Shehzad Bhanji: ‘As an Artist, You Got to Believe in Yourself’

"I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason," says Shehzad Bhanji. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

The Pakistani guitarist on his sophomore album ‘Profound Beginnings’ and juggling music and a full-time job in financial marketing

Profound: Riding the Vaporwave

As the maiden release from indie electronic label Knowmad Records, 'fre$h' spent a lot of time getting vetted by several producers before its launch.

The New Delhi producer on introducing India to vaporwave via his brand new EP ‘fre$h,’ finding inspiration in Japanese music and why he’s staying away from live shows

Gig Review: Zakir Hussain, Niladri Kumar Honor Vanraj Bhatia

Zakir Hussain, Niladri Kumar and Rakesh Chaurasia paid tribute to celebrated composer Vanraj Bhatia at NCPA Mumbai.

Several celebrated musicians from across the country gathered at NCPA Mumbai to honor the veteran composer

Gig Review: Zakir Hussain Presents Abhisaran

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Prithvi Theatre’s 33rd Memorial Concert saw Louiz Banks, Sanjay Divecha, Niladri Kumar and more join the tabla maestro for an indo-jazz fusion treat

Festival Review: Colombo Jazz Festival 2017

London-based jazz vocalist Vanessa Haynes impressed with her powerful voice.

Despite repeated disruptions due to the weather, the festival managed to impress with a lineup that featured Mud Morganfield, Incognito and more

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: Rongali Festival, Guwahati, Assam

Divine set the groove for the night with his Gully Gang hits at Day 1 of Rongali Festival. Photol: Courtesy of the artist

The third edition of the annual event witnessed hip-hop, homegrown talent and a generous dose of nostalgia courtesy Nineties bands

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: Mahindra Blues Festival, Mumbai

Supersonic Blues Machine with Billy Gibbons

Billy Gibbons steals the limelight; Quinn Sullivan’s lukewarm show; Janiva Magness’s Grammy which wasn’t to be

Free Download: Natania Lalwani’s Haunting Pop Single ‘Prisoner’

Natania Lalwani. Photo: Melanie D'Andrea

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter sings about being trapped in our own bodies on her latest track

"Down Baby Down" by Aerate Sound ft. Smokey the Ghost


  • March 23rd, 2017 Agam in Bengaluru at Hard Rock Cafe
  • March 23rd, 2017 Divine + Raja Kumari in Mumbai at AntiSocial
  • March 23rd, 2017 Outrage Festival presents Undying Inc., Underside in Hyderabad at The Other Side
  • March 23rd, 2017 Diarchy, Twisted Paradox, Cat Kamikazee in Mumbai at Summerhouse Cafe
  • March 23rd, 2017 Anand Bhaskar Collective in Mumbai at Hard Rock Cafe (Worli)



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