The Score Magazine July 2017 issue - Page 24

SREYOSHI GUHA THAKURTA WOMEN IN THE INDIE SCENE Change is the only constant and the ever expanding music industry in India is no stranger to this. The indie music scene in India may have finally found its right chord. There has been a number of fresh talents entering the arena of independent music over the past decade. Usha Uthup Monica Dogra Vasundhara Vidalur Mohini Dey It is simple how the entire indie music scene in India started. It is essentially due to the lack of an organised network for musicians. Thus, this resulted in musicians playing independently in various parts of the country. This eventually pushed them to experiment with the existing normative structure of Indian and Western music, and thus led to a warped music scene which as very refreshing to the ears. Although, only a few musicians have been able to step out of their own comfort zone with respect to showcase their unique talent. Women in the Indie scene The music industry from its inception is inherently quite dependent on women. Starting from Classical to Bollywood, women have, and is still playing a major role in changing the industry’s landscape. While hip-hop, jazz, rock, and electronic are still male dominated sections of the music industry as a whole , women in indie music, and especially pop and it’s kind , are the ones taking over, and that does not look like it is going to ch …Ή”…ΉδΡ₯΅”Ν½½ΈΈ)UΝ‘„UΡΡ‘Υΐ₯ΈΡ‘”•…Ι±δ€δÊé΅…‘”„‰Ι•…¬Ρ‘ɽ՝ έ₯Ρ ‘•Θ)ΥΉ½ΉΩ•ΉΡ₯½Ή…°½Ω•Ί½˜™…΅½Ύ!½±±εέ½½΅ΥΝ₯ŒΈ]”½Υ±)Ν…δΡ‘…Ёё…Ё݅́ݑ•Ι”₯ЁΝΡ…ΙΡ•Έ%Ή‘₯”΅ΥΝ₯Œ½‰Ω₯½ΥΝ±δΡ½½¬)₯Ρ́½έΈ½ΥΙΝ”…Ήέ₯Ρ Ρ₯΅”₯Ё‰•…΅”„έ‘½±”Ή•ά‘•Έ™½Θ)΅ΥΝ₯Œ±½Ω•Ί…±°½Ω•ΘΡ‘”έ½Ι±Έ-½±­…Ρ„‰…Ν•‰…Ή°M­₯ΉΉδ)±±•δ°έ₯Ρ Ρ‘•₯ȁ±•…Ω½…±₯ΝЁ)…ε…Ν‘Ι•”M₯Ή ‘…́…±ΝΌ΅…‘”)₯Ρ́΅…Ι¬½ΈΡ‘”Ι½¬Υ±ΡΥΙ”Ρ‘…Ё݅́ΝΡ…ΙΡ₯ΉœΡΌ‘•Ω•±½ΐ)…Ι½ΥΉΡ‘”±…Ρ”€δΆ₯Έ-½±­…Ρ„ΈQ‘•₯ȁ΅ΥΝ₯Œ₯́•ΝΝ•ΉΡ₯…±±δ)„‘½΅…”ΡΌA₯Ή¬±½ε…Ή1•i•ΑΑ•±₯Έέ₯Ρ Ρ‘•₯ȁ½έΈ)…ΥΡ‘•ΉΡ₯ŒΡ½Υ ½˜©…ιθΈ)5½Ή₯„½Ι„°Ν½½Έ°•ΉΡ•Ι•έ₯Ρ ‘•Θ™Ι•Ν ‰•…Ρ́…Ή₯Έ€ΘΐΐΤ)Ν‘”™½Ι΅•Ρ‘”•±•ΡΙ½Ή₯ŒΙ½¬‰…ΉΉ…΅•M‘…„₯Θ­ΥΉŒ°)…±½Ήœέ₯Ρ Υ₯Ρ…Ι₯ΝЁI…Ή‘½±Α  ½ΙΙ•₯„Έ%Έ€Θΐΐά°Ρ‘”‰…Ή)Ι•±•…Ν•Ρ‘•₯ȁ‘•‰ΥЁ…±‰Υ΄9•ά…δθQ‘”1½Ω”±‰Υ΄°)™½±±½έ•‰δ1₯‘ЁQΙ₯‰”₯Έ€Θΐΐΰ…Ή5…ΉΡ₯́₯Έ€ΘΐΔΐΈ)5½Ω₯Ήœ…݅䁙ɽ΄Ρ‘”΅…₯ΉΝΡΙ•…΄Α½ΐ…ΉΙ½¬°Ρ‘•Ι”έ…Μ(ΘΘ)Q‘”)M½Ι”5……ι₯Ή”)‘₯‘½ΉΝ½Ι”Ή½΄)„™Ι•Ν Ω½₯”₯ΈΡ‘”₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδε•Π……₯ΈΈ%Ё݅́Y…ΝΥΉ‘‘…Ι„)Y₯‘…±ΥΘ°Ρ‘”™ΥΉ¬°IΉ…Ή©…ιθΩ½…±₯ΝΠ°έ‘Ό‰Ι½Υ‘Ё‰…¬…±°)Ρ‘•Ν”•ΉΙ•Μ₯ΈΡ‘”±₯΅•±₯‘Ё½Ή”……₯ΈΈ!•ΘΑ½ΑΥ±…ȁ½Ω•Θ)½˜)½‘Έ1•Ή½»Šé%΅…₯Ή”₯́ΝΡ₯±°½Ή”½˜Ρ‘”‰•ΝЁ©…ι聍½Ω•Ί½˜)…±°Ρ₯΅”Έ]”…Έ™₯Ή„±½Π₯Έ½΅΅½Έέ₯Ρ MΥ΅…ΈMΙ₯‘‘…Θ)…́ݕ±°Έ!•ΘΩ½₯”έ₯±°΅…­”…Ήε‰½‘䁑½±Ρ‘•₯ȁ‘•…ΙЁ½ΥΠ)₯ΈΡ‘•₯ȁ‘…Ή…Ή½™™•Θ₯ЁѼ‘•ΘΈ%Ё₯ٕ́Ι䁑₯™™•Ι•ΉΠ…Ή™••±Μ)±₯­” Ι½…‘݅䁅±°½Ω•Θ……₯ΈΈM‘”Μ½Ή”ΝՍ …ΙΡ₯ΝЁݑΌ‘…Μ)•αΑ•Ι₯΅•ΉΡ•έ₯Ρ …±΅½ΝЁ…±°Ρ‘”•ΉΙ•Μ°…Ή…•Ρ‘•΄…±°Έ)]‘•ΈΡ‘”Ρ½Α₯Œ½˜‘₯͍ΥΝΝ₯½ΈΙ•Ω½±Ω•Μ…Ι½ΥΉέ½΅•Έ­₯­₯Ήœ)…Ν́₯ΈΡ‘”₯Ή‘₯”΅ΥΝ₯ŒΝ•Ή”°έ”…ΈΉ•Ω•ΘΙ•™Ι…₯Έ™Ι½΄)΅•ΉΡ₯½Ή₯Ήœ5½‘₯Ή€•δΈM‘”₯́„‘₯±ΑΙ½‘₯δέ‘Ό‘…Μ)Α±…啐έ₯Ρ …±΅½ΝЁ…±°Ρ‘”Ρ½ΐ…ΙΡ₯ΝΡ́₯ΈΡ‘”έ½Ι±°₯Ή±Υ‘₯Ήœ)I½•Θ]…Ρ•ΙΜ„!•Θ΅ΥΝ₯Œ₯́₯ΉΝΑ₯Ι•™½Ι΄Ρ‘”•…Ι±δ •…Ρ±•Μ)…ΉΡ‘”5…΅…́…ΉA…Α…ΜΈ]‘•ΈΝ‘”ΝΡ…ΙΡ́Α±…ε₯Ήœ°Ν‘”₯Μ)ΝΥΙ”ΡΌ‘½±½Ή—Šé…ΡΡ•ΉΡ₯½Έέ₯Ρ ‘•Θ•™™½ΙΡ±•Ν́ΝΡΙΥ΅΅₯Ήœ½Έ)Ρ‘”Υ₯хȁ…́͑”Ι•…‘•ΜΡΌΝΡΙ₯­”Ρ‘”™…ΙΡ‘•ΝЁ‘½Ι‘Μ€ •Ω•Έ₯Έ)½Υȁ‘•…ΙΡΜ„€Έ)½Ή”…Ι”Ρ‘”‘…έݑ•Έ ½±±εέ½½΅ΥΝ₯ŒΙΥ±••… …Ή)•Ω•Ι䁑½ΥΝ•‘½±₯Έ%Ή‘₯„ΈΉδ΅ΥΝ₯ŒΡ‘…Ё݅́‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΠ™Ι½΄)Ρ‘”΅…₯ΉΝΡΙ•…΄ ½±±εέ½½‰•…Ρ́݅́½ΉΝ₯‘•Ι•™½Ι•₯Έ)…ΉΡ½Όέ•ΝΡ•ΙΈ™½Θ½Ή—Šé΅ΥΝ₯…°Ρ…ΝΡ”Έ%Ё₯́„½΅Α±•Ρ•±δ)‘₯™™•Ι•ΉΠΝΡ½Ι䁹½ά°•ΉΙ•ΜΝՍ …́©…ι谁ΡΙ₯ΐ΅‘½ΐ°‰±Υ•Μ°IΉ)…Ή™ΥΉ¬‘…Ω”Α…Ω•₯Ρ́݅δ₯ΉΡΌΡ‘”%Ή‘₯…Έ΅ΥΝ₯Œ₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙδ)…Ή‘…́₯Ω•Έ„Α±…Ρ™½Ι΄™½Θ΅…Ήδε½ΥΉœ…ΙΡ₯ΝΡ́ѼΝ‘½ά…Ν”)Ρ‘•₯ȁх±•ΉΠ°…Ή%Ή‘₯„°₯́‘…ΑΑ₯±δέ•±½΅₯ΉœΡ‘”‘…Ή”έ₯Ρ )½Α•Έ…Ι΅ΜΈ)%Ё₯́Ή½άΡ₯΅”™½Θε½ΤΡΌΥΑ‘…Ρ”ε½ΥȁΑ±…ε±₯ΝΠ