Produced by the non-profit Y-East, Tell Me Now (The Hope Anthem) is a simple song with a singular objective of bringing some necessary light into the cave of horrors.
The duo is exploring a new musical direction by sampling folk tunes
The Crown of March by Mainak Nag Chowdhury has a lilting melody riding on trebly bass chords and a piano that cheekily tries to replicate it.
The Grooverz conceptualized their virtual concert Dur-e Sur-e with the Grooverz which captured the energy of a live show and powerful musicianship.
A label dedicated to bringing out only independent music will go a long way to help the scene come out from under the destructive shadow of mainstream film music.
When topics of poverty, impending water crisis, the call to arms and societal revolution are brandished in the faces of an emotionally charged crowd, it can only result in goosebumps and standing ovations at the end.
Aditi Ramesh, and her band, is trying different things and finding their sound in Leftovers. It’s not crystal clear yet, but it’s solid, tight and imaginative.