Elephant in The Room has a warmth that is ideal for winter, while Rafoo's musical output is informed by her career in sustainability and policy research.

Multilingualism and the indie musician: Is singing in Hindi or a regional language essential to turn an artist into a brand?
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Multilingualism and the indie musician: Is singing in Hindi or a regional language essential to turn an artist into a brand?

Over the last few years, there’s been an exponential increase in the number of acts who started their careers performing in English, subsequently began releasing material in Hindi and now seamlessly switch between the two.

The Groovebox Jukebox: From Kiara Chettri's 4AM to Maahi by Rahi, new Indian indie music to check out
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The Groovebox Jukebox: From Kiara Chettri's 4AM to Maahi by Rahi, new Indian indie music to check out

Here are eight of the most interesting Indian independent music releases of November and December — two albums, two EPs, two singles and two music video

Singer-songwriter Kamakshi Khanna on her new single 'Qareeb', overcoming mental blocks through music
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Singer-songwriter Kamakshi Khanna on her new single 'Qareeb', overcoming mental blocks through music

At over a million views for the stop motion animated video directed by Arsh Grewal, 'Qareeb' tells a familiar yet emphatic story of self-love and acceptance.

The Groovebox Jukebox: From Lou Majaw's April Shower to Owl Vibration's EP, new Indian indie music to check out
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The Groovebox Jukebox: From Lou Majaw's April Shower to Owl Vibration's EP, new Indian indie music to check out

In a new column, Amit Gurbaxani highlights four of the most interesting Indian independent music releases of the last few weeks — one album, one EP, one single and one music video | #TheGrooveboxJukebox

From All About Music's virtual 2020 edition, key insights into eight aspects of Indian music industry
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From All About Music's virtual 2020 edition, key insights into eight aspects of Indian music industry

The three-day event was the biggest instalment yet, and as always, featured an impressive list of international speakers and an insightful if somewhat familiar selection of Indian ones.

Popular YouTube channel Last Cigarette’s suspension raises questions over copyright, monetisation
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Popular YouTube channel Last Cigarette’s suspension raises questions over copyright, monetisation

Active for more than two years, Last Cigarette was run anonymously, curating Indian and Pakistani rock and folk-pop songs by uploading the audio alongside photos, lyrics and poetry stories.

Mahindra Blues Festival 2020 was filled with stellar performances, but it may be time to retire the all-star jam
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Mahindra Blues Festival 2020 was filled with stellar performances, but it may be time to retire the all-star jam

It was heartening to see the proceedings being opened by The Homegrown Blues Collective, an ensemble put together to mark the tenth year of the Mahindra Blues Festival.

Bhayanak Maut on their new track 'Shoreline', exit of two core members: We make music on our terms
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Bhayanak Maut on their new track 'Shoreline', exit of two core members: We make music on our terms

Around 2017 when Bhayanak Maut's vocalists Vinay Venkatesh and Sunneith Revankar left the band, fans wondered how the remaining members decided to continue.

Looking back at a decade of Indian indie music: Hip-hop replaces rock as the biggest genre, Hindi acts rise to the top
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Looking back at a decade of Indian indie music: Hip-hop replaces rock as the biggest genre, Hindi acts rise to the top

Among 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.

The future of the Indian music album: Pop industry increasingly abandons format, though indie artists continue to prefer it
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The future of the Indian music album: Pop industry increasingly abandons format, though indie artists continue to prefer it

The 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’

In Indian music scene, indie acts become tougher to define as lines blur between mainstream and niche
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In Indian music scene, indie acts become tougher to define as lines blur between mainstream and niche

There was a time when, if asked to define indie music, many scenesters would simply say that it’s anything “that’s not Bollywood”. This is a simplistic, inadequate and frankly shortsighted definition.

India now has a legit music festival scene, but events' programming must be as innovative as packaging
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India now has a legit music festival scene, but events' programming must be as innovative as packaging

According to industry estimates, almost 25 music festivals are held in India, which is not bad for a country which has witnessed festivals for only a decade

Patio Unplugged: Wildfire has a feel-good, versatile sound, courtesy its vocalist-guitarist duo
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Patio Unplugged: Wildfire has a feel-good, versatile sound, courtesy its vocalist-guitarist duo

For their session at Patio Unplugged, Wilfire performed two songs, You Called and Shadows

Patio Unplugged: The Pinestone Project's Float Through To You speaks of hope amid darkness
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Patio Unplugged: The Pinestone Project's Float Through To You speaks of hope amid darkness

For their session with Patio Unplugged, The Pinestone Project played Float Through To You, a song about healing scars after a battle with one's inner demons

Patio Unplugged: Mumbai-based Rajesh Ravi charms the audience with his wit
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Patio Unplugged: Mumbai-based Rajesh Ravi charms the audience with his wit

For his Patio Unplugged session, Rajesh Ravi presented a song titled Jaageer, about Mumbai's auto rickshaw drivers

Patio Unplugged: Corner Cafe Chronicles borrows from classic rock with '90s Seattle grunge leanings
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Patio Unplugged: Corner Cafe Chronicles borrows from classic rock with '90s Seattle grunge leanings

At its session for Patio Unplugged, Corner Cafe Chronicles played originals Sunday Nights With Rosie and Rochelle

Indie band The F16s on their Asia tour adventures, and upcoming EP 'WKND FRNDS'
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Indie band The F16s on their Asia tour adventures, and upcoming EP 'WKND FRNDS'

The F16s' guitarist Abhinav Krishnaswamy speaks about the band's first international tour, which includes performances at Hong Kong and the Philippines

Patio Unplugged: Tejas Menon collaborates with Mali to perform originals Come On Love, Population
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Patio Unplugged: Tejas Menon collaborates with Mali to perform originals Come On Love, Population

With the advent and increased use of expensive gadgets, turntables and processors, music in the social media epoch is more of an extension of all that is man-controlled. But Tejas’ music is a sweet escape to the time when melody and words were the real players.