Author Archives: Fahama Sawant

November 18, 2015

The Big Story: Nikhil D’Souza

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The Big Story is a video series interviewing the best musicians, artists, singers, music composers and budding talent in the music scene. Episode 1 features singer-songwriter Nikhil D’Souza. Interviewer: Fahama Sawant Photography: Vivek Vishwanathan Directed and Edited by: Vivek Vishwanathan

September 18, 2015

Losing Yourself to Dance: An interview with Su Real

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Photo Credit: Sachin Soni  Su Real is the alter ego of Delhi-based Suhrid Manchanda. In the realm of dance floors, he rules supreme whenever he takes over the DJ console. Belting out song after song in his trademark bass-heavy style, his knack at recognizing and delivering what the audience wants is commendable. He released his debut EP ‘The Grind’ in 2013, and quickly followed it up with his first LP ‘Trapistan’ in 2014. Not restricting himself to any one genre, Su Real has explored multiple avenues in his songs, which lend a robust, no-nonsense, beat-driven feel to them. His most recent EP ‘Brown Folks’ released last month, and he is currently on tour promoting it.  Read on…

June 23, 2015

A State Of Trance Festival Asia, Mumbai

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June 11, 2015

Interview with Armin van Buuren

By - on 11/06/2015 at 8:18 pm


The first thing that strikes you about Armin van Buuren is the powerful positive vibe around him. Dressed in a plush black leather jacket and washed jeans, he walks into the rooftop conference room of Trident and even the panoramic views of marine drive in the afternoon sun can’t hold your gaze as it inadvertently travels to the man. Once he is in the room, he has everyone’s attention.  “So gentlemen! We. Need. More. Money. We need gigs to be bigger,” he announces. “Why don’t you guys work harder? Just kidding! Welcome everybody, let’s start!” Read on to find out which character Armin thinks he is from Game of Thrones, his thoughts(or none) on Mat…