Music & Playlists

November 19, 2018

The Sbcltr Mixtape: Volume 13

sbcltr recommends the new music you should be listening to right now The November playlist is a […]
August 29, 2018

Rap and Annihilation Of Caste: The Story of Sumeet Samos

Rap is being introduced into the resistance by Sumeet Samos, a 24-year-old postgraduate student from Jawaharlal Nehru […]
May 10, 2018

Rap Music’s Path From Pariah To Pulitzer

The story of hip-hop is one of rebellion, attempts at censorship and, finally, artistic acceptance. writes Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey  […]
April 23, 2018

Band Pick: Aswekeepsearching

sbcltr spoke to the band about their global musical journey, their inspiration and the road ahead Ever […]
April 16, 2018

This Afghan Girl Rapped Herself Out Of Being Sold As A Child Bride

When she heard of her family’s plans to sell her, she protested with a rap song that […]
April 10, 2018

SBCLTR MIXTAPE VOLUME 11

sbcltr recommends the music you should be listening to right now The last month has been an […]
April 2, 2018

Homebound Sit-Down Session Comes to Delhi

The Odd Bird Theater is hosting the listening session on Wednesday, the 4th of April An off […]
March 26, 2018

Mumbai: The Original Soundtrack

Vedashree Khambete-Sharma on the places and songs that perfectly sum up India’s maximum city Mumbai, as would […]
February 27, 2018

SBCLTR MIXTAPE VOLUME 10

sbcltr recommends the music you should be listening to right now As we ease into the new […]
October 24, 2017

New Wave Asia: Essential Playlist

What to expect at the traveling music festival Known for its impressive line-up that always has Asia’s […]
October 19, 2017

This Woman Is Using Music To Popularise Hindi Poetry

sbcltr caught up with Chinmayi Tripathi to understand the process behind Music & Poetry Project  Twenty-seven-year-old, singer […]
October 16, 2017

Music Gets Her High

Ritnika Nayan talks to sbcltr about her book Indie101 With her 17 years of experience in the […]
September 18, 2017

In Conversation with José González

Rohini Kejriwal spoke to the Argentinian-Swedish singer-songwriter about the sweet intimacy of his folksy music and the […]
August 22, 2017

Pakistani Songs of Female Resistance

This month, the sbcltr list of essential music is a playlist from a pakistani feminist collective Anybody […]
August 14, 2017

Pragnya Wakhlu Wants You To Experience Kashmir Through Her Music

The singer-songwriter recently released her album Kahwa Speaks on Songdew and says that she wants to introduce […]
July 24, 2017

The Chester Bennington Playlist

sbcltr lists down some of Bennington’s favourite songs When news broke out that Chester Bennington killed himself, […]
July 19, 2017

Making Their Own Vinyl: Amarrass Records

Manan Kapoor on the only record label that is reviving Vinyl production in India In 1983, the […]
July 18, 2017

Band Pick: Zephyrtone

sbcltr caught up with the Songdew artists teen house music producers Zephyr and Sayan Their new song, Only […]
July 17, 2017

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 […]
July 11, 2017

THE SBCLTR MIXTAPE: VOLUME 8

Indie-musicians are coming together like never before. Whether it is through collectives, collaborations and even their own […]
June 20, 2017

India’s First Online Community Radio Station for Underground Music

sbcltr recommends Boxout.fm for being the young broadcasting voice that indie music needs Since it went live on […]
June 12, 2017

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 […]
June 6, 2017

The Beatles, Sgt Peppers In Covers

This sbcltr list brings its own essence to the legendary music Beatles are unarguably one of the […]
May 30, 2017

Varun Grover Collaborates with Indie Artists

The National award winning lyricist and comedian, in alliance with Songdew—a music streaming website, recently held a […]
May 29, 2017

A New Independent Label, Azadi Records

Manan Kapoor on the new progressive, socially conscious record company which aims to give under-represented music communities […]
May 15, 2017

BAND PICK: Moon Roots Project

sbcltr spoke to Hannan and Fatema Hakim on the release of their upcoming three song EP, Esin Moon […]
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