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Review: 'Dear Craving/Chirp' By Hedrun

Review: 'Dear Craving/Chirp' By Hedrun

There's something very pleasant about Hedrun's new 'Dear Craving/Chirp' EP. Something almost unbearably bright and chirpy, that reminds you of sunlight filtering in through the leaves, of birds...

2019 In Review

2019 In Review

2019... the year Donald Trump was (almost) impeached, the year Greta Thunberg woke the world to the climate crisis, the year citizens of India came together to fight for the secularity of the country,...

Voice Of The People: Protest Music In India

Voice Of The People: Protest Music In India

Last night at Shaheen Bagh, a little after midnight, hundreds of people burst into cheer as the verses of Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum Dekhenge' soared into the night sky. I couldn't help but smile, just...

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...

Sonic Souvenirs & Music Expeditions: Maribou State On Their Creative Process, ‘Kingdom In Colours’ & Its Indian Influences

Sonic Souvenirs & Music Expeditions: Maribou State On Their Creative Process, ‘Kingdom In Colours’ & Its Indian Influences

“The music you create, or anything for that matter, is a product of what you consume,” Maribou State’s Liam Ivory tells me over email. In the case of Maribou State, what that created music is,...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Art & Experiences At Magnetic Fields 2019

A Comprehensive Guide To The Art & Experiences At Magnetic Fields 2019

Ever since it was conceptualised, Magnetic Fields has always been more than just a music festival. Within the fairy-tale confines of Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan, nestled in the heart of the desert, the...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Showcases At Magnetic Fields 2019

A Comprehensive Guide To The Showcases At Magnetic Fields 2019

Beside its confluence of global and glocal talent, Magnetic Fields Festival 2019 will extend its future-facing vision to a set of showcases spread across the three days and nights (13 - 15 December)...

Wild City Singled Out: October 2019

Wild City Singled Out: October 2019

Wild City handpicks the most interesting one-off singles released by artists in South Asia in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant info to...

Review: ‘Jangal’ By Soumik Datta

Review: ‘Jangal’ By Soumik Datta

Time is a great thickener of legacies in the world of classical instruments. Maestros like Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan who are now recognised as the face of their respective traditional...

Review: 'Safe With Me' By Riatsu & Neil Gomes

Review: 'Safe With Me' By Riatsu & Neil Gomes

For several days now, Neil Gomes' voice has been echoing through the chambers of my head, whispering, “Don't be afraid, don't be afraid to stay”. And that's just the piece of advice I'd like to...

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