Stories of Kashmir’s Women

Majid Maqbool spoke to Freny Manecksha about her new book that focuses on the women of the valley and their struggles to cope with life in a place that is constantly at war Freny Manecksha first visited Kashmi... Read More...

The Partition Museum Project

It is a place of collective memory, where broken fragments come together to narrate the history of the Indian subcontinent through objects and memories, writes Suyashi Smridhi “According to the Hindus, the Mus... 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...

O Henry In Indian Cinema

Pankaj Sachdeva on how the American story teller shaped Bollywood William Sydney Porter was an American short-story writer. He is better known by his pen name O. Henry. His stories touch an array of themes, su... 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...

Portraits of Indian Gorkhas

Manish Sharma, tries to connect with and decipher his Nepalese roots by photographing people from the same cultural background as him. Right now; I oscillate, From one point to another. Swirling and flowing... Read More...

The Vanishing Queens

Sukhman Dhillon explores the Tharu tribe and their fast eroding culture in the face of modernity The Tharu people, literally translated to people of the forest, are an ethnic group indigenous to the southern ... 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...

The Growing Culture of Protest

From Bengaluru to London, Vedant Vaishampayan, on the people who are speaking up against the majoritarian Indian government through #NotInMyName Sparks flew and we were silent. Promises were crushed and we sto... 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...

Mumbai On Screen: A Retrospective

Pranav Joshi on how the Visual Fabric of Urban Life in Bollywood has evolved with the city When films were first shown at Bombay’s erstwhile Watson Hotel on 7th July 1896, they contained soundless recordin... 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...