Antariksh: Recording for the second studio album begins

Dan Thomas recording drums for Antariksh's second studio album

Hey folks, hope it’s going great. Just wanted to take some time out and update you on what have we been up to recently. Having taken a vacation in the relatively calmer summer time, we’re back in action with all guns blazing. Founder, guitar player and singer, Mr.Varun Rajput went on a 3 week Euro Trip in June to come back with a lot of inspiration and fresh ideas for new material. While at the same time, bass player, Mr. Sonic Shori had been working on a bunch of cool ideas. Back in action with a fresh outlook, perspective, and a lot of energy, we’ve been composing a lot of new material for our second studio…

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Intezaar – Lyric Video and Hindi Rock Songs Free Download

Antariksh - Intezaar

Hey you, awesome folks! Hope you’re enjoying the change in weather and the onset of winter – one of the best times in the year. We totally are having a blast as we’ve been playing a marathon of gigs and getting all set for a tour later this month – good weather just makes it all the more enjoyable For those of you who missed out – we released a new lyric video for one of our first ever Hindi Rock songs, ‘Intezaar’ which features as a bonus track on our debut album, ‘Khoj’. ‘Intezaar, also featuring our guitar player, Varun Rajput’s sister, ‘Rini Rajput’ is a soulful and eclectic fusion of semi-classical vocals and western soft rock…

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Antariksh Featured in Gurgaon Times

Antariksh and Varun Rajput's interview featured in Gurgaon Times

Hello there folks! Check out this awesome feature and an interview of our guitar player Varun Rajput on the front page of Gurgaon Times. Here’s what feature says: Twenty nine-year old Varun Rajput looks like your average corporate guy. Working as a Chief Marketing Officer at tech startup; he starts his day at 7am, puts his business suit on and gets to work and gets to work at 9pm sharp. Calling it a day at 6pm, an exhausted Varun leaves his Udyog Vihar office… and that’s where his life differs from the regular corporate guy. Unlike his peers, he doesn’t head to a bar to unwind over a beer or…

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Antariksh – Highlights from 2014 and a happy new year to you all

Varun Rajput from Antariksh Live at Youth Festival 2014

So people, New year’s already here. We are immensely proud to have completed another successful year with a lot of hard work and tonnes of support from all you amazing people. 2014 has been a total roller coaster for us, and we can easily say that it’s been our best year so far! From traveling across the country to writing new tunes, from getting nominated for VIMA Asia Awards to getting featured as one of the best Hindi Rock bands by MTV; from rehearsing each song 1,000 times to making hilarious mistakes on stage, and from meeting tons of fans to some of the closest band members moving on to different things –…

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Antariksh: updates and recent interviews with NME and Rockjunktion

Hindi Rock Band, Antariksh Live at India Today Mind Rocks

Hello fellow aliens from Antariksh Hope you guys are doing great as always. Just thought we’d update you with what we’ve been up to recently. Antariksh: updates 1) Gigs: With some fantastic gigs coming our way over the last few months, most of our time and energy has been spent preparing and playing at these shows. There’s nothing better than playing your music to some of the best audiences in the city, and we’ve certainly had that privilege recently. Some of the most memorable recent gigs have been the ones at TEDx SGGSCC, IIIT Delhi, IIM Rohtak and Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Great sound, fantastic audience, and full-energy rock  music. We’ve…

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Antariksh – Interview: Pick of The Week on Eight Octaves

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A few weeks ago Antariksh was featured as Pick of the Week and the band’s second release, ‘Tum’ featuring Baiju Dharmajan was featured as the Song of the Day on the fantastic online music magazine, Eight Octaves. Here’s a nice and long interview Eight Octaves conducted with the pioneer Hindi Rock Band prior to the release of ‘Khoj': http://eightoctaves.com/interviews/pick-week-antariksh/ Check it out to know more about the band and the album.  

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‘Khoj’, Antariksh’s Debut Album Reviewed on Popsplat

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“The super band of sorts releases musical roller coaster, featuring music prodigies including Baiju Dharmajan.” Those are some really flattering opening lines for an album review – if you’re a band member who has worked really hard over years to produce an album, you’d be reading such a review with a wide smile on your face. Post the release of our album, ‘Khoj’ we sent out a few copies to some music magazines, senior musicians and other media people and Popsplat, happened to be the first one to review it, rating it 4 on 5. Here’s where you can read the review: http://popsplat.in/2013/10/24/music-review-khoj-antariksh/ It’s so interesting that every person who hears…

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Antariksh on Dilli Aaj Tak

Recently, we did a funny little interview with Dilli Aaj Tak for their series of episodes on Hindi Rock bands from Delhi. Antariksh on Dilli Aaj Tak Despite being a band who essentially plays Hindi Rock music, we realized how difficult it is to answer questions in our very own native language. Not sure whether the questions themselves were really hilarious, or if our generation has sort of lost it’s ability to speak well in our native language, or both – it was quite an interesting and amusing experience. The video features snippets of us playing acoustic versions of our songs Dheere Dheere and Naa Jane Kyun, clippings from our…

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