In today’s news, Hoobastank is coming back to India, so you’ve found your reason to be. Really.
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.
Hoobastank to play IIT Delhi
American alt-rockers Hoobastank were in the country a few months ago to play a one-off gig in Shillong, titled “The Reason Is Shillong“, as part of The Northeast Today’s sixth anniversary celebrations. The band are back this month, playing gigs in Delhi and Bangalore. Hoobastank will play IIT Delhi’s cultural festival Rendezvous on October 18. The festival has previously hosted acts like Dutch metal group TEXTURES (who will perform at the Pune edition of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2013 next weekend) and regularly visiting Brit alternative metal act Cypher16. Hoobastank will play at the college’s open air theatre, and you can register for passes to the gig here. More details about Hoobastank’s Bangalore gig on NH7 soon. In the mean time, watch a clip from the band’s performance in Shillong below.
Fresh Talent Night BOMB Thursdays lineup announced
The next edition of ennui.BOMB’s BOMB Thursdays takes place at Mumbai’s Kino 108, and is dedicated to fresh young talent. On the lineup this time around are Mohit Mukhi, singer-songwriter Charan, Hindi rock act The Vicious Circle, Grasshopper, and experimental Mohan Veena player Jeet Zitar. As always, the entry fee is Rs 200. Check out a poster below.
P-Man Music Files releases another Ziro episode
Rohit Pereira recently released an episode of the P-Man Music Files that saw him go on a road trip to the Ziro Festival of Music with Shaa’ir+Func and do a recap of the first day of the festival. P-Man has now released his recap of the second day of the festival, encompassing performances by Digital Suicide, Gandu Circus, and many more. Watch the episode below.
True School of Music announces Music Works Masterclasses
The True School of Music has just announced their newest series of workshops, the Music Works Masterclasses. The classes are suitable for both aspiring musicians as well as practicing ones, and range from the art of sampling to composing music with glitches, and much more. The school’s DJ Masters workshop, taught by German artists Marc Hype, Jim Dunloop and Soulrock takes place from October 8 to 10, and forms part of the series. Fees range from Rs 1,000 for the Advanced Clinics to Rs 300 for the Appreciation workshops. Check out a full schedule below.
That’s all the news for today. Stay tuned for more daily editions of the Quick Fix.