Kohra

Kohra

Kohra (Urdu - fog or mist) creates a spatial, mystical and ethereal dance music experience. Versatile, hypnotic and forward-thinking he propels forward his sound via Qilla Records, which he set up in 2009 to promote upcoming, diverse and cutting-edge dance music from India and across the world.

News

Kohra, Daisuke Tanabe, Ranzen & More Feature On 2nd Edition Of Krunk Kulture’s ‘Flavours Of The East’ Compilation

In August, Mumbai-based live music agency inaugurated its label arm Krunk Kulture with the compilation ‘Kaala Khatta - Flavours Of The East’, highlighting the left of centre sounds in electronic...

Watch: Full Streams From Wild City x Boiler Room Takeover Featuring Kohra, Arushi Jain & More

Earlier this year, global broadcasting platform Boiler Room partnered with Ballantine’s for a scheme, disbursing grants to community-driven collectives around the world as part of its ‘Streaming...

Boiler Room x Wild City To Host Kohra, ramsha, Spryk: APEX & More For ‘Streaming From Isolation’ Series

Since the Covid-19 pandemic hit alongside all associated lockdowns and shutdown of nightlife as we know it, Boiler Room has continued to offer (in-home) live streams via its ‘Streaming From...

Wild City ‘Together’: Mentoring, Conversations, Skill-Sharing & Performances With Sandunes, BLOT!, Arjun Vagale & More

The coronavirus pandemic and the necessary global lockdown has brought many lives and industries to a standstill, while subjecting all of us to an economically uncertain future – the repercussions...

East.Wav: Kolkata To Have Its First Electronic Music Festival On A Ship

On Sunday, March 8, Kolkata is going to be witnessing its first, very own electronic music festival, East.Wav. To top things off, it also happens to take place in the middle of the Hooghly river, on a...

Future Collective Brings Conscious Culture Design Fair To New Delhi

On February 29 and March 1, Future Collective 2020 will host exhibitions from leading sustainable fashion brands, art installations, sari swap-shops, talks, workshops, photography exhibitions, film...

SulaFest Announces Full Lineup For 2020 Edition

SulaFest has just announced the final additions to its lineup for the festival’s 2020 edition, which takes place on February 1 and 2. Returning to Nashik’s Sula Vineyards for the 13th time, the...

Magnetic Fields Announces Second Wave Of Names For 2019

Magnetic Fields Festival, which takes place from December 13-15 this year at the surreal Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan, had earlier announced a bevy of respected and exciting names like Maribou State,...

Far Out Left 2019 Announces Octave One, DVS1, UMFANG & More

The second edition of Regenerate and Social Offline’s boutique electronic music festival Far Out Left has just announced its first wave of acts. Returning to the picturesque settings of the Great...

Far Out Left Festival Announces Phase 3 Of Its Lineup

Regenerate and Social Offline have combined forces this year to bring a boutique electronic music festival Far Out Left to Mumbai in November. Set in a picturesque property at the Great Eastern Mills...

Features

“Leaping Into Whatever I Don’t Know”: Kohra On Rediscovering Cultural Heritage, 17th-Century Poetry & Eternal Themes On ‘akhõ’

“Leaping Into Whatever I Don’t Know”: Kohra On Rediscovering Cultural Heritage, 17th-Century Poetry & Eternal Themes On ‘akhõ’

Madhav Shorey aka Kohra was in Mauritius for a gig when he decided to take a break, relax and meditate in the island’s serene natural landscapes. Out of nowhere, the meditation session left a name...

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...

Wild City Singled Out: March 2019

Wild City Singled Out: March 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...

Interview: Dev Bhatia (UnMute)

Interview: Dev Bhatia (UnMute)

Music is cathartic. It is visceral; an all-consuming in-the-moment experience that excites immediately and should always leave listeners wanting more. Concerts, genre irrelevant, draw throngs like...

Review: Pune NH7 Weekender 2013

Review: Pune NH7 Weekender 2013

Your Wild City correspondent came to Pune’s NH7 Weekender as a blank slate. For the past two years, he had been traveling during Weekender season and this was a first chance to glimpse the event...

Chasing The Mirage: Ragasthan Festival Review

Chasing The Mirage: Ragasthan Festival Review

Part One: Logistics This post should be about something else. It should be a post about the many musical acts – some brilliant and others less so – that graced the stages of Ragasthan. And...

How To Start A Record Label In India

How To Start A Record Label In India

Madhav (a.k.a Kohra) and I set up Qilla Records in 2010. The idea back then was to have a publishing platform for sounds that we enjoyed as selectors as well as appreciated as producers. What better...

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