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...

The Immortal Life of Asrar Jamayee

Suyashi Smridhi on how the pension board declared the eminent Urdu poet dead even when he struggled to prove to them that he was alive and well When Lemuel Gulliver, in the land of Luggnagg in Book III of Gull... Read More...

How PK Nair Archived Bollywood

The archivist put together the broken pieces of India’s first feature film and saved it and the country’s cinematic heritage from imminent oblivion and shame, writes Ragesh Dipu A soft voice echoes through... 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...

Super-Heroines You Need To Know Of

If you loved Wonder Woman, its time you get acquainted with others like her, writes Neha Pant Over the years, super-heroines have been at the receiving end of much criticism for being sexualised, propagating s... 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...

Re-Imagining Mythology for Millennials

Aparajita Barai’s intricate folksy art aims to re-stir Indian spirituality and philosophy by digging out ancient meanings that are now lost in the face of jingoism She lives in Auroville, the suburban mecca of... 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...

Bollywood’s Weird Parent Obsession

Pankaj Sachdeva writes on the Oedipus Complex in Hindi films  The great Sigmund Freud, considered to be the father of modern psychology, had proposed a highly controversial theory called the Oedipus complex (a... Read More...

Around the World On a Bamboo Bicycle

Tanushree Singh met up with Sievituo Chevy from Kohima, Nagaland who travelled to 25 countries across the world on a bamboo bicycle that he made himself Travel is a privilege that some exercise to induce envy ... Read More...