Joining the dots with Dot. who played Sofar Sounds Delhi NCR

It seldom happens that an artist gets a standing ovation at a Sofar Sounds Show. The shows are informal so such a formality is reserved only for the rarest of occasions. Dot. is a teenage singer songwriter that managed to not just demand that kind of attention but also surprised the unsuspecting audience by being…

Creating Connections Between the Artist and the Audience

I’ve always admired artists that captivated their audiences to a level that when they go out to see them perform, they actually leave everything else behind for that short period of time and pay attention only to the music. I would be lying if I said that isn’t one of the things that I think…

Capturing the Crayon Skies and Attentive Audiences

By Takar Nabam. When I first heard from the Sofar Sounds Delhi NCR team, I didn’t know about them. I was provided a video link and on watching the video, I got excited and I thought I shouldn’t miss this opportunity. On the day of the performance, when I reached the venue, I was taken by…

Second Innings at Sofar Sounds – Mahesh

The location for the gig was perfect as it was overlooking the Qutb Minar (my first time seeing it in real, if I might add!). With a short and snappy soundcheck, I got on stage right when the sun was setting. For a Bangalorean, the temperatures dropping to 12-13 degrees is not exactly “the usual”

Luiza Sales: So Far Away

This is the beauty of this project: the concept of bringing back the respect for live music while connecting new audiences to new artists. Wherever Sofar exists, this wonderful idea lives.

Artist Column: Amartya Ghosh

As the sun came down Subhadra and I took the stage. It took us about twenty seconds to soak in the vibe from that crowd and get the ball rolling. Our setlist was small (four songs) and I can only count one other gig where four songs were enough to set the vibe and come out feeling great.