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‘Folk music is beyond jhatkas and matkas, it tells great stories’

Music By Shivangi Mishra

Renowned Indian folk singer and Padma Shri awardee, Malini Awasthi speaks to Shivangi Mishra about her work as a musician and champion of folk traditions, and her tutelage under legendary gurus.

9 December, 2017

‘Recreating old melodies is not the same as remixing’

Music By Bulbul Sharma

Musician Tanishk Bagchi, known for his modern renditions of classic Bollywood tunes, speaks to Bulbul Sharma about his background in Western as well Indian classical music, and his new projects.

2 December, 2017
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A musical treat for all jazz lovers in Delhi

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

The seventh edition of the 3-day Delhi International Jazz Festival recently concluded at Delhi’s Nehru Park. Organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the festival provided a platform for Jazz bands from across the world to perform.

30 September, 2017
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Dylan’s third ‘bootleg series’ to release soon

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 on 3 November.

23 September, 2017
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The man and his music: Rahman on his spiritual connection with Sufism

Music By BHUMIKA POPLI

Musical maestro A.R. Rahman was recently in Delhi to promote an international Sufi concert he will be performing at in November. At the event, he talked about his attempts to spread the Sufi gospel through his music, writes Bhumika Popli.

16 September, 2017
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‘To perform Indian songs a cappella will be very unique’

Music By BHUMIKA POPLI

British a cappella band, The Magnets, is set to perform in Delhi later this month. The band’s director, Nic Doodson, speaks to Bhumika Popli about what makes this supergroup of vocalists stand out.

9 September, 2017
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