Saturday , 25 May 2019
Chowgule College’s TNT makes it to The Red Bull Spotlight college band hunt

Chowgule College’s TNT makes it to The Red Bull Spotlight college band hunt


The college band of Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao – TNT – has been selected for the finals of the Red Bull Spotlight, a nation-wide programme to identify and support talent across various fields. Competitions were held in nine cities across the country, namely, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Goa and Pune – with one band emerging victorious in each city.

Judges for the competition are music journalists Amit Gurbaxani and Anurag Tagat; head of programming for OML/NH7 Weekender, Debayan Deb; artist manager at Mixtape, Anu Anna George and founder-partner of subculture think-tank 4/4 Entertainment and the non-profit Control ALT Delete, Nikhil Udupa.

The winning band will get the opportunity to record a full-length album at a professional studio, along with a number of other benefits, including a press kit – complete with a photo shoot and album art for their newly recorded album.

Other finalists are heavy metal band Illucia from Bengaluru; singer-songwriter Surya Ganjoo from Pune; Hindi progressive/alternative rock band, Last Minute from Mumbai; hard/alternative rock band, Drone from Kolkata; rock band Sword from Hyderabad; Deathcore band Jammers Graveyard from Guwahati; progressive/alternative rock band Khalnayak from Delhi; and hip-hop/soul band Amogh & The Homies from Chennai.