Festival Review: Into The Void, Rann of Kutch

The festival décor was minimal but strikingly beautiful and reminiscent of 2012's Ragasthan Festival. Photo: Courtesy of Into The Void/Facebook

Everything that happened over a full-moon weekend when 25 badass bands played on a stage in the middle of nowhere

Festival Review: Vh1 Supersonic 2017

VH1 Supersonic’s organizers splashed Pune’s Laxmi Lawns with color and light. Photo: Courtesy of VH1 Supersonic

Eric Prydz’s jaw-dropping debut, Macklemore’s underwhelming offerings, and why the festival exceeded all expectations despite venue change

Festival Review: Control Alt Delete 10

Dopeadelicz rapper Tony 'Stony Psyko' Sebastian at Control Alt Delete 10 in Mumbai, Photo: Prashin Jagger

The 10th edition of the crowdfunded gig series’ something-for-everyone gamble paid off, with established and emerging artists on each stage pulling their own weight

Festival Review: Ranthambore Festival, Rajasthan

Darpana Academy of Performing Arts put up a show that was a melange of different Indian folk dance forms. Photo: Courtesy of Ranthambore Festival

The three-day festival had everything from exquisite classical music, panel discussions, films and more

Mike Posner Closes Out India Tour with Signature Calm and Wisdom

(from left) Mike Posner and Ben Darwish at the Indiranagar Club in Bengaluru. Photo: Abhishek Shukla/Courtesy of the Humming Tree

At his Bengaluru show, the American pop artist prefaced his radio hits with reflective tunes in an intimate setting

Intronaut Plough Through Favorites for IISc Pravega Pro Nite

Intronaut frontman Sacha Dunable at IISC Pravega 2017 in Bengaluru. Photo: Aditi Rai

The Los Angeles metallers braved a few technical glitches to present their confounding brand of sludgy prog on their return to India for a one-off show

Festival Report: Orange Festival of Adventure and Music, Dambuk, Arunachal Pradesh

Yngwie Malmsteen live at the Orange Festival of Adventure and Music in Dambuk in December. Photo: Nabam Tadi

Master shredder Yngwie Malmsteen led the charge of blazing rock among indie bands, making the four-day event scale up like never before

Gig Review: Backdoors, Bengaluru

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Eclectic, intimate sets by Patrick Watson, José González and a stunning tour-closing performance by Steven Wilson

Photos: Hits and Misses at Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Pune

Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari performs her empowering brand of raga-meets-rap at NH7 Weekender Pune. Photo: Bryan Jacob Daniel

A party-pooping power cut, Anoushka Shankar’s boring set, Borkung Hrangkhawl’s headliner-worthy game, and much more

Festival Review: Global Citizen Festival India, Mumbai

Nothing topped the moment we heard the opening notes of “Empire State Of Mind,” Jay Z and Alicia Keys’ 2009 ode to New York City. Photo: Courtesy of Global Citizen India

While Coldplay and Jay Z delivered unforgettable performances, the festival should have at least introduced a few of India’s rising indie artists on its platform rather than parade Bollywood names

"Backward Track" by White Mug


  • February 28th, 2017 Tomek & Avery in New Delhi at Piano Man Jazz Club
  • March 1st, 2017 Many Roots Ensemble in New Delhi at Piano Man Jazz Club
  • March 1st, 2017 The Hip Hopera in Bengaluru at The Humming Tree
  • March 2nd, 2017 Parra for Curva,FILM, Jordan Johnson in New Delhi at AntiSocial
  • March 2nd, 2017 Aankh Micholi in Mumbai at Hard Rock Cafe Andheri



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