If we want to support diversity in the music industry, we need to support exactly those bands that the mainstream is ignoring.
We can criticise Modi on the ground that he ought to engage more with the public. But we cannot criticise Beyoncé for her tightly-controlled images.
Performance matters. And all good entertainers understand this.
We’re oh-so-willing to celebrate black success and oh-so-desperate to ignore the widespread trauma and chaos right behind it.
'Yaara Maula', a nine-year-old song about radicalisation, reflects our current realities and its potential dangers a little too well.
Delhi's residents are turning their rooftops, basements and apartments into art and music venues – creating communities where there was only isolation before.