RAHUL RAM

  • Susmit Sen's memoir 'Ocean to Ocean' resonates with the most exciting phase of Indian rock October 13, 2014

    Name: 'Ocean to Ocean' Author: Susmit Sen with Sehba Imam Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 149 pages Price: Rs 699 Much before YouTube, Soundcloud and Vevo, Indians who are now in their 20s and thirties, were used to the thrill of buying an audio cassette or an audio CD a little later, to have the pleasure...
  • Indian Ocean: A band that believes in 'more the merrrier' May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Ocean has completed nearly 25 years in the music business and has seen many musicians come and go. Amit Kilam, drummer and vocalist of the Indorock fusion band, says it has never felt threatened as it never wanted monopoly in the industry. The band originally consisted of Asheem...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram July 25, 2013

    Rahul Ram is superbusy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire redbandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • 'Issaq' Music Review: It's an experimental album July 5, 2013

    Music composers: SachinJigar Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Prathiba Bhagel, Rashid Khan, Rahul Ram, Sachinn Gupta, Ankit Tiwari, Tarun Sagar, Mamta Sharma, Papon, Kirti Sagathia, Raghubir Yadav, Malini Awasthi and Smriti Jain Rating: 3 out of 5 The music of director Manish Tiwary's forthcoming movie 'Issaq' boasts of an intelligent blend of instruments and singers'...
  • Susmit Sen bids adieu to Indian Ocean June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Susmit Sen, the lead guitarist and one of the cofounders of Indian Ocean, has quit the band. He wants to embark on an independent journey and says his departure will be beneficial for indiepop band and his creative expression as well. Indian Ocean was formed in 1990 and has...
  • Jasraj Joshi wins 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012' January 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Punebased Jasraj Joshi Sunday won Zee TV's 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012' at a grand finale here. He took home the trophy, a oneyear contract with the channel and a bike. The 29yearold defeated Ludhianabased Shenaz Akhtar, Jaipur's Mohammad Aman, and Mumbaibased Vishwajeet Borwankar to win the title. A...
  • 2012: Bollywood seeks to revive raw Indian music September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: It's hard to remember the last time a Hindi film song resonated to the clear sound of a harmonium or a flute, thanks to the introduction of technologically advanced synthesisers and other recording equipment. But many composers are now striving to bring back the lost charm of raw...
  • Jamming for River Yamuna's sake June 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Free spirited jugalbandi is something Rahul Ram has been doing successfully for the last decade. His folkrock band Indian Ocean's mainstream success is an example. So when it comes to a musical tribute for the River Yamuna on World Environment Day, it's time to jam in the hope...