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
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’
Backlash to VH1 India's live-streamed gigs highlights how bad sound quality often lets down good musicians
Ask anyone in the sound engineering space today and a constant complaint is that the budgets aren’t allocated to good equipment and sound
Malini Awasthi's is a name synonymous with folk music, and she has been trying to ensure the younger generation develops an acquaintance with the genre
Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, the pillars of Indian fusion duo MIDIval Punditz, feel the music industry is "definitely not designed to promote artistry" but to "make money".
After a six year wait, veteran electronica band Midival Punditz is ready with its fourth studio album "Light," filled with rich folk influences and featuring a medley of musicians across different genres.