Experimental artist and producer SOPHIE passed away in Athens on Saturday at the age of 34. An accidental fall while climbing her roof to look at the full moon took away from us one of the brighter beacons of pop music right on the cusp of superstardom.

The Scottish-born producer…


Joe and Tanner Geeta, siblings with identical musical beliefs set out to change the landscape of Christmas Music but failed to penetrate the industry’s tightly-knit circles. Inspired by their immigrant heritage, they proceeded to turn the community on its head with their first album “The Punjabi Christmas Album”(2013), featuring adaptations…


Jatayu, on the road touring Chango Tales, open up about touring North India, their understanding of “fusion", and their approach to instrumental music.

The sheer vastness of the present musical landscape, buoyed by that good ole internet, encourages artists to think a little outside of themselves to occupy a cosy…


The Delhi noise syndicate reconvene with another 10-song romp that is both outwardly political and introspective.

Hoirong began in 2013, emerging during a sluggish period in an otherwise bountiful Delhi music scene. Frontman Kamal clearly had enough to spare following his departure from/closure of Bangalore alt-folk band Lounge Piranha, and…


The long-standing electro-rock duo from Mumbai loses itself in a flattened mess of an album that has no breathing room.

At first glance, FuzzCulture appear to be an interesting mix of elements. Their older material from circa 2012-2014 had an air of promise: grungy riffs against danceable rhythms that were…


Audio Pervert’s Extinction paints a bleak future borne from bad decisions.

The Indian electronic space has blazed a trail in almost record time, the inclusive movement garnering a following that recognises the trappings of such music for what they are. Constantly fanning those flames for over a decade, Samrat Bharadwaj…

Abhinav Krishnaswamy

I play guitar, barely. I also write about Indian Independent Music a whole bunch. This is a growing repository of most of my written work, enjoy :)

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