There is favouritism when it comes music labels choosing artistes: Salim

The composers feel that although the lockdown has a lot of negative aspects, “it’s a great time to make music and perform virtual concerts”. “We can work on quality now. Things are going to be a little difficult for composers and performers, but we just have to reinvent ourselves,” says Salim, to which Sulaiman adds, […]

We never thought that we would be able to create an animated music video for Beech Raaste: Sulaiman

The duo’s new single titled Beech Raaste has already crossed one million views on YouTube within one week of its release. On his experience of making the song, Sulaiman says, “It was actually a lot of fun we didn’t think that we will be able to create a music video based on animation directors but […]

Kochi band’s musical experiment with a new sound

The line up includes Jerry Peter (drums), John Honey George (congas), Benhar Thomas (bongos), Binoy Joseph (djembe), Gladson John (lead guitar), John Shibin (bass guitar), Anand Sreeraj (vocals) and Mikku Kaavil (keyboard). The band has performed on several stages including NH 7 Weekender (2014). The song is available across streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple […]

Icona Pop Release Feel-Good Track ‘Feels in My Body’

The duo toured Europe and released a string of singles in 2019, including “We Got That Cool” with Yves V and Afrojack. They also hosted their WorldPride tour in support of LGBTQ rights, culminating in a performance at their home country’s Stockholm Pride with Melanie C, a.k.a. Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls.

Journalist Group Calls on Belarus to Release Blogger, Other Reporters Before Elections

The organization’s Europe and Central Asia program coordinator in New York, Gulnoza Said, said President Aleksandr Lukashenko “wants an election to put a veneer of legitimacy on his longstanding leadership, but he is achieving the reverse by harassing and detaining journalists up and down the country who are trying to cover his opposition.”

Paducah Third Round Of Funding Being Distributed To Local Businesses

Small for-profit businesses, that are not a franchise or franchise-affiliated, with 25 or fewer employees and a brick-and-mortar presence within the Paducah city limits were eligible to apply for the funds in early April. The funds must be used for expenses limited to rent, mortgage, payroll, and utilities with required documentation to prove the expenditures […]

Festival songs, next in Ghibran’s music series

For me, it started many months before the lockdown. To be precise, the first in the series was ‘Ganesha Pancharatnam’ written by Adi Shankaracharya, which was released on June 12. Because of the response I decided to continue and followed it up with Aruniginathar’s Tiruppugazh, ‘Muthai Tharu’, sung by Ananthu, ‘Harivarasanam’ in the voice of […]

Lyricists release a video demanding credit for their work

Remember ‘Telephone Dhun Pe Hansne Wali’? But perhaps it has as much to do with listener sensibilities. The Hindi film industry has been a melting pot of artistes from different states. In the 1950s and the 1960s, a number of composers emerged from Bengal and some of the most meaningful songs emerged when S.D. Burman […]

RnB artiste Katyayani releases her second single

Anything we create is the product of our perception of the surroundings we find ourselves in. To me, the moving-around and travel that occurred as I was growing up was so crucial for my learning and growing curiosity. The more you learn, the more amazed you are by the world. I guess it really enhanced […]

Sarkaru Vaari Paata Audio Clip Release: S Thaman Starts Countdown To Thrill Mahesh Babu Fans

For the unversed, Sarkaru Vaari Paata makers recently announced an audio clip release on the special occasion of the Superstar’s birthday. Though the team has not revealed more details about the same, there are reports claiming that a highlight dialogue of the actor with a song will be out on August 9, 2020. Well, we […]