Begum

Begum

BEGUM is a dreamy, lo-fi experimental perverteer band from New Delhi, India specialising in 11th century seduction sounds. Their songs are written in short bursts of clairvoyance and habadasherry.

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Death Disco Celebrates World Music Day

New Delhi based Stiff Kittens Inc. will be celebrating World Music Day on Thursday, 21 June with ‘Death Disco’; a night dedicated to showcasing left-field talent at Turquoise Cottage in Green...

Listen: Begum Releases New Album ‘We Are Excited’

Begum’s latest album’s ‘We Are Excited’ has been one of our most eagerly anticipated releases this year (living up to its name). The three-piece band composed of PCRC’s Kartik Pillai and...

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...

New Delhi Gig Preview: New Order Feat. Begum, Indiegenous & Smooth Relax

There’s a treat in store this Sunday for live music fans. Begum, Indiegenous and Smooth Relax will be performing at Def. Col. Social in the capital this Sunday, 21 February. Begum is a three-piece...

Watch: Begum Releases A New Video For ‘Make It Till Four’

Delhi based nostalgia rock band Begum have just released a lo-fi new video for ‘Make it Till Four’ off their debut album ‘Bagh’. The video has been shot using 8mm on an iPhone by Suryakant...

Watch: Begum Releases New Video For ‘Marry Me’

We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve ascribed the word ‘nostalgia’ with Delhi based band Begum, but really, it’s the only expression that comes close to translating their sound to...

Details Announced For Magnetic Fields + UnBox Preparty

Magnetic Fields and Unbox Festival have come together for a pre festival celebration and showcase set to take place on Friday 28 November at antiSOCIAL in Hauz Khas Village. With Magnetic Fields 2014...

Magnetic Fields Festival Announces Full Line Up

Already featuring some of the most exciting names handpicked from across the musical spectrum, Magnetic Fields Festival is packed to the brim with an extensive line up that now includes a showcase by...

Gig Preview: Begum 'Bagh' LP Launch Party

Purveyors of good taste and better indie music Hauz Khas Social have launched a new monthly property. The platform, for encouraging and promoting fresh, innovative experimental music, will be the...

Jamblu Releases New EP - 'Bone Ringing'

Kartik Pillai’s latest EP as Jamblu, ominously called ‘Bone Ringing’, is an indication that his dark, twisted mind doesn’t filter or process music in the same way the rest of us do. The multi...

Features

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2019

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2019

The music lineup at Magnetic Fields Festival is bigger this year than ever before. Not only does the festival have a vast array of art and experiences on offer, but the music lineup is more diverse...

Peter Cat Recording Co: End Of An Era?

Peter Cat Recording Co: End Of An Era?

If you want to miff or bore Peter Cat Recording Co., a sure shot way would be to ask the band what genre their music belongs to. They're not the first act to feel that way – heck, that's how most...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2018

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2018

Our favourite weekend of the year is closing in. With just a week to go, Magnetic Fields is right around the corner, and it's going to be chock full of art, activities and, of course music. There's...

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,...

5 Standout Music Videos From 2015

5 Standout Music Videos From 2015

We can’t overstate the importance of the music video in the current cultural climate. In a 2014 interview with filmmaker Sachin Pillai, a prolific figure in the (largely) indie arena, we spoke...

Wild City’s Most Anticipated Releases Of 2015

Wild City’s Most Anticipated Releases Of 2015

A new musical year has commenced and with it come the requisite lists, many of which you have undoubtedly seen floating around the Internet. To make things clear, we’re not here to talk about the...

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