While the ceremony — an age-old military tradition passed down to India from the British — used drums to call troops back from battle at sunset, it has never reverberated with the notes of Indian classical instruments such as sitar, tabla and santoor.
Flying Lotus, Mogwai, AR Rahman and songs by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan — there was plenty to like at this year’s Bacardi NH7 Weekender. But lack of a solid metal act and sound problems left the Delhi audience asking for more
One of the songs in Pakistani rock band Noori’s recent album comes with the moniker Begum Gul Bakauli Sarfarosh. Titled 1947 — the year that holds much importance in the subcontinent’s history — the song describes the pain of a woman who comes to Pakistan after losing her family. The song, which talks of new […]