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How Mumbai’s slum champion raps her way out of patriarchy and poverty

Mid-Day Premium How Mumbai’s slum champion raps her way out of patriarchy and poverty

Through her verses, the Govandi-based rapper targets the perils of patriarchy, politics, gender inequality and poverty

23 May,2024 04:37 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
In mood for indie music? Head to this Andheri gig this weekend

In mood for indie music? Head to this Andheri gig this weekend

Two city-based musicians will put together an honest, moving collaborative set that explores indie-folk English tunes

23 May,2024 09:25 AM IST | Mumbai | Nandini Varma
AR Rahman set to perform in Malaysia, deets inside

AR Rahman set to perform in Malaysia, deets inside

Meanwhile, Rahman recently attended the 77th edition of Cannes Film Festival, where he launched the first look and teaser of his latest venture, a feature documentary titled 'Headhunting to Beatboxing'

21 May,2024 01:52 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS
Raghav Meattle to launch 'Songs From A Matchbox' with nationwide tour

Raghav Meattle to launch 'Songs From A Matchbox' with nationwide tour

Indie-pop musician Raghav Meattle will hit the road with his new album after a long hiatus

18 May,2024 09:35 AM IST | Mumbai | Devashish Kamble
How traffic woes made this Mumbaikar play guitar at Saki Naki signal

Mid-Day Premium How traffic woes made this Mumbaikar play guitar at Saki Naki signal

After falling in love with the guitar 16 years ago, Gaurav Kumar, who is an electric engineer and health insurance specialist, now plays the guitar inside his car every time he has to wait at the dreaded Saki Naka traffic signal in Andheri. With a long wait, he beats the blues with his music and custom-made equipment

09 May,2024 09:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Mother's Day: Indulge in these unique experiences with your mother this week

Mother's Day: Indulge in these unique experiences with your mother this week

Get ready to celebrate this Mother’s Day with a belly laugh.

05 May,2024 09:14 AM IST | Mumbai | A Correspondent
Indie Ingenuity: How DIY music creators thrive beyond record labels

Indie Ingenuity: How DIY music creators thrive beyond record labels

With the advent of online streaming platforms, India is witnessing a surge in ‘indie’ musicians who push boundaries to challenge the traditional stronghold of major record labels. Here’s how

03 May,2024 01:28 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
What women in Indian hip-hop owe to rap music

What women in Indian hip-hop owe to rap music

With hip-hop celebrating its silver jubilee in 2023, female rappers in Indian hip-hop – Dee MC, Irfana and Krantinaari pay homage to a culture whose origins lay in resistance and rebel

03 May,2024 01:02 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi
Collectors, musicians, artists on their love for jazz and its growth in India

Collectors, musicians, artists on their love for jazz and its growth in India

Ahead of International Jazz Day (April 30), collectors, musicians and artists recall their musings about a genre that is growing into a robust community. Plus, a curated list of the best jazz gigs to celebrate the big day

27 April,2024 09:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Shriram Iyengar
'Having lived in Denmark, it is new to be among people who look like me'

'Having lived in Denmark, it is new to be among people who look like me'

On her fourth visit to Mumbai, mid-day.com spoke to Badstue about her joint performance at the NCPA with the Danish orchestra and the Symphony of India Chamber Orchestra. She also delved into her choice of pieces, her Indian roots and why she marvels at Mumbai every time she is here

26 April,2024 04:55 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

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