People  /  Published 16.08.22

Hit songs with hidden musical contributions

Elton John had worked hard on Can You Feel The Love Tonight for the Lion King OST but he still needed something extra in the mix. This is when he asked Gary Barlow (Take That member) and Rick Astley t...
By Mathures Paul

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.08.22

The Rolling Stones at 60: It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll, But I Like It

Sixty years is a seriously long time. Start a Google search for the oldest bands in history and the Stones are easily near the top. Millions of bands and solo musicians have come and gone, but the Sto...
By Indrajit Dutta

Music  /  Published 06.08.22

New releases to power your weekend

Lucky Ones by Julian Lennon Julian Lennon’s up-tempo track is about his ability to “inspire hope and unity” and comes with an anthemic hook while his passion for climate action come...
By Mathures Paul

People  /  Published 01.08.22

A candid chat with Shruti Bhave and Swarupa Ananth-Sawkar

Shruti, your parents are also musicians? Shruti: Hailing from a musician’s family you really have no other choice (laughs). And I didn’t know what else to pursue so it was a natural choic...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

World  /  Published 29.07.22

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra tours Europe

Oksana Lyniv: 'Platform for personal stories' The Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv, founder, conductor, and art director of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, and currently in Bayreuth ...
By Deutsche Welle


People  /  Published 27.07.22

Darshan Raval on what makes his latest song a memorable monsoon splash

Last movie loved: 777 Charlie Current favourite songs: Glimpse of Us by Joji, Phir na aisi raat aayegi by Arijit Singh, Pritam and Amitabh Bhattacharya Travel essentials: Guitar, headphones and prot...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Culture  /  Published 17.07.22

Record Rerun

Act I: The two-storey house on 6/1 Akrur Dutta Lane is early 20th century. The logo, carved in low relief under the arch spanning its ancient door, depicts a shepherd boy playing the flute Both ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

People  /  Published 04.07.22

How Anushka Manchanda transformed into Kiss Nuka

A lot of us must know her from her different songs in Bollywood, but about two years ago Anushka Manchanda transformed into Kiss Nuka, her electronic project. When she says “electronic” sh...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Music  /  Published 21.06.22

World Music Day: Live! Listen in

Thelonius Monk is considered one of the most significant pioneers of modern jazz because of his unique signature playing style (improvisational, playful, percussive), skillful technique."We wante...
By Our Music Desk

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.06.22

Tagore, Lalon Fakir, Atulprasad & more — eight Bengali books to read on World Music Day

These unputdownable tomes are a tribute to the legends of Bengali music and their creations...
By Pooja Mitra


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