Rebel County 2012

Rebel County 2012

Oct 26, 2012

As the October air whipped cheeks at State Central Library premises, our flagship event REBEL COUNTY turned the biting cold into perspiration & the sweat-box that is the engine room heaves with heat & manic assaults of metal. Furthermore, to say that this will be the gig of the year for many in attendance, it would not be an overstatement. Black metal...

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...

Youth Icon Awards Top 5: Background

Youth Icon Awards Top 5: Background

Sep 28, 2012

Our Thoughts generate our actions, and our actions eventually become the reality that we live out. This must’ve surely been the exercise that got these Icons to where they are at right now. They’ve all grown into individuals with truly amazing foresight and inspiration to many others who look up to them as wondrous achievers. These Icons shall be seen...

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...

An illustrators diary with Ashwin Chacko

An illustrators diary with Ashwin Chacko

Jun 6, 2012

Ashwin Chacko He has always got himself catapulted onto the scene of using his skills and imagination in the creation of aesthetics artworks, be it paintings, sketches and graphic designs. His artistic works have existed for almost his whole life now, owing to the fact that he grew up for the love of all things sketched and drew. From traditional art to...

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...