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2018 looking back: Politics of Pop

We lost much melody with musician Annapurna Devi’s demise this year. We’ll remember it for shoddy remixes; but more importantly for musicians who raised their voices politically and became part of the #MeToo movement.

The Saketharaman interview: ‘Bhava is very important in music. My ultimate goal is spiritual’

Known for his virtuosity and classicism, Saketharaman is an innovator who finds immense possibilities within the grammar and framework of Carnatic music.

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Day 2 of NH7 Weekender Pune audience hits a new high with Joe Satriani

Capturing the audience’s attention straightaway, he kept the act interesting with his skills, even using his mouth to play the guitar at one point.

Welcome to Sci-Fidelity

Why LA-based beatmaker Chris Alfaro, aka Free the Robots, steers clear of defining his sound.

This Youtube channel is taking Mising musicians way beyond their tribal tunes

There’s a quiet revolution in the Mising music industry courtesy Miriwood, a Youtube channel that has gained more than 15k subscribers in just six months

Mounawar's music: Notes of peace

A native of the Moon Islands, Mounawar sings about conflict and ecology

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Lead guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd who co-wrote 'Sweet Home Alabama' dies at 68

Ed King, a former lead guitarist for the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, co-wrote one of the group's best known hits.

Shaken, Not Stirred

Popular playback singers on the trend of filmmakers recreating classics to promote their films and why original music will always score.

I am half Indian, says Nigerian singer Samuel Adepoju

Nigerian singer Samuel Adepoju on his latest Odia single, and why he considers himself half-Indian.

Your favourite music may reveal personality traits

People who score highly for openness like to learn new things and enjoy new experiences. Extroverts, who are talkative and energetic, showed a preference for 'unpretentious' music categorized as uncomplicated, relaxing and acoustic.

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Happy Navratri: Nine days of dance, music, puja and colours

The nine-days of festivities begin in India today.

Brett Lee, Leslie Lewis perform for kids at 'The Mew-sic Mela'

The former Aussie pacer, also an avid musician performed for underprivileged kids with Leslie Lewis

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Bulandshahr: Shameless Medical staff enjoy at wedding party in hospital

Bulandshahr (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): Leaving patients at the mercy of attendants, staff of a government hospital for women in Bulandshahr was seen enjoying a marriage party inside the premises. Loud music, dance, alcohol party took place inside the hospital's premises.In the video, hospital staff can be seen dancing to the tunes of Bollywood numbers at the function even as patients continue were left unattended.The attendant of the patients said that there were no doctors to attend the patients.

Adele dominates 2016 Brit Awards

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Happy times for singer Adele as she has become the most successful artist in one year since Blur in 1995, winning four major awards at the 2016 Brit Awards. According to a leading US website, the British songstress took home the most coveted award of the night, British album of the year for her album '25' and also won the awards for British female solo artist, Best British single and the Global Success Award. The 'Hello' hit-maker also performed on her song 'When We Were Young,' after giving an emotional speech at the award ceremony. The show also featured an emotional tribute to David Bowie, led by Annie Lennox and his friend Gary Oldman. Canadian singer Justin Bieber, British band Coldplay, One Direction was other big winners at the 2016 Brit Awards.

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