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HYLEEN’s latest single ‘My Queen’ from her upcoming album, is a soulful ode to her mother, who she lost last year. “I lost my Mom and nothing could help me more than writing music. ‘My Queen’ is the first song I wrote during the music therapy. I wanted to have one more...

February 13, 2019

Bangalore: India's Leading Independent Record Label and Software Technology Company Half Step Rock, this month launched its perennial arm for scouting new talent in English Music — 'Priceless Scout',  along with Venue Partner Olive Planet, India's online...

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What’s the way to go if you are an upcoming artist?  

Áine Cahill, touted the current ‘Pop Queen’ of Ireland, in an exclusive interview with Half Step Rock, recalls, “I actually didn’t start singing at 16, I starte...

The Worse, Bad and Not So Bad Choices for Monetizing Music, Today.

Joe Blackford, bassist/vocalist of the Croydon based sludge-pop band Bellevue Days, in an exclusive interview with Half Step Rock said, “the current climate for musicians making money is pretty horrendou...

Bangalore, June 19th 2018 - King of Naga Folk Blues – Guru Rewben Mashangva’s first ‘Hau’ Music Album is underway for an international production and launch by Half Step Rock. The debut English album titled ‘Life is Beautiful’ will comprise of eight to ten original tra...

Is the Local Scene in the Live Music Capital of the World, Struggling?

The capital city of Texas, hosts annual music festivals like the South by Southwest festival (SXSW) and the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL), contributing nearly $349 million into the Austin-a...

Power of any kind of music is a direct reflection of the artist creating it, and in a world where change is inevitable, talent is plenty, distraction is pervasive and survival costs, it is not the triumph that the artist seeks, but the struggle they go through, what ma...

Bangalore, May 16th 2018 - Half Step Rock signed-up Power Blues Hard Rock Band – Spreading Roots, from Guwahati, India. Band’s first studio album “Missed on the Way” is slated for release, later this year. The album will include eight original songs of which one song w...

As per the latest music industry statistics, David Bowie, Coldplay and Adele made it to the list of top 10 recording artists of 2016 with Rolling Stones among the top 10 albums of the year. An industry body that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, named E...

Half Step Rock signed-up the erstwhile legendary Indian Rock Band PHYNYX, now named Lord's Eastern Nomads [LEN], late last year.  The band’s first mega album was set for an international release by April 2018, which has now been rescheduled due unforeseen circumstances...

One morning, end of last year, I caught up with my partner at the firm, also an old friend, over breakfast and our talk slanted toward the explosive music scene in Austin, Texas and some of our work cut-out for that part of the world. This was the same time I was pursu...

Having charmed the Indian crowd with their unconventional jazz rhythms in the past, EYM Trio – the global jazz band from France, is set to return to the city in December, this year. In an exclusive interview with Half Step Rock, the band talked about their live perform...

September 26, 2017

Nagen’s “Veer Gorkhali” to be launched exclusively by Half Step Rock. 

Bangalore, September 26th, 2017 – Half Step Rock, an independent record label based out of Bangalore is set to launch “Veer Gorkhali” – a tribute to the brave and courageous Gorkhas around the world....

September 4, 2017

Half Step Rock, an independent record label based out of Bangalore, has this month signed-up the legendary Indian Rock Band PHYNYX, who will now, going forward, perform under a new band name ‘LEN’, with the band’s first mega album set for an international launch by Apr...

Road Radio is a to-be-released original HSNebula™ Web/TV Series, conceived, created and produced by Half Step Rock. It recounts and reproduces on camera, highlights from real life stories of unrecognized heroes in India that inspire and redefine EXTRAORDINARY, irrespec...

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