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

Culture Connects Returns With Sushant Divgikar, Eki Shola, Burudu & More For Workshops, Conversations & Performances

'Culture Connects', the year-long series of online and offline events by Wild City and San Francisco-based digital innovators MUTEK.SF in collaboration with American Center New Delhi, returns in July...

SOS Compilation, Discostan Prints, Kerelief & More: COVID-19 Relief Efforts By South Asian Music Artists & Platforms

As India struggles under the extreme second wave of COVID-19, trying to survive with the help of people over social media and good samaritans of the society, several institutions like fashion brands,...

Regenerate Launches New Label With ‘Point Of View’ Featuring Oceantied, Kohra, Zequenx & More

Mumbai-based promoter Regenerate, which has previously toured the likes of rRoxymore, Cashu, Aurora Halal and Mike Servito, has just launched its namesake label arm with the compilation ‘Point Of...

Releases Of The Week: Kohra, Hanumankind x Parimal Shais, Whale In The Pond & More

With 'Releases Of The Week', Wild City handpicks and highlights our favourite new music from the previous week by artists from South Asia and its diaspora. If you’d like us to listen to your music,...

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...

Features

A Guide To The Key Experiences At Magnetic Fields Nomads

A Guide To The Key Experiences At Magnetic Fields Nomads

This weekend (March 19 - 21), India’s premiere boutique festival Magnetic Fields is launching its new IP with a limited-capacity 3-day open-air gathering at Nahargarh, Ranthambore entitled...

2020 In Review

2020 In Review

To fully grasp all that the year 2020 entailed, it’s important to briefly reflect on how things were at the start of it. India was seething with massive protests against its lawmakers, U.S....

“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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