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Wild City Singled Out: July 2019

Wild City Singled Out: July 2019

Wild City handpicks the freshest, 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...

The South Asian Diaspora Finds Its Voice On Sarathy Korwar’s ‘More Arriving’

The South Asian Diaspora Finds Its Voice On Sarathy Korwar’s ‘More Arriving’

Sarathy Korwar is tired. He's frustrated, and he's largely exasperated. “I don't enjoy making records about being a minority,” he tells me over Skype, early morning (British time) from his...

Wild City Singled Out: June 2019

Wild City Singled Out: June 2019

Wild City handpicks the freshest, 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...

‘I would like to float in the air’: Yosi Horikawa On Shaping Sound, ‘Spaces’ & Borrowed Scenery

‘I would like to float in the air’: Yosi Horikawa On Shaping Sound, ‘Spaces’ & Borrowed Scenery

Moldy vinyl. Bicycle bells. Steam engines. Kitchen utensils. Goats, leather seats, pen scribbling on paper, scratches of paint brushes, beds, waterfalls, birds, raindrops: trickle, ripple, drizzle,...

Review: 'Little Kid, Big Dreams' By AHMER x Sez On The Beat

Review: 'Little Kid, Big Dreams' By AHMER x Sez On The Beat

“For me, this is the most important record we have ever put out,'' remarked Azadi Records co-founder Uday Kapur at our listening session for AHMER’s debut album ‘Little Kid, Big Dreams’, made...

Review: 'O' By Tienas

Review: 'O' By Tienas

The term autobiography or memoir is typically anointed to works that encompass one's narrative past. Prabh Deep's 'Class-Sikh', for example, contextually framed the rapper's coming-of-age in the...

Review: '1011' By BK x Hashbass

Review: '1011' By BK x Hashbass

If there's one thing I dislike about lo-fi hip-hop, it's the genre's obsession with sampling speeches and dialogue from films. Of course, that's only my personal opinion, and just because I dislike...

Wild City Singled Out: May 2019

Wild City Singled Out: May 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: ‘Joro’ By Gauley Bhai

Review: ‘Joro’ By Gauley Bhai

Without context, I would have put Gauley Bhai’s ‘Joro’ right next to Tinariwen and Imarhan in my imaginary library of records, mindlessly mistaking their infectious Nepali songs for Tuareg...

Review: 'Poetry Ceylon' By Ditty

Review: 'Poetry Ceylon' By Ditty

Using spoken word poetry in music can be a slippery slope. Ditty, however, employs the form with effortless grace and ease on her debut album 'Poetry Ceylon', released earlier this week with New...

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