Ep. 132: feat. Kush Upadhyay

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On this week’s episode, we have blues-rock-jazz guitarist Kush Upadhyay! He talks about playing guitar from the age of 11, collaborating with virtuoso drummer Gino Banks and bassist Sheldon D’Silva on his latest album, why he struggles to name his songs as well as performing special stripped down versions of his songs for the first time ever. Opening the show is a stripped down session from Bombay Acoustic People who featured on Ep.12 of Maed in India.

Also, don’t miss this weeks ATKT.in’s college feature Madhav Khanna with ‘Tu Hai Wahi’ at the end of the podcast!

Bombay Acoustic People
‘Moe’

Kush Upadhyay
‘Impulsive Decisions’
‘The Older We get’
‘Not from this world’

Madhav Khanna
'Tu Hai Wahi'

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Ep. 131: feat. Folk Masti

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On this week’s episode, we have indie folk band Folk Masti! They are celebrating their 3rd year anniversary and played over 200 gigs so far. Listen to them perform unrecorded and unreleased songs on the show as they plan to release their debut EP next year. Opening the show will be Ankur & The Ghalat Family who featured on Ep.81 of Maed in India.

Ankur & The Ghalat Family
‘Mohabbat Zindabad’

Folk Masti
‘Amchi Mumbai’
‘Maya Re Lagi’
‘Life Is Crazy’

Kanishk Seth
'Na Manengay'

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Ep. 130: Alluri

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On this week’s episode, we have singer-songwriter-composer Alluri! He is an artist who hails from Hyderabad, broke his musical career in the UK with his Brit indie rock sound, and now he’s back in the motherland with a plan to release a full Telugu album with his unique indie sound. Opening the show will be Delhi singer-songwriter and guitar-spanker Dhruv Vishvanath who featured on Ep.82 of Maed in India.

Dhruv Vishvanath
‘Jungle’

Alluri
‘ఎందుకలా / Endukala’ (Lovers No More)
‘బాల్యం / Baalyam’ (The Lost Irredeemable Magical Weirdness of Childhood)
‘అనుభూతి / Anubhuti’ (Lost Opportunity)
‘All the Women’

Gandhar
'We're Gold'

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Ep. 129: Maed In India Live 4.0 with Swarathma

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On November 18th 2017, Bangalore folk-rockers Swarathma featured on the 4th edition of Maed in India Live! Opening with a brief chat with the band, they performed live at antiSOCIAL, Khar, playing some classics from their repertoire and unreleased material from their upcoming record. They also pulled out all the stops to give Mumbai an unforgettable performance that had everyone singing with rapture and dancing with glee. For all those who missed the show or want to relive those moments again, here is your chance to listen in!

Swarathma
'Rishto Ko Raasta'
'Ee Bhoomi'
'Topiwalleh'
'Pyaasi'

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Ep. 128: Shah Rule

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On this week’s episode, we have rapper, producer and hip hop artist Shah Rule! Born in Hong Kong, raised in Moscow, studied in London, he now lives in Bombay. Out with his new single ‘Superstitious’, he talks about being an international nomad, rapping since the age of 10, having issues with your building society, being on Hard Kaur's new mixtape, and the women who inspired his music. Opening the show will be reggae-funk band Bombay Bassment who featured on Episode 34.

Bombay Bassment
‘Miss Goody Goody’

Shah Rule
‘Who’
‘Menace’
‘Superstitious’

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Ep. 127: Wriddh

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On this week’s episode, we have Baul folk-fusion, singer-songwriter Wriddh! He talks about his musical family, how he got into Baul music, juggling between his journalism and his music, and his future plans. Opening the show will be Hindi folk rock act Pravaah who featured on episode 123.

Pravaah
‘Chalthi Phirthi Khabbar’

Wriddh
'Kalo Meghe'
'Nodi Bhora Dheu'
'Jaat'

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Ep. 126: Live 3.0 Feat. Laxmi Bomb

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On October 12th 2017, electro-rockers Laxmi Bomb featured on the 3rd edition of Maed in India Live! Opening with a brief chat with the band, (who featured on Episode 3) they performed live at antiSOCIAL, Khar, playing tracks from their latest unreleased album 'Bol Na Ranti'. For all those who missed the show, here is your chance to listen in! To kick off the show, we have a track from Bangalore folk rockers Swarathma, who will be playing the 4th edition of Maed in India Live on November 16th.

Swarathma
'Pyaar ke Rang'

Laxmi Bomb
'Run D'
'Tej Gaadi BOMB Aye'
'Air Maharaja'

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Ep. 125 feat. Parvaaz

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On this week’s episode, we have Alternative Urdu Rock act Parvaaz. They talk about their Kashmiri roots, forming the band in Bangalore, their 7-8 mins long songs, their recent Canada tour and more. Opening the episode is a song by hindi rockers The Yellow Diary who featured on Episode 102.

The Yellow Diary
‘Sada'

Parvaaz
‘Ab Ke Subaha’
‘Colour White’
‘Itni Arse Ke Baad’

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Ep. 124 feat. Second Sight

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On this week’s episode, we have Indie downtempo pop-rock act Second Sight. They talk about studying at the Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music, putting the band together, their songwriting process (which includes writing songs in Spanish!) and more. Opening the episode is a song by indie dream-pop outfit Lawntuba who featured on Episode 63.

Lawntuba
‘The Fields Are Breathing'

Second Sight
‘Little Plastic Raincoat’
‘La Hermosa Tristeza’
‘Blood’

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Ep. 123 feat. Pravaah

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On this week’s episode, we have Hindi folk-rock act, Pravaah. They talk about how they came together, quitting their jobs to pursue music, their songwriting process, their single ‘Mukaam’, and more. Opening the episode is a song by Rohit Vasudevan who featured on Episode 123.

Rohit Vasudevan
‘Taqleef’

Pravaah
‘Mukaam’
‘Rath Se Puchta Hai’
‘Take me to the road’

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Ep. 122 feat. Sooraj Bishnoi

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On this week’s episode, we have pop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sooraj. He talks about playing piano at the age of 2, his debut EP, how he's a jamroom dictator & moving to Musicians Institute, Hollywood. Opening the episode is a song by Neel Adhikari who featured on Episode 108.

Neel Adhikari
‘Too High To Ever Fall’

Sooraj Bishnoi
‘Nemesis’'
'Someone Who Cares'
'City Beat'

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Ep. 120 feat. OX7GEN

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 On this week’s episode, we have drummer, DJ & producer Aditya Ashok aka OX7GEN. about his 3 EPs, touring Europe supporting The Deftones, meeting the Kooks in Dubai, and he even brings some new music he’s been working on. Opening the show will be singer-songwriter Zoya Mohan in her electronica avatar, featured on Episode 98.

Zoya Mohan
‘So Should We’

OX7GEN
‘Dimensions’
‘Ebb and Flow (feat. Nathan Thomas)’
‘We live in shadows’
‘Magnets’ (UNRELEASED)

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Ep. 119 feat. Aditi Ramesh

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On this week’s episode, we have jazz, blues Carnatic singer and songwriter Aditi Ramesh! We talk about how she left corporate law to pursue music, working with her label NRTYA as well as performing music from her debut EP.. Opening the episode is a stripped down session from Dhruv Vishvanath who featured on Episode 82.

Dhruv Vishvanath
‘Prisoner’

Aditi Ramesh
‘Stuff On Our MInds’
‘Small Fish In A Big Pond’
‘Marriageable Age’

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Ep.118 feat. Tejas

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On this week’s episode, we have indie-pop singer-songwriter Tejas. We talk about his new album, crowdfunding, his songwriting process and how things have changed since I interviewed him on Episode 16. Opening the episode is a special tribute to virtuoso pianist Karan Joseph who tragically passed away on Sep 9th.

DCF vs Madfingers
‘Grease’

Tejas
‘You want’
‘Falling out’
‘Maybe we’re not enough’

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Ep. 116 feat. Kavish Seth

On this week’s episode, we have hindi-urdu singer-songwriter Kavish Seth! We talk about his journey pursuing music, his indie music project Zubaan (which brings together musicians from various genres) and 'Noori' a unique instrument he's help build. Opening the episode is a track by Pune-based indie folk maestros Easy Wanderlings whose debut album "As Written in The Stars" is out now!

Easy Wanderlings
‘Dream To keep Us Going’

Kavish Seth
'Hindi Bole'
'Shyam'
'Arzoo'
'Nazm'
'Abdullah'

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Ep. 115 feat. Dossers Urge

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On this week’s episode, we have 3 piece punk garage rock band Dossers Urge! We talk about being brothers in the same band, how they started performing at Tribal Freshers Meets in the North east as well as recording their songs in a studio in Brooklyn. Opening the episode is a track by indie scene mainstay, drummer, vocalist & producer Sidd Coutto who’ll be performing for Maed In India Live v2.0 on September 1st at antiSOCIAL, Khar!

Sidd Coutto
‘Kimaya’

Dossers Urge
‘Erase’
‘Honest Rage’
‘Jinx’

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Ep. 110 feat. Uday Benegal

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On this week’s episode, we have indie scene pioneer and frontman of rock outfit Indus Creed, Uday Benegal! He talks about Rock Machine, Whirling Kalapas, moving to New York, jamming with Slash, being a cynical optimist and he’ll be playing stripped down versions of his songs in studio. Opening the episode is a track by guitar virtuoso Warren Mendonsa, who featured on Episode 44 and who’ll be playing with his band Blackstratblues for the first edition of Maed In India Live on July 27th at AntiSocial khar, Mumbai

Warren Mendonsa
‘Renaissance Mission’

Uday Benegal
‘Take it Harder’
‘Fireflies’
‘Looking For The Mahatma’

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Ep.109 feat. Gino Banks

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On this week’s episode, we have none other than virtuoso drummer Gino Banks! He talks about his musical family, how he fell in love with the drums, his work as a drum teacher and his new original solo work. With a more stripped down version of his drumkit in tow, you’ll hear him smash up a storm in the studio! Opening the episode is a track by downtempo-indie-folk band Easy Wanderlings who featured on Ep.67.

Easy Wanderlings
‘Wilderness Calling’

Gino Banks
‘Shinobi’
‘Jamal Mania’
‘Africa’

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Ep. 108 feat. Neel Adhikari

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On this week’s episode, we have Kolkata indie scene mainstay, Neel Adhikari. We talk about his numerous music acts past and present, working with producer-director Q, his recent move to Bombay and writing one minute songs. Opening the episode is a track by Chennai alt-rockers The F-16s who featured on Episode 38.

The F-16s
‘Cannibal Life’

Neel Adhirkari
‘Zip your Lips’
‘Girls’
‘Move Out’
‘Spider’
‘Too high to ever fall’

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Ep. 107 feat. Joshish

On this week’s episode, we have urdu/hindi rock outfit, Joshish. We talk about their origins, the Bhopal rock scene, their songwriting process and their recently released album ‘Ird Gird’. Opening the episode is a track by singer-songwriter and garage rock outfit Bone Broke who featured on Episode 99.

Bone Broke
‘Good Boys’

Joshish
‘Khurdure’
‘Maujood’
‘Nashedi’

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