Sarathy Korwar

Sarathy Korwar
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Sarathy Korwar is a percussionist/composer born in the US, raised in India and now based in London. Sarathy has been trained as a classical tabla player under the guidance of Shri Rajeev Devasthali and Pandit Sanju Sahai, and is equally at ease on the tabla and drum-kit. In 2011, he graduated with an MMus in Performance from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) in London, with a focus on the adaptation of Indian classical rhythmic material to non-Indian percussion instruments.

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Sarathy Korwar Releases Lead Single ‘Mumbay’ From Upcoming Album ‘More Arriving’

“This is a modern brown record. The kind of record that a contemporary Indian living in the UK for the past 10 years would make”, says prominent London-based percussionist Sarathy Korwar about his...

Omar S, Marcellus Pittmann, Mumdance & More To Play Boiler Room

Boiler Room have just announced the finer details of a 2-day programme curated as part of BUD x on 6-8 December in New Delhi. On 7 December, inventive DJ and producer Mumdance will be playing...

Gilles Peterson & Sarathy Korwar to Host Live Session for Worldwide FM in Mumbai

Radio broadcaster, DJ and producer Gilles Peterson is making the most of his time in India. After his debut Indian performance at GOAT Festival, he played at Mumbai’s Summerhouse Cafe last night...

Hercules & Love Affair, Afriquoi, BLOT! & More Added To GOAT Lineup

New Goa festival GOAT has just announced new additions to its already impressive lineup. Disco and house project Hercules & Love Affair, African dance outfit Afriquoi, BLOT! and Delhi Sultanate...

Thank you: Magnetic Fields 2016

Our eyes are still droopy from sleepless nights and our muscles achy and knotted with all that running around and dancing – and yet, as always - we’ve got wide grins plastered across our faces...

Gilles Peterson, James Priestley & More To Perform At New Goa Festival GOAT

Details have just been announced for a new festival set to take place in Goa from 27 to 29 January, called GOAT. The impressive lineup announced so far includes international bigwigs like Gilles...

Floating Points, Roman Flügel, Dorian Concept & More To Play At Magnetic Fields 2016

After 3 consecutive years delivering the most forward thinking music internationally and from within the subcontinent, Magnetic Fields Festival 2016 is finally out with an incredible lineup for...

Pune/London Based Sarathy Korwar Signs to Ninja Tune For Debut LP

This is big news. Ninja Tune x Steve Reid Foundation have just announced that they will be releasing the debut LP of US born and currently Pune/London based composer and percussionist - Sarathy...

Features

2018 In Review: The Artists That Defined The Alternative Music Sphere In India

2018 In Review: The Artists That Defined The Alternative Music Sphere In India

2019 has barely taken its first steps, and there have already been a host of exciting releases, events and music festivals. Before we launch ourselves into the new year, we wanted to take a moment to...

Championing New Music With An Uncompromising Vision: Boxout.fm

Championing New Music With An Uncompromising Vision: Boxout.fm

This weekend Boxout.fm will celebrate one year of functioning as an online radio station - marking the occasion with a 3 day weekender that will feature a number of diverse selectors who have been...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2016

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2016

And we’re almost there – just 10 days to go for our favourite weekend of the year! Magnetic Fields will be back for its 2016 edition with a whole bunch of activities, more art, food and of course,...

Bridging The Gap: An Interview With Sarathy Korwar

Bridging The Gap: An Interview With Sarathy Korwar

Sarathy Korwar isn’t a name I knew of before May this year. The young London based Indian musician sort of appeared out of the blue with news of a debut LP releasing through Ninja Tune. Alongside...

Wild City Singled Out: June 2016

Wild City Singled Out: June 2016

‘Storm In A Teacup’ by Sparkle and Fade w/ Fuzzy Logic Mumbai’s Sparkle and Fade has two tracks out so far and his latest has been co-produced with Fuzzy Logic (who’s very busy these days...

Wild City Singled Out: April 2016

Wild City Singled Out: April 2016

‘Seditious Raga feat. Yogmaya’ by Ravana Ravana’s warped bhajan from hell comes from his forthcoming album ‘Anti Nationals’ and was released with another fiery single called ‘Sabse...

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