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THE ASCETIC PARADOX – Pure Sri Lankan Metal

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  “The forsaken die for salvation While the chosen reign on their thrones When will I learn? When my soul burns?” -  - An Idle Mind is the Devil’s Workshop (Track 2) ‘The Ascetic Paradox’ is the 4th full-length album to be released by Sri Lankan Heavy Metal giants ‘STIGMATA’. The band made their emergence in the early 2000’s and ... Read More »

Lord Y.A.L.E. (He Who Must Be Named)


You must have seen him around campus. With a contagiously impish grin  on his face, elfish ears, flaunting his leather bag. He stops after every few steps as he walks, to wave at or chat with a friend, but mostly to gorge on someone else’s food. Amidst a crowd of people who have an insatiable hunger for power, who want ... Read More »

Janoobi Khargosh


Normally I refuse to stray from what some people call ‘safe music’. So I rarely listen to Indie rock, and by rarely I mean never. But then one fine morning (3:00 am to be exact) I found a little something called “Janoobi Khargosh” (Literally translated from Urdu, it means Southern Rabbit. Do follow them). During random, mindless scrolling sessions on Facebook ... Read More »

Desert Butterflies


  ‘Desert Butterflies’ is the latest sonic masterpiece contrived by Israeli guitar virtuoso Yossi Sassi. It takes the listener on an acoustic roller coaster ride through the orient, meandering through the blues and jazz laden west, all subtly and intricately blended together, a bit like a modern version of Ravi Shankar’s and Yehudi Menuhin’s ‘West Meets East.’ “ I can ... Read More »

Strings Concert MUNIK VI -The winter night that sizzled!

The Magic, Madness, and the Music! Oh, my Strings!-MUNIK Concert

“Aaaaachoooo…” Damn this sinus infection, why could it not have chosen another day other than today? Here I am supposed to be all geared up for Strings, but instead I am popping anti allergies, and generally being miserable. “I am gonna end up sleeping on my way to the concert. Oh yes…” Never did I have the slightest idea that It would ... Read More »

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