Friday, Mar 06, 2015

SUANSHU KHURANA

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Beat Box: NH 10
Fri, Mar 06, 2015

Le chal mujhe composed by Bann Chakraborty is easily the best song in the album and has five versions.

Pink is the Warmest Colour
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Between folk ditties and bhaang ice creams, musicians and a chef recall what made the festival of colours universal.

Music in Movement
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Classical dancers, Madhavi Mudgal and Alarmel Valli, brought together Odissi and Bharatanatyam to deliver a mesmerising performance

Beat Box: Dum Laga Ke Haisha
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The title track in Kailash Kher and Jyoti Nooran’s voices is a riot and not in a good way.

‘I haven’t arrived yet’: Rekha Bhardwaj
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Playback singer Rekha Bhardwaj on turning composer for the first time and continuing to learn in an age of instant music.

Because They Get High: Dharavi’s rap trio, Dopeadelicz, keep it real
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Dharavi’s rap trio, Dopeadelicz, keep it real with songs about running from the Mumbai police, and legalising marijuana.

‘Badlapur’ Music Review: The Right Groove
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The album falters in terms of lyrics. However, this is Sachin-Jigar’s most succinct work.

On a Classical Note
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar, one of the more promising new voices from the Jaipur Atrauli gharana.

He refers to riots and croons a message of brotherhood
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Kejriwal had sung the same song during the swearing-in ceremony on December 28, 2013.

Hide and Seek
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

A Swiss theatre production explored the dichotemy between what is said and what is left unsaid.

Heroic Narrative
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

Neela Vaswani, who won the Grammy for Best Children’s Album, on Malala’s message of peace and finding the emotional truth of the story.

‘I want to join the dots, help art and culture find a better definition’
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Theatre artiste Shekhar Sen on taking over as Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi and cultivating the arts.

Kirtan Rock
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Grammy-nominated Jewish musician from Long Island, Krishna ‘Kirtanwallah’ Das on crooning Sanskrit mantras and travelling around the world with them.

Amitabh, Sachin, Sonia among 250 to attend Obama dinner
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

President’s banquet will also feature a one-hour cultural programme by Seher dance troupe

Pandit Jasraj looks back at a long, musical life on his 85th birthday
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

On January 28, Pandit Jasraj turns 85. He represents the last of a generation of classical vocalists.

Middling in the Air
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Hawaizaada-a lovely balance of whimsy and introspection.

Step Up Evolution
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

The festival will take place between January 14 and 16 at Stein Auditorium, 7 pm onwards.

In Conversation with the Soul: Prabha Atre on being the least-recorded artiste of her times
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

Prabha Atre on her sadhana and being the least-recorded artiste of her times.

‘He was a master of spins’
Tue, Jan 06, 2015

Pandit Chitresh Das, was known for his virtuosity on stage and his Kathak training abroad.

Music Review of Dolly Ki Doli: Hopelessly Horrible
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

The half star for this album, however, belongs to the power in Chauhan’s voice.

Hopelessly Horrible
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

The half star for this album, however, belongs to the power in Chauhan’s voice.

Memories of 2014: Purity in Motion
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Looking back at the most mesmerising musical acts of 2014.

Looking Forward 2015: Music to the Ears
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

Stalwarts from the world of hypnotic alaaps and cult synth riffs choose likely rockstars of 2015.

Jukebox 2014
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

There were ditties that were on loop, and the ones that were just desultory. Suanshu Khurana goes through last year’s crop to choose the best and the worst of Bollywood.

It’s Now or Never
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

A photography exhibition documents the history of rock and roll through some of the most passionate moments of world legends.

Music Review Tevar: The album should offer an apology to the buyer
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The album opens with Main toh Superman, Salman ka fan, which is sycophancy at its best.

The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony concert in Oslo, Norway, will have a notable Indian presence
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

On Wednesday evening, the Oslo Spektrum arena in Norway will resonate with an array of upbeat Bollywood tunes.

Opera at 10
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

The 10th Anniversary Gala Show will take place at 7 pm at Weightlifting Auditorium, JLN Stadium.

Lahore-based Sachal Jazz Ensemble breathes new life into popular jazz standards
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

They came together in 2002 as a group to represent Pakistan internationally.

One Potato, Two Potato
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Shivani Ahlowalia is the new voice on My Space. The Punjabi in Chicago raps and tours the world of tropical bass

Something Borrowed, Something Blues
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

An audio-visual exhibition captures the journey of India’s jazz age

Tagore’s Nritya Samragini passes away
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

Sitara Devi did to Kathak what Pt Ravi Shankar did to the sitar. She took Kathak, that found its moorings in the courts of the Nawabs and put it on the global stage.

Guitarist Ali Lubbad’s music is as mixed up as the story of his life
Sat, Nov 22, 2014

Guitarist Ali Lubbad’s music is as mixed up as the story of his life

The wandering minstrel
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Mir Mukhtiyar Ali, one of the few Sufi qawwals to break into the big league, is ready to renounce Bollywood and sing for the soul

Beat: PK
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

The album opens with Ajay Atul’s Tharki chokro, which is definitely the most valiant effort of the album.

Bollywood is waking up to a new music marketing device
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Somewhere between Baby doll and Sunny sunny, the Hindi film album went missing this year.