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Nucleya to Raghu Dixit Project: The 10 Indian indie acts with the biggest social media presence
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Nucleya to Raghu Dixit Project: The 10 Indian indie acts with the biggest social media presence

Unsurprisingly, indie acts are more dependent on social media than Hindi film musicians | #FirstCulture

Amid Radio City Freedom Awards 2018, a look at what impact such honours have on careers of  indie acts
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Amid Radio City Freedom Awards 2018, a look at what impact such honours have on careers of indie acts

Awards can serve as much-needed validation for acts that rarely get mainstream attention in a country where being a full-time musician continues to be considered an unusual career choice | #FirstCulture

Wolf Alice concert review: Britain’s hottest indie band enthrall underwhelming Mumbai crowd at Backdoors 2018
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Wolf Alice concert review: Britain’s hottest indie band enthrall underwhelming Mumbai crowd at Backdoors 2018

Wolf Alice's hour-long set at Backdoors 2018 was loaded with fan favourites and tracks from their new album, Visions of a Life.

Wolf Alice on Visions of a Life, '80s synth-pop revival, #GrammysSoMale and Backdoors 2018
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Wolf Alice on Visions of a Life, '80s synth-pop revival, #GrammysSoMale and Backdoors 2018

In an interview with Firstpost, Wolf Alice frontwoman Ellie Rowsell discusses the 80s influences behind their new album, their first-ever India tour and more.

Avial’s self-titled debut album turns 10: How the Malayalam rock band changed the music scene
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Avial’s self-titled debut album turns 10: How the Malayalam rock band changed the music scene

Released on 8 February 2008 by Phat Phish Records, Avial remains timeless for its genre-bending, moody brand of Malayalam rock which arguably influenced the next generation of rockers who weren’t afraid of incorporating traditional elements | #FirstCulture

Patio Unplugged: USM's music has a tinge of folk and a healthy dose of the blues
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Patio Unplugged: USM's music has a tinge of folk and a healthy dose of the blues

Umang S Mehta (aka USM) is a Mumbai-based musician who quit his thriving law career to play some good ol' blues music.

Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence – Who Pays
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Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence – Who Pays

Rachel and Darren, two graduates from a music academy, formed Echoes of Cadence; a duo that creates their own unique blend of jazz, blues and pop. With Darren’s serene and effortless acoustic guitaring, along with Rachel’s soothing yet seething voice, Echoes of Cadence belt out tunes that are as melodious as the sound of impending doom.

Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence – Take Me Along With You
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Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence – Take Me Along With You

Rachel and Darren, two graduates from a music academy, formed Echoes of Cadence; a duo that creates their own unique blend of jazz, blues and pop. With Darren’s serene and effortless acoustic guitaring, along with Rachel’s soothing yet seething voice, Echoes of Cadence belt out tunes that are as melodious as the sound of impending doom.

Patio Unplugged: Tadpatri Talkies – Gari-B Ki Kahaani
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Patio Unplugged: Tadpatri Talkies – Gari-B Ki Kahaani

Tadpatri Talkies, a Mumbai based hip-hop group, have brought the spotlight upon them with a unique style of tongue-in-cheek humour. Using sketch comedy, parody and the art of satire, Tadpatri Talkies have reinvigorated the local hip-hop scene, or what is better known as Gully Rap.

Patio Unplugged: Awkward Silence - Red Words​
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Patio Unplugged: Awkward Silence - Red Words​

Awkward Silence was formed back in 2014 after the disbandment of the rock-group Worst Case Scenario. Four friends – Sidhant Bakshi (vocals and guitars), Nishat Chaddha (keys), Prashant Sukumar (vocals and guitars), and Yash Rohra (bass) – came together to form Awkward Silence; a pop-punk group that reminds you of Jimmy Eat World circa the early 2000s.

Remembering Jayashree Singh: The Skinny Alley, Pinknoise vocalist was indie music's rock
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Remembering Jayashree Singh: The Skinny Alley, Pinknoise vocalist was indie music's rock

Although she undertook a brief amount of training in Carnatic music, coming from an Iyer family, Jayashree Singh — best known as the vocalist for the rock bands Pinknoise and Skinny Alley — was mentored by one of Kolkata’s renowned jazz singer, Pam Crain | #FirstCulture

Everything Now: Arcade Fire turn from indie rock torchbearers to disco tricksters     
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Everything Now: Arcade Fire turn from indie rock torchbearers to disco tricksters     

Arcade Fire's most recent album, Everything Now, marks their official departure from an indie-rock to a more dance-friendly soundscape.

Beyond NH7 Weekender, Saavn: Where to go, whom to trust for the best in indie music
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Beyond NH7 Weekender, Saavn: Where to go, whom to trust for the best in indie music

A handy, curated guide to India's indie music — which venues to visit, which podcast to tune into and which event company to follow

Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence make beautiful, fragile songs about the human condition
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Patio Unplugged: Echoes of Cadence make beautiful, fragile songs about the human condition

Rachel and Darren formed Echoes of Cadence; a duo that creates their own unique blend of jazz, blues and pop | Patio Unplugged

Patio Unplugged: Abeineth's music is steeped in old-fashioned, folksy acoustic traditions
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Patio Unplugged: Abeineth's music is steeped in old-fashioned, folksy acoustic traditions

Week 6 of Patio Unplugged sees solo artist Abeineth play two acoustic ballads: Frightening us and On my own.

Patio Unplugged: Sooraj Bishnoi is comfortable with instruments, but his vocals let him down
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Patio Unplugged: Sooraj Bishnoi is comfortable with instruments, but his vocals let him down

On Week 4 on Patio Unplugged, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sooraj Bishnoi

Patio Unplugged: Awkward Bong is conventionally polished, but a little roughness could do it good
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Patio Unplugged: Awkward Bong is conventionally polished, but a little roughness could do it good

Awkward Bong started out as a solo project in 2014 by Mumbai-based musician Ronit Sarkar and it has now grown into a four-piece band. | Patio Unplugged

Patio Unplugged: Mumbai band Calico mixes alternative and R&B to create a smooth listen
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Patio Unplugged: Mumbai band Calico mixes alternative and R&B to create a smooth listen

This week on Patio Unplugged: Mumbai-based indie band Calico, with their songs, 'Garnet Eye' and 'Tides'

Indian-American songstress Zoya turns to pop on new single, 'The Shaman and The Singer’
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Indian-American songstress Zoya turns to pop on new single, 'The Shaman and The Singer’

Mumbai-based, California-bred Zoya Mohan was reluctant to be influenced by mainstream pop. Until she began taking spin classes, that is.

Tool, Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons: Highlights from the Boston Calling Festival
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Tool, Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons: Highlights from the Boston Calling Festival

The eighth edition of Boston Calling signalled a few changes — moving to the Harvard Athletic Complex, cutting down from bi-annual outings to just the one edition and thus, presumably scaling up the artist billing. And when you get prog rock’s most loved band Tool on your lineup, you know you have to measure up and offer something in a similar space.