Kaneez Surka: ‘Everyone Defines Me as a ‘Female Comedian’; No One Really Sees Me as an Improv Artist’

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The Internet’s favorite funny person on why we need to stop labeling women artists

‘Patti Cake$’ Star Siddharth Dhananjay Has Visa Problems, Too

Siddharth Dhananjay is paving the way through largely uncharted terrain as a first-generation immigrant actor. Photo: Michael Becker

The Indian-born actor is on the brink of breakout success but things aren’t easy when you’re an immigrant

Is Joey Bada$$ the New Face of Hip-Hop Revolution?

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The Brooklyn-born rapper’s sophomore album ‘All-Amerikkkan Bada$$’ could herald a massive wake up call for America

Lucy Rose: ‘I Just Needed to Write Songs Naturally’

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The English singer-songwriter on her new album ‘Something’s
Changing’ and playing in theater spaces as part of her
second India tour

Bengaluru Gets the Boiler Room Experience

Boiler Room screen shot

The second Indian edition of Boiler Room x Budweiser ‘Discover What’s Brewing’ came to the south’s favorite venue The Humming Tree, with an audio-visual experience

Of Mice & Men Talk Moving Onward and Upward After Frontman Austin Carlile’s Departure

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The American metallers’ bassist/vocalist Aaron Pauley discusses taking on frontman duties and their new single “Unbreakable”

Why Shashika Mooruth Wants to Make Spiritual Music Cool Again

Shashika Mooruth realized she wanted to be a professional singer in India while she was a child growing up in Apartheid South Africa. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

The South African singer looks to jazz, funk, weird synths and Bollywood to reclaim devotionals from the West

Bombay Bassment: ‘We Just Want People to Have a Good Time’

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The Mumbai reggae/hip-hoppers aim to soundtrack your parties with their third release ‘OK, Dance’

India’s Funniest Women: They’re Busting Sexist Labels, Talking Politics and Giving Us Serious ROFLs

[L-R] Radhika Vaz, Mithila Palkar, Kaneez Surka and Mallika Dua photographed by Juhi Sharma for Rolling Stone India. Styled exclusively in Pepe Jeans India.

Mallika Dua, Bharti Singh, Kaneez Surka, Radhika Vaz and Mithila Palkar, among others, are changing the face of funny in a nation where humor has been a male bastion

American Pianist-Composer Vijay Iyer: ‘Critics are Really Bad at Listening’

Pianist-composer Vijay Iyer didn't always know it was possible for him to be a musician. Photo: Lena Adasheva

The jazz musician on the ugly politics of music, and facing prejudice from music reviewers who tend to be ’99 percent white men’

Ghost by Parekh & Singh


  • May 24th, 2017 The Foxtrot Project V2 Tour ft Neel Sarkar Project in New Delhi at Piano Man Jazz Club
  • May 24th, 2017 Lucy Rose in New Delhi at Oddbird Theater
  • May 24th, 2017 Shubhangi Joshi Collective, Kaly Aani in Mumbai at AntiSocial
  • May 25th, 2017 The Foxtrot Project V2 Tour ft Rohan Ganguli Quartet in New Delhi at Piano Man Jazz Club
  • May 25th, 2017 Rainburn, Signal W in Bengaluru at Blue Frog



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