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Review: ‘Welcome To The Age Of Flaws’ By 6LA8

Review: ‘Welcome To The Age Of Flaws’ By 6LA8

We aren't particularly fond of interrupting reveries and silent soliloquies, but then this is, the age of flaws. We all feel trapped at one point or the other, flailing under our self-prescribed...

Singled Out: November & December 2018

Singled Out: November & December 2018

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...

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...

Review: With 'Jaago' Lifafa Has Truly Found His Identity

Review: With 'Jaago' Lifafa Has Truly Found His Identity

A few days ago, in the middle of an animated discussion about Indian acts, a friend said to me, “I think Peter Cat Recording Co is like the Indian Radiohead.” It is a debatable statement (though...

A Guide To The Art & Experiences At Magnetic Fields 2018

A Guide To The Art & Experiences At Magnetic Fields 2018

It's important for music festivals to push boundaries, and the only way to do that is to deliver an unforgettable experience that transcends the music. Festivals are about the whole experience, from...

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...

Twin Tape Decks, Detective Hunts & Cassette Digging: A Portal Into Awesome Tapes From Africa

Twin Tape Decks, Detective Hunts & Cassette Digging: A Portal Into Awesome Tapes From Africa

It's 10 am on a Friday morning when I call Brian Shimkovitz. He answers the phone from California, where it's still Thursday night. I politely inquire how he's doing and what he's upto, and realise...

Wild City Singled Out: October 2018

Wild City Singled Out: October 2018

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...

"No Expectations, Only Surprises": Inside Berlin’s Infamous Party Collective African Acid Is The Future

"No Expectations, Only Surprises": Inside Berlin’s Infamous Party Collective African Acid Is The Future

Dressed from top to bottom in all-black attire, wearing a mute expression and carrying a cloud of anxiety and anticipation, my friend and I stood in a 300-metre long queue on the dirt road outside a...

‘There's Still Miles To Go, But This Is Me In 2018’: In Conversation With BLOT!

‘There's Still Miles To Go, But This Is Me In 2018’: In Conversation With BLOT!

Flashback to 2007, when most of us were still slowly coming to terms with the imminent demise of rock as we knew it. Two friends sat in a park, talking about how people should only do things for the...

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