Ricardo and Fernando

Portuguese guitarists enthralled Kolkata with their music last week

Ricardo J Matins and Fernando Ponte, talk about Fado, the traditional Portuguese folk genre 

Thu Le and Lorenzo Bernardi

Thu Le and Lorenzo Bernardi made Kolkata sway to Italian music 

Placing classical Italian music in the spotlight, this guitarist duo is strumming magic for Indian audiences

Floyd Emmanuel Libera

Floyd Emmanuel Libera: The 17-year-old National award-winning drummer

He won the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement in 2017

Italian pianist Orazio Sciortino

Italian pianist Orazio Sciortino serves up a crash course in classical piano history with Rossini In The Mirror performance

Celebrating 70 years of bilateral ties between India and Italy, Orazio was in  to perform a recital of lesser-known works by 19th-century Italian composer Gioachino Rossini.

Mondosonic Studios is changing the way indie bands approach music production

The studio is run by UK-trained composer/engineer Varrun Krishna

Witness an evening of soulful Sufi music at the 18th edition of Banyan Tree's Ruhaniyat in Hyderabad

Apart from Mukhtiyar Ali, the festival will feature Sufi Qawwali Chisti Brothers, Sindhi Saraiki and Gondhal, Jagran, Bharud. 

Music performances at Serendipity Arts Festival 2018

Aneesh Pradhan and Sneha Khanwalkar to curate unique sound experiences at Serendipity Arts Festival

Highlights of this year’s music projects include Sounds in my Head, an immersive, surreal and transformative sound experience, among others. 

French Jazz Band OZMA

French jazz band OZMA on the evolution of classical jazz with electronic music

Their sixth album, Welcome Home, 2016, is also a tribute to their fifth bandmate and trombone player, who had left the group briefly for five years, which is when they became a quartet.

Kolkata-based Subhagata Singha on his new album The Incident

How this Bengali musician is using instrumental progressive rock music to tell a space story

The upcoming album will take listeners on a musical journey about what happened prior to the incident, as well as an epilogue of how the spaceship actually turns into a light beam.

Einar Selvik      Pic by Tuukka Koski

Einar Selvik from Wardruna talks about working for Vikings and new album Skald

The Norwegian musician is behind a lot of tracks heard on the popular series Vikings

No Metal In This Battle. Pic: Sven Becker

Afro post punk band, No Metal In This Battle, break down their music for us

We catch up with this Luxembourg-based band on their India tour

Bangladeshi rock band Chirkutt

Bangladeshi rock band Chirkutt to perform in Kolkata for the first time on January 6 

Bangladesh’s only global Bangla rock band, Chirkutt, is taking Bengali fusion music to places

French Afro Jazz band Supergombo

French Afro Jazz band Supergombo on their first visit to India and the influence of African rhythms

They describe it as somewhere between Fela Kuti and Hugh Masekela, and hilariously add that it’s the kind of music Maceo Parker would probably play if he knew the Mediterranean better.

Gary Guitar

Bob Marley's 6.5 million USD guitar will go for charity

This international mega charity-based endeavor is to help raise monies for over 30 different charities worldwide that Gary Guitar cares and endorses about.