A root-ed and culture rich chat with the man behind India's longest running music festival - Rajasthan International Folk Festival aka Jodhpur RIFF. In my newest series #TakeFiveXMN
The very first Supper And Song session with the powerhouse of a singer-songwriter Rabbi Shergill was an absolute riot! We chatted on how he found his sound, our common love for coffee with jaggery, playlists, influences, why people think he’s 'sanaki' (eccentric/ peculiar), his love for yoga and biking, of course new music and a lot more!
OMFG! Look what I found early this morning in my spam box! David Gimlour’s return to Live At Pompeii is playing at Inox Cinemas Nehru Place on Sunday, October 15, 2017. It’s a single show in Delhi and on only tomorrow at 8.15 pm, across 6 cities in India. For the uninitiated the rockumentary is... Continue Reading →
A decade of RIFFs & Revelry! My piece on one of the longest standing Music Fests of India JodhpurRIFF for this month's Society Magazine. RIFF, which is held at the majestic Mehrangarh Fort, has not only survived the test of time, but has also set an example for other music festivals of India. This year, as the festival turns 10, here's piecing together nostalgia and the present to examine RIFF's legendary quotient…
Dream Theater's keyboard wiz Jordan Rudess, talks about music in India, studying Indian rhythms, his new Carnatic-friendly app GeoShred, along with his upcoming project with Indian musicians and a lot more, ahead of the band's first ever Indian gig.
Live with MN featuring legend @dalermehndi in a candid chat about music, mosiqui & how Bolo TaRaRaRa/Tunak Tunak have become favourites of meme-makers across the world; among many more things.
Watch the video to know about her foray into Artist Management, setting up Jam Studios and working with some of the top talent from the Indie Music Scene in India along with her new book Indie 101 of course
So this is the excitement she was beaming with when we caught up with her in Delhi last weekend. Shilpa Rao has debuted on Coke Studio Pakistan with the fabulaous Noori duo of Ali & Hamza. The track is titled Par Channa. We congratulate Shilpa on this 1st, may this be the first of many. Check... Continue Reading →