Issue Story-MY CITY AT NIGHT

Issue Story-MY CITY AT NIGHT

by editor Children with bare body keep lurking around in dilemma of getting some money for dinner. Beggars, with a hope of “meal for a time” is what media knowingly miss to cover. In Delhi and other metropolis, such scenes are quite common but in a city like Dehradun such issues have increased drastically with ..

Editorial, August 2016

Editorial, August 2016

A part gets nearer to us during night, because in the darkness of the universe, there is only the interim soul on which we can rely on. Many cities get projected about the night’s fun and delight they have. As far as my Doon is considered, it is sober; it doesn’t have pubs and bars ..

CAMEL’S BACK , MUSSORIE-LISTENING TO MOZART

CAMEL’S BACK , MUSSORIE-LISTENING TO MOZART

Ripping the secrets of the haunted places in Doon is in trend, where many places of tourist attraction in Mussoorie are linked with paranormal activities. In this edition we’ve tried hard to keep it linked with music. In Mussoorie, mid nineteenth century could be imagined as the renaissance period. A new place in north discovered ..

MEMORIES LEFT – KARTAVYA, THE BAND

Dehradun is ambassador to many music maestros, some of them are successful at global level and some of them are working for the local front of uttarakhand. Such representatives of valley was Kartavya-the band. These were the first ever band that made it to MTV from Uttarakhand. Their list of achievements is long enough to ..

The reboot of Crystal Heads

The reboot of Crystal Heads

 History of your band and how did you get here?        In 2008 we met each other during our college fest auditions. We were in different bands, before the formation of crystal heads. After we were good friends, we united and formed crystal heads, since then we have performed more than hundred shows in north zone. ..

“We live for nature and we sing for it.”-KEECHAD

“We live for nature and we sing for it.”-KEECHAD

How did you get here, and what’s the philosophy behind this band? I was into journalism when I met vocalist, somehow we started working on our singing and guitar skills. We as a part of band left the job, our vocalist dropped his college. Initially we faced tough time, people taunted us as common band ..

MUSIC OF MY VALLEY- ISSUE STORY

MUSIC OF MY VALLEY- ISSUE STORY

by editor Showered by the multi-cultural system, Dehradun is among those cities which have its roots and vibrancy hidden in music. From western to the folk music of Uttarakhand, Doon is blessed with colourful culture of acceptance for any genre. Though, youngster likes loud music, most of the groups started introducing independent music. Few groups ..

BHAIRVAS– AMBASADOR OF VALLEY’S MUSIC

BHAIRVAS– AMBASADOR OF VALLEY’S MUSIC

Most of the songs we listen are related to some kind of genre. Rock, metallic, pop, blues are some of the most admired ones in the world and prevails in Doon as well. However, as soon as one gets over these genres, independent music starts. “Bhairvas” is a band representing and encouraging independent music in ..

A letter from her to her mother

A letter from her to her mother

It’s true that I am crying, it’s not that I am not trying. I always got you wrong and it had gone too long. Mumma this world is so big, but hearts are too small. They will never let me in, they act as if I’ve committed a sin. This world is not real, they ..

Proclamation by Rahkihs – reader’s submission

I don’t mean to scare you but there are nights that I cry There are prisons built inside of me, where my emotions hide My arms can build a castle but you’ll have to choose to stay Whatever the destination, you’ll have to walk the way There would come days when we’ll long for you ..