Events  /  Published 19.07.22

Electric and powerful: Amyt Datta’s new quartet in action

And the July 15 show struck just the right chord with the hosts. “Guitar maestro Amyt Datta and his magic on six strings have been an integral part of our growing years. We feel privileged to ha...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 10.06.22

Johnny Depp song out on his b’day

18 will be out via CDs and digital platforms on July 15. ...
By PTI & Entertainment Web Desk in New York/Calcutta

People  /  Published 01.02.22

Adil Rashid’s first instrumental solo brings back classic rock vibes from the ’80s

Was it something that came to you overnight or was it that you put a lot of work into? I’ve been dabbling with these songs for a few years but I always kept them in the background because I nev...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

People  /  Published 10.12.21

Red Plant: Amyt Datta puts stories to tune

Does that happen? Yes. Especially this kind of music, because this is not the music that you can just mug up. You have to manufacture at the moment, on stage. So it's kind of challenging, both ph...
By Shantanu Datta

People  /  Published 17.11.21

Guitar guru Amyt Datta on his new acoustic album Red Plant

There’s no safety net in guitar guru Amyt Datta’s music. “After playing for so many years I want to take risks with the music I am making. I want to hear things that are not conventi...
By Arindam Chatterjee


Music  /  Published 31.08.21

Aswekeepsearching on their latest release

Is there something you want to tell young musicians making music at the moment? Sambit: Leave music, get a job (laughs). Uddipan: Don’t leave music; music can come later and you can figure out...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Entertainment  /  Published 07.10.20

King Edward who changed the guitar

By Sumit Bhattacharya

World  /  Published 07.10.20

Eddie Van Halen dies at 65

Inspired by the British group the Dave Clark Five, Van Halen and his brother began playing rock ’n’ roll, with Eddie on drums and Alex on guitar. They switched instruments once Eddie disco...
By Jim Farber

Arts  /  Published 24.09.20

On John Petrucci’s album

John Petrucci — a name synonymous with guitar virtuosity — has dropped his second instrumental album, Terminal Velocity, 15 years since his last solo record. With the restrictions of the n...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

When the music is disconcerting

A famous Bengali restaurant in the city serves excellent food. The staff greet you warmly. The portions are generous. The menu is diverse. Only one problem persists: the music is Tagore on guitar. Alw...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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