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Mali - Caution To The Wind Album Review

The singer-songwriter goes for a shorter but well-packaged approach on her debut full-length

Buzz! Apr 07, 2021, 16:43PM

Indo-French Band Paradise Plaza Mixes It Up On Debut Single

‘Hopeless’ combines bits of synthwave revival with- you guessed it- hardcore and metalcore sounds

Buzz! Apr 02, 2021, 16:31PM

Anushka Jag Goes Full-On Pop

Don’t expect anything experimental on her new single ‘Hurricane’, but what you can find is a strong hook

Buzz! Apr 01, 2021, 09:12AM

Pune Musician c.wagh Keeps It Dusty

‘Black Cat Blues’ has the kind of mix and execution you’d find on some cool old demo folder you don’t tell your friends about

Buzz! Mar 30, 2021, 17:41PM

Nagaland Artist Meyisanen Lemtur Releases Bubbly New Track

‘Years Gone By’ is quintessential uplifting modern ‘pop’

Buzz! Mar 27, 2021, 15:08PM

Tanmaya Bhatnagar Releases Tender And Ethereal New Single

‘Raat Adhoori’ hits all its contemplative marks

Buzz! Mar 25, 2021, 15:33PM

Listen To The Bittersweet And Blissful New Effort From Meadows And Rust

‘Lost’ is sad and atmospheric in the most controlled, deliberate and evocative way

Buzz! Mar 24, 2021, 16:30PM

Sheil Sagar Explores An Age Gone By On New Single

‘Before It Goes’ is piano-backed and old-school

Buzz! Mar 23, 2021, 16:22PM

Urvi Bhattacharya Releases Proggy And Emotional New Single

‘Pantomime’ features high-level production and the kind of longform writing prog fans just love

Buzz! Mar 21, 2021, 13:49PM

Siliguri Rapper Drastic Combines The Old With The New On New EP

‘Drastic Darkness Death’ does a good job of using current sounds with more classic flows

Album Mar 19, 2021, 15:23PM

Apoorva Krishna Shows Her Pedigree On New Album

‘Intuition’ shows her obvious talent on the violin in a range of contexts

Buzz! Mar 17, 2021, 16:34PM

Kolkata Artist Anahata Dials Up The Prog Fusion

‘Banjare’ is very cleanly produced and written; it continues Indian indie fusion’s hummable direction

Buzz! Mar 16, 2021, 16:01PM

Caramel Sons Present Cheerful Indie Rock On New Single

‘What has happened to your face?’ has a good sense of indie songwriting (and a little drama)

Buzz! Mar 15, 2021, 15:47PM

So What Is This New SoundCloud Payment System All About?

There is a chance that the platform’s new fan-powered royalty system can change a lot of things for small indie artists

Buzz! Mar 12, 2021, 16:19PM

The New Single From Niranjan Menon Features Collaboration And Fusion

Future bass, classical and five artists in one single? Yes, sure.

Buzz! Mar 11, 2021, 16:06PM

Utsavi Jha Opts For Blues On Her Latest Single

‘Picnic’ shows her valuing a solid song as much as checking genre boxes

Album Mar 09, 2021, 16:17PM

Friends From Moon Is Excitingly Cinematic On Debut EP

‘The Spectator’ goes from epic to Disney to skull-crushing prog metal with incredible smoothness and a real sense of theater

Buzz! Mar 06, 2021, 14:23PM

Vadodara Artist Polkanose Packs Feel-Good Grooves Into Debut EP

‘year one’ is eminently danceable and listenable

Interviews Mar 05, 2021, 16:42PM

Interview With Tenma From Tamil Nadu Ensemble Casteless Collective

The group of musicians is acting as an extremely important bridge between contemporary presentation and shedding light on casteism and social issues we ignore all too often

Buzz! Mar 04, 2021, 16:20PM

Kevin Fernando Continues His Climb

His new single ‘i’ll find my way to you tomorrow’ is another step in his indie-darling trajectory

Buzz! Mar 02, 2021, 15:51PM

The New Single From Akanksha Sethi Is High On Drama

‘Winter’ is a slow, lovelorn and sentimental trip; it is also not afraid to commit to it

Album Mar 01, 2021, 16:14PM

Indore Producer x_p Excels On Vibrant New EP

‘Lost’ features three tracks of wonderfully put together electronic music

Buzz! Feb 26, 2021, 13:53PM

Chennai Singer-Songwriter STEVIE Gives Hip-Hop A Spin

‘Cul-de-sac’ incorporates drill and trends that the UK has been exporting to the rap world of late

Buzz! Feb 24, 2021, 10:01AM

Daft Punk - The End

Smile because it happened?

Buzz! Feb 23, 2021, 16:24PM

Pop Duo HelloDuck Release Accessible New Single

If you are unsure whether catchy pop melodies and rattling trap drums go together, ‘Saazish’ provides more information on the topic

Buzz! Feb 19, 2021, 01:24AM

Aaryan Banthia Goes Prog-Fusion On New Single Shades Of Spring

Who said melding two snobbish genres makes a bad song? Whoever did lied.

Album Feb 18, 2021, 14:02PM

Sidharth Nair Writes Quiet And Lowkey Pop On Debut

‘In My Void’ borders on the melodramatic, but who’s complaining?

Buzz! Feb 17, 2021, 16:34PM

Listen To An Instrumental Soundtrack EP From Chennai Artist Prashanth Venkat

‘The Lottery’ is 10 minutes of music that is orchestrally dense and tight even without the concept it outlines

Buzz! Feb 15, 2021, 14:25PM

Kolkata Crooner Topshe Goes Minimal

‘All I Want’ is a disarming, simple song that tells its story with no fuss

Buzz! Feb 13, 2021, 16:23PM

Guitarist-Songwriter ASHWYN Comes Out With Soulful And Nuanced Pop

His single ‘Waiting For Someone’ is an example of how well-chosen sounds can be used to create something fresh

Buzz! Feb 11, 2021, 16:26PM

Goan Songwriter Jaden Maskie Starts The Year Off Strong

His new single ‘Rhythm Of My Heart’ is a quality and lovely bit of modern soul-influenced pop

Buzz! Feb 10, 2021, 12:11PM

Singer-Songwriter Bozio Nienu Tugs At The Heartstrings

His immaculately written single ‘Lighthouse’ is one of those rare times a song emotionally connects instantly

Buzz! Feb 08, 2021, 15:38PM

Electronica Duo Shoals Turn Up The Style On Slinky Single

‘Incandescent Eyes’ features Pittsburgh artist Evan Isaac and shows that it doesn’t take a zillion elements to create a smooth jam

Buzz! Feb 06, 2021, 14:08PM

Manas Jha Goes Topical On New Single

‘Nukkad Closed’ is a tribute of sorts to a woman that carved her own niche

Buzz! Feb 02, 2021, 15:36PM

Mumbai Metallers Gutslit Announce Lineup Change

The band bids farewell to Kaushal LS with Aditya Barve rejoining as their new vocalist

Buzz! Jan 30, 2021, 16:39PM

Yodadrunk Teams Up With Compass Box For New Video

Yohan Marshall makes use of the frankly ridiculous talent at Compass Box for a live version of ‘Maya The Illusion’

Interviews Jan 29, 2021, 15:38PM

The Busking Man Speaks On His New Album And Offbeat Musical Journey

Debojyoti Nath left his life behind to do a two-year journey busking in every state in the country. Then he decided to put out an album. That’s a lot.

Buzz! Jan 28, 2021, 16:26PM

Assam Band Arogya Release Poppy But Heavy New Single

‘Broken’ comes with the band being newly signed by German label Out Of Line Records

Buzz! Jan 27, 2021, 15:20PM

Footnotes 2020 - What We Missed

There was a lot of music that we couldn’t cover last year. But that doesn’t mean we didn’t notice.

Buzz! Jan 26, 2021, 09:42AM

Check Out This Loving New Track From Electronic Artist La Gruve

The Mumbai-based musician delivers a cute and catchy electronic pop tune

Buzz! Jan 25, 2021, 14:27PM

GrooveBot Releases Heavy New Single With Futuristic Music Video

The propulsive ‘Gentle Scars’ features a few 80s touches, a dark theme and pseudo-game footage

Buzz! Jan 22, 2021, 16:29PM

Yatin Srivastava Project And Friends Release Lockdown EP

‘Quarantine Vol.1’ is a set of three collaborative songs which all build on Yatin’s set heavy modern metal sound

Buzz! Jan 21, 2021, 14:50PM

Delhi Rock Band Antariksh Bring Marty Friedman On Board For Quality New Single

‘Quest’ is expertly written, expertly played and is a genuinely exciting advertisement for rock to come back

Album Jan 19, 2021, 09:19AM

Fuzzculture Contrasts Elaborate Arrangements With Accessibility

The Mumbai artist’s new EP ‘Strange Cities’ puts a whole plethora of sounds into songs that hide some of that intricacy behind strong hooks

Buzz! Jan 18, 2021, 14:22PM

Delhi Producer Rafoo Shines On Dark New Single

‘Anthropocene’ is brooding and groove-filled in the most entertaining of ways

Interviews Jan 16, 2021, 11:36AM

Interview With Wolf van Halen

The bassist talks about his father Eddie, future music and musical journey

Buzz! Jan 14, 2021, 09:58AM

Bengaluru Singer-Songwriter Aiashwarya Asthana Makes Retro DIY Debut

His first single ‘Play’ is a decent attempt at doing the new, revived 80s sound

Buzz! Jan 13, 2021, 15:41PM

Bhubaneshwar Band Khatth Keep It Catchy

The band’s new self-titled single is alt-rock that lives to entertain

Buzz! Jan 11, 2021, 15:53PM

Delhi Band Apartment Upstairs Releases Smooth And Soulful New Single

‘I’ll Be With You’ features rapper Fakeer and has some fantastic moments

Buzz! Jan 09, 2021, 13:48PM

Multi-Instrumentalist Sidd Coutto Radiates Positive Vibes

His new EP ‘Glow’ has a sweet and charming little set of indie songs

Buzz! Jan 08, 2021, 13:22PM

Delhi Rock Band SkyEyes Releases Peppy New Single

‘Bring Me To The End’ is one of the fun-loving and groovy rock tunes you can move to

Buzz! Jan 06, 2021, 16:11PM

Listen To The Endlessly Groovy Second Single From Pune Artist Shreyas Iyengar

Shreyas handles multiple instruments on the addictive jazz tune ‘Tough Times I’

Buzz! Jan 05, 2021, 08:52AM

Children Of Bodom Guitarist Alexi Laiho Passes Away At 41

The Finnish guitarist had ‘suffered from long-term health issues during his last years’, a press statement said  

Buzz! Jan 04, 2021, 13:53PM

Newly Formed Band Sick Society Drops Excellent Debut EP

The rock outfit is composed of members from Thaikkudam Bridge, Mad Bypass and The Harbingers

Buzz! Dec 31, 2020, 13:21PM

Wrap-Up 2020

Here are some artists that made art that we should remember (even though this year should be deleted from the records)

Buzz! Dec 29, 2020, 13:22PM

Singer-Songwriter Aaryan Banthia Releases Uplifting New Single

‘Paar’, a song hailing people trying to turn this pandemic around, has already done serious numbers on Youtube, crossing the 2 million mark

Buzz! Dec 26, 2020, 16:29PM

Mumbai Artist Apocryphal Lets Modern Progressive Metal Fly On New Single

Featuring Sarfaad’s Arbaaz Khan, ‘Nightmare’ is a rigid and riff-filled track in the modern metal tradition

Buzz! Dec 22, 2020, 12:05PM

Mumbai Trio Cryosis Releases Jumpy New Pop Single

‘You Make Me’ sounds instantly like it's possibly coming to a viral phone ad near you

Buzz! Dec 14, 2020, 13:56PM

Assam Artist Pratiksha Gogoi Leads Group Of Indie Talent On Collaborative Single

‘Zindagi’ is a showcase of sorts and does a good job of displaying new indie talent

Album Dec 13, 2020, 10:27AM

The New Demonstealer EP Is Necessary

‘And This Too Shall Pass’ isn’t afraid to be itself

Buzz! Dec 12, 2020, 14:57PM

Bengaluru Producer Father Son And Alcohol Releases Concise Electronic EP

‘Night Of The Dead Living’ has about nine minutes of music and contains a couple of nice passages

Buzz! Dec 11, 2020, 13:52PM

Delhi Three Piece BLEACHEAD Revel In Laid-Back Stoner Rock

‘Fuzzpacker’ is a hypnotic and swirling piece of fuzzy goodness

Album Dec 08, 2020, 14:51PM

February 31st Dips Into Meditative Post-Rock On Fine New EP

There is a bit of versatility on ‘From A Room’, but as a mood piece, it’s a treat

Buzz! Dec 07, 2020, 15:20PM

Lifafa Continues To Deliver Quality On New Single

While not as out there as the music on his last album, ‘Laash’ contains all the elements that made us fans in the first place

Buzz! Dec 07, 2020, 02:13AM

17-Year Old Manan Mehta Drops Promising Debut

His debut single 'Ghost In My Closet' is an assured beginning

Buzz! Nov 28, 2020, 09:20AM

Ahmedabad Singer-Songwriter Dhyani Goes Modern Pop On Debut

‘Asphodel’ is the kind of song that gets you caught up in it whether you have affectations or not

Buzz! Nov 25, 2020, 16:18PM

Vocalist And Songwriter Priya Darshini Gets Grammy Nomination

The Mumbai born, New York-based musician is nominated in the Best New Age Album category

Buzz! Nov 23, 2020, 15:00PM

Mumbai Producer Mayur Koli Releases Laid-Back New EP

‘Unspoken’ includes trap production with a poppy bent

Album Nov 22, 2020, 16:17PM

Space Is All We Have Impresses On Wide-Ranging Debut Album

‘Thank You, Universe!’ is a great release that’s been a long time coming

Album Nov 20, 2020, 16:12PM

Digee Is Full Of Style And Texture On Strong EP

‘Tales For Your Broken Heart’ showcases super production, sharp writing and a real sense of cohesion; even though it came out back in June, it is not to be missed.

Buzz! Nov 20, 2020, 11:15AM

Suraj Mani Turns The Clock Back

His single ‘Ignoring Gravity’ is a reminder of how good simply accompanied indie rock songwriting can be. Which is pretty damn good.

Buzz! Nov 18, 2020, 13:07PM

Celebrated Metal Frontman Nitin Rajan Passes Away

The powerhouse vocalist of Primitiv passed on after a long fight with cancer. He was 42.

Buzz! Nov 17, 2020, 16:30PM

Kolkata Duo The Illegal Project Releases Striking Debut Single

‘Rains Of July’ is a well-composed and mature bit of synth-infused pop

Buzz! Nov 12, 2020, 16:25PM

The Tramlines Project Bring Something Tangible To Post-Rock

Their single ‘Deep Trip’ is a surprisingly uplifting take on a normally gloomy aesthetic

Buzz! Nov 10, 2020, 16:26PM

Pune Guitarist Vinay Kaushal Hits His Straps With Strong New Single

‘Reality Check’ features Siddarth Basrur, sick slide playing and proper quality

Buzz! Nov 09, 2020, 15:41PM

Kerala Band Ruah Bring The Old Ways Back

Their debut single ‘For All’ came out earlier this year and is a straight up old-world ballad

Buzz! Nov 05, 2020, 15:21PM

Bengaluru Band Screetus Take Their Cues Seriously

Their debut EP ‘Auburn Garden’ makes use of its liberally sprinkled prog-love instead of caving under it

Buzz! Nov 03, 2020, 15:38PM

Kabir Bhattacharya Releases Multifaceted Instrumental EP

‘Mood Machine’ has a bunch of solid ideas and shows great potential

Buzz! Oct 30, 2020, 13:31PM

Indie Pop Band Chabi Raise Their Voice, Quietly

‘Phir Hum Dekhenge’ is a mellifluous and soft protest

Buzz! Oct 29, 2020, 14:58PM

Synthwave Artist Sulfur Sky Gets Started With Debut Releases

‘Time’ and ‘Redux’ are a great soundtrack to any car chases or sci-fi nights you might have going on

Album Oct 27, 2020, 15:17PM

Krameri Combines Influences With Aplomb On New Album

‘Hampstead’ is a strong example of using fusion, indie and electronic sounds judiciously; the excellent songwriting does nothing but improve it

Buzz! Oct 24, 2020, 16:49PM

Producers Kenzani And Techpanda Team Up With Aneesha Dass For New Single

‘Uncertainty’ pairs neo-soul vocals with some smart instrumentation

Album Oct 22, 2020, 13:00PM

Frequency Time Space Producer Rayson4 7 Takes The Soundtrack Route

‘Get Young, Live Broke, Die Alone’ is a sweeping and emotional collection of string instrumentals

Buzz! Oct 21, 2020, 15:06PM

Delhi Duo Hitherto Goes Into Space On Expansive EP

The self-titled release is sensibly short but an immersive listen nonetheless

Buzz! Oct 19, 2020, 15:43PM

Guitarist Satwik Tripathy Keeps It Simple On Instrumental Single

‘The Sky Above Us’ is a chill and easygoing bit of soft rock

Buzz! Oct 16, 2020, 16:21PM

The New Single From Mumbai Singer-Songwriter Savera Is A Treat

‘Swim’ combines great atmosphere and strong writing with epic passages in four short minutes

Buzz! Oct 15, 2020, 16:10PM

Rapper Raoul Kerr Has A Direct Message With New Single

‘Raise No Flag’ is a much-needed uplifting take  

Buzz! Oct 15, 2020, 13:52PM

Anisha AOD Keeps The Emotion Running High

Her single ‘Broken’ successfully combines dark production with a sense of drama and theater

Buzz! Oct 14, 2020, 16:28PM

Delhi Producer Aniket And Dehradun Artist Gatha Collaborate With Smooth Results

Their new single ‘Retrieve’ is a chill electronic track with some cozy sounds

Buzz! Oct 13, 2020, 13:12PM

The Revisit Project Give Lockdown A Fun Spin

‘Locked Away’ features Vrnda Dhar and has a sunny and wry outlook on 2020’s chief devil

Buzz! Oct 09, 2020, 13:14PM

Aayushi Patil Uses The Weight Of Simplicity

Her single ‘Rise’ is a sharp example of ‘less is more’

Buzz! Oct 08, 2020, 14:00PM

Prateek Kuhad Signs With American Major Elektra Records

Singer-songwriter signs up with major American label Elektra Records

Buzz! Oct 07, 2020, 16:37PM

Eddie van Halen Has Passed Away

The guitarist extraordinaire was 65

Buzz! Oct 06, 2020, 15:31PM

Delhi Band Cyanide Bring Their 2011 Debut Album To Streaming Services

‘Sugarcoated’ is a nice reminder of just how many centuries it’s been since the 2010s started

Buzz! Oct 03, 2020, 16:15PM

Mahesh Flexes His Singer-Songwriter Chops On Floaty New Single

‘fading colours’ is a masterclass in stripping away all but a song’s essence
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