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A.R. Rahman, Sufism, international Sufi concert, Mukhtiar Ali, Mohammad Rumi, Mozart of Madras, The Sufi Route

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
London, Indian songs, a cappella music, The Magnets, cappella band, Nic Doodson, vocalists

‘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
Australian flautist, Jane Rutter, world music, classical-cabaret-style, flute, French music, Indian classical music

‘I knew that my best means of expression was via the flute’

Music By Taru Bhatia

Australian flautist Jane Rutter, who was recently in Mumbai for her debut India performance, speaks to Taru Bhatia about her lifelong love affair with the flute and her interest in world music.

5 August, 2017
entertainer, Nucleya, DJ, independent musician, nightclubs, artistes

Nucleya Fusion

Music By BHUMIKA POPLI

Udyan Sagar, a.k.a. Nucleya, is by far the biggest independent musical outfit to have emerged in this country in more than a decade. He speaks to Bhumika Popli about his work as a tireless inventor of melodies and an entertainer.

5 August, 2017
Rattle That Lock, Roman amphitheatre, Pink Floyd, Live At Pompeii, David Gilmour, The Great Gig In The Sky

Gilmour holds concert at Pompeii

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live At Pompeii in the legendary Roman amphitheatre there, he returned for two spectacular shows, part of his year-long tour in support of his No.1 album “Rattle That Lock”.

29 July, 2017
French Montana, multiplatinum rap icon, influencer, philanthropist, Jungle Rules, Billboard’s Top 200

Montana’s new album is a hit with his fans

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum rap icon, influencer, and philanthropist French Montana has released his highly anticipated second full-length album, “Jungle Rules.”

29 July, 2017
Columbia Records, Camino, Riot, Jackson, Mississippi, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Singer Camino launches debut single, ‘Riot’

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Columbia Records singer-songwriter Camino shares his debut single Riot. Camino, who originally hails from Jackson, Mississippi, offers a stirring blend of soul, folk, and pop with a country-worn and heart-wrenching tone.

22 July, 2017
Vance Joy, Lay It On Me, Australian singer-songwriter, US, iHeartRadio, Dream Your Life Away

Joy unveils new single, ‘Lay It On Me’

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Multi-platinum Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy is back with a new single “Lay It On Me” and an accompanying video.

15 July, 2017
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