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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

Raftaar: ‘I Need to Set the Right Example’

Raftaar finally feels like he has the power to make a positive difference. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

The popular rapper on stardom, saying no to “cheap, dirty lyrics,” and whether Bollywood’s brush with hip-hop is just a phase

Gig Review: Faridkot Live It Up with Bollywood Nostalgia and Psych Rock

Faridkot live at Hard Rock Cafe Andheri.

The Delhi-based psychedelic pop/rock band, now with just two founding members left, impressed with songs new and old, although they leaned on Bollywood composers a little too much instead of playing songs from their second album

How Kishore Kumar’s favourite trumpet player made it to Sridhar/Thayil’s new album

Kishore Sodha

How Kishore Kumar’s favourite trumpet player made it to Sridhar/Thayil’s self-titled debut

Sridhar/Thayil Get Down To Brass Tacks

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How Kishore Kumar’s favourite trumpet player made it to Sridhar/Thayil’s self-titled debut

Editor’s Pick: “Mighty Horns” by Nasha

Gig Calendar

  • June 28th, 2017 SOCIALive ft Swarathma, Max Godman in Mumbai at AntiSocial
  • June 30th, 2017 Aqua Dominatrix, Squidworks, Paloma & Luna Toke in Mumbai at AntiSocial
  • June 30th, 2017 Discovery Night Chapter Five ft. Vian Fernandes, Bowjob, Abhinab Dan, Nathanael Mookthiar in Mumbai at Cat Cafe Studio, Versova
  • June 30th, 2017 Friday Hoodang ft. Rohan Mazumdar, Karan Joseph and Jeremy D’souza in Mumbai at Junkyard Cafe
  • July 1st, 2017 Bangalore Open Air ft Nile, Marduk, Coroner, Galaxy Crusher, Kryptos, Speedtrip in Bengaluru at Royal Orchid Resort and Convention Centre

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