Gig Alert: Lavender Groove Live @ Tango!

Gig Alert: Lavender Groove Live @ Tango!

Apr 20, 2012

Lavender Groove is the brainchild of singer songwriter Andrea Tariang. Based out of Shillong, Andrea took to playing the guitar and writing songs that speak of her heart just a couple of years ago and has now got to a point where she has got together some musician friends of hers to join her in this project. While her songs are naturally acoustic based, with the...

Song Review: Fading Out – When Everything Falls Apart

Song Review: Fading Out – When Everything Falls Apart

Apr 17, 2012

Debut demo singles are tough to get right, and it’s pretty rare that they really wow a potential audience. When Everything Falls Apart (W.E.F.A) – “Fading Out”  (listen here) does not buck the trend much, showing off a decent amount of skill but also showing an equal amount of missed opportunity. The music manages to hit the right blend of melodic...

Song Review: Existence – Still Status

Song Review: Existence – Still Status

Apr 16, 2012

Underground, Shillong-based act STILL STATUS had just released a single – “existence” (listen here) a sound crafted by weaving together the fringes of several modern metal styles, resulting in an extreme and wild ride that gives the bigger brand of hardcore slab. Mixed and produced none other than, Plague Throat’s front- man Nangsan Lyngwa, this...

Review: Where the gods fear to tread – Devoid of Dreams

Review: Where the gods fear to tread – Devoid of Dreams

Apr 13, 2012

If the name doesn’t already give this away, Devoid of Dreams debut single “where the Gods fear to tread” (listen here) is a different beast. Floating somewhere between the sound of a primary combination of distorted guitar flurries, syncopated rhythms, spacious reverberated clean passages, hardcore yells, screams and melodic clean singing, this is a...

Gig Alert! Tarik in Shillong!

Gig Alert! Tarik in Shillong!

Apr 12, 2012

Tarik(Delhi/Shillong) live at DEJAVU Lounge on the 14th of April 2012(saturday)! Tarik is a three-piece band and audio visual project based in India. Tarik aims not to just play and perform but also use music as a way to convey a certain Shillong-inspired zeitgeist, a social situation that is local and in many ways universal as well. We sing out against what we...