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Listen: ‘Moonglasses’ By Man.Goes Human

Delhi-based indie rock outfit Man.Goes Human released their latest EP, ‘Moonglasses’ today via Honest Indian Recordings (Studio Fuzz). Listening to the 4-piece band’s latest project, one can’t help but be engaged with the intensity of the lyrics and the tight instrumentals that wrap around the words. There’s great chemistry between the band members, evidenced on this project. The 3-track EP takes inspiration from old blues with its emotive,...
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23 November 2017

IndiEarth XChange Announces Details & Lineup

The sixth edition of IndiEarth XChange is all set to take place from 24-26 November featuring dub artist Apache Indian and Canadian DJ Dubmatix as well as domestic acts including Prabh Deep, Oceantied as well as The Mandolin Sisters, who perform classical Carnatic music. Deemed India’s premier annual trade event for independent music, film and media, IndiEarth is a 3-day conference that hosts workshops, talks, panels, performances, film screenings...
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23 November 2017

Listen: ‘The Rooftop At 2’ By 4lienetic

Mumbai-based producer Sugam Khetan has released his latest EP, ‘The Rooftop At 2’ under his alias 4lienetic. The 6-track project is the artist’s strongest to-date with its effortless ability to bring out melancholic and reflective moods within the listener. Aptly titled ‘The Rooftop At 2’, it’s meant to be played late into the night at a time when the world is quiet, the lights are dim and you can sit back and reflect. Bringing out notions...
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23 November 2017

La Fine Equipe Announce 3-City India Tour

La Fine Equipe are a French hip-hop and electronica collective. They’ve just announced their debut India tour via Mumbai-based music management company Mixtape. Performing across 3 cities, the French 3-piece act will be coming to India as a part of the third edition of Bonjour India festival - one of the largest and most ambitious cultural initiatives between France and India which is curated and created by the French Institute in India in association...
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21 November 2017

Listen: ‘Where Is The Fire’ By Blindnight

Consolidate member Suren Makkar aka Blindnight released his debut EP, ‘Where is the Fire?’ yesterday. The 7-track project is a whirlwind of sample-driven beats and instrumentals. In the vein of a classic hip-hop beat tape, Blindnight manages to create delightful tracks that are, at once, melodic, engaging and memorable. With captivating melodies, the features on the EP only help elevate the project. ‘Fever’ has Disco Puppet come through with...
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21 November 2017

Design Fabric Announces Fourth Edition Of WIP Sessions

After 3 successful editions of WIP sessions, Mumbai-based publication Design Fabric have announced details for its latest event. WIP Sessions invites artists and designers to talk about their unfinished, current and upcoming projects in an intimate setting. Taking place on 22 November above the Habitat in Khar, Mumbai, the event will feature acclaimed visual artist Priyesh Trivedi whose series Adarsh Balak is nationally renowned; future-facing producer...
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17 November 2017

Jon Rust To Play 3-City #MansionHouseParty Tour In November

London-based selector Jon Rust has just announced a 3-city tour of India in November via weekly party series, Mansion House Party. The in-demand DJ is known for his versatile skills behind the deck spinning house, jazz, soul, disco, grime and funk all in the same set. His weekly show on NTS, ‘No Boring Intros’ is a reflection of this diversity. Acclaimed tastemakers like Four Tet and Joy Orbison have had Jon Rust accompany them due to his distinctive...
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16 November 2017

Wild City Launches Initiative To Support Skills Development For Women In Electronic Music

At Wild City, we want to give women more visibility in the music industry. We want to work towards creating a space where inclusivity is the norm and this is our first step. Wild City is initiating a new platform to support the development of skills for women who aspire to be or are already working in the music industry in India. The program will be a combination of events, workshops, discussions, networking, mentoring, work experience placements,...
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15 November 2017

Boiler Room & Budweiser To Host ‘Bud X’ In Delhi This December

Boiler Room is coming back to New Delhi. This time around, they’re doing things a little differently. In partnership with Budweiser Experiences, the global streaming platform will be hosting workshops, talks and performances over 3 days in New Delhi from 6-8 December. Titled ‘BUDx’, it will be a slew of events featuring masterclasses, lectures, one-off collaborations and, of course, a broadcasted event; Boiler Room and Budweiser aim to shine...
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14 November 2017

Echoes Of Earth Reveal Further Details About The Festival This Weekend

After a highly successful first year, Echoes of Earth returns with their second edition set to take place this weekend in Bengaluru. International acts billed to play the weekend include lauded American genre-defying producer Emancipator, French 6-piece trance act Hilight Tribe, UK rising star Youngr as well as Italian techno trio Agents of Time. Gentleman’s Dub Club, Manu Delago, Andrew Ashong and Loup Barrow round out a stacked line-up. With multiple...
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13 November 2017

Mix The City Launches 3rd Edition Of Interactive Music Platform With The Sounds of Kolkata

Every city has a sound. And Kolkata, the hub of so many historically important artistic moments in India’s history is no different. The British Council launched #MixtheCity in India as part of the UK/India Year of Culture as a way to capture and interact with the sounds of each city. A collaboration with Israeli musician Kutiman, UK-based digital content partners Flying Object and Roll Studio, British Council have created an interactive web-based...
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13 November 2017

First Listen: ‘Wandering’ By Luna Toke

Regularly showcasing his abilities as a selector via boxout.fm show ‘Magic Tea’, Luna Toke aka Sachin Shetty has seen his name rise. Though he’s significantly improved behind the decks, Luna Toke’s production skills seemed to be on the back burner. Dedicating time to creating music in his home studio in the forests of Goa, Shetty created his debut EP ‘Wandering’ which is our latest First Listen. The 3-track EP features a smorgasbord of...
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13 November 2017

Kutmah & Om Unit To Play Bass Camp Festival

Bristol-based producer and Cosmic Bridge label-head Om Unit is coming to India alongside Ninja Tune-signee Kutmah. They’ll be playing at the 16th edition of KRUNK’s Bass Camp Festival 30 November to 3 December. Om Unit’s unique blend of hip-hop, grime, dubstep, ambient and footwork, has had the producer’s work stand out amongst his contemporaries for years. Considered to be one of the the strongest strongest selectors in the scene, the Berlin-based...
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08 November 2017

Listen: ‘Genesis’ By Mug£n

Mumbai-based artist Mug£n recently released a 5-track EP via label nrtya. The producer’s name has been creeping up in the last few months, having featured on multiple Singled Out’s as well as on a jwala compilation, but it is this latest project that showcases the producer’s ability to create a fully fleshed-out project. Melancholic drums are a constant throughout the EP with ghostly vocals surfacing intermittently. Serving up a buffet of nostalgia...
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07 November 2017

Clap! Clap!, Compa, The Whooligan All Set To Play #BoxoutWednesdays in November

After last week’s heavyweight double bill of Seb Wildblood and SUCHI, online radio station boxout.fm have announced a series of international names for the November edition of their weekly residency Budweiser x #boxoutwednesdays. Italian afro-centric producer and DJ, Clap! Clap! is set to play this Wednesday 8 November alongside domestic acts Kumail and Oceantied. Part of his India tour, Clap! Clap! will be playing across 4 cities over 4 nights,...
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06 November 2017

The Alipore Post Goes Offline

The Alipore Post is a newsletter that shares daily art, poetry and music from hidden corners of the internet. The offline version of it is an extension of this virtual space. In the form of a curated day full of activities, The Alipore Post Offline features a range of poetry showcases, music and workshops. Taking place on 5 November at The Courtyard House in Bangalore, it will have a poetry appreciation session led by Samantak Bhadra and Rohini Kejriwal,...
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03 November 2017

UK Rapper Lady Leshurr To Tour India

As part of a new initiative by Bira 91, titled FreeFlow, versatile UK rapper Lady Leshurr is coming to India for a 3-city tour. The sometimes-singer and producer is best known for her ‘Queen’s Speech’ freestyle series on YouTube and was one of the first UK female artists to permeate the country’s bubble. The rapper has since gained fans in Erkyah Badu, Timbaland and Busta Rhymes - who complimented her skills when she rapped like the legendary...
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30 October 2017

Clap! Clap! & Preditah To Play At Disrupt Festival

In partnership with Social, Mumbai-based booking agency Mixtape have just announced their first-ever music festival: Disrupt. Taking place on 10 November, it will feature celebrated Italian producer and DJ Clap! Clap! as well as one of the more recognisable faces in garage and grime: Preditah. Clap! Clap! released one of the best electronic album's of the decade in 'Tayi Bebba' and has since put on an incredible Boiler Room mix, supported Gilles Peterson...
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27 October 2017

Wild City x Mansion House Set To Take Off In November

Mansion House, a popular brandy company, will be launching a weekly party series in collaboration with Wild City. One of the few event properties to focus primarily on cities in South India, it promises to deliver a distinctive experience combining iconic brandy cocktails with future-facing dancefloor-friendly music. On 4 November, the first Mansion House Party will take place in Hyderabad’s Le Vantage. Over the next few months, the event series...
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27 October 2017

Daphni, Khruangbin, Josey Rebelle, Sassy J Added To Magnetic Fields Festival Line-Up

Joining the likes of Four Tet, Ben UFO, Special Request, Jayda G, Machinedrum, and TEEBS at Magnetic Fields Festival this year will be Caribou’s elusive dancefloor alter ego, Daphni; Swiss DJ and producer Sassy J; London-based DJ and producer Willow; and Rinse FM Resident Josey Rebelle. The Bira 91 South Stage will host three-piece Thai funk, surf-soul and all-around enigmatic act Khruangbin from Texas who have already played at festivals like Bonnaroo,...
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25 October 2017

Sebastian Mullaert To Tour India

Swedish techno producer and DJ Sebastian Mullaert will be playing across 2 cities in India this weekend. Performing in Mumbai and Delhi, he will also be hosting a workshop in collaboration with Red Bull India and True School of Music in Mumbai. Recognition of Mullaert’s live performances has led him to play at Panorama Bar in Berlin, Labyrinth Festival in Japan, Fabric in London and Blackmarket in New York City just to name a few. Having performed...
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25 October 2017

Listen: ‘BossBattle Vol.1’ By Shoals

After releasing their debut EP, ‘Mad Turf’ earlier this year, Shoals have come through with a brand new mixtape ‘BossBattle Vol.1’. The 7-track project from the Delhi-based duo is a continuation of their previous work: delving into new territories, exploring live instruments with electronic production. Clearly influenced by various genres, the mixtape tends to flow between a variety of styles. Psychedlic rock, electronica and hip-hop float...
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25 October 2017

Ragadub Announces Full Line-Up

The annual Ragadub mini-festival has just released further details - as well as a full line-up for its upcoming edition in November. Danish techno and house producer and DJ Pete Oak is headlining the festival alongside Deadly Hunta, one of the strongest reggae artists to pop out of the scene in recent times. Having supported the likes of Wu Tang Clan and Ice T, Deadly Hunta will be sure to make his presence felt at the mini-festival. A bevvy of Indian...
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24 October 2017

ECHO Travels To Mumbai & Bangalore With Special Sound System Show In New Delhi

A one-of-a-kind club night, ECHO will travel to Mumbai and Bangalore before a very special, show on a Sunday afternoon in New Delhi. Taking place at the sprawling cluster of warehouses that make up Dhan Mill Compound, the Delhi show will have BFR Soundsystem’s hand-built Jamaican reggae sound system pulsating through the air for one of the last sound system sessions of the year. London-based producer Vivek Sharda who has been a prominent figure...
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20 October 2017

Baba Stiltz Set To Tour India In November

23-year-old beat-maker, Baba Stiltz will be making his debut in India this November. The talented Swedish producer will be stopping over for a 3 city tour playing in Delhi on 10 November followed by Mumbai and Bangalore on 11 and 12 November, respectively. Stiltz is known for his carefully crafted sets that effortlessly play with a diverse range of genres ranging from hip-hop right through to deep house. As a teenager and alongside collaborator Yung...
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22 October 2017

Details For Sine Valley Festival Have Been Announced

Sine Valley Festival will take place in Kathmandu across 10 days starting this Friday, 20 October. Featuring a host of names including Karachi-producer Alien Panda Jury, Berlin-based artist She’s Drunk, Nepali producer phatcowlee, Maldives native Autonomotor, Lahore-based singer-songwriter Natasha Noorania and many more. Spread out across multiple venues in Kathmandu, the Sine Valley festival is a curated line-up of artists from different worlds...
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17 October 2017

Raasta’s Raga Dub Is Back For Its 5th Edition

Delhi based venue Raasta is hosting their annual Raga Dub mini-festival over 4 days between 2-5 November. Featuring music from a variety of acts musicians, the newly-opened branch in Green Park will play host to the event. This year, Raasta is aiming to take things up a notch by including more international artists. The mini-festivals diverse range of genres from techno, reggae, dancehall to bass-heavy D’n’B and hip-hop. Raasta will also dedicate...
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17 October 2017

Wild City To Present The Ska Vengers & Peter Cat Recording Co. In New Delhi

When it comes to live acts in India, there are few bigger than Peter Cat Recording Co. (pcrc) or The Ska Vengers. We're thrilled to be hosting both bands in a heavyweight line-up on 26 October at Auro Kitchen & Bar in New Delhi. The event will feature the Ska Vengers in their first Delhi show since their mammoth UK tour this summer where they played 35 shows including 3 at Glastonbury Festival. The 7-piece band blend ska rhythms with elements...
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16 October 2017

Listen: ‘Class-Sikh’ By Prabh Deep

Prabh Deep’s 12-track debut album, ‘Class-Sikh’ is a vivid manifestation of New Delhi, his city. At times, it’s surreal and too real, epitomised by the lead single and video, ‘Suno’. Though it would be quick to point out that Prabh’s album focuses on the harsh realities of life on the streets of Delhi, that’s exactly what the rapper is trying to get across. He raps exclusively in Punjabi, but there’s enough controlled vitriol and...
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16 October 2017

Boxout.fm Announce Launch Of Record Label

Staying true to the culture boxout.fm have quickly established around their brand, the crew continue to push the boundaries of what it means to be an online community radio. Launched in April to cater to the growing demand for alternative music in the country, boxout.fm have already diversified. With their weekly residency #BoxoutWednesdays in full swing at Summer House Cafe, along with their monthly #boxoutsocial, boxout.fm are also starting a record...
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12 October 2017

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