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National School of Drama’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav to stage Indian and foreign plays

20th Bharat Rang Mahotsav (BRM), the largest theatre festival in Asia, organised by...

On her debut India tour, Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton is winning hearts

Ukrainian pianist Dinara Klinton is currently on her first visit to India and is all set to perform at Delhi’s...

This Grammy-nominated musician is making a home for hip-hop in India

Raja Kumari has been making waves in the global music industry with her unconventional approach to pop music—her style is...

The Indian maestro and his mastery of Western music

Naresh Sohal, who passed away earlier this year, was the first India-born composer to receive global acclaim in Western classical...

In memory of a ‘fragile artistic soul’ who hit breaking point at the age of 28

The music world has been in shock and grief since the death of Swedish DJ Avicii was announced on 20...

DJ Candice Redding on making a mark in a male-dominated industry

Candice Redding is a Johannesburg-born music producer and DJ, who has taken India’s EDM scene by storm. One of the...

The Tetseo Sisters from Nagaland and their contemporary brand of cool folk

The Tetseo Sisters is a band of four musician siblings from the Naga Heritage Village in Kohima, Nagaland. The four...

‘I want to make my audience part of the creative process’

Singer, songwriter, composer and now a radio show host, Sona Mohapatra speaks to Bulbul Sharma about connecting with people over...

‘For some, music schools can actually be a hindrance’

American jazz drummer and vocalist Jamison Ross accomplished a lot in the world of music, including a Grammy nomination, at...

Festival of memories and a tribute to India’s musical genius, Talat Mahmood

Jashn-e-Talat by Sahar Zaman, a celebration of the life and work of yesteryear icon Talat Mahmood, was organised at Delhi’s...

India’s oldest and grandest classical music festival opens in Delhi this week

To carry forward the rich legacy of traditional music in India, the Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra is all set to...

Celebrating the life and work of yesteryear icon Talat Mahmood through music and dance

Jashn-e-Talat by Sahar Zaman is a unique event curated in memory of  the legendary singer and actor Talat Mahmood. Mahmood...

‘Most songs that I am involved in, start with the drum set’

What were your early influences that led you to the position that you are in today? A. My biggest influences...

‘Our fan base has remained loyal to us for over 19 years’

Q. How was your experience of performing in Delhi this time for Bollywood Music Project?  A. Whenever we are on...

‘With SubraMania, we want to create a new musical genre’

Ambi and Bindu Subramaniam, of SubraMania, belong to a distinguished musical lineage, and have shared the limelight with their parents...

‘Sufi music isn’t just about singing high-pitched notes’

In this interview with Guardian 20, singer Sukhwinder Singh talks about the many aspects of contemporary music, including how the...

‘I love it when the crowd sings along with me’

Q. How important do you think music festivals, like Enchanted Valley Carnival (EVC), are for promoting multiple genres of music?...

Raga Nizami

Is there a gene for musical talent? Looking at the Nizami Brothers, a family of genius musicians which is also...

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

Q. How did your journey in music begin? What were your early influences? A. My whole life has been that...

‘Recreating old melodies is not the same as remixing’

Since not many know about it, tell us how did your life in music and singing/composing begin? A. I started...

A musical night with classical maestros

SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts), one of the most acclaimed classical festivals of Delhi is back with...

Grooving to the Rhythm & Blues Festival in Delhi

Genesis Foundation’s flagship event Kasauli Rhythm & Blues has now made its entry into Delhi as Genesis Foundation’s Rhythm &...

A musical treat for all jazz lovers in Delhi

The seventh edition of the 3-day Delhi International Jazz Festival recently concluded at Delhi’s Nehru Park. Organised by the Indian...

Dylan’s third ‘bootleg series’ to release soon

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More: The...

The man and his music: Rahman on his spiritual connection with Sufism

“You see I am not an intellectual man. I am a lay person and I know that certain things can’t...

Knight Shades is the North Zone winner of Sennheiser’s music fest

In a bid to encourage independent music in India, Sennheiser,  hosted its Top 50  season 3’s North Zonal finale  ...

‘To perform Indian songs a cappella will be very unique’

What were the factors that made you interested in a cappella music? A. Well, firstly it’s cheap as there are...

Cyrus launches new album, Younger Now

Miley Cyrus through her social media announced that she will release a new album, Younger Now, on 29 September, bearing...

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

Jane Rutter is an Australian flautist of international renown, who recently mesmerised the crowd with her tunes at an exclusive...

Nucleya Fusion

You have made your mark as one of the most exciting, experimental and edgy musicians in India. Could you start...

Gilmour holds concert at Pompeii

45 years after Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour filmed Live At Pompeii in the legendary Roman amphitheatre there, he returned for...

Montana’s new album is a hit with his fans

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

Singer Camino launches debut single, ‘Riot’

Columbia Records singer-songwriter Camino shares his debut single Riot. Camino, who originally hails from Jackson, Mississippi, offers a stirring blend...

Joy unveils new single, ‘Lay It On Me’

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

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

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

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

Anupriya Deotale is a well-known violinist. She portrays a unique style that she developed on her own, fusing elements of gayaki, that...

Shreya Ghoshal: Pitch Perfect

You have earned great repute as a singer in a very short span of time? How do you look back...

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

Multiple Grammy award winning musicians/producers Bruno Mars and David Guetta announce the release of Versace on the Floor (Bruno Mars...

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

No stranger to stellar collaborations, David Guetta has now teamed up with international icon and Def Jam Recordings superstar Justin...

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

Q. How did your musical journey start? A. As a child I always had a great liking for music, I...

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

Dhruv Sangari, singer, composer, lyricist and teacher, recently performed at the Azad Bhawan Auditorium in Delhi. The concert was supported...

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