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To all rock genre fans out there Guwahati based award-winning activist music act Rain in Sahara has just dropped their highly anticipated second single You Think Our Future Is a Joke on February 21, 2020. The song aims to inspire each one of us to wake up and act against the biggest crisis of our lifetime — the climate emergency. With spine-tingling lyrics by Rain Jong, continuous banger rap beats by Lain Heringman (which if you listen carefully would ignite the soul of anyone who cares for the nature) and the dark and gloomy vibe of the entire song, one has to take a step back and think deep about the disastrous path that the planet is on. So what can we do? Do we just keep raising questions and sit tight or take take things upon ourselves and act? The video is already up on their YouTube channel to…

A moment of immense pride for the state of Assam as Sarodee Borah bagged the nomination for the prestigious “Mirchi Music Awards 2020” in the “Upcoming Female Vocalist” of the year category. This is also the first national recognition of its kind for a girl from Assam. She has been nominated for her song ‘Sapne Jo Bhi’ from the movie Jindegi Tumse  Borah’s musical journey started way back in 2009 in Mumbai as a playback singer. She trained in professional singing at the SaReGaMaPaDhaNiSa Academy by Gajendra Singh under the tutelage of stalwarts like Pt. Maniraj, Ismail Darbar, Abhijit Bhattacharya, Sucheta Bhattacharjee. However, her major break in the ever-evolving and versatile music industry came in the form of a call to perform at the MTV Coke Studio with music directors Ehsaan and Loy (of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy fame). Speaking on her achievement, an elated Sarodee said, “I feel very satisfied for…

Pause! Breathe in and breathe out—no we have not lost our minds and no this is not a yoga tutorial. However, what thought crossed your mind when you read the word pause? When was the last time you paused for a moment to introspect on your fast-paced lifestyle, think of wellness and spend time with nature? Well, to be honest, I don’t even remember when was the last time I took a hiatus. I am sure many of you must be feeling the same.  But worry not. Nature Orbit is here —  an event aimed at creating awareness about nature,  wellness, nature emergency, and photography. This is an event to connect with like-minded people, interact with environment experts and know how to take a pause in the hyper fast-paced society. If you hear about the location, you would be more than eager to be there — Its Kaziranga. Nature Orbit…

The musical acumen of internationally acclaimed Naga musician Nise Meruno has put Nagaland on the world map. In an exclusive interview with VibesMojo, the musician reveals how it all began. 37 year old Piano Maestro Meruno, began to play the instrument at a tender age of six. Realising his keen interest in music as compared to formal education, his family sent him to learn vocational music at Patkai Christian College, Dimapur for his pre-university study and later pursued a degree in music from Singapore School of Church Music. As VibesMojo sat in conversation with Nise Meruno at the R S Academia of Music Performance where he is the Artistic Director, Meruno said, “I always knew that I wanted to be a musician, to be more specific, I wanted to be a performer. I wanted to travel the world, perform, meet people, do workshops and it’s amazing how God has brought…

Its that time of the year guys. Get ready to soak in some spring fun as St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama gears up for its annual ‘Spring Fest’ to be held on March 6 and 7. The theme of this year’s festival is “My culture, my heritage” and the college of St. Joseph has always tried to uphold their traditional customs while organising the Spring Fest. This year too with activities like Naga wrestling, bamboo pole climbing, traditional bamboo walk, traditional go-cart race, etc. lined up, the organisers are maintaining their tradition of showcasing their age old art and culture. However, to say that the festival upholds only the traditional roots would be selling it short. This is only a part of what the festival would offer. Lets not give away much and spoil the fun. ‘Spring Fest 2019’ had special appearances by Polar Lights, Table 3, M-Dox to name…

Love needs no particular time for celebration, however when a day, February 14 is clearly demarcated as a day of love, it gets a complete new makeover. Add on to it a ballad that is released on this very day, commemorating the powerful emotion and we have different ballgame all together. The master of love song, Alobo Naga has dropped his happy love song on the most romantic day of the year. The song begins with a clean and mellow guitar pluck which is then accompanied by the enchanting voice of Alobo Naga hence culminating into a beautiful tune that can make any listener lose oneself in the world of love. Check the song below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPqRrSLU_3A The 3 minute song which is in Sumi dialect starts off by thanking the almighty for creating love. The song then goes on to turn into an ode and a vow that a lover…

What more would you expect on Valentine’s Day from one of Northeast India’s outstanding artistes, a torch bearer for the music industry of the region and the country? Yes! Alobo Naga from Dimapur, Nagaland is releasing a single on February 14 to mark valentine’s day in true Alobo Naga style. Titled as Kikimiye Le the song is a simple acoustic love song, in Sumi dialect. Alobo in a conversation with VibesMojo said that the song was written by Vikiyeto Noel Jimomi and recorded at Newlife Studio in Dimapur. The song is getting mixed and mastered by Jackto Wotsa. On why the song is in local Sumi dilect, he said, “Usually people sing English songs only because we don’t have much love songs in local dialect, usually local dialect songs are gospel. So I thought why not compose a love song for singers who want to sing in weddings”. Alobo said that the…

Bagging more than 18k views after a single day of its release, Shankuraj Konwar drops another masterpiece, Dur Ximonat. The song turns out to be the veracious essence of the modernised Assamese music industry and was produced by Konwar and Maitrayee Patar with their thrilling crew. It explores the alluring beauty of “loss” with a blend of various shades that one goes through life. The lyrics of Dur Ximonat carries a kind of self-introspective words which mingle with the colors of life enthralling the audience. The song penned by Patar and Konwar is emanated by his band ‘Shankuraj and Project Bartalap.’ The inclusion of some genius musicians such as Ambar Das, who handles the drums, is a trained jazz drummer, song writer and jingle specialist, among many; Manasquam Mahanta in the lead guitar, and Manas Choudhry as the bassist. This astounding song was a mix and mastered by Abani Tanti,…