WITH THE RELEASE of her debut single, the tranquil “Hot Air Balloon,” earlier this year, Goa-based singer-songwriter Anika Bharwani informs us that she’d already been working on a follow-up at the time. Recently, she dropped her second track, the imaginative and poignant “Bring Me Flowers.” She says, “As independent artists, we know how much it takes to write, produce, mix, master, market and release only one song, so it was quite crazy to work on two songs at the same time but I would do it all over again if I got a chance to, no doubt.”
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10 Best Indian Music Videos Of 2021
From empowering stories to reminiscing loss and wild sojourns, Indian independent music sparked engrossing visuals this year
10 Best Indian Singles Of 2021
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10 Best Indian Albums Of 2021
From life stories through the lens of a pandemic to unsparing metal, Indian artists covered a lot of ground when it came to themes
Roposo Brings Users Live Music and Shopping from Musicathon with Couch Pass
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Like a hip-hop song for the TikTok and Reels generation, the track is just a minute long
GOT7's BAMBAM and Red Velvet's Seulgi Ruminate About Love In ‘Who Are You'
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Doja Cat DGAF If You Read This *
( * OR AT LEAST, THAT'S WHAT SHE WANTS YOU TO THINK)
10 Best Indian EPs of 2021
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The Rolling Stones: Goats Head Soup Super Deluxe Edition
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Yes, you *can* have everything you want
It’s time to manifest your biggest dreams. Because making (and not keeping) new year’s resolutions is so last year.
Goa and Greenhouses
A well-to-do Russian tries to bring his green new ideal to life in a Russian village. Not all goes to plan.
The Cosmic Chaos of India
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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.
A Fresh Space For Your Child With Special Needs
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OVERBOARD IN A DESERTED ANCHORAGE AT NIGHT, CULLY PETTIGREW IS IN TROUBLE
Top Scholars Road To Success Requires Setting The Bar Higher
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