The Aristocrats: Live in New Delhi

Progressive music seems to have embraced the term ‘supergroup’. There have been countless collaborations between talented musicians in an attempt to make one cohesive piece of music designed to impress technically and musically. However, in many cases, these groups have not been able to capture the talents of each individual equally and simultaneously create music…

The Year in Review: Student Welfare Committee

Members: Aditya Vikram Yadav (Convener), Kunal Agrawal, Aishwarya Kaane (Co-Convener), Ridhi Darolia, Mohit Mehta, Pranav Krishna, Mahima Jain, Ritaj Vikram Singh, Raashi Mangal, Divyansh Joshi This review of the Student Welfare Committee is part of Glasnost’s end of year committee reviews. The Student Welfare Committee has been very active this past year, and has managed…

The Astonishing: Album Review

Dream Theater is a band known for high levels of technical proficiency, complex compositions often involving odd time signatures, and long anthemic works. All these elements of their music are present in this album, but they serve as tools to tell a fantastical story, complete with a cast of characters. The Astonishing is a true…

An Open Letter to the Bollywood Music Composers of Today

Dear “Music Directors”, This is not about the fact that every second song in Bollywood has the words “daaru” and “party” in it. This is not about the fact that auto tune overshadows the actual voice of every singer in every goddamn song that is released. This is not even about the fact that a…

Enter, the First Years!

The ickle firsties were interviewed by Shivalik Chandan and Shuchita Goel, who got bored of each other’s company and sought out other people on the orders of the Khaleesi, Chief Ed., Glasnost, and the driving force of this independent college publication, which cannot survive without the intensity – okay, you get the idea. In pursuance of…