Aisa Hi Hota Hai – Song review by Daphne P. Edwin | Hindi Rock

Antariksh - Khoj

AISA HI HOTA HAI – Song review by Daphne P Edwin | Hindi Rock Hey folks. How’s it going? I recently came across a fantastic album, ‘Khoj’ by the Delhi based Hindi Rock band, Antariksh and thought of reviewing and penning down my thoughts on a couple of songs that I really enjoyed listening to. The first song that caught my attention was a peppy, uptempo track called Aisa Hi Hota Hai. The most impressive feature of the song that immediately struck a chord with me is the effortless change from one style of music to another. The entire album, ‘Khoj’ fuses diverse styles of music and ‘Aisa Hi Hota Hai’ is a prime example…

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Hindi Rock Band Antariksh After-Movie from the concert at NIT HAMIRPUR

Varun Rajput - Band Leader of Antariksh - Hindi Rock act from India

Just back from the beautiful city of Bangalore where we played a high energy Hindi Rock set – there we were at the New Delhi airport – a little tired and little worn out, waiting for our cabs to pick us up for our next destination – Hamirpur. Bangalore was the final leg of the super exciting multi-city tour we did for the Times Festival organised by The Times of India. Though we were super exhausted owing to the extensive travel over the past few of days, we also were very excited to head to our next stage. Isn’t that what tour life is all about? 🙂 Also, this wasn’t the first time we were…

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Antariksh – Dil Se Rock Version Live at Music Mojo Season 4, Kappa TV

Varun Rajput - Founder and Guitar Player of Hindi Rock Band Antariksh Live on Music Mojo Kappa TV Season 4

Hey all you awesome folks! How’s it going? Hope you’re keeping your cool in the sultry summer, that’s still only warming up. Each year around this time I start to question how are we gonna get through the sweltering summer months? And each year, the answer that comes through very naturally is – ‘by staying indoors and writing a new album’.  😀 Other than the last live album we did on Season 4 of Music Mojo on Kappa TV in November 2015, we haven’t released a lot of new material. It’s not that we haven’t been writing new music – we actually have written material worth 2 albums, some of it complete, some of it half way there…

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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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Hindi Rock Song ‘Na Jaane Kyun’ Free Download – Antariksh

Hindi Rock Song Na Jaane Free Download

Greetings! Hope the summer of 2015 is treating you well, and you’re not melting already 😉 To cool things up, we’ve put up another track, ‘Na Jaane Kyun’ from our first album for a free download for all you awesome people. For those of you who don’t know, it’s an easy listening, groovy, Hindi Rock song from our debut album, ‘Khoj’. ‘Na Jaane Kyun’ 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 truly love – especially when those things…

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Antariksh – Dheere Dheere Now Playing on Pepsi Mtv Indies

Antariksh - Dheere Dheere

Hi guys! Hope it’s going great. It’s been going absolutely crazy for us, and we’ve had a truly amazing time playing so many gigs and concerts across the country over the last 10 months. Finally, after a long time on road, we are back to composing and writing new material for our 2nd album and it’s already getting exciting. However, before we do that let’s re-visit some of the songs from the first album which we believe changed our lives, entirely. Some of you who’ve known us right from the start might remember this very first song and video release back in January 2013 – the song that literally kick-started the band,…

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Dil Chahta Hai Rock Version Live at IIM Rohtak

2014, so far has certainly been a fantastic year for us. Of all the gigs we played in January, the ones at TEDx SGGSCC, IIM Rohtak, and IIIT Delhi have been the most amazing ones. And one song that undoubtedly makes the audience go crazy at every concert is our version of Dil Chahta Hai (Title Track). A groovy song with a really wide chorus, nice chords, groovy bass lines, and an edgy, bluesy solo, if we were to define the genre, ‘Hindi Rock’ in one song, Dil Chahta Hai would be that song. Here’s a live video of our version of Dil Chahta Hai from one of our gigs…

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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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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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