Music

We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays and commentaries on art, music and literature, as well as academic writing and interviews and first person accounts and narratives.

Singing to the World from the Waters of the Dal — Three Lakefront Performances by Ali Saffudin

Ali Saffudin brings us his latest installment—three lakefront songs performed and recorded live on the shores of Srinagar's most visited… Read More

4 weeks ago

Faasley — A Song of Remembrance by SXR (Prod. by Prxphecy & Timmy Holiday)

After the release of his album (Shalakh) and the music video for the title track by the same name, SXR… Read More

2 months ago

Ten Contemporary Kashmiri Songs That Shaped 2020 — by Kashmir Music Live

Earlier this year, an Instagram channel called “Kashmir Music Live” catapulted itself onto the contemporary Kashmiri music scene with original… Read More

3 months ago

The Values of Independent Hip-Hop in the Post-Golden Era: Hip-Hop’s Rebels (2019, Palgrave Macmillan) — by Christopher Vito

Utilizing a mixed-methods approach, this book uncovers the historical trajectory of U.S. independent hip-hop in the post-golden era, seeking to… Read More

4 months ago

Documentary Premiere — CRES: ONE LIFE

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released longform “Hip Hop Retrospective” piece commemorating the body of work that Cres has produced over… Read More

5 months ago

Kashmiri Rock Feature: Aalav — by Ramooz

Kashmir-based rock band Ramooz releases the music video for the first track from their upcoming album conceived and recorded during… Read More

1 year ago

(Re)centering Indigenous Perspectives in Music Education in Latin America — by Héctor Miguel Vázquez Córdoba

Indigenous knowledge has been marginalized and excluded through a system based on a worldview that perpetuates colonialism. The actions and… Read More

1 year ago

Hip Hop Feature: Khoon Rezi — by Tufail Nazir X Aatankki

The latest installment of Kashmiri Hip Hop brings us "Khoon Rezi", a track by young artists Tufail Nazir and Aatankki who… Read More

1 year ago

Kashmiri Bella Ciao — An Exclusive Interview with Zanaan Wanaan

During August 5 2019, Kashmir was put under complete lockdown with a telecommunications, internet, press and public transport blockade while… Read More

1 year ago

Social Distancing as Virtual Proximity — Musicians Worldwide Serenade People from Their Homes in the Times of Coronavirus

As part of a global initiative, musicians worldwide have offered a series of virtual concerts via different social media platforms… Read More

1 year ago