Artist Interviews

Kishan Amin: Taking on the world, one stage at the time

Whether it’s a ghazal, a sufi song or a Bollywood number, UK-singer Kishan Amin knows how to perform them well. His passion, however, is fusion music where original Hindi lyrics and Western sounds come together. In the upcoming months he will be releasing new tracks...

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Arijit Singh: entertainer by heart

After his superhit song “Tum hi Ho”, life has never been the same for Indian singer and producer Arijit Singh. With other film tracks like “Kabira” (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani), Arijit Singh has become a household name in the Indian film industry. On November the 15th,...

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Classical India taking the center stage in Amsterdam

A tabla, sitar, harmonium and ankle bells: their sounds are quite exotic for Western audiences who have rare opportunities to enjoy Indian classical music. For a small group of 30 people one of these opportunities came on the 17th of October in cultural centre De...

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Raj Mohan – Sarnami Singer and Composer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgkX2IqgUeY&feature=youtu.be Raj Mohan As a Geet/Ghazal/Bhajan/Pop singer, composer, singer songwriter and poet, Raj Mohan is established since the last 30 years as the finest Sarnámi artist in The Netherlands and Surinam. As a...

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Steven Aswin Bissesar

Steven Bissesar is a Dutch Hindustani pianist and vocalist. Born and raised in Amsterdam. Being exposed to the piano at a very young age, Steven has been inspired by great artists like Chopin and Herbie Hancock and has kept creating his own style of jazz and neo-soul....

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Shweta Subram Interview

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mxq1V6bR_UQ&feature=youtu.be With gorgeous looks and a powerful voice set to take over the globe, Shweta Subram is a highly accomplished vocalist. Her focus is Urban and Bollywood music. Shweta has performed across the world, shared...

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An interview with Anuj Rastogi

Anuj Rastogi is a prolific composer, producer, writer and musician who continually pushes the creative fold. To date, Anuj has produced two studio releases, features on a number of compilations, film and television music credits and several large, innovative live performance works

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Interview with Manish Vyas

A unique phenomenon in the world of fusion music, a talented composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer – manish vyas has emerged as a remarkable and innovative performer in his musical genre. during the last fifteen to twenty years, his music has expanded worldwide –...

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An intimate DesiYUP interview with Shivali

“This life is difficult and to stick on the righteous part is a challenge. The truth is that we have so may problems in life and I’m certainly not different than any other person”, says bhajan diva Shivali in her very intimate interview with DesiYUP. In this (part 2)...

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Shivali does an exclusive interview on DesiYUP, Part 1

It’s been 5 month’s now since Shivali has done her bhajan concert in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  The atmosphere was amazing and people enjoyed each and every song. During this satsang concert I realised that a concert can only be a success when the audience connects with the artist, and that’s exactly what happened!

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