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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Na Jaane Kyun – Official Music Video Released

Na Jaane Kyun Music Video

It’s been quite some time and we’re a little late in sharing this on the website – nevertheless, in case you didn’t find out through our other communication channels, the band released another self-produced music video for our song, ‘Na Jaane Kyun’. ‘Na Jaane Kyun’, from our first album, ‘Khoj’ talks about the constant tussle that we face within our lives trying to make choices or take big decisions that define our future. Our experiences have taught us that it’s very tough to try and persist doing things that you love – especially when those things that are not mainstream (which inevitably is always the case.Ha!). There are a million…

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Hindi Rock Song, ‘Aisa Hi Hota Hai’ – Free Download

Hindi Rock Song, Aisa Hi Hota Hai - Free Download

Hello everyone! Hope ya’ll are staying tight and hydrated through the sweltering summer 🙂 To cool it up a bit, we’ve decided to put out out another one of our songs, ‘Aisa Hi Hota Hai’ for a free download for all you awesome guys. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a jumpy, groovy, up-tempo Hindi Rock song from our debut album, ‘Khoj’. The song is a satirical take on our political scenario, and an ode to Murphy’s law. There are times in life when all the odds seem against us, and everything that can go wrong, does go wrong! But then, there’s always a light at the end of…

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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….

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Antariksh – Tum Lyrics

Antariksh - Tum Lyrics

Tum is a song which can mean different things to different people. For some it may be a love ballad, for some – a song about almighty – it actually is a song about self-realization. A realization of the very fact that the all the answers that one may seek, lie within. Tum was released on August 23, 2013 a couple of weeks before the release of their debut labum, Khoj. The song also features an absolutely incredible face melting guitar solo by one of India’s finest guitar players and master of carnatic solos, Baiju Dharmajan. If you haven’t yet heard the song, you’ve got to check it out: Antariksh – Tum…

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Chords of guitar based song – Aashayein

The band gets so many queries to put out the chords of their guitar based song – ‘Aashayein‘ from the debut album, ‘Khoj‘. The song and album were released in September 2013 and ever since many people have been writing in to the band to post the simple version of the chords for one of the best Hindi Rock releases of 2013. If you haven’t heard the song, here’s where you can check it out: Aashayein by Antariksh is also available for a free download on their SoundCloud Page: Here are the chords of the song: INTRO: Intro guitar riff is on the following chords:  G   Cadd9  D  …

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Saari Raat Noori Cover by Antariksh at Blue Frog

Antariksh Live at Blue Frog

Noori’s coke studio version of Saari Raat undoubtedly has to be our favourite song from Season 2 of Coke Studio, Pakistan. When we formed the band last year and thought of picking up a song to cover, Saari Raat was indeed our very first choice. It’s a song that suits Antariksh’s edgy, progressive Hindi Rock style very well. We’ve been covering Saari Raat for almost a year now, and every single time it gets everyone grooving and an absolutely crazy response from the audience. Here’s a video of us playing our rendition of Saari Raat at our album launch gig at Blue Frog, Delhi. Saari Raat (Noori Cover) Live at…

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Antariksh Nominated for the prestigious VIMA Awards

Hello folks! We take immense pleasure in letting you know that our very first single, Dheere Dheere has been nominated for the prestigious VIMA Awards which also includes nominations for some Bollywood giants such as A R Rahman, Sunidhi Chauhan and some fantastic bands. Dheere Dheere, the song that has defined the sound of Hindi Rock music for many, has been nominated in the “Genre Bender” category of VIMA Awards. Voting for the awards will be held from November 28th  to December 12th 2013. We’ll be really grateful if you could vote for us if you like the song. Here’s how you can vote for us: 1. Visit the following link: http://www.joota.com/vimaindia…

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Antariksh – Interview: Pick of The Week on Eight Octaves

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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Escape Countdown Festival Review

What could have been a better end to the year 2013 than playing at a amazingly organized Escape Countdown Festival. A build up to the popular Escape Festival, Countdown was no less. Organized at the sprawling Tarudhan Valley Golf Resorts in Manesar (just about a 20 minute drive from Gurgaon Toll), three stages were set for the carnival – Skinner Stage (Rock/Blues/Jazz), Vibe Stage (Electronic and Dance Music), and Boiler Stage. Prateek Kuhad First up on the Skinner Stage was Prateek Kuhad, a singer-songwriter from New Delhi. Accompanied by Nikhil Vasudevan on drums, he played a bunch of nice and mellow songs to set the tone for the evening, which…

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