Arts  /  Published 25.07.20

A musical tribute to A.T. Kanan

The centenary of A. Kanan was celebrated on the virtual platform of Indian classical music by Kalakar Arts UK under the supervision of Chandra Chakraborty, a sincere disciple of Kanan. She has taken t...
By Payel Sengupta in

Culture  /  Published 17.10.18

A pot smoker’s playlist just as Canada legalised recreational cannabis

Love might be the greatest theme, but as far as music is concerned, cannabis is the greatest enabler. Weed, kush, chronic, ganja, kaya, mary jane, marijuana, reefer, the sticky icky - she goes by many...
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Arts  /  Published 17.07.20

Goshai Gang keeps their lyrics intense

Goshai Gang knows how to combine rock and pop influences. The Calcutta-based band has released its latest song, Aaj raat, which speaks about the fear that comes with facing the truth. The Telegraph&nb...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 15.07.20

Nabarun Bose decodes the music map of Mafia

For music director Nabarun Bose, scoring the music for the Zee5 web series Mafia has been “an exercise in understanding the darker depths of the human psyche and representing that through the so...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

How to help one another heal

The past weeks have brought to light valiant efforts to counter the pandemic with the use of melody and help villagers cope with the lockdown with aid and empathy. I was fortunate to hear Meghalaya&rs...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

Arts  /  Published 12.07.20

Our fave Indie Music acts

1.  The Local Train Few would have thought this rock band from Chandigarh would have reached the heights it has when it came into being in 2008. A decade and two acclaimed albums later, The Loca...
By Vedant Karia in

Arts  /  Published 11.07.20

Tagore's melodies recast for difficult times

The quartet of Swapna Ghoshal, Goutam Mitra, Suranjan Roy and Sanghamitra Gupta — perhaps one of the most impressive line-ups beyond the usual bigwigs — recently came together on an over-t...
By Samarjit Guha in

Arts  /  Published 08.07.20

Chettri's ‘just a regular person’

Before the lockdown was announced, Bipul Chettri & The Travelling Band was in the city to perform at the Sector V outlet of Momo I Am. The independent artiste, currently based out of Delhi, origin...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Arts  /  Published 05.06.20

Movements over dance

An evolved technique, inspired imagination and the challenges of instant improvization with accompanying musicians on stage are the expectations from a solo Kathak performance. A dance-and-music festi...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 08.07.20

'Jodi tumi' from Tashfee and Ratul

They have met only once... around five years ago. Since then Bangladeshi singer-songwriter Tashfee and Mumbai-based guitarist-producer Ritaprabha ‘Ratul’ Ray have been in touch over social...
By Arindam Chatterjee in


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