Interview: Blek

Interview: Blek

Mar 19, 2012

Blek is a Mumbai based indie-alternative trio of Jared Creado, Rishi Bradoo, and Varoon Aiyer. They recently released their debut EP entitled “Hexes + Drama and other reasons for evacuation (review). They are touring the country to promote their EP and they named it the “Mumbai Punk Attack Tour”. The Eastern Leg of their tour will hit Kolkata,...

Album Review: Curious Toys – Harsha Iyer

Album Review: Curious Toys – Harsha Iyer

Mar 16, 2012

Continuing today’s retro theme, here is the full-length debut from Chennai based solo project and one man band Harsha Iyer. Unlike the Nuggets-inspired sound of Trolley, Harsha Iyer is more Frank Turner influenced with a softer pop sound. “I find you boring” opens in this fashion, while “Over Cautious” has an...

Anywhere, Anytime

Anywhere, Anytime

Mar 16, 2012

Like food, we serve up ever-larger portion sizes of music. It greets us in the morning as our phone alarm. We might even sing to it in the shower. On the way to work, our iPod is shuffling away. Once inside the office, we turn on Pandora and go about our work day. Often, we don’t create the playlists and listening sessions ourselves. iTunes Genius and...

Gig Alert: Mainstream Massacre

Gig Alert: Mainstream Massacre

Mar 10, 2012

Metal-Core outfit 11TH HOUR will be hitting the road soon, in which they will be playing at the MAINSTREAM MASACRE on the 8th of April Guwahati, a show organized by the newly born event management house Adrenaline India Events management. On the said date, 11th Hour will be sharing stage with some extreme metal bands in the likes of Narsamhaar (Nepal), The...

Review: Hexes + Drama and other reasons for evacuation – Blek

Review: Hexes + Drama and other reasons for evacuation – Blek

Mar 9, 2012

These Mumbai Indie punk/rockers have been kicking around the Indian Indie circuit for almost a year now. And, within their short span of existence,  theses boys of BLEK! have already put a stamp in the indie production arsenal with their first studio effort Hexes + Drama and other reasons for evacuation.  The band’s display of a potentially consummate...