Heard Music

Joeita Lahiri

Avatar

5 Indie Musician Development Organisations in India

In India, the independent music scene is rapidly growing, with a plethora of talented artists looking to make their mark. However, navigating the industry can be a daunting task, which is where organisations that are trying to provide the necessary tools and support system for independent musicians to thrive come into play. Read on to …

5 Indie Musician Development Organisations in India Read More »

Sync Spotlight // The Big Day

Collection 1, Episode 1 of The Big Day (2021). Song: Baagay by Hari and Sukhmani, featuring The Coconut kids On Valentine’s Day two years ago, Netflix dropped its long awaited docu-series ‘The Big Day’, featuring 6 couples and their flamboyant, extravagant Big Fat Indian weddings. This series wants for nothing in aesthetic: The colour-laden scenery, …

Sync Spotlight // The Big Day Read More »

Alter Narrative // The Unheard Stories of Halloween

This music blog series explores a myriad of themes through unique musical lenses, all the while illuminating the captivating stories and talents of exceptional indie artists hailing from various corners of our country. While Halloween isn’t an official holiday in most parts of the world, its pop culture and parties have spread far and wide, …

Alter Narrative // The Unheard Stories of Halloween Read More »

Outstanding Originals // Venba

Venba, by Visai Games (2023) If you’re used to playing games filled with guns, explosions, and a ton of status bars, I’d suggest trying out something different – Venba. It’s a short narrative cooking game that focuses on an Indian family who moved to Canada from Tamil Nadu in the ’80s. You step into the …

Outstanding Originals // Venba Read More »

Sync Spotlight // Little Things

Season 4, Episode 1 of Little Things (2021). Song: Kaanthaa by Masala Coffee It has been approximately 7 years since ‘Little Things’ first came out on YouTube, and 7 years since its two leads, Dhruv and Kavya changed the face of how millennial relationships are represented in Indian media. In season 4 (now on Netflix!), …

Sync Spotlight // Little Things Read More »

Sync Spotlight // Aarya

Season 1, Episode 3 of Aarya (2020) Song: Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana by Kishore Kumar The first season of ‘Aarya’ (an official adaptation of the popular Dutch crime drama ‘Penoza’) revolves around the titular character, Aarya Sareen, portrayed by the talented actress Sushmita Sen – a dutiful wife and mother who finds herself entangled …

Sync Spotlight // Aarya Read More »

Music Supervisors Speak: The Story Behind The Music of ‘Friday Night Plan’

The process of making a movie is a wild ride, and we’re the folks who sneak around behind the scenes to work our magic on the soundtrack. Yep, we’re Music Supervisors, and we’ve just wrapped up a Netflix film starring Juhi Chawla, Babil Khan and Amrith Jayan: ‘Friday Night Plan’. In this article, we’re ditching …

Music Supervisors Speak: The Story Behind The Music of ‘Friday Night Plan’ Read More »

Sync Licensing Sours: “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” Misses The Beat

Dharma Productions is back with a bang, and this time it’s bringing the enchanting melodies of yesteryears to the forefront. In Karan Johar’s latest film ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’, we witness the attempted revival of old Bollywood songs through sync licensing. This strategic collaboration between Dharma Productions and the renowned music label SaReGaMa …

Sync Licensing Sours: “Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani” Misses The Beat Read More »

Alter Narrative // The Ups and Downs of Friendship

This music blog series explores a myriad of themes through unique musical lenses, all the while illuminating the captivating stories and talents of exceptional indie artists hailing from various corners of our country. In the harmonious realm of music, there exists an enchanting tapestry woven with threads of emotions, experiences, and connections. Among these, the …

Alter Narrative // The Ups and Downs of Friendship Read More »