Indie'n Folk Project

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Indie'n Folk project is your gateway to the dynamic world of fusion music, where traditional folk meets the power of rock, where ghazals soothe your souls and rap awakens it. Join us for unfiltered and fun-filled conversations with a myriad of bands and artists who grace our platform, sharing their stories, inspirations, and the vibrant fusion melodies that define their craft. Discover the heart and soul of India's music scene as we celebrate the artists and their remarkable journeys, all in one electrifying podcast. read less
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Episodes

Chai Pe Charcha with Talat Aziz
Jun 26 2024
Chai Pe Charcha with Talat Aziz
In this Eid special episode of the Indie’N Folk Project, we welcome ghazal maestro Talat Aziz, known for classics like ‘Mujhe Tum Nazar Se’ and ‘Phir Chiddi Raat.’ Talat Aziz and host Peeyush engage in a lighthearted conversation about the pleasures of tea, Urdu, and humorous comparisons with Imran Khan. Aziz recalls his early cricket days and memorable encounters, including a backstage moment during India’s 1975 World Cup. Discussing his dedication to music, he reflects on the legacy of ghazal, collaborations with legends, and his family’s diverse talents. Talat shares anecdotes about Asha Bhosle, Farooq Sheikh, and amusing fan interactions, while emphasizing lifelong learning in the music industry. He performs enchanting ghazals and discusses the impact of technology on music, ending with his philosophy on fame. Don’t miss this insightful interview! 00:00 - 01:28 : Trailer 01:28 : Introduction 03:42 : Similarities between Talat Aziz and Imran Khan 06:53 : On joining Politics 07:30 : Talat Aziz's opinion on ghazal as an art form 09:06 : Views on present training methods 10:50 : Talat Aziz on his son's music career 14:10 : Talents of the Aziz family 16:39 : Interaction with Asha Bhosle 17:18 : Unplugged: Zindagi Jab Bhi 26:36 : Interaction with Farooq Sheikh 27:48 : Talat Aziz on fan interactions 29:47 : Unplugged: Niyat-E-Shauq 32:16 : Adaptation of AI by artists 36:44 : Competition among ghazal singers 38:18 : Cost of being famous 39:50 : Outro
Gaali is not abuse, it's a form of expression: King
Jun 14 2024
Gaali is not abuse, it's a form of expression: King
In an exclusive interview on India Folk Project, rapper King spills the beans on various facets of his life and career. Host Peeyush sets the stage with a cheeky intro, comparing King to icons Shah Rukh Khan and Virat Kohli. King clarifies his age as 28, addresses financial queries by emphasizing his modest lifestyle, and dives into a thought-provoking discussion about ego in the artistic realm. He shares his heartfelt admiration for Bella from MTV Hustle and the authenticity behind reality shows. In a lighter moment, King humorously discusses the expressive nature of Delhi's linguistic 'gaalis'. The conversation highlights the success of his latest track 'Tu Jaana Na Piya' from the album 'New Life,' which has surpassed 8 million views. King recounts his journey from earning Rs. 10,000 at a contractual job to pursuing his passion, and elaborates on his collaboration with Puneet Superstar for a perfume brand. He candidly addresses his single status, attributing it to his dedication to his craft, and shares how his cat 'Adhah' keeps him grounded. The interview crescendos with King serenading 'Tu Maan Meri Jaan' and peaks with the revelation of an exhilarating video call with Shah Rukh Khan, hinting at a thrilling future collaboration. King credits Shah Rukh Khan's 'Jo Mai Chaahu' as his motivational anthem, rounding out an engaging and insightful conversation. Subscribe for more unfiltered artist stories: https://www.youtube.com/@Indienfolkproject