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  • A sense of nostalgia and optimism

    A sense of nostalgia and optimism

    Keeping its promise the event did focus on young musicians but with the final slot reserved for star performers for obvious reasons. 

    December 2, 2016
  • November and the onset of Winter playlist

    November and the onset of Winter playlist

     A cup of coffee and a book seems the perfect intellectual stereotype which Hollywood has popularised 

    November 23, 2016
  • Songwriter-cum-poet par excellence

    Songwriter-cum-poet par excellence

    <div>He took into account everything that was happening around him and translated it into poetry, and then set them to music.</div>

    November 23, 2016
  • Music is about love: Bruno Mars

    Music is about love: Bruno Mars

    Singer Bruno Mars believes that 95 per cent of music is about love.The Just the way you are hitmaker believes music was created for "guys and girls to get together", reports"The girls I liked weren't listening to Elvis. They were......

    November 22, 2016
  • Of immeasurable dexterity

    Of immeasurable dexterity

    Jared Leto is not only an actor or singer or director, philanthropist, songwriter, rights activist, he’s an impeccable genius who just knows how to magnify his skills.

    November 3, 2016
  • Festive melodies

    Festive melodies

    Be it the glorious days of vinyl records or the current generation of compact discs, interest for the new music releases on the occasion of Durga Puja is still in vogue. Puja songs are an integral part of the grand......

    September 24, 2016
  • Befitting tributes to legends

    Befitting tributes to legends

    To commemorate his death anniversary, the Baba Allauddin Memorial Committee observed its annual ritual of presenting Allauddin Sangeet Samaroh in association with the Department of Information and Culture, government of West Bengal, at Rabindra Sadan (6-7 September). Technically speaking, the......

    September 23, 2016
  • Soulful strains & rhythmic movements

    Soulful strains & rhythmic movements

    The legacy of legendary Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra is being befittingly carried forward by his son and disciple Ratikant Mohapatra — the 22nd year of the Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Giving Ceremony was held recently. Apart from remembering his father on......

    September 23, 2016
  • Whiff of village sail

    Whiff of village sail

    Bhangamati Sahajiya Baul Sampraday in Santiniketan, is not just 'Imagine Dragons' or 'The Beatles' but like the whiff of the red soil from some distant village in Bengal.  Let&’s check out what they have to say. Here's an excerpt from......

    September 21, 2016
  • Kangana unveils 'Tutak Tutak Tutiya' title track

    Kangana unveils 'Tutak Tutak Tutiya' title track

    Actress Kangana Ranaut on Monday unveiled the title track of the film Tutak Tutak Tutiya that features Sonu Sood, Prabhudheva and Tamannaah. "This is an unusual day for me I am here today for my friends. I felt happy when......

    September 20, 2016
  • Missed melodies

    Missed melodies

    Less than three weeks before the goddess arrives, there is an air of expectation that has several manifesatations. Some have been coming down the years for as long as one can remember. That&’s not the case for puja music that......

    September 18, 2016
  • Unheralded musical talents

    Unheralded musical talents

    Like every year, organisers of the Dover Lane Music Conference introduced lesser known artistes in their seasonal conference at the Satyajit Ray Auditorium, ICCR in Kokata under the joint auspices of the Dover Lane Music Conference and the Dover Lane......

    September 16, 2016
  • Consummate Rock and Roll Band

    Consummate Rock and Roll Band

    Iconic, Grammy Award-winning superstar band, Bon Jovi makes a massive return with “This House is Not for Sale,” the title-track from their upcoming new album This House is Not for Sale, slated for release in October in partnership with Island/UMG.......

    September 14, 2016