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Take Five: Gems from the British Alt Scene

When it comes to new sounds, the indie genre is surely bubbling with innovation. If heavy metal, thrash, punk and rap-rock largely stick to a specific formula, musicians creating ‘non-metal-modern…..

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Diary: NH7 Weekender 2012

The Bacardi NH7 Weekender saw its third year in Pune this month.  The festival has now expanded and there was a two-day edition at the NCR in Delhi and another…..

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Review: ¡Uno!

Green Day saw a dip in its fan-following post 21st Century Breakdown when a lot of their hard-core fans decided it was time to stop being Green Day fans. Their…..

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Review: 7 Billion and a Nameless Somebody

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my diligent quest to track down great bands and thus great albums, is that paying attention to your intuition is key. I cannot…..

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GigView: Indus Creed

 On July 6, the five-member band comprising Uday Benegal (vocals), Mahesh Tinaikar (guitar), Zubin Balaporia (keys), Rushad Mistry (bass) and Jai Row Kavi (drums) played at The High Spirits in…..

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Review: Blunderbuss

In 2008, while filming the documentary It Might Get Loud, Jack White wrote a song called ‘Fly Farm Blues’, composed it and recorded it, all in ten minutes. By that…..