Interviews  |  02 Jan 2017

I want to prove to Indian audiences that women can play percussion: Aditya Prabhu

MUMBAI: Sailing with the tide is the easiest, but going against it is challenging. Aditya Prabhu, founder and owner Gladpeople Management Company is a man who stands against the tide.

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Interviews  |  13 Dec 2016

How a Facebook message paved the way for ILHAAM Project's India tour

MUMBAI: It would be quite a futile exercise to pin down the Lebanese French duo ILHAAM Project under one genre. Unless, of course, if there exists a genre called ‘strangely poetic drawing global influences’.

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Interviews  |  12 Dec 2016

Kaabil is giving me sleepless nights: Salim Merchant

MUMBAI: First time judge on &TV’s ‘The Voice’, composer Salim Merchant is confident about his role on the reality show. He knows that he has earned goodwill through his work in the industry and this is also what has got him the best singers on the show.

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Interviews  |  07 Dec 2016

What is the Fuzz all about?

MUMBAI: When the Delhi-based duo FuzzCulture performs at the upcoming New Wave Asia Festival at home turf, it’d officially become its third appearance at the DIY event (3 out of 3).

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Interviews  |  05 Dec 2016

I will burn out if I don't stop: Manoj Muntashir

MUMBAI: 2016 was meant to be his year and so will 2017, by all appearances. We are talking about the man who got the industry talking about him with the 2014 hit ‘Galliyan’ - Manoj Muntashir.

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Interviews  |  02 Dec 2016

I always get butterflies when I go on stage: Martin Garrix

MUMBAI: Dutch DJ Martin Garrix who is perhaps the world's youngest DJ, performed at Sunburn Arena, Mumbai on 10 November at the Mahalaxmi Racecourse. He was also crowned the World’s No.1 DJ at the DJ Mag Top 100 Awards in Amsterdam on 19 October 2016.

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Interviews  |  24 Nov 2016

Pop is on a decline, no leading talent is working on Indi-pop: Radhika Rao, Vinay Sapru

MUMBAI: We always get awestruck by picture perfect seamless music videos in films and singles. Have you ever been curious to know more about the music video director, the brain behind it all?

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Interviews  |  24 Nov 2016

You can be edgy in an intelligent manner : RJ Ananta

MUMBAI: A music loving electronics engineer, Ananta ... has been a radio jockey for a decade now. RJ Ananta is a successful programming head and RJ with Big FM Delhi, and wants to be an RJ forever. The four hours when he is on air are the best part of his day, he says.

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Interviews  |  12 Nov 2016

We haven't tried competing with 'Tum Bin' in 'Tum Bin II': Ankit Tiwari

MUMBAI: 'Sunn Raha Hai' from 'Aashiqui 2' marked the arrival of Ankit Tiwari – a singer-composer who understood the musical nerves of Indian audiences. His talent was reaffirmed with 'Galliyan' from ‘Ek Villain’, and now he is looking forward to taking a new leap with 'Tum Bin II'.

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Interviews  |  09 Nov 2016

We would like to make a tour documentary in India: Matt Bigland, Dinosaur Pile-Up

MUMBAI: Dinosaur Pile-Up, an English alternative rock band that managed to become a global rage with its first album ‘Growing Pains’, has just added up to its popularity over the years. India, which experienced their music last in 2013, is getting to enjoy some more of it in 2016.

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Interviews  |  08 Nov 2016

Didn't miss Abhishek Kapoor during 'Rock On 2': Farhan Akhtar

MUMBAI: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says there was "nostalgia" about 'Rock On!!' while working on its forthcoming sequel, but he did not have time to miss anyone, including director Abhishek Kapoor who helmed the 2008 film.Excerpts from the interview:

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Interviews  |  24 Oct 2016

I want to bring our folk culture to the foreground but in a modern avatar: Dhruv Ghanekar

MUMBAI: Dhruv Ghanekar, one of those behind the path breaking blueFROG, Mumbai, is making waves with his tunes across the country over a decade now. Honest and straight from the shoulder, that's how one would describe him.

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