Interviews

Aberrant: The Noise off their debut EP

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

Shillong based super-metal group Aberrant is all set to launch their debut EP this month. So what better time than this to round up a chat with them on their sound template,...

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News

Escape to Umtyngar lineup announced

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017

The second edition of escape is back and this time it is happening at the picturesque location at Bharat Scouts and Guides, Umtyngar. Surrounded by a river and many hills and pine...

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Reviews

Review: You are not alone E.P – Alien Sky Cult

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013

One of the most exciting things about youthful Delhi-ites quintet Alien Sky Cult is that if they can hold it together, they’ve got plenty of time to develop as musicians. Given...

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Column

Why doesn’t MTV play music videos anymore?

Posted by on Nov 22, 2012

Getting attention and getting people to notice oneself among all the noise and chaos is the most crucial step towards making oneself a good market in the media industry. It such a...

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Recent Posts

UNDYING INC: Throat Shredder Wanted

UNDYING INC: Throat Shredder Wanted

Mar 9, 2013

UNDYING INC is currently seeking a new and permanent lead vocalist. They are looking for a throat shredder who can really step out of the box and step up the game, someone who is capable of going beyond clichés and bringing in their own unique dynamic to metal vocals. Besides having a great voice, sound understanding of vocal techniques, ability to stand and...

Aberrant becoming the Archetype

Aberrant becoming the Archetype

Feb 24, 2013

Ever since their emergence, metal Super-group Aberrant has had a list of accolades to their name. They were first declared Meg Icon winner, last year in Shillong. This year the band has quickly set their priorities in establishing themselves as the one among the forerunner in the region’s metal outlet and have been successful in doing so, the past few weeks...

One Billion Rising @ Fire Brigade Ground on V-Day

One Billion Rising @ Fire Brigade Ground on V-Day

Feb 13, 2013

For those of you who aren’t aware, One Billion Rising is a worldwide movement with the motive of expressing solidarity in women and saying no to Violence against women. It will be celebrated all over the world on the 14th of February ie: Valentines Day. An excerpt from their public profile information page: One in three woman on the planet will be raped...

Weekend Heroes @ Tango this weekend

Weekend Heroes @ Tango this weekend

Feb 13, 2013

If neo-psychedelic thumping beats be your choice of music to self indulge in grooving and merry making, then the fun house for such activity opens this Saturday the 16th of February 2012 at Club Tango with DJ Zombi, one half of the highly acclaimed Weekend Heroes from Israel behind the console.   The night will also have local acts Dj Arpan ( Shortlisted...

Street Stories release video for single “She can”

Street Stories release video for single “She can”

Feb 10, 2013

Shillong’s Pop/Punk veterans have created a hypnotic debut extended play “The Apple and The clown” that descends into a follow up single called “She Can”. It’s an exhilarating and unnerving ride where simple moments of pop mastery last a few bars before cracking under the strain. The song has a positive charm and displays a certain sense of...

Roundup: Evening of Comedy and Magic

Roundup: Evening of Comedy and Magic

Feb 5, 2013

John Lanong, Swapan Verma and Sorabh Pant brought their awesomeness to the table at the evening of Comedy and Magic on the 2nd Feb 2013. The show kickstarted with a magical opening act by John Lanong who came out with genuine refinement of his craft, from turning blank paper into a hundred rupees bill to chewing a tube light! He’s got some pretty good...

Sorabh Pant and Sapan Verma for Standup Comedy this February.

Sorabh Pant and Sapan Verma for Standup Comedy this February.

Jan 29, 2013

Come this Saturday the 2nd of February 2013,  there’s going to be some change brought to our town’s entertainment scene as a new budding local events company Walk With 9 Lives presents an evening of “Comedy and Magic”  backed up by East India Comedy. The show will feature Sorabh Pant, Sapan Verma and our very own John Lanong the magician. This...

Review: Mon Khmer @ Cloud 9

Review: Mon Khmer @ Cloud 9

Jan 19, 2013

Can we call the Mon Khmer gig a family gig? Yes, the presence of front man Hammarsing’s family and friends from his hometown could be one of the reasons, but what was seen to have made him more happy was the part where he got the chance to jam with his dad, the ever renowned Lou Majaw and local boys of POTFM fame who were declared winners of “THE ONE”...