The music teacher who is creating ripples in the independent music scene
Delhi-based folk singer Bipul Chettri is a rage among Nepali-speaking communities. It comes as no surprise that he’s mobbed at concert venues for selfies by his army of supporters.
Songs of the Hills
It all started with a Soundcloud upload for Bipul Chettri and following that there has been no looking back for this Nepali singer-songwriter from Darjeeling.
Beyond the Fame
Mid 2016 saw the launch of his second album ‘Maya’ which cemented Bipul as the face of Nepali music for many.
Top Ten Independent Music Albums of 2016
Both 'Maya' and 'Sketches of Darjeeling' make it to the Best Sellers List for 2016.
Voice of Kalimpong
Bollywood trailers often fail to manage these YouTube view rates. But a 35-year-old from Kalimpong - singing “simple human stories” — inhales-exhales such YT figures with every other track.
How Bipul Chettri s hillside idiom is going places
After the success of his songs on the online indie circuit, the Nepali singer releases his second album.
“MAYA” is the name of his new album. The infectious main riff of his songs chants nostalgia, the sound of his voice sends us all into pangs of desperate homesickness.
And It Spread
The video animation to Bipul Chhetri’s classic Wildfire is wonderful to watch and complements the motifs of the original track.
If folk is the new breakthrough genre Bipul is it s Kurt Cobain
Here is an artist who is pure and elementary. His lyrics evoke this longing of an uncomplicated time that maybe none of us actually ever lived in.
Bipul Chettri Sweeps Hits Fm Music Awards
Chettri received three awards - 'Syndicate' won 'Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, 'Best Pop/Rock Composition' and 'Pop/Rock Album of the Year' for 'Sketches of Darjeeling.
Hitting the Right Notes
Bipul Chettri seems to have finally cracked the code. he creates what many of us listeners imagine to be ‘the sound’ of Nepal
The Happy Kind of Sad Songs
A freewheeling chat with this talented singer, lyricist, composer, and not to forget, music teacher, about what makes his music so universal in appeal.
The Q46 Interview
Whether a forest fire or a car to the hills or the plains, you will take him wherever you will go. This man is magnetic.
Bipul Set to be next big indie music star
Chettri achieves this through the combination of his soft, warm voice, folksy guitar playing often in the finger-picking style, and judicious mix of Western instruments.
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THE INTERVIEW BIPUL CHETTRI
Groovon’s Sarthak Kaushik got talking to the man who is fast gaining legendary status in the indie scene with sounds that are rocking the charts from his native hills to the dusty Delhi dwellings.
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Bipul’s music is inseparably entwined with his love for his hometown, its sounds, sights and people.
The Sound of our Soul
A singer from Kalimpong revives our love for Nepali folk songs with his earthy jhyaure melodies