Author Archives: Swapnil Mathur

October 9, 2013

Sunburn Noida 2013 – Burning Bright, Burning Loud

By - on 09/10/2013 at 9:24 pm

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There’s very little that happens in Delhi that gets the population of the nation’s capital all worked up, unless its Sunburn. The festival debuted last year in the city (or in its vicinity at least) with a lineup that would make pretty much anyone who is even remotely into electronic music salivate. So obviously, the expectations with this year’s Sunburn were high. This year’s lineup comprised of three artists less than last year, but the star power was equally matched. While last year’s festival had Afrojack as the headliner, this year, Delhi got TWO (technically three) major headliners – Dash Berlin and Nervo, and that’s where the proverb “too much of a good thing…” would…

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Turqoise Cottage, the bastion of Rock music in the Capital, is one place that has embodied the “dingy garage,” “the dark and amp basement” and any other characteristic a venue can be obliged with. From the main venue in Adhchini that went through its fair share of ups and downs to the somewhat forgotten Vasant Vihar address, TC now has now moved to another new location. August 22nd saw the brand open doors to another new venue in the city, this time one in a locality that is the hallmark of everything “upscale.” Saket’s DLF Place Mall added TC as a new resident and while the venue isn’t actually inside the main building of the…

October 10, 2012

The Sunburn Festival 2012, Noida

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September 29, 2012

DJ Wippenberg at The Blue Frog, New Delhi

By - on 29/09/2012 at 10:26 pm