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The Local Train, Aaoge Tum Kabhi, Ramit Mehra, DIY band, Choo Lo, Indian Ocean, YouTube

‘Music industry needs to break away from Bollywood to make original songs’

Music By SWATI SINGH

The Local Train, a Delhi-based rock band, known for their popular song “Aaoge Tum Kabhi”, is all set to come up with another musical treat.

8 July, 2017
Violinist Anupriya Deotale, music, Ustad Ameer Khusro, Pandit Ram Narayan, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan sahab, Europe, SPICMACAY

‘The violin is my prayer, I am usually lost in its tunes’

Music By Priya Singh

Violinist Anupriya Deotale, who has held solo shows in some 40 countries apart from India, speaks to Priya Singh about learning from the masters and nurturing emerging talent in music.

8 July, 2017
Shreya Ghoshal, Vocalist, Bollywood singer, singer, musician, music industry

Shreya Ghoshal: Pitch Perfect

Music By PREETI SINGH

Vocalist Shreya Ghoshal is the poster girl for every aspiring singer in India. From an unknown reality-show participant to becoming one of the most sought-after singers in the music industry and a National Award winner, Ghoshal is truly living the dream. She speaks to Preeti Singh about the songs she cherishes the most, and about her campaign to support budding musicians.

8 July, 2017
Bruno Mars, David Guetta, 24K Magic, Versace On The Floor, David Guetta, Floor

Mars and Guetta release new remix, which suggests a blending of two different worlds

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Multiple Grammy award winning musicians/producers Bruno Mars and David Guetta announce the release of Versace on the Floor (Bruno Mars vs. David Guetta)—the official remix to Mars’ latest critically acclaimed song.

1 July, 2017
David Guetta, Def Jam Recordings, Justin Bieber, 2U, Light My Body Up , Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne

2U song by Bieber and Guetta is a treat for fans

Music By OUR CORRESPONDENT

No stranger to stellar collaborations, David Guetta has now teamed up with international icon and Def Jam Recordings superstar Justin Bieber for his latest single 2U—out now via all digital service providers through Parlophone/Warner.

17 June, 2017
singer Tulsi Kumar, Bollywood, young singer, music, devotional songs, Khushali Kumar, Raftaar, Himesh Reshamiya, Sajid-Wajid, Pritam, Lata mangeshkar

‘It is my dream to one day work with Rehman’

Music By Taru Bhatia

Having given popular numbers like “Deewana Kar Gaye”, “Tum Jo Aaye”, “Gulaabi 2.0” and more, singer Tulsi Kumar, with her melodious voice and ample talent, has marked her place in Bollywood. Guardian 20 spoke to the young singer about her journey, inspiration and her future projects.

29 April, 2017

‘Sufiyana kalaam spreads the message of co-existence, peace, love and piety’

Music By PREETI SINGH

After a recent performance in Delhi, Sufi musician Dhruv Sangari spoke to Preeti Singh about the syncretic roots of the Sufi tradition, how it has brought communities together regardless of religious differences, and the mainstreaming of this genre.

8 April, 2017
Amit Trivedi, JLN stadium, CIRQUE, Bollywood Music Festival, Hungama Bollywood Music Project, Honey Singh, Badshah

Two days back-to-back: The oldest & latest Bollywood music at capital’s JLN stadium

Music By Puja Sahani

One can take Indians out of Bollywood, but one simply cannot take Bollywood out of an Indian’s heart. No matter where we go, what we become, Bollywood music remains evergreen in our hearts.

1 April, 2017
Hindustani classical music, Shriram Shankarlal Music festival, Shriram Bhartiya Kala Kendra, Queen of Thumri, Girija Devi, Ajoy Chakraborty, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Sahib

‘Hindustani classical music retains its unique position in the world of art’

Music By PREETI SINGH

As the season of spring and festivity arrived in the national capital, the 70th edition of Shriram Shankarlal Music festival enthralled its viewers by presenting performances of holi, chaiti, kajri and dadra by some legendary musical maestros.

1 April, 2017
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