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Wild City Singled Out: August + September 2020

Wild City Singled Out: August + September 2020

Wild City handpicks the most interesting tracks released by artists of South Asia and its diaspora in our monthly feature - Singled Out. If you’d like us to listen to your music, send the relevant...

Mississippi To Meghalaya: How Soulmate Found The Blues In India

Mississippi To Meghalaya: How Soulmate Found The Blues In India

When an Indian band has been playing the blues for nearly two decades, does it become a native form? That is the question that Soulmate, the blues band from Shillong, continues to throw up with the...

Wild City Singled Out: June + July 2020

Wild City Singled Out: June + July 2020

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

When Parties Get Political: The Subtle Art of Nightlife Activism In Asia

When Parties Get Political: The Subtle Art of Nightlife Activism In Asia

Parties have long been used as a medium for sociopolitical change. In New York, the crew known as Melting Point have raised thousands of dollars for refugee organisations through raves. In Tokyo,...

Wild City: Editorial Intent & Resource List

Wild City: Editorial Intent & Resource List

The music landscape in India and across South Asia has undergone massive movements and overhauls since we launched Wild City 9 years ago. Each day, the paradigm shifts; each day brings something new...

Review: ‘22-2 Volume 2’ Galvanises India’s Budding Producers

Review: ‘22-2 Volume 2’ Galvanises India’s Budding Producers

One of the hypothetical and mostly unrealistic scenarios in my head about the end of the coronavirus crisis involves the declaration of a fixed date to officially mark the end of the pandemic and its...

“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...

APEX: SPRYK's Quest For The Ultimate Music Festival Experience

APEX: SPRYK's Quest For The Ultimate Music Festival Experience

To understand how APEX came to be, it’s important to start with Tejas Nair a.k.a. SPRYK’s journey of discovering music and technology itself. Growing up in Bombay in the early 90s, like many of...

Wild City Singled Out: May 2020

Wild City Singled Out: May 2020

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...

Copyright & The Live Streaming DJ: The Current Stance Of Online Platforms On Streaming Recorded Music

Copyright & The Live Streaming DJ: The Current Stance Of Online Platforms On Streaming Recorded Music

The embrace of live streaming came almost as a knee jerk reaction to the cancellation of live shows due to the coronavirus pandemic. Within days of the imposition of lockdowns and restrictions,...

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