Youth Icon Awards Grand Finale 2012

Youth Icon Awards Grand Finale 2012

Oct 2, 2012

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain ‘Mark Stone Laitflang’ after having taken much inspiration from the above quote, he has...

Karaoke World Championships

Karaoke World Championships

Sep 10, 2012

The Karaoke World Championships came and went, but the after-effects of those performances of the spurting talents of our Shillong has had a profound impact on many. The journey by far since the good old trial rounds wasn’t an easy job to most, especially those who fell flat in a note or two or for the record, couldn’t croon better than what the rest could....

In their Words: Street Stories

In their Words: Street Stories

Jul 15, 2012

“I was in love with Good Charlotte when I was a teenager”, utters Riko Kronu the better half and founder of Street Stories, while sitting in his living room couch. A minute later, in came Pezo the other founder and younger brother of Riko, he picks a chair and joins us in the conversation. He’s still pretty stoked about how in two years time the...

World Music Day 2012

World Music Day 2012

Jul 13, 2012

If you’re one among those who had always been complaining about the absence of a ‘scene’ and how the music circuit has been starved of gigs and that it sucks. You ought to know that June was a month filled with music since the very first weekend of the month there was live music, till the actual day where the whole world celebrated Music which was the...

Escape Festival of Arts and Music

Escape Festival of Arts and Music

Jun 1, 2012

Escape Festival, one of India’s biggest camping arts and music festivals. TheEscape Festival of Arts and Festival, spanned from the 18-20 May 2012, is now in its 5th chapter and is bigger and better than ever. Rundolf Mawlieh of Chameleon Press brings to you a report of the festival. The opening night was on Friday which I attended. It continues over the...

Plague Throat: Four years down the line

Plague Throat: Four years down the line

Mar 30, 2012

Four years down the line, Plague Throat are sticking their guns and continue to fucking annihilate. This trio that was founded in 2006 in the fall of summer here in our hill city Shillong, when playing a live show are like one of those returning hero types that comes back from achieving something truly remarkable and gets honored by a big parade, all this is...

The year that was: 2011

The year that was: 2011

Jan 31, 2012

Last year this city filled with pines and brooks witnessed a couple of amazing events. One being the “Cloud Confluence Festival” a platform where Shillong bands and musicians alike graced the stage to celebrate world music day, alongside the presence of 6000+ attendees rather music lovers. The second is none other than “Rebel County” an extravaganza...

On a Chameleon note

On a Chameleon note

Jan 27, 2012

Chameleon Press is a metal-head through and through but sometimes the genre fails to impress as it is.  Don’t get the chameleon wrong, but heavy metal tends to get stale and the chameleon hope a lot of the metal-heads out there knows that as well. However, there are a few bands who has so far grabbed the chameleon’s attention and shaked this reptile....