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Manaal Oomerbhoy

Journalist | UX Writer & Researcher

Location icon India

I am a freelance writer of articles and interfaces.

I have a BA in English Literature from Columbia University and an MA in Digital and Visual Media from the IE School of Communication.

Currently based in Mumbai. Write to me at [email protected]


Music Features

Red Bull
Bhavishyavani Future Soundz: Pioneers of Mumbai's Underground Music Scene

In this long-form article, I look back at the 20 year legacy as well as ahead into the future of Mumbai's pioneering music and design collective, Bhavishyavani. I conducted detailed in-person and phone interviews with key members of the collective to research this piece.

ToneArm Magazine
In Profile: Unnayanaa

An in-depth feature on Indian DJ and producer Unnayanaa, profiling his musical journey from childhood up until today.

Press Releases

Freelance PR Project
Press Release: Debut Album of Indian Modular Artist Ose

I worked closely with Arushi Jain aka Ose to understand her inspirations and creative process in order to to write a compelling press release for both international and Indian publications and websites. Her album was covered by publications such as XLR8R, Fact Mag and Wildcity.