Music

  • Is the Indian youth actually ready to take over?

    Under the radar |  Rishabh Madhavendra Pratap
    Are you a music freak? Do you listen to songs while travelling or while working on your workstation or reading novels? Have you ever thought...

  • The mountains echo of Zubin's music, but where are the Kashmiris?

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    There are various aspects of the much-hyped and talked-about world renowned music conductor Zubin Mehta's concert in Kashmir. People who oppose it talk about its...

  • Spanking the monkey

    M'n'M |  Indrajit Hazra
    Not too long ago, I met an old friend of mine at that Great Pub in the Ether called Facebook and apropos some gibberish, he...

  • With Mehdi Hassan, there were no false notes

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    Ahmad Faraz, the Urdu poet, told me an interesting anecdote. Once, he was very late in catching his flight back home from Delhi. The airport...

  • There is music but where is Rahman?

    Pentaprism |  Rohit Vats
    Are you planning to watch 'Ek Deewana Tha'? Why, because Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson are there and a celebrated storyteller Gautham Menon is ...

  • Jagjit Singh - The Unforgettable

    Voice Over |  Rajen Garabadu
    I was introduced to ghazal early in life. Though I was six years old, I took to Jagjit Singh much more than any of my...

  • Jagjit Singh, the voice that soothes me

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    At peace I feel, when I listen to the melody, 'Tere baare mein jab socha nahi tha' and so many such timeless pieces by ghazal...

  • Kishore Kumar, the man behind the yodel

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    Fondly called Kishoreda, India's music legend Kishore Kumar was the mellifluous master of immortal hits that redefined style in an industry governed by tradition. The...

  • DJ for a day: My playlist on World Music Day

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    Being musical is always something one can handle with no stress, and it needs no care as music, however it is, whatever it is, it...

  • May you stay 'forever young' Bob Dylan

    Gill & Tonic |  Gillian Marie Hooper
    I think I was about two when I first heard Bob Dylan's 'Blowing in the wind' and till date that is one of my all-time...

  • Women's Day: Be musically correct

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    It is about time we realize that even the best is something we don't find everything good in. Cribbing and complaining is our birth right...

  • Grammys: Dispatch one from the City of Angels

    Borgub's Lair |  Amrita Tripathi
    So many songs in my head - so little time to choose an appropriate soundtrack, to this blog. You pick - from California Dreaming... to...