Rock the Talk
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Rock the Talk is a show featuring conversations with new and upcoming music bands from India who talk about their work, their influences and challenges. You may also get to hear some of them play live for us and give us a preview of the acoustic version of their songs.
||CleanRock the Talk # 9: Conversation with Keshav Dhar of Skyharbor||When you start typing Keshav Dhar on Google, the search engine suggests you the keywords, Keshav Dhar Marty Friedman. In this podcast Keshav talks about his collaboration with Friedman and takes us through his bedazzled state of mind when he first received an email from THE Marty Friedman. He also shares some of his experiences of working with other bands and what he has learned from them.||6/22/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 8: Conversation with the music band, Fourth Base||The band members, all in their teens admit that they are still grappling with college, family and punishments of sporting long hair. They have succeeded in cracking the code of playing music to live their hearts out and scoring well enough in the exams to keep their parents happy. Good Luck guys. Wish you have a great future on the Indian rock scene.||6/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 7: Conversation with the music band, Block A Bus||When members of arguably one of the youngest alternative rock bands in Mumbai let their hair down and crack a lot of jokes, you know that they are having a good time. Here, the band members talk a bit about their music when they are not busy pulling each others legs. Music making is tough and it makes things only more interesting when one of the members lives in Singapore and flies down once a month to Mumbai only to record and jam. They were kind enough to perform an acoustic version of their newest single which is yet to be released. It is called Twenty Seconds.||6/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 6: Conversation with Sahej Bakshi of Dualist Inquiry||Surrounded by acclaimed artists and teachers, Sahej Bakshi learned his music at Thorton School of Music, Los Angeles. In this podcast, Sahej talks about his experiences over the past few years of making music through his solo electronica project, Dualist Inquiry.||6/6/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 5: Conversation with Writer, Composer, Actor Ankur Tewari||Ankur Tewaris profile on IMBD is an interesting medley covering different genres and skills. Here, Ankur talks about how he started out his career by moving to Mumbai, making a demo tape, knocking on many doors and when an opportunity came along, he rode with it. From a reluctant hotel management graduate to setting up a band, writing songs and working in movies, it has been an interesting journey so far.||6/4/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 4: Conversation with the band, Light Years Explode||For a bunch of folks in their second year of college, Light Years Explode have already whipped up the reputation of coming up with some unusual improvisations.||4/17/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 3:In conversation with the Goa Incubated Music Band, The Mavyns||Pegged as one of Indias most promising bands, in this podcast, The Mayvns share their experiences of working together and the process of creating their kind of music. This podcast traces their journey back to the days when they decided to quit their day jobs, lock themselves up at a bungalow in Goa and come with with a mildly tongue twisting name for the band.||4/17/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 2:In conversation with the Mumbai band, Split!||Get to know these upcoming heroes as Gary and Aviv from Split talk from the heart about their influences and what it is like to be rocking in an electronic world. Split has been on the scene since 2001 and have amazing stories to tell us about playing live, being rebels with a cause and being high on life. Being aided by a few cases of vatted rum does not hurt of course.||4/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRock the Talk # 1:In conversation with Something Relevant||Something Relevant has been named as one of the top bands of India by Rolling Stone Magazine. The band speaks about their rockstar lifestyle, their experiences at their month long tour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, their influences, secrets behind their unique sound and lots more.||4/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|