Visionary composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Karsh Kale has been invited to produce an episode of the television show Coke Studio @ MTV, which is now in its second season. Well-known for his song-writing prowess and composition skills, it’s no surprise that the pioneering musician was asked to be a part of Coke Studio. Karsh’s episode will air on MTV on the 11th of August 2012. Karsh Kale has also received his first GIMA (Global Indian Music Academy) nomination for Best Fusion Album for his widely acclaimed studio album Cinema.
In a landmark move, NH7.in, a platform to discover independent music and leading-edge culture created by Only Much Louder (OML), has partnered with Flipkart.com to create an exclusive section dedicated to independent music on the Flipkart digital music store, Flyte. The store will enable independent artists across the country to sell their music digitally to their fans.
Critically acclaimed music television show The Dewarists has won a bronze Lion at Cannes 2012. The Dewarists television series, part music documentary and part travelogue, featured collaborations between some of the most inspiring artists from distinct musical backgrounds, who created original tracks to reflect each other’s influences. The series also showcased the beautiful destinations they explored together, and the creative processes that saw the artists push the boundaries of experimentation. It featured fantastic talent from India and across the globe including Indian Ocean, Vishal Dadlani, Imogen Heap, Zeb and Haniya, Monica Dogra, Karsh Kale and Midival Punditz.
OML’s digital arm, which used Facebook to promote Eristoff Invasion Festival has got featured on Facebook Marketing!
CA Media, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group (TCG), today announced its investment in Only Much Louder (OML) – a music, live events and youth media company in India.
Like the Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2011 docu-series (Check it out here http://www.youtube.com/nh7dotin), UTV Bindass will broadcast a 40-minute documentary of the Eristoff Invasion 2012, headlined by the world’s #1 DJ David Guetta. The film will provide a behind-the-scenes peek at the production of the three-city festival; the highlights of the Eristoff Invasion fest last year which had The Prodigy as headliners; interviews with the opening acts – Anish Sood, Nucleya, and Dualist Inquiry – along with their live performances; and for the pièce de résistance – an interview with David Guetta himself as well as his live performances across Delhi NCR, Pune and Bangalore.
OML Founder Vijay Nair will be in Hollywood, California at the end of the month for the 8th Annual MUSEXPO. Vijay will be part of “DIY – The Global State of Independence” panel on Monday, April 30th (between 3pm-4.15pm in the main ballroom of the W Hotel, if you’re in town) where he will be joined by some top, independent music entrepreneurs around the world, including Martin Goldschmidt (Founder, Cooking Vinyl), Daniel Glass (President, Glassnote Entertainment) and Edwin Schroter (Managing Director, PIAS Music Group). The session will be moderated by Ron Spaulding (President, INgrooves Fontana). Vijay will talk about the independent music scene in India and how OML has been a part of it for much of the last decade.