In today’s news, the Sharik Hasan quartet will teach a five-day musicianship camp, and a couple of album launch gigs are announced.
There’s a lot happening in the world of Indian indie music and culture every day. Here’s our pick of the daily news, served up in one handy spot. This is your Quick Fix.
Global Music Institute announces Musicianship Camp
Delhi’s Global Music Institute has just announced a five-day musicianship camp, taught by members of the Sharik Hasan quartet. The course includes masterclasses on jazz rhythms, improvisation and composition, and leading a group. The camp takes place from July 8 to 13 at the institute, and the registration fee is Rs 10,000 for the five days. The deadline for applications is June 29, post which entrants will be charged a late fee of Rs 500. You can e-mail info at globalmusicinstitute dot in to register for the course. Check out a full schedule of sessions below.
Gayathri announces tour dates
London/Mumbai singer-songwriter Gayathri released her debut full-length album, The Unknown, earlier this year and kicks off her launch tour in Mumbai tonight. Her India tour sees her perform in Mumbai and Pune, alongside several musicians from Mumbai, including Dinkar Dwivedi aka Bone Broke. Check out tour dates below.
June 26 – Blue Frog, Mumbai
July 3 – Swig, Pune
The Blue Frog gig kicks off at 10pm, and entry is free.
Watch a featurette on the making of The Unknown below.
Same Shit Different Day launch EP
Pune blues rock act Same Shit Different Day are set to launch their debut eponymous EP tonight with a gig at Blue Frog, Mumbai, tonight (June 25). The launch performance will see them play material from the new EP along with some covers, and will also feature some guest performances. The gig kicks off at 10pm, and entry is free. Check out a poster below.
That’s all the news for today. Stay tuned for more daily editions of the Quick Fix.