Arts  /  Published 25.02.21

Shor Police to create a ‘wonderland’ of John Mayer hits

Electropop duo Shor Police — predisposed to genre-bending musical outings —will take a hybrid approach to Grammy-winning blues-rock and pop icon John Mayer’s works. Shor Police &mdas...
By Aniruddha Biswas  in

Arts  /  Published 20.02.21

Where melody can flow freely

Bharati Pratap, in her generous voice, presented Shree with all its nuances, although the audience expected more variety. As a sincere Agra gharana follower, she beautifully rendered the nom tom alaap...
By Payel Sengupta in

Entertainment  /  Published 15.02.21

Shilpa Rao on her Grammy nomination

• Manmarziyan (Lootera): Shilpa’s deep vocals, Amit Trivedi’s music, Sonakshi Sinha’s eyes... magic. • Hardum Humdum (Ludo): We love this Arijit Singh number from Ludo. Bu...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Arts  /  Published 15.02.21

Nachiketa’s new single focuses on inter-faith love

Nachiketa talked to The Telegraph about this love single and music in general: Tell us a bit about your new song... It’s basically a love song. It’s about a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy w...
By Aniruddha Biswas in

Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Music contest for the young in north Calcutta

A three-day classical music competition for those aged 19 and below started in a heritage house in north Calcutta on Friday. Thirty participants took part in the round for percussion instruments. Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


People  /  Published 08.02.21

Adieu, Christopher Plummer!

Movie magic Sidney Lumet introduced Plummer to the big screen in the 1958 film Stage Struck. There were more misses than hits in the years immediately after. But it was as Captain von Trapp in The So...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

Apun Ka Time Aayegaa...

By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.21

Hometown’s recognition finally for Nepali band

Mantra is easily Darjeeling’s most globally recognised rock band in the Nepali music world, but locally, they were only recognised on Saturday, 22 years after it had been formed. Mantra bagged t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Arts  /  Published 30.01.21

A melodious new normal

The finale session commenced appropriately with the vocal recital of Sanjukta Das in Maru Behag, followed by a bhajan and thumri; Soumen Nandy and Sanatan Goswami accompanied her on the tabla and harm...
By Payel Sengupta in

Arts  /  Published 27.01.21

When DJ Akash met Neon G on social media

When did you start working on it and what were the recording sessions like? We started working on the song in October. Neon G recorded his  vocals back at his side and the track was programmed i...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in


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