Today’s Media Capsule features an interview with Raghu Dixit and info about a couple of festivals in New Delhi.
We’re not the only people who cover the Indian music scene, you know. The Media Capsule is a roundup of some of the stories about Indian music being covered in the press.
Delhi to host third edition of Jazz Fest
Hindustan Times, March 15
The Delhi International Jazz Festival is being held at Nehru Park from March 15 to March 18. Entry to the concert is free. That’s all the Hindustan Times have to say, luckily, we have an extensive preview of the acts playing at the festival. Read here.
Delhi on a music spree
Hindustan Times, March 14
This is a weird article that starts off by speaking about how singing in regional languages is great to connect with audiences, then goes into Rabbi Shergill talking about how Delhi is his home and how it made him who he is and ends with information about the Sindhi Sufi Music Festival taking place in the city from March 16 onwards.
Pune Mirror, March 15
Abhishek Borkar and Keshav Iyengar form an eclectic fusion duo that combines the sarod with bass guitar to create a unique sound. The Pune Mirror speak to them about their music on the eve of their performance in the city.
That’s all for the news today, check back tomorrow for your dose of the Media Capsule.