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...

BAND PICK: Moon Roots Project

sbcltr spoke to Hannan and Fatema Hakim on the release of their upcoming three song EP, Esin Moon Roots Project was first started in 2014 by siblings, Hannan Hakim and Fatema Hakim, as an experimental projec... Read More...

The Sbcltr Mixtape Volume 6

sbcltr recommends the cool new music you should be listening to right now Oh the brutal Indian summers which make you feel like you are never going to step outdoors, only to have that illusion broken every eve... Read More...

A Complete Guide to Black Metal

Dhananjai Sinha, on how a music genre took on a religion through its elements of protest art There’s metal. And then there is black metal. In the universe I was growing up in as an unsure, inquisitive, bes... Read More...

The King of Downtempo: Kumail Hamid

sbcltr spoke to the Mumbai based producer on his new experimental EP, From You to Blue Tell us little about your new EP, what does it means to you and how it is different from your earlier work. I’ve worked ... Read More...