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Prince’s 1995-2010 albums hit streaming services

Prince’s 1995-2010 albums hit streaming services

The estate of prolific late pop icon Prince made more than 300 songs from his later career available on digital download and streaming services for the first time on Friday. The tracks come from 23 albums — from 1995’s The Gold Experience to 2010’s 20Ten — that have been launched ...

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We love the new sound that is coming up: Saurabh Shetye | music

We love the new sound that is coming up: Saurabh Shetye | music

Musicians Saurabh Shetye and Durgesh Khot are excited about composing music for Milind Ukey’s Marathi film Monsoon Football. The duo has composed music for films such as Maza Algaar (2017), Anaan (2017) and Pappu Ki Pugdandi (2015). The music composers, who started out as a band, is now breaking boundaries ...

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Harshdeep Kaur: This week has been crazy for me; I’m overwhelmed and overjoyed | music

Harshdeep Kaur: This week has been crazy for me; I’m overwhelmed and overjoyed | music

Singer Harshdeep Kaur’s soothing numbers such as Ik Onkar (Rang De Basanti, 2006), Kabira (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, 2013) and Dilbaro (Raazi, 2018) might be her signature, but she has never stuck to any one genre. Among the busiest singers nowadays, Harshdeep has had five songs releasing in a span ...

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Subhankar Banerjee: ‘I believe in telling a story’

Subhankar Banerjee: ‘I believe in telling a story’

A man of few words, apparently almost withdrawn and shy at 51, Pt. Subhankar Banerjee’s multifarious, imposing, tall-dark-handsome personality communicates gently but firmly through his works in the spheres of music and self-imposed commitments towards the physically challenged; with tabla as his mouthpiece, both, as a solo instrument and as ...

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Thank you for the music

Thank you for the music

Live music didn’t mean very much to me when I was growing up. In the loose, middle-class ghetto of our small Gujarati community in Kolkata there were regular bhajans and Lakshminarayan paaths which involved some religious singing; there were sugam sangeet evenings, small concerts of light Gujarati music, which bored ...

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Songs for all times – The Hindu

Songs for all times - The Hindu

The late Pandit Vinay Chandra Maudgalya, Hindustani vocalist, educationist and guru, founded the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya some seven decades ago. Among the earliest institutes to teach classical music and dance to ordinary folks in the busy national capital, it helped trigger a rich cultural scenario in Delhi from the early years ...

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Waxing without waning – The Hindu

Waxing without waning - The Hindu

Ashok Swaroop, a physician in Ajmer, has a preferred mode of payment from patients , one that will certainly raise eyebrows. “He tells them listen, ‘I want this from The Revolver Club’, so they call me and they say, ’doctor sahib needs this’,” chuckles Jude De Souza, CEO of The ...

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‘I believe in telling a story’

‘I believe in telling a story’

A man of few words, apparently almost withdrawn and shy at 51, Pt. Subhankar Banerjee’s multifarious, imposing, tall-dark-handsome personality communicates gently but firmly through his works in the spheres of music and self-imposed commitments towards the physically challenged; with tabla as his mouthpiece, both, as a solo instrument and as ...

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Sherrin Varghese’s cover video of ‘Do lafzon ki…’ breaks gender stereotypes

Sherrin Varghese’s cover video of ‘Do lafzon ki...’ breaks gender stereotypes

Do lafzon ki hai dil ki kahani…, the evergreen R.D. Burman number from The Great Gambler, immediately takes you to Venice’s Grand Canal where Amitabh Bachchan romances the glamorous Zeenat Aman on a gondola. Four decades later, singer-composer-actor Sherrin Varghese has given a new flavour to the track. He has ...

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‘Once I start playing the first few notes, I’m in my element’: Matt Savage

‘Once I start playing the first few notes, I’m in my element’: Matt Savage

A word that would probably describe jazz musician Matt Savage’s journey in music best would be ‘inspiring’. Diagnosed as autistic at the age of three, Matt could barely tolerate music, much less appreciate it as a child. He, however, went on to record his first two albums at the age ...

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