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New Delhi rapper Prabh Deep is becoming known for his socially conscious rhymes
Rapping in slang-inflected Punjabi, with a smattering of Hindi and English thrown in, the b-boy turned rapper has built a loyal fan following on the back of his rhythmic flexibility and tonal dynamism
November 30, 2017
Bengaluru artist Biswas’ new album is a melody of extremes
Princess This, is beautifully coherent
October 1, 2017
Book review: Prayaag Akbar’s Leila – a dark indian future that’s all too real
Journalist Prayaag Akbar’s debut novel is a dark vision of the future, not too distant from the chasms of class and caste that characterise today’s Indian landscape.
June 8, 2017
What happened when Mumbai’s rappers dropped the American accent
From tea-stall jams to a huge social media following, we chart the rise of the Indian hip-hop artists who rap in their own language and speak to the disenfranchised.
April 27, 2017
Out of tune: why indie music in India is dead
The demise of indie-rock can be blamed on a lack of ideas, the towering shadow of Bollywood and the rise of rap, R&B and electronica.
March 21, 2017
‘I am entirely replaceable’: Bangalore’s Aniruddh Menon on Dubai, his new album, and what he learnt out of school
Aniruddh Menon of Bangalore’s Consolidate collective talks about his new solo album, in which he explores the cost of a peripatetic life that has now brought him to Dubai.
February 1, 2017
A DIY spirit: five new Indian albums that were made at home
An exciting new Desi aesthetic is emerging in the world of music. We review five Indian releases that were made in home studios.
November 23, 2016
How football is changing the lives of India’s slum children
Underprivileged children kicking a plastic bucket about one rainy day became the inspiration for a Fifa award-winning charity.
November 2, 2016
Swet Shop Boys ‘Cashmere’ – a blend of South Asian samples, London slang and US hip hop
Himanshu Suri and Rizwan Ahmed, aka the Swet Shop Boys, sample qawwali, traditional Indian instruments and South London slang. It’s a combative hip-hop take on the South Asian diaspora.
October 20, 2016
Voices for change: Relaa, the Indian arts collective is hitting back against extremism
Relaa, a collective of Indian performers turned activists, is reviving the long-lost tradition of protest songs in its fight against casteism, capitalism and discrimination. We join the troupe as it stages its first Delhi tour.
August 31, 2016