The sbcltr Mixtape

This month, the sbcltr list of essential music is a playlist from a pakistani feminist collective Anybody who documents the work of South Asian women artists deserves a shout out. For this reason alone, we're ... Read More...

You Have to See Charli XCX’s Boys Video

This crush-anthem has a video that subverts the male-gaze deliberately and we love it, writes Neha Pant Ever since it was released four days ago, U.K. bases singer, Charli XCX’s self-directed video for her son... Read More...

The Chester Bennington Playlist

sbcltr lists down some of Bennington's favourite songs When news broke out that Chester Bennington killed himself, it sent shock-waves across the world. It also highlighted the fact that success was no guarant... Read More...

Making Their Own Vinyl: Amarrass Records

Manan Kapoor on the only record label that is reviving Vinyl production in India In 1983, the Mumbai based HMV record label shut down and with it, the production of vinyl stopped in India. After almost three d... Read More...

Band Pick: Zephyrtone

sbcltr caught up with the Songdew artists teen house music producers Zephyr and Sayan Their new song, Only You has been viewed 2.7 million times since it was released this month. In a world dominated by techno... Read More...

Par Ek Din: Into the Lives of Musicians

Jaideep Varma’s latest documentary is an immersive one-of-a-kind look into the struggles of musicians who are genuinely in it for the love of their craft but unable to make it big owing to externalities, writes... Read More...

THE SBCLTR MIXTAPE VOLUME 8

Indie-musicians are coming together like never before. Whether it is through collectives, collaborations and even their own on-line radio, young artists are pushing boundaries of their music by working together... Read More...

Folk Fusion From Nagaland

sbcltr spoke to the band Abiogenesis about howey music and their new single Up In The Mountains Their three albums have been listed for nominations at the Grammy’s and they are the world’s only band to play ... Read More...

Band Pick: The Tapi Project

sbcltr spoke to the contemporary folk band about their recently released music and their process They are the fresh faces on the contemporary world music scene, their sound a reflection of their Gujarati roots... Read More...

The Desi Queen of American Hip Hop

Neha Pant on the Indian-American musician who often blends her Indian roots perfectly into hip-hop There is no stopping a woman who is unafraid to be herself and no one knows this better than 31-year-old, Svet... Read More...

THE SBCLTR MIXTAPE VOLUME 7

sbcltr recommends the new music you should be listening to This month, we ease you slowly into the mix of things, starting with the harp to set the mood, progressing into dystopian experimental, dashing throug... Read More...

A New Independent Label, Azadi Records

Manan Kapoor on the new progressive, socially conscious record company which aims to give under-represented music communities a chance “So I've kinda sorta started a small record label along with reluctant Pun... Read More...