New Wave Asia: Essential Playlist

What to expect at the traveling music festival Known for its impressive line-up that always has Asia’s freshest talent, New Wave Asia has been the darling of the indie music festival scene. Organised by Mumbai... 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...

Band Pick: Barty’s Path

Shruti Sunderraman, talks to Arjun Iyer and discovers that his no-nonsense approach to life spills into his moniker, Barty’s Path’s, highly experimental album, Where Is Everybody? and EP, Pascal ka Daava At so... Read More...

Up, Close & Personal With Patrick Watson

sbcltr caught up with the Montreal based musician during his recent India tour My introduction to Watson’s music took place in a little guesthouse named Paul House in Dharamkot, Himachal Pradesh, my home for a... Read More...

Rage Against 2016: Tribute

A sbcltr tribute to all the losses music has endured this year 2016 was shock amplified and somehow the world of music was at the centre of it all. Prince, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Nick Menza, Merle Haggard... Read More...

Band Pick – Afterglow

sbcltr speaks to the Jazz-Funk quartet that has released a tribute song dedicated to the life and struggle of dalit scholar Rohith Vemula An affinity for improvisation and playing original music brought this J... Read More...

No one’s heard of Krautrock

Dhananjai Sinha explains how the unknown subgenre is an alternative history of rock and roll music itself What the hell is Krautrock? No. It isn’t some sort of an exotic root that you can eat. It doesn’t h... Read More...

Listening Sessions Season 1

sbcltr Listening Sessions is a platform designed to create an experience of intimate art that bridges the gap between the artist and his audience. To get a glimpse of what to expect in season 1, watch singer-so... Read More...

School of Rock: Dharavi Edition

sbcltr meets Abhijit Jejurikar, the man who brought music to India’s biggest slum As we walk across the busy streets of Dharavi and move further into the alleys, in search of the members of Dharavi Rocks—a ban... Read More...

One of a Kind: Abhinav Deodhar

Mrinalini Singh speaks to one of the only handpan players in the country who also hand crafts Didgeridoos. On a light spring evening in Lodhi Garden, Abhinav Deodhar, 30, is sitting by the lake. He has a UFO ... Read More...