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  • Know these artists performing at Saptak 2019 in Ahmedabad

    Know more about the artists that are performing at this year’s Saptak Festival. Proficiency in Indian Classical Music is as much about devotion to the supreme energy as much it is about perseverance and skill. Saptak Music Festival in Ahmedabad, is one of…

  • The basic must-knows of Indian Classical Music Part 2

    As concert season rolls around, here’s some more insight on different aspects of Hindustani Classical music for budding music revellers who wants to be a better listener and audience member! The Gharana System Gharana, rooted in the word for ‘house’,…

  • Saptak Archives: Immerse in the eternity of Indian Classical Music

    In the city of Ahmedabad lies a time capsule of Indian classical music. Saptak Archives has a collection of recordings of the greatest artists over the generations, gathered from concerts and personal collections. Read about this treasure trove of music…

  • The basic must-knows of Indian Classical Music Part 1

    Are you someone who doesn’t let Indian classical Music reach your heart, harboured misconceptions for ages? Music, in all its glory and forms, is never unappealing or unmoving. The Raag and Raginis are as enthralling as Rock and Roll, provided you take a free plunge and don’t…

  • Fantastic five soul-humming Indian releases

    There is a whole universe out there filled with lot of music by independent artists. We browse through tons of playlists to give you a curated list of the best Indian releases in the indie music genre. You’ll love them.…

  • Digitalizing Frequencies, One Channel at a Time

    If you are young and Indian, with a head full of dreams – someone like me, who imagines her life being played out to changing background scores – it is difficult to imagine these scores without that quintessential radio static…

  • Her Craft in Art : a heart to heart talk with Birwa Qureshi

    Her Crraft of Art initiatives have been responsible in creating memories that are not only exclusive but also off the beaten track. The Sufi Festival at Sarkhej Roza, Water Festival at Patan Rani ki vav, Bhadra Festival at Teen Darwaza,…

  • The rise of Youtube artists!

    Music rekindles harmony, beauty and stacks of emotions in a living form. It not only affects humans but even animals and trees. The musical revolution started from jukebox to walkman, leading to iPods and its Youtube today.  Youtube revolutionized common platform…

  • The Tapi Project : a musical paigam

    Long gone are those days, when folk music was just a part of the traditional sects. We are witnessing an increasing number of Indie artists collaborating with Folk musicians and successfully weaving the ethnic sounds with their experimental renditions.  In…

  • Experimenting Within the Traditional

    We have seen these two artistes rock the stage and dance into people’s hearts. Time and again, one after another. Individually they have livened up the stage, one with her dances, the other with her songs. Together, danseuse Sanjukta Sinha,…

  • Bhai Bhai SuperBhai

    It’s not every day that you come across someone who unhesitatingly admits he’s obese, that he doesn’t have a fancy crop, that he isn’t your typically smart or handsome rockstar. But, is a head turner still. Singer Arvind Vegda manages…

  • Busking By Night, Corporate by Day.

    What do we need to do to serve our purpose in this life? Relinquish our desires for sustenance? Lose ourselves in the daily clichés of what we know as the rat race? It might not be this grim; because with…