The Sound of Fusion: Fusion artists holding on to their roots

The coming together of varied musical styles, cultures and traditions of the world gave us what we know as ‘fusion music’ today. The genuine interest of some of the artists to move out of their respective comfort zones to understand… Continue reading →

Reggae in India: Today and Now

Political neutrality seems to be the most befitting stand to take, today. Yet every time, it becomes impossible to take one such certain stand where one is not required to move either way. And then something resonates in the ear,… Continue reading →

Rotem Sivan Trio and the realisation of the void in the live music scenario of Kolkata

Before, going into anything else, it is my duty to let you know that there is something great happening in Kolkata, this Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. Psylent Productions and Beatzz in association with T2 presents “Twin Cities Festival” on 2nd… Continue reading →

‘When Chai Met Toast’ – The new sound of happiness from ‘God’s Own Country’

When Achyuth first told me about their Kochi based project, “When Chai Met Toast”, in one of the FNO Season II sessions, the instant image that the name projected in my head was that of ‘happiness’, of ‘brighter times’ and… Continue reading →

Bacardi NH7 Weekender Express, Kolkata!

Many of us Kolkatans have been mourning about the fact that Steven Wilson isn’t coming here to perform in the City of Joy. While some have booked train and flight tickets to Shillong and Pune as soon as the line-up… Continue reading →

Heart of Darkness: The story behind The Bodhisattwa Trio’s second album

“I don’t like work–no man does–but I like what is in the work–the chance to find yourself. Your own reality–for yourself not for others–what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can… Continue reading →

Egress Point: The debut album of What Escapes Me

The term ‘Egress Point’ means a ‘point of exit or escape’ and for the five members of ‘What Escapes Me’, the band is a tool using which, they can escape their mundane daily lives and be who they really want to… Continue reading →

Les Passants – the busking duo from Italy

“We don’t play for money, but for passion”, was what they had to say, when asked about the problems that they face while doing independent music, which is far removed from the hullabaloo of the popular music industry. Diego Dessi, the… Continue reading →

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