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Best Gigs in Delhi NCR

Sarathy Korwar: Raised in Chennai and Hyderabad, Sarathy Korwar is a percussionist who has established himself as one of the most creative voices in the UK Jazz scene. His music fuses Jazz and Indian classical instrumentation. Sarthy plays live at the Auro Kitchen and Bar in Delhi on the 13th.   

Open Land Quartet: Led by Bruno Angelini – a piano virtuoso from France – and supported by Régis Huby on the Violins, Claude Tchamitchian on the Double Bass and Edward Perraud on the Drums, Open Land Quartet plays a distinct style of European and French Jazz known as “Chamber Jazz”. They head to the Piano Man Jazz Club in Delhi on the 13th.    

Interstellar Disco with RSS Disco & Secular Chai: warpcore is back with a concept called Interstellar Disco which is a fusion of 70’s style studio 54 disco party with the signature interstellar futurism that we champion. On the decks will be the German acid and disco legends RSS Disco with our very own Secular Chai, laying down some retro grooves. The party is at Summerhouse Cafe on the 14th.  

Interstellar Disco at The Hong Kong Club: Once Secular Chai is done with you, come over to The Hong Kong Club in Delhi for the afterparty where Jitter plays you out with a killer synth-wave set. Supporting him on the decks will be Bisector, Farhan Rehman and N*Hilate. 

Get Nourished Festival: Inspired by the amicable atmosphere of community, quality, fitness, and fun exemplified by Californian culture, Get Nourished is a festival that will bring together handpicked innovative shopping experiences, exciting cuisine & beverage, homegrown beer & wine, humanitarian causes and a stage featuring unique fitness activities, live music & DJ’s. warpcore will be there too, putting its hand up for a good cause and curating the music for the festival. Along for the ride are our very own Hoax, Secular Chai, ELM and Ali Burrni supported by live acts Sunshine Collective and Vardaan Chawla. 

Tinlicker: Tinlicker is the modern face of Dutch electronic dance music. Comprised of Jordi van Achthoven and Micha Heyboer, the duo has constantly pushed and evolved their sound putting their unique stamp on the dance floor. They are live at Raasta Delhi on the 14th. 

Oneman, Virtual Geisha and Shireen: A DJ’s DJ, Oneman has been mixing genres for years. Under the moniker, Oneman, Steve Bishop has been starting and destroying parties where ever he goes. Virtual Geisha has shaped the face of Krakow’s dance music scene with trippy old school Techno, melancholic and experimental ambient music and tribal beats. Shireen is a member of the all-femme collective Coven Code. Her sets draw from various dance music styles, focusing on house and techno, as well as UK garage, breakbeat and dubstep. Catch them live at Auro Kitchen and Bar on the 15th.   

Avalon: Avalon has grown massively from his UK underground roots into one of the leading and most in-demand artists in the Psy-Trance scene today. He spreads his trippy tendrils over Kitty Su in Delhi on the 15th.   

Nowhere Station: Nowhere Station is a New Delhi based band consisting of Rijul Singh, Anurag Hazarika, Dhruv Dhingra and Anant Mital. They bring their magic to The Piano Man in Gurugram on the 16th.

Best Gigs outside Delhi NCR

Oneman, CiCi and Zokhuma: Oneman teams up with European techno star and Egg London resident CiCi and one of India’s brightest and most versatile musicians Zokhuma with a special warm-up set by rising talent Ankit Singhvi. The trio lay waste to antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 13th. 

Tinlicker live in Mumbai: Before heading to Delhi on the 14th, the talented dutch duo Tinlicker make an appearance at Kitty Su in Mumbai on the 13th.  

Pangaea (UK), Kalé & Enhancify b2b Dipsoman: Pangaea, aka Kevin McAuley, makes electronic dance music that draws its energy from the bleeding edges between sounds. The result is dance music at its strangest. Rohan Kale focuses on sounds that that challenge the mind, energise the body, and explore the soul. Together, they raise havoc at antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 14th. 

Avalon in Mumbai: Before he heads to Delhi on the 15th, Avalon stops by Kitty Su in Mumbai for a sampler of his psytrance repertoire on the 14th.  

Lauren Lane: Lauren Lane’s penchant for crafting a unique tech-house sound has won her accolades the world over. She has played clubs all over the world, raging parties with non-stop bangers. Lauren Lane visits the House of Life in Bengaluru on the 14th.   

Goos b2b Milano: Goos’ sound ranges from intricate melodies to chunky basslines, often inspired by earthy tones from around the world while Milano DJ sets meticulously spawn across diverging genres with influences from Ambient and downtempo, morphing into deeper tech-driven grooves, consistently building and crafting a story of its own.

Dana Ruh: Defined by a deeper, smokier brand of house and techno, Dana Ruh spins sets that draw influences from her earlier club days. She plays at Kitty Su in Mumbai on the 15th.  

Pangaea (UK), Oceantied & Alina: Pangaea is at it again, this time tying up with Ketan Bahirat playing under the moniker Oceantied and unleashing sprawling landscapes and beats alike. 19-year old Alina has a gifted ear for underground electronic sounds and pushes boundaries to expand her sonic template. They are live at Koramangala Social on the 15th. 

Pineapple Express: Pineapple Express is a progressive fusion band, cooked into a tasty concoction with Carnatic, rock, experimental, electronic & djent elements. They are live at The Forum, Shantiniketan Mall in Bengaluru on the 15th. 

Electrypnose and BoomBaba: Tarun Shahani aka Boombaba dabbles in Techno, Psytrance, Minimal, Glitch, Progressive and Psybient. Electrypnose, the electric hypnosis, is Vince Lebarde’s multi-flavoured musical project expanding beyond the reaches to grab some interstellar psytrance. Together, they wreak havoc at antiSOCIAL in Mumbai on the 16th.