Don’t Wanna Lose You Now

Don’t Wanna Lose You Now

By Kshitij Mathur, Batch of 2019 Backstreet boys, NSYNC, Jonas Brothers, JLS – what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear these names? Yes, boy bands! With dashing good looks, smooth moves and soothing tones, boy bands have always stolen the hearts of teenage girls around the world. As early as the 1960s, boy bands have dominated music charts and have influenced some of the biggest pop culture trends. Nowadays, however, boy…

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PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

PERKS OF DISCOVERING ‘THE WALLFLOWER’

Written By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019   There are a very few times when a book leaves you with much more than a story to remember and characters to recall and scenes to relish. Lucky for me, I decided to give the Perks of being a wallflower a try. It may seem weird but for me, an object loses its charm once it is in spotlight and stripped bare of all that made it special….

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Interview with Warsi Brothers of Rampur

Interview with Warsi Brothers of Rampur

By Soumya Bisht, Batch of 2019 “Mashoor har tarah se tera naam ho gaya Maula kahi Raheem, kahin Ram ho gaya” As the eldest of the eight Warsi brothers recites these lines, I realize the gravity of the moment . With my questionnaire in hand, I, a person uninitiated to the musical genre of Qawwali, realize how rich the legacy of the family seated in front of me is. Serenity and poise outlines the Warsi…

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Playlist #4: Psychedelia

Playlist #4: Psychedelia

Psychedelia. It looks like someone poured droplets of oil paint on your window pane and these colors now fill the glass in imperceptible patterns. It feels like the wind in your hair if you were riding on the back of a bird through fireworks in the sky. Like drums and the wind. It tastes like love, like the firm but supple skin of someone you love so much you’d kiss them anywhere. It’s the sweat…

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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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