WHILE PERFORMING at a live-streamed gig this past April, Mumbai-based singer-songwriter Aditi Ramesh came across a comment which read as “sambar soul.” Ramesh says, “I thought to myself that this should be the answer when people ask me for my genre.” The tag stuck with the musician and she decided to use it as the title of her latest honeyed single, which released today.
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DANCING IN THE DARK
How Dua Lipa ignored the trends, turned herself into a ‘female alpha,’ and became the breakout pop star of the pandemic era by delivering the modern disco classic we didn’t know we needed
A year with the class of 2020,which graduated into Covid-19 and a deep recession — and had to put adult life on hold
Comedy and Camaraderie
As Aadar Jain gears up for the release of his situational comedy, Hello Charlie on Amazon Prime Video, he discusses the advent of OTT, and the need for a good laugh in today’s times
London Jazz Bassist Shez Raja Digs Into Roots on ‘Tales From The Punjab'
Recorded in Lahore by ace fusion guitarist producer Mekaal Hasan, the album features flautist Ahsan Papu, amongst others
Sound From The Hills Bring Folklore and Modern Music Together
‘Liandoa te unau’ is composed and executed by Aizawl guitarist-producer Booma aka Brian Hangsing, from seasoned rockers Boomarang
PROMISING YOUNG WOMEN
Here are women, looking at men, looking at women and pointing out the fault lines, toppling notions about desire and consent
Mali Pays Homage to Synth-Pop with Debut LP ‘Caution to the Wind'
The new record has been in the making since 2019
Hip-Hop's FutureShock Visionary
How Playboi Carti helped shape modern rap, with an assist from punk zines, Bach, and vampire iconography
Composer Max Richter's ‘Sleep' is Revisited In New Documentary'
The film, directed by Natalie Johns, follows the artist and his creative partner Yulia Mahr through the course of executing eight-hour overnight concerts for the piece
AMERICAN INDIE-POP ARTIST ROSIE ARLING MAKES A GLOBAL MARK WITH ‘COPING' EP
The Los Angeles-based artist talks about her piano-centric new record and releasing music in the midst of a pandemic
The Cosmic Chaos of India
Just like the cosmos, when you see India for the first time everything seems chaotic and yet every Indian person finds his/ her own order in that hustle which all goes in tandem. Pavan Rajurkar a freelance illustrator based out of Mumbai, capture this Indianness perfectly in his artworks for many different brands and studios. Some of his recent illustrations have been displayed here.
Doctor of Happiness: An Art Essay
SUKRITI VADHERA KOHLI is the founder of Doctor of Happiness, helping young people with depression and other mental conditions through her art and online platform. Here she speaks with VANESSA PATEL about what inspired her to open up this forum, and what a difference art can make to our well-being.
Meet with clients amid the city’s kaleidoscopic sights and sounds.
Discover The Remnants Of Empires And The Seeds Of Independence In Mumbai
Discover the remnants of empires and the seeds of independence in India’s most populous city.
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
An Expat Learns the Key to Authentic Indian Cooking
Cooking lessons at home in Mumbai.
The 12 Best Rooftop Bars Around The World
The world looks different when viewed from these stunning rooftop destinations.
बिना मास्क यात्रियों पर मध्य रेलवे की सख्ती
मध्य रेल के मुंबई मंडल ने अप्रैल में बिना मास्क यात्रा करने तथा बिना अनुमति के सफर करने वाले लोगों से एक करोड़ 20 लाख रुपए वसूल किए हैं. जबकि इस सघन अभियान में 42858 लोगों पर कार्रवाई की गई.
कोरोना महामारी में 106 बेस्ट कर्मचारियों ने गंवाई अपनी जान
अति आवश्यक कार्यों में लगे हुए कर्मचारियों को परिवहन सेवा उपलब्ध कराने वाली बेस्ट के कर्मचारियों भी कोरोना से जुझ रहे हैं।
Total Caseload In State Close To 5 Million, Mum Tally Plateaus
Mumbai: After a four-day respite, Maharashtra was back to adding over 60,000 cases on Thursday. If daily detections stay the course, total caseload in the state is likely to touch 50 lakh before the weekend.