Decoding Traits: All About Textures

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The Dutch prog metal act on being off the road for an entire year to finish two concept albums, titled ‘Phenotype’ and ‘Genotype’

Concert Diary: Stockholm Jazz Festival


The annual jazz extravaganza witnessed mind-boggling local and international talent – from boisterous big bands and smooth jazz trios to even an all-woman orchestra

The Existential Times: Indian Webcomic ‘Royal Existentials’

Bengaluru-based writer and creator of 'The Royal Existentials'. Photo: courtesy of Parthasarthy

How Bengaluru-based writer Aarthi Parthasarthy’s webcomic ‘Royal Existentials’ is making Indians laugh and then take a good hard look around them

The Little Hamlet in Arunachal Pradesh That Hosted a Most Genre-Bending Music Festival


An adventurous trip to the village of Dambuk was worth it for its scenic beauty and the community-centric Orange Festival that was held in December

She’s The One: The Triumphant Return of Adele


Adele refuses to allow her success to make it too deeply past her skin. She still sees herself as “some random girl from London.”

Flying Lotus: The Genre Hopper

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The American music producer/rapper admits he worries that his genre-bending music might be too much for some people

From The Archives: Jeff Buckley – The Son Also Rises

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Fighting hype and the weight of his father’s legend, Jeff Buckley finds his own voice on ‘Grace’

Skrillex: The Mainstream Heretic


On his maiden tour of India this month, EDM biggie Skrillex wants to check out fresh, new electronica acts on the local circuit. As he readies for his visit, the producer opens up to Shiva Soundsystem’s Nerm about how he went from
being the darling of the underground to become a controversial mainstream icon

Megadeth: Back on the Edge


In an exclusive interview, American thrash metal veterans Megadeth’s frontman Dave Mustaine talks about new band members, old memories, returning to India for the fourth time and their next album

Traveling Light: John McLaughlin

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Celebrated fusion guitarist John McLaughlin on his new album, an upcoming India tour and why he is pessimistic about the future of the music industry.

Choices by Blakc

  • February 13th, 2016 Dualist Inquiry, Sid Vashi in New Delhi at QLA: The Kila
  • February 13th, 2016 Boyce Avenue in Bengaluru at The Humming Tree
  • February 13th, 2016 Thermal And A Quarter, Suraj Mani & The Tattva Trip in Chennai at Phoenix Market City
  • February 13th, 2016 Nikhil D’Souza in Pune at Classic Rock Coffee Co.
  • February 13th, 2016 - February 14th, 2016 Mahindra Blues Festival 2016 in Mumbai at Mehboob Studios

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