Playlist #3: In-House

Playlist #3: In-House

House music has been around since the 1980s and has, circa 2010, further branched into sub-genres such as deep house (more soulful and light) to the more austere micro-house to wildly popular electro-house amongst many others. In all of these genres, its nearly impossible to miss the vibe connecting all of them: the 4/4 beats and an overpowering impulse to sit down and chill with the music. Get ready to groove with this playlist as…

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Playlist #1: Indie for Starters

Playlist #1: Indie for Starters

This playlist consists of songs that talk about melancholia and our inherent ability to deal with it. Sadness, is part and parcel of our lives; moving past it requires immense strength of character, that’s probably why there are so many songs about it. The genre encompassing these songs is mostly Indie-folk and Pop. Most of the songs are relatively unknown and massively underrated. So, here’s to some happy exploring. 1. Song: Teardrop Artist: Massive Attack…

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Wanderers of NSIT: Ragini Lalit

Wanderers of NSIT: Ragini Lalit

A piece of her poetry: “ .. so instead I tell you that I have only known people like research papers with justified text and conclusive findings but your voice is a borrowed love poem scribbled on a stolen napkin.” – Excerpt from ‘Dada’, a spoken word piece A poet is one who discerns the on-goings within one’s mind perfectly, and in a manner so astute that the most trivial thoughts seem extremely relevant. Their…

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Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar

‘She plays with great sensitivity and emotion, bending and twisting notes so that they pirouette like the dancers that spin around in interminable circles. Sometimes they leap from the great globe of the sitar and bolt like excited impalas as they ascend into the infinite blue.’ -The World Music Report Anoushka Shankar is a thrice-nominated Grammy artist, an acclaimed writer, as well as an actor. She is one of the major exponents of the World…

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Orkut’s final destination

Orkut’s final destination

By Soumya Gupta, Batch of 2017 Launched by Google, Orkut was one of the first social networking websites which started making the world a much smaller space. Many of our age would even consider Orkut as an initiation into the world of wall posts, likes, photos; all in all, it defined the creation of an online dimension to our lives. There was a time, when Facebook and Orkut were head to head in the race…

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