In today’s news, a tribute gig to Amit Saigal is announced, Siliguri metallers When Stories End prep their debut release, and more.
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.
Fully Funtastic gigs announced
The Fully Funtastic gigs celebrate the life of Rock Street Journal founder Amit Saigal, who passed away last year. On July 4, Saigal’s birthday, simultaneous gigs will take place at Blue Frog in Mumbai and Delhi, with eclectic lineups including comedy metal act Workshop (read an interview here), Mumbai metallers Zygnema, Delhi electronica act Frame/Frame and Tapan Raj, of Midival Punditz. The Mumbai gig will also see the return of now-retired scene veterans Orange Street. Check out full lineups for each gig, below.
The gigs kick off at 9pm onwards, and entry is free. Check out more details here, and a poster below.
When Stories End release EP teaser
Siliguri metal act When Stories End (pictured) are set to release their debut EP, Insidious, this weekend. The band has released a promo and cover art for the five-track EP, as well as a tracklist that you can see below.
‘Bankai’ and outro
The EP promo uses plenty of live footage of the band, set to their upcoming releases. View it, along with the EP cover art below.
Mixtaped! 007 at The Den announced
The seventh edition of Reji‘s Mixtaped! microparties (read more here) takes place tonight at Bandra venue The Den. This time round, Gautam Muralidharan aka Argh The Hairy Beats will spin some tunes for the weekly electronica night. The gig kicks off at 9pm, and entry is free. Find more details here.
That’s all the news for today. Stay tuned for more daily editions of the Quick Fix.