Skrat

India’s answer to a power packed ‘Trio’ band is here.. ‘Skrat’ is a no nonsense hard rock band from Chennai. I recently picked up the new album titled ‘The Queen’ and I’ve been super stoked listening to it. The group has Satish Narayanan on bass, Tapass Naresh on drums and…

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Sara Haider

Roommate suggestions are always interesting.. My buddy introduced me to the incredible Sara Haider. Sara is a singer-songwriter from Pakistan and is great at what she does. She has a beautiful song with the talented Ali Zafar singing ‘Ae dil kisi ki yaad mein’ for Coke Studio. You can check…

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Anand Bhaskar Collective

Anand Bhaskar Collective

Heavy, Raw and Intense.. Grooving to Anand Bhaskar Collective all week!. Strong lyrics, heavy riffs and a tinge of carnatic melody makes ‘Samsara‘ a beautiful album. ‘Anand Bhaskar Collective’ is a rock band consisting of Anand Bhaskar on vocal and rhythm guitar, Chandan Raina on lead and rhythm guitar, Neelkanth Patel on bass, Ajay…

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aswekeepsearching

aswekeepsearching

A cinematic journey for your ears. aswekeepsearching is a post-rock/experimental band from India who recently released their debut album called “Khwaab“. The album is available for free on YouTube. As someone who has heard a small share of international post-rock bands such as ‘Mogwai’, ‘If These Trees Could Talk’ and…

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Bipul Chettri

My first album from Nepal and it’s beautiful!. Bipul Chettri released ‘Sketches of Darjeeling’ in the beginning of 2013, the album is inspired and influenced by life around the hills of Darjeeling on the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. The album has a very organic and earthy feel to it,…

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Karthick Iyer

All in all this album is brilliant and an absolute treasure! Mr Karthick Iyer is a shining diamond because of the brightness and satisfaction his music brings. From someone who has never heard or liked any form of traditional or Carnatic music I was blown away at how ‘cool’ and…

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Tajdar Junaid

Been a few days listening to Tajdar Junaid and it’s been magical. Tajdar Junaid composes music with a lot of emotion and textures, something like going through a week absorbed in thoughts and experiences. It makes you feel that everything will be alright. Not a very common character you find…

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Shalimar

‘Shalimar’ by Achint

Expect the unexpected with this one.. So I bought Achint’s debut album called ‘Shalimar’ and it’s brilliant! I’m not saying it cause i don’t have the right words to describe it, well actually i don’t cause this album is a freaking ‘tadka’ of sounds! Sounds ranging from Electronica to Indian…

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Prateek Kuhad

Prateek Kuhad

Easy listening with Mr Kuhad. So I’ve started on this little journey where I will purchase an album every month from an Indian Independent Artist and my first purchase has been Prateek Kuhad’s EP called ‘Raat Raazi’. This EP comprises of 5 tracks and each one of them has a captivating…

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Blackstratblues

Blackstratblues

He is one of India’s most loved guitarist.. For all musician there is one of ‘THOSE’ idols who you imitate, listen to and dream about. For me it was Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan but sometimes in life, if you are lucky you get to watch someone who…

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