#6 Quarantine Quandary

This post was first published in Sentience, a monthly newsletter from Kalpa, IISER Pune. I’ve had many good years among the 21 that I have been around for. I have been told that the year 1999 was extraordinarily productive for me (I made considerable progress in motor and cognitive matters); a marathon school crush made … Continue reading #6 Quarantine Quandary

#5.7 Movie – Tom Misch

~ by Nafisa Pathaw I grew up listening to a lot of music. From the classics--The Beatles, Queen, ABBA, Scorpions, etc.--influenced by my parents, to the punk genres involving Good Charlotte, Green Day, Sum 41, Avril Lavigne, Blink 182 etc. to name a few, influenced by my cousins. I dived into western classical music as … Continue reading #5.7 Movie – Tom Misch

#5.2 BVSC: A Window Into the Music of Cuba

~ by Rohit Sahasrabuddhe In 1996, Ry Cooder arrived in Havana to record a collaboration between musicians from Mali and Cuba. Unfortunately (or fortunately – you decide), the original plan stalled before it got off the ground. The next six days would later be described by Cooder himself with “I felt that I had trained … Continue reading #5.2 BVSC: A Window Into the Music of Cuba