Maed in India-logo

Maed in India

176 Favorites

More Information

Location:

Mumbai, India

Description:

Maed in India - India's first indie music podcast. Each week Mae Thomas brings you curated gig guides, hot new music from India and abroad, as well as exclusive acoustic sessions and interviews with the best independent musicians in India.

Twitter:

@maedinindia

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 111 feat. Borkung Hrangkhawl

9/13/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have hip hop artist Borkung Hrangkhawl. We talk about politically conscious rap, about the tribe he’s from in Tripura, his new Hindi material, and about being stabbed in a park in Delhi (no jokes!). He’ll also be doing a freestyle rap exclusively for Maed in India, so don’t miss it! Opening the episode is a track by folk-fusion band Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe, who featured on Episode 61. Neeraj Arya’s Kabir cafe ‘Fakiri’ Borkung Hrangkhawl ‘Fighter’ ‘The Roots...

Duration: 01:10:32


Ep. 110 feat. Uday Benegal

9/6/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have indie scene pioneer and frontman of rock outfit Indus Creed, Uday Benegal! He talks about Rock Machine, Whirling Kalapas, moving to New York, jamming with Slash, being a cynical optimist and he’ll be playing stripped down versions of his songs in studio. Opening the episode is a track by guitar virtuoso Warren Mendonsa, who featured on Episode 44 and who’ll be playing with his band Blackstratblues for the first edition of Maed In India Live on July 27th at...

Duration: 01:15:07


Ep.109 feat. Gino Banks

8/30/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have none other than virtuoso drummer Gino Banks! He talks about his musical family, how he fell in love with the drums, his work as a drum teacher and his new original solo work. With a more stripped down version of his drumkit in tow, you’ll hear him smash up a storm in the studio! Opening the episode is a track by downtempo-indie-folk band Easy Wanderlings who featured on Ep.67. Easy Wanderlings ‘Wilderness Calling’ Gino Banks ‘Shinobi’ ‘Jamal...

Duration: 01:16:16


Ep. 108 feat. Neel Adhikari

8/23/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have Kolkata indie scene mainstay, Neel Adhikari. We talk about his numerous music acts past and present, working with producer-director Q, his recent move to Bombay and writing one minute songs. Opening the episode is a track by Chennai alt-rockers The F-16s who featured on Episode 38. The F-16s ‘Cannibal Life’ Neel Adhirkari ‘Zip your Lips’ ‘Girls’ ‘Move Out’ ‘Spider’ ‘Too high to ever fall’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the...

Duration: 01:16:51


Ep. 107 feat. Joshish

8/16/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have urdu/hindi rock outfit, Joshish. We talk about their origins, the Bhopal rock scene, their songwriting process and their recently released album ‘Ird Gird’. Opening the episode is a track by singer-songwriter and garage rock outfit Bone Broke who featured on Episode 99. Bone Broke ‘Good Boys’ Joshish ‘Khurdure’ ‘Maujood’ ‘Nashedi’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS:...

Duration: 01:00:27


Ep. 106 feat. DCF vs Madfingers

8/9/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have drummer extraordinaire Lindsay D’Mello aka Dark Circle Factory and exceptional keys player Karan Joseph aka Madfingers. We talk about their origin story, what makes them so awesome, and listen to them jam live on the show where their style spans jazz, hip hop, drum & bass, reggae and everything in between. On the occasion of Maed In India’s 2 year anniversary, opening the episode is a track from my first episode with Nikhil D’Souza. NIkhil...

Duration: 01:23:41


Ep. 105 feat. Your Chin

8/2/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have the frontman of Sky Rabbit, Raxit Tewari to talk about his solo project Your Chin! We talk about his beginnings in the local music scene, Sky Rabbit, opening for Gotye in Delhi, his bizarre lyrics, his newest solo EP and getting the Sultan of Sound Miti Adhikari to produce it (who's worked with the likes of the Foo Fighters, Blur and Radiohead!). Opening the episode will be Indo-Balkan music project Zamee, who featured on episode 83 of Maed in...

Duration: 01:15:10


Ep. 104 feat. Apache Indian

7/26/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have none other than Bhangra-Dancehall legend Apache Indian! We talk about everything from his early days, to his biggest hits like Boom Shak a Lak, Chok There, Arranged Marriage, starting his own academy and youth centre in Birmingham, his new record In JA and the current state of the world. He’ll also be singing one of his tracks acapella exclusively for Maed in India, so don’t miss it! Apache Indian ‘Beautiful Girls’ ‘Save The World’ ‘See You Later’ ‘Hold...

Duration: 01:33:12


Ep. 103 feat. Bulli Bainbridge

7/19/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have music producer, sound engineer & drummer Zain Calcuttawala aka Bulli Bainbridge! we talk about programming for The Blue Frog and being that guy that gave so many artists their first ever gig. He also tells me about his own debut EP he released in May, and the mysterious and naughty reason behind his stage name Bulli Bainbridge. Opening the episode is a stripped down session from Jose Neil Gomes, who featured on Episode 15. Jose Neil Gomes ‘The Tree Outside...

Duration: 01:28:12


Ep. 102 feat. The Yellow Diary

7/12/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have hindi pop-rock band The Yellow Diary. We talk about how the band came together, their love for music, and how they want to be the biggest band in India... all the while taking the mickey out of the band’s lead singer Rajan Batra! Opening the episode is a track by Bulli Bainbridge, who will feature on upcoming Episode 103. Bulli Bainbridge ‘When It Hits’ ft Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha The Yellow Diary ‘Rab Rakha’ ‘Marz’ ‘Sajni’ You can listen to this...

Duration: 01:10:47


Ep. 101 feat. OSVY

7/5/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have singer-songwriter, producer, and sound engineer Hrushabh Talapadatur. We talk about his early influences, pursuing music as career, and his experience of working on Maed In India for the last 40 episodes! Opening the episode is a track by rock poets Suraj Mani and The Tattva Trip, who featured on Episode 49. Suraj Mani and Tattva Trip ‘Disillusion’ OSVY ‘I’m Just Human’ ‘So Far Yet So Far’’ ‘Believe’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows...

Duration: 01:09:33


Ep.100 feat. Indian Ocean

6/28/2017
More
This week, it’s my 100th Episode, and we’ve got juggernauts of the indian indie music scene - Indian Ocean! We talk about there extensive resume of soundtracks, albums and collaborations, the tragic passing of Asheem Chakravarty and the numerous people they’ve encountered through their career. Insightful and funny, these guys hold a special place in Indie Music. Indian Ocean ‘Kandisa’ ‘Maa Rewa’ ‘Behney Do’ ‘Is Than Dhan Ki’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the...

Duration: 01:38:27


Ep.99 feat. Bone Broke

6/21/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have a garage rock project by singer songwriter Dinkar Dwivedi called Bone Broke . We talk about some of his early releases, working on VH1 Music Diaries, his new releases as well as his upcoming collaborations. Opening the episode is a track by legendary indian folk-fusion band Indian Ocean, who will be featured on 100th Episode Next week, so don’t miss it! Indian Ocean ‘Kandisa’ Bone Broke ‘You Run’ ‘Pass The Stones’ ‘Ghosts’ You can listen to this show...

Duration: 00:52:34


Ep.98 feat. Zoya Mohan

6/14/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have singer-songwriter Zoya Mohan, who was previously featured on Ep. 20. We talk about some of her earliest releases and her more experimental ones, and how the last year has been breaking into the Indie scene in India. She’ll be showcasing her new electronic avatar as well as discussing how she incorporates those elements into her sound. Opening the episode is a track by soul-RnB singer-songwriter Kamakshi Khanna, who featured on Episode 85 of Maed in...

Duration: 00:51:21


Ep.80: Mae’s Top Picks of 2016

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, Mae will be bringing you some of the best songs from episode 51 till now, celebrating awesome talent from the indian indie scene and showcasing some great unreleased tracks as well as stripped down versions of tracks you’ll only get to here exclusively on the show. We’ve got tracks spanning ska, fusion, blues, pop, hip hop, folk, to ambient, electronica, and rock, from the likes of Euphoria, Spud in The Box, Mali, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe and The Fanculos to name a...

Duration: 01:21:37


Ep.78 feat. Sanjay Divecha and Secret

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have virtuoso guitarist & composer Sanjay Divecha. He talks about his years in LA playing with iconic artists like Carlos Santana, Angelique Kidjo, as well as performing at the Hollywood Bowl and the New Orleans Jazz Fest. With his latest release ‘Sanjay Divecha And Secret’, he talks about his inspiration and breaks down his method of composition. Opening the episode will be a stripped down session by pop singer-songwriter Shubhangi Joshi, who featured on Ep.64...

Duration: 01:38:09


Ep.77 feat. Mohit Mukhi Trio

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have our first repeat guest in singer-songwriter Mohit Mukhi (who featured on Ep.4)! Now as a trio along with Heather Andrews on violin & vocals and Rahul Wadhwani on keys, he talks about his journey from solo artist to now playing with a band, how his songwriting process has evolved as well as why melancholy is important in music. He’ll be showcasing new music from his album “Running Shoes and a Thousand Dreams” released earlier this year so catch it all on Maed...

Duration: 01:07:31


Ep.76 feat. Donn Bhat

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have music producer, composer and guitarist Donn Bhat. He talks about his rockstar years of long hair, guitar shredding and a Europe tour, as well as becoming BBC artist of the month, playing Glastonbury last year, and new collaborations. (who’s worked with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Chaka Khan and Ilaya Raja to name a few). We’ll be showcasing tracks from his new EP as well as previewing an unreleased track so don’t miss it on Maed in India! Opening the...

Duration: 01:33:23


Ep.75 feat. The Family Cheese

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have experimental blues rockers The Family Cheese. They talk about their debut album, their contrasting musical tastes and recording with reknowned sound engineer Shantanu Hudlikar (who’s worked with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Chaka Khan and Ilaya Raja to name a few). They will be performing stripped down versions of their tracks including a rap about bawas, so don’t miss it on Maed in India! Opening the episode will be a stripped down session by indie-folk-pop...

Duration: 01:19:49


Ep.74 feat. Hard Kaur

6/7/2017
More
On this week’s episode, we have none other than rapper Taran Kaur Dillon… aka Hard Kaur! One of the first female Indian rappers, she’ll be talking about her difficult childhood, where her love for hip hop began, the current Hip-hop scene in India and her latest single. She will be performing her original tracks past and present so catch it all on Maed In India! Hard Kaur '1984 Changed My Life’ 'Missing you' 'Sherni' ‘Breathe’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the...

Duration: 01:27:45

See More