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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
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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.

Amid rumours of Rolling Stone cutting back on its print run, a short history of Indian music magazines
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Amid rumours of Rolling Stone cutting back on its print run, a short history of Indian music magazines

Rumour has it that from this month onwards, the print version of the Indian edition of Rolling Stone will either be stopped completely or decrease in frequency

For Indian indie acts, making enough money through gigs alone is still an uphill struggle
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For Indian indie acts, making enough money through gigs alone is still an uphill struggle

Most indie musicians in India have no choice but to take up alternative employment if they have to make rent and are not financially supported by their families

Vishal Dadlani and wife Priyali file for divorce; were living separately, musician confirms
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Vishal Dadlani and wife Priyali file for divorce; were living separately, musician confirms

Vishal Dadlani and his wife Priyali have filed for divorce, the musician confirmed in a statement released to the press on Monday, 30 January

NH7 Weekender: Vishal Dadlani names the five acts you shouldn't miss
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NH7 Weekender: Vishal Dadlani names the five acts you shouldn't miss

Vishal Dadlani, music composer, singer and tweeter extraordinaire, speaks exclusively to Firstpost and told us what his top five picks for this weekend's Bacardi NH7 Weekender will be.