Guest Column - iheartblr.com - Interview with Ramanan Chandramouli from Blushing Satellite

I got to interview Ramanan Chandramouli from the band Blushing Satellite  before their gig at BFlat Bar in Bengaluru. In the interview, Ramanan spoke about the band's  music, plans for the future and his thoughts on the scene in Bengaluru.

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PC: Blushing Satellite's Facebook page

Guest Column - iheartblr.com - Control ALT Delete 9.0 in Bengaluru

My interview with Nikhil Udupa, one of the founding member of the Control ALT Delete movement appeared in iheartblr.com on the 12th of January 2016. In the interview, Nikhil talks about how the gig has evolved over time, why they moved to Bengaluru and what to expect at the gig.

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Quoted in the Economic Times

Yours truly was quoted in the Economic Times Bangalore print edition on 8th of January 2016. I shared my two-cents on the predictions for the music scene in India for the year. My thoughts were
that the Independent electronic music will exponentially explode in 2016. Indie music bands will go mainstream like we witnessed with the film `Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' last year. Good venues, brands sponsoring the shows, talent and an accepting audience ­ it's a win-win situation for this genre.

Read the online version here.

Here's a (slight poor) picture of the quote in print...


Guest Column - iheartblr.com - Rudy Wallang from Soulmate talks about the band, the Blues and Bengaluru

In this piece that I wrote for iheartblr.com, I interviewed Rudy Wallang of Soulmate when the band was a on a short tour of Bangalore, playing at three different venues. Rudy spoke about the band, the current state of Blues in the Indian music scene and why they love playing in Bengaluru.

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Guest Column - iheartblr.com - Musicians unite at Bangalore for Chennai

In my first piece for iheartblr.com, I interviewed Sanjeev Thomas, one of the established musicians of Bangalore and guitarist with A.R Rahman, who put together a charity fund raising event for the people affected by the Chennai floods. The evening  featured performances by artistes like All the Fat Children, Mad Orange Fireworks , The Sylvester Pradeep Trio, Swarathma, Chris Avinash, Bruce Lee Mani, Vasundhara Das, Roberto Narain and others.

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