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ARJUN S. RAVI
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ARJUN S. RAVI

Arjun S Ravi is the editor of Indiecision (http://nh7.in/indiecision). He believes in brutal honesty, and thinks your band sucks.

Break free of format: Musicians & listeners must play with length
9th Nov 2013
Break free of format: Musicians & listeners must play with length

Just like many in the publishing world have been claiming the "death of print" for several years, some in the music industry believe that the long player is nearing its end. The stats speak for themse

Just another manic moshpit — and women can play rough too
26th Oct 2013
Just another manic moshpit — and women can play rough too

It was I-Rock 2004 or 2005, I can't quite remember clearly; one of the first I-Rocks that wasn't in Rang Bhavan. Yeah, 2005, it's coming back to me now. This was the I-Rock that was first supposed to

Indian bands & fans go road-tripping on the Red Bull Tour Bus
12th Oct 2013
Indian bands & fans go road-tripping on the Red Bull Tour Bus

The folks over at Red Bull have created perhaps one of the coolest scene projects in recent years. It's called the Red Bull Tour Bus and it's a specially created vehicle that will transport bands arou

The Virtual Big Bang: How social media has helped indie thrive
28th Sep 2013
The Virtual Big Bang: How social media has helped indie thrive

Social media has significantly changed India's 'alternative culture' landscape. Facebook and Twitter have been crucial to the propagation and acceptance of new genres of music, new forms of expression

Music festival 101: New and old carnivals woo a growing crowd
14th Sep 2013
Music festival 101: New and old carnivals woo  a growing crowd

It's all happening, said Penny Lane to young William Miller in Cameron Crowe's excellent coming-of-age movie in 2000, and clearly the most referenced film on this column, Almost Famous. Festival seaso

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