New Delhi: After a successful maiden innings, the second season of the popular music show Coke Studio is all set to grow larger in scale and creativity. The focus of the second season, to be aired on MTV in July, is on diversity and originality with eight unique episodes, 12 producers and over 200 musicians being involved.
The first season saw a number of mainstream as well as folk and classical singers collaborating to deliver an unusual live performance in various episodes.
"Two things which do not usually come together, is united at MTV Coke Studio. The key theme for season two is diversity and originality. This season too we'll have music across all genres coming together - be it rock, pop, classical or fusion," Aditya Swamy, EVP and Business Head, MTV, said.
The new season will have seven episodes being directed by one composer each and one episode will have five new talents composing for it. Shantanu Moitra, Amit Trivedi, Ehsaan-Loy, Nitin Sawhney, Karsh Kale, Hitesh Sonik and Clinton Cerejo are the composers who have been roped in this time, as opposed to last season...more
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