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Maed in India

Maed in India - India's first indie music podcast that showcases the best Indian independent musicians from India and abroad. Each episode presents an interview with an artist/band along with an exclusive stripped down session or acoustic renditions of their original music. The weekly show prides itself on being the destination for new music, little known stories, and unreleased music never heard before.It features all kinds of artists from new-comers to veterans and under a variety of genres from hip hop, blues, soul, to folk, punk, rock, and everything in between.

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Prateek Kuhad

Back for Round 2, Delhi folk pop singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad is on this week’s episode performing acoustic renditions of his latest heartbreak EP, ‘Cold/Mess’. We chat about a girl from Pushkar,  the making of this new record in Nashville, his house gig tour, a broken heart, Beyonce and more. SET LIST: did you/fall apart (00:41 - 03:39) fighter (16:02 - 20:06) with you/for you (28:04 - 32:21) cold/mess (38:39 - 43:06) Follow Prateek Kuhad Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https: https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Recording Engineers: DJ JJ Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha Studio: Island City Studios 

44mins

21 Oct 2018

Rank #1

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Ep.100 feat. Indian Ocean

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 IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

1hr 38mins

29 Jun 2017

Rank #2

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Sid Sriram

He’s sold out stadiums across the world after his big break with AR Rahman. His origins are Carnatic classical but he’s a pop/soul/R&B singer songwriter too. I’m talking about Sid Sriram. Out with his new album, Entropy, he comes to the studio and performs stripped down renditions of his songs with a bunch of musicians in Bombay. Also, we talk about many things, why he’s such a shy guy, he lovely mother Latha, his struggles with identity, and his super deep lyrics. Set List: It isn’t True - (00:42 - 04:01) 6 Weeks - (20:11 - 23:11) Paper Plates - (38:36 - 43:45) 2am Prayer - (57:13 - 01:01:21) Musicians: Sid Sriram Tapas Naresh Rohan Rajadhyaksha Amandeep Singh Follow Sid Sriram Facebook Twitter Instagram Come be our friend: Facebook Instagram Twitter CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter Instagram Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha  Studio: Island City Studios 

1hr 2mins

24 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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Ep. 132: feat. Kush Upadhyay

On this week’s episode, we have blues-rock-jazz guitarist Kush Upadhyay! He talks about playing guitar from the age of 11, collaborating with virtuoso drummer Gino Banks and bassist Sheldon D’Silva on his latest album, why he struggles to name his songs as well as performing special stripped down versions of his songs for the first time ever. Opening the show is a stripped down session from Bombay Acoustic People who featured on Ep.12 of Maed in India. Also, don’t miss this weeks ATKT.in’s college feature Madhav Khanna with ‘Tu Hai Wahi’ at the end of the podcast! Bombay Acoustic People ‘Moe’ Kush Upadhyay ‘Impulsive Decisions’ ‘The Older We get’ ‘Not from this world’ Madhav Khanna 'Tu Hai Wahi' You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

1hr 10mins

14 Feb 2018

Rank #4

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Ep. 104 feat. Apache Indian

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 U down’ ‘Mariana’ ‘I Pray’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

1hr 33mins

27 Jul 2017

Rank #5

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Aadar Malik

Today, we’ve got comedian and musician Aadar Malik on the show playing you songs from his latest album, Songs About UnNatural Things. With Mae, they discuss the difference between comedy fans and music fans, being Anu Malik’s nephew, acting in a French film, learning to play sitar, and his very own podcast too! SET LIST: Straight Gay Lesbian Bi (00:20 - 03:56) Oh My Goat (15:31 - 18:42) Wrap Song (30:15 - 35:17) Pull it Out it Hurts (42:29 - 43:34) I Love Your Sister (50:20 - 55:50) Follow Aadar Malik: Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https: https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Special Thanks to Gibson India Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh  Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha  Studio: Island City Studios 

58mins

16 Dec 2018

Rank #6

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Ep. 38 feat. The F16's

Chennai indie rockers The F16's popped over for a chat and played some tunes on this episode of Maed in India. They've released two EPs so far - 'Kaleidoscope' (Chennai) and 'Nobody's Gonna Wait' (Converse Rubber Tracks Studio in Brooklyn) - and they're working on their new album, Triggerpunkte at Cotton Press Studios. Songs performed are: Cannibal Life Blackboard Jacuzzi The F16s (Chennai Indie rock act) https://soundcloud.com/the-f16s https://www.facebook.com/thef16s

35mins

29 Feb 2016

Rank #7

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Ep.98 feat. Zoya Mohan

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 India. Kamakshi Khanna ‘I Tried’ Zoya Mohan ‘What’s Done Is Done’ ‘So Should We’ ‘Teeth Like Eyes’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

51mins

15 Jun 2017

Rank #8

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Ep. 33 feat. Gowri

Bringing you some girl power, I’ve got sultry funk & blues singer-songwriter Gowri, who talks about her various avatars from Kozmi Cow to Mama Kitty to Pulpy Shilpy to Run Pussy Run. She also reveals that this year is the year for her releases. Also on the line up is a Stripped Down session by Bombay Bassment, a teaser to next week’s episode, and songs that highlight the solo singer-songwriter work of Junkyard Groove frontman, Ameeth Thomas and Bone Broke vocalist, Dinkar Dwivedi. Dinkar (Bombay singer-songwriter & guitarist) Song: Past The Stones https://soundcloud.com/dinkar-dwivedi/past-the-stones Ameeth Thomas (Chennai rock singer) Song: Beautiful Crime https://www.facebook.com/ameeththomasmusic/ Bombay Bassment (reggae, funk, & drum and bass band from Bombay) www.bombaybassment.in Gowri (blues & funk singer songwriter) https://www.facebook.com/kozmicow

48mins

25 Jan 2016

Rank #9

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Chabuk

There is excitement in the air as this week’s episode is Maed in India’s 150th episode! A testament to creating a platform for independent artists in India to play their music and talk about it too. Since, this show has always been about discovering music, Mae would like to introduce you to a band she discovered at a gig she went to in Bombay. This band took our breath away (yes, it was a Top Gun moment). So for 150, listen to rap rock act, Chabuk as they talk about playing in numerous bands in the indie scene for over a decade, being middle class thugs, Old Monk & Chaas, and more. They’re called the “Rage Against The Machine of India” and on this episode you get to hear their unrecorded and unreleased music exclusively on the show. SET LIST: Kaun Hip-Hop (00:44 - 04:47) Downmarket (21:12 - 25:41) Pyaar (35:41 - 40:21) Shahenshah (47:42 - 51:33) MUSICIANS: Tanmay Bahulekar - Rapper/Frontman Devanshu Sampat - Drums Michael Lee - Guitars Roop Thomas Philip - Bass Follow Chabuk: Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https: https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha  Studio: Island City Studios 

53mins

30 Dec 2018

Rank #10

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Ep. 32 feat. Punk On Toast

This episode of Maed In India, we have Mumbai-based punk band, Punk On Toast. Find out how they formed the band, their debut EP 'For Hire', the punk music scene on India, and acoustic punk tunes performed live in studio. Also featured on this episode are Bangalore progressive rock act, 30 Ton Capacity, Delhi indie-folk band, Run It's The Kid with a song #JustOut and a #StrippedDown version of a song by Blushing Satellite. 30 Ton Capacity Song: Cottonmouth EP: Season One Episode Nil https://www.facebook.com/30toncapacity/ https://soundcloud.com/30ton-capacity Run It's The Kid Song: Love We're Made From Porcelain Album: Run It's the Kid https://www.facebook.com/RunItsTheKid/?fref=ts https://soundcloud.com/run-its-the-kid Blushing Satellite https://www.facebook.com/Blushingsatellitemusic/?fref=ts https://blushingsatellitemusic.bandcamp.com/releases Punk On Toast https://www.facebook.com/punkrockmumbai/?fref=ts https://www.reverbnation.com/punkontoast

45mins

18 Jan 2016

Rank #11

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Aankh Micholi

On this week’s episode of Maed in india, we have hindi folk rock act Aankh Micholi performing from their latest album, Aao Khele. We chat to them about arranged marriages, Hansel & Gretel, being called Osho, vedic rock and they even throw in a couple of unreleased goodies.  Set List: Sacchai (00:29 - 05:57) Sun Kabira (15:24 - 20:20) Ram Bharose (28:51 - 34:29) Bablu Ki Shaadi (45:56 - 52:17) Musicians: Osho Jain - Vocals / Guitar Pankaj Pathe - Guitar Hansel Dias - Bass / Backing Vocals Bharat Chandore - Drums / Backing Vocals Akshay Dabhadkar - Keys / Production Follow Aankh Micholi Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/pg/aankhmicholi/ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/aankhmicholi/ Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha  Studio: Island City Studios 

53mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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Maed Mixtape - Paavam

As we get closer and closer to the cooler part of the year, we thought we’d throw in some hot tunes that are Beneath The Fireworks, or bring you the Heat Of The Day, or help you rise like a Phoenix from the ashes. So if you’re feeling a bit Paavam and need a blankie to keep you warm, we got you.  Song List: Taba Chake - In Waadiyon Mein (01:04 - 04:34) Taba Chake - Keeping Me From Sleep Tonight (04:36 - 07:29) Unohu - Upside Down (08:09 - 12:45) Nitika Kurian - Phoenix (14:34 - 18:08) Seven & Seven - Solasta (18:47 - 22:34) Easy Wanderlings - Beneath The Fireworks (23:12 - 28:35) YodaDrunk - Heat Of The Day (29:42 - 36:51) Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Audio Editor Post: Vijay DoiphodeProducer: Jaanam Dewan Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha 

37mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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Maed Mixtape - Late Lateef

Ever the early riser, always the late arriver. That’s Mae. Punctuality isn’t particularly her forte but making awesome mixtapes is! This month, we have music from all over the country - Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Nagaland. Today’s songs may cause the following: drowning, dreaming, falling, lifting or trading. Song List: Three Oscillators ft. Karshni Nair - Drowning (01:40 - 05:03) The F16s - Amber  (05:41 - 09:08) Polar Lights - Fall Out (09:43 - 16:15) Burudu - Trading Noise (16:48 - 21:16) Vernon Noronha Ft. Raghav Meattle - Dream Sandwich (22:06 - 25:11) Anisha - You Don’t Know (25:44 - 29:10) Yung.Raj - Lifted (29:35 - 32:37) Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha 

32mins

23 Jun 2019

Rank #14

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Ep. 119 feat. Aditi Ramesh

On this week’s episode, we have jazz, blues Carnatic singer and songwriter Aditi Ramesh! We talk about how she left corporate law to pursue music, working with her label NRTYA as well as performing music from her debut EP.. Opening the episode is a stripped down session from Dhruv Vishvanath who featured on Episode 82. Dhruv Vishvanath ‘Prisoner’ Aditi Ramesh ‘Stuff On Our MInds’ ‘Small Fish In A Big Pond’ ‘Marriageable Age’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

50mins

9 Nov 2017

Rank #15

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Ladies Compartment

This week, the headliner is a blues, jazz, pop band, Ladies Compartment. Featured on the show is brand new unreleased music exclusively from these gals. And of course the usual unadulterated banter where we discuss everything - the universe, constipation, feminism, colours, and more. SET LIST: ‘Don’t Waste Your Time’ (00:36 - 07:14) ‘Mountain Song’ (20:19 - 23:17) ‘Logo Song’ (31:19 - 34:35) ‘It Gets Easier’ (53:08 - 56:30) MUSICIANS: Ramya Pothuri (guitar & vocals): https://www.facebook.com/ramyapothurisinger/ Aditi Ramesh (keys & vocals): https://www.facebook.com/aditirameshmusic/ Aarifah Rebello (drums & vocals): https://www.facebook.com/AarifahRebello/ Nandita V. (bass & vocals) Follow Ladies Compartment: Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ladiescompartment.in/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ladiescompartment/ Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https: https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Recording Engineers: Raaj Jagtap https://www.facebook.com/raaj.jagtap1 Assistant Recording Engineer: Aditya Kadam Audio Editor Post: Tejas Shringarpure Camera: Mithun Bajaj https://www.instagram.com/mithunbajajfilms/ Video Editor: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha https://www.instagram.com/short___round/ Studio: Asia Music Vision https://www.facebook.com/asiamusicvision/

59mins

16 Sep 2018

Rank #16

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AR Divine

So when the main man Kailash Kher recommends an artist, you say Yes! On today’s episode we have hindustani, sufi, folk fusion band - AR Divine. We chat about reverbnation pages, being on The Voice India, what happens when your father teaches you tabla, cheesy music videos as well as bring you more new music on Maed in India.  Set List: Yeh Jiya (00:34 - 06:17) Nayi Udaan (19:03 - 22:10) Aye Khuda (28:04 - 33:52) Mere Watan (43:46 - 47:23) Musicians: Abhishek Mukherjee - Lead Vocalist Rachit Agarwal - Lead Vocalist Shivahari Ranade - Keyboardist/Harmonium  Aditya Dhekale - Percussionist Neelabh Nath - Lead Guitarist  Graham Gonsalves- Bass Guitarist  Jaynesh Parle - Drums Follow AR Divine Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ardivineband/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ardivineband/ Come be our friend: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/maedinindia Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maedinindia/ Twitter https://twitter.com/maedinindia CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter: https://twitter.com/maebemaebe Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maemariyam/ Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha Studio: Island City Studios 

48mins

10 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Beard of Harmony

Keeping the flame of Malayali lovin alive on the show, this week we have two lads who hail from Kerala - one is the beard and the other is the harmony - who make up acoustic prog rock duo, Beard of Harmony. They’ve released their debut EP in Jan this year and we chat about cheesy album artwork, emo lyrics, girl talk, and their latest tour that’s taken them to Nepal, Sri Lanka and even a yacht in Kochi. Set List: Beautiful Dream (00:24 - 05:38) Kuliru (15:49 - 21:53) Manasinde Vingal (29:08 - 35:10) Perception (40:44 - 44:43) Musicians: Sreejith ‘The Beard’ Nair  Ruben Simon Follow Beard of Harmony Facebook Instagram Come be our friend: Facebook Instagram Twitter CREDITS: Host: Mae Twitter Instagram Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Arvind Sundar Video Directed/Edited: Jishnu 'Short Round' Guha  Studio: Island City Studios 

45mins

12 May 2019

Rank #18

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Ep. 111 feat. Borkung Hrangkhawl

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 (chini haa)’ ‘Samaj ’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

1hr 10mins

14 Sep 2017

Rank #19

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Ep.118 feat. Tejas

On this week’s episode, we have indie-pop singer-songwriter Tejas. We talk about his new album, crowdfunding, his songwriting process and how things have changed since I interviewed him on Episode 16. Opening the episode is a special tribute to virtuoso pianist Karan Joseph who tragically passed away on Sep 9th. DCF vs Madfingers ‘Grease’ Tejas ‘You want’ ‘Falling out’ ‘Maybe we’re not enough’ You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

1hr 39mins

2 Nov 2017

Rank #20