Author Archives: WTS Crew

December 21, 2013

Interview with Markus Schulz

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Markus Schulz is a German trance music DJ, musician and producer. He is best known for his weekly radio show titled Global DJ Broadcast. He is also the founder of the label Coldharbour Recordings and Schulz Music Group (SMG), an artist management company which manages rising stars in the industry such as KhoMha, Mr. Pit, Grube & Hovsepian and Adina Butar. Schulz is all set to perform at season 7 of The Sunburn Festival as part of the big one! WTS: You moved to America when you were 13. Which would you say has influenced your interest in making music – your German roots or your new home in the States? Schulz: Both. I became fascinated with radio at a young age. Because I didn’t have that many friends…

December 12, 2013

The South Asian Bands Festival 2013 at Purana Qila, Delhi

By - on 12/12/2013 at 10:06 am

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The South Asian Bands Festival is the annual festival held as a part of the SAARC regional integration through culture, organised by ICCR.  In its seventh edition, this is one of those festivals whose sound gets lost in the din of the mainstream, alhough there’s a certain edge TSABF enjoys over the rest. The amazing cultural diversity, the stellar Purana Qila as the venue, and of course the free entry undoubtedly takes the cake. Day 1 Delegates and alike filled up the VIP seats and the crowd started gathering around the stage on a pleasant evening. With balloons kicking off the first day of the South Asian Bands festival, the evening at first seemed a quiet…

December 8, 2013

Jazz Fest 2013 Day 3 at Dalhousie Institute, Kolkata

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December 6, 2013

Siddha Live in Music Carnival at Deshapriya Park, Kolkata

By - on 06/12/2013 at 12:21 am

December 4, 2013

The GoMAD Festival 2013 Experience

By - on 04/12/2013 at 10:32 pm

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We were among the first people through the gates of the venue for The GoMAD Festival in Ooty. Walking down that winding driveway to the Fern Hills Royal Palace was nostalgic for some of us and we could see from wide eyes at 6:00 a.m. that it was fresh and exciting for others. While we tried our hands at forcing perspective and looking at everything as though it was new, it was a given that comparisons to last year were inevitable. Using last year’s festival as sort of a blueprint, the organizers had carefully setup this compact festival venue to replicate all its pluses while wrangling the drawbacks into a corner and executing them mafia style….

December 3, 2013

Day 3 of The GoMad Festival 2013 at Fernhills Palace, Ooty

By - on 03/12/2013 at 9:34 pm

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It was a beautiful Sunday morning in Ooty and happy people in colorful attire strolled about while others lay in the grass, looking up at the blue sky. The Shakey Rays were the first band to play the Calaloo stage which turned out to be a bane. The sound was completely messed up as the start of the gig delayed was delayed by an hour. The Shakeys, who we were really looking forward to, had massive sound issues throughout their set. The long-delay also meant that there were only a handful of people who stayed back to watch them perform. Those who did were treated to some tracks from their sleeper-hit debut album Tunes from the…