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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

An Evolution: Review of Korn’s new album The Paradigm Shift

Korn became a household in the newly emerging Nu-Metal movement early on in the 1990s. With the release of their albums ‘Korn’ 1994), ‘Life...

Songs that struck a chord – The Sensational 70s

With romance scaling new heights everyday in today’s society, where expressing your love is much easier compared to earlier times, I personally don’t think...

Indian Classical Music…Part 3

After a good response from the last 2 articles; I am grateful to you all, I would like to share a lot more information...

The era of cheesy songs is here

Bollywood is one such movie industry which is known to portray everything in a big way and every emotion in an exaggerated manner. And...

New Kids In Town (the rise of EDM)

INVASION It is happening again, happened in the 40’s with jazz, 60’s with Rock’n’Roll , in the 80’s with hair metal and the 90’s...

A Rundown of The Roots

Following a previous post on another little-known band: "The Small Faces", I feel it's fitting I follow up with a review of another little-known...

The eternal Nirvana, at last

What else could I be? all apologies... "The sad messiah weeping silently with his guitar desperately trying to cover his paranoia. The Jesus of Suburbia was...

Imagine?

Billboard named them ‘The Breakthrough Band of 2013’ and Rolling Stone magazine called their single “radioactive” the biggest rock hit of the year. They’ve...

Indian Classical Music Part 2

By Shubham Mittal | After an article on the “Origin of the seven swaras of the Indian classical music” I would want to talk more...

The 1980s Music Report

In 1981 MTV "Music Television" was introduced on cable television and revolutionized rock marketing. Just as FM radio had superseded the hit-oriented AM format,...

The Story of Music by Howard Goodall

There is a fascinating point made on the very first page of Howard Goodall's snappily written journey through 40,000 years of music. Until the...

The Black and White Wonders ;)

The thing about a good old melody is, it makes you want to be part of that era. I have often seen that the...

Over the “Moon”

“People like us, we don’t need that much- just someone that starts, starts the spark in our bonfire hearts”, as this song made its...

Small Faces: A largely ignored phenomenon

Now I haven't talked to a lot of people, but of the number of music-lovers I've talked to - many of whom are audiophiles...

Kickin’ it Old School?

By Parvathy Nair Below, we quote a rather frustrated and flustered individual, noting the state of today's music industry with much amusement : Lyrics in the...

Lyrics changing the Stereotypes

By Komal Rajwansh Music and lyrics are the two important components of a song. They both are inseparable and mutually dependent and share a symbiotic...

Where music is free…

It has been more than 4 decades since this pivotal moment in the history of music and civilization took place. This was an underdog....

Dhoom Pichak Dhoom

By Shubham Mittal. Dhoom pichak dhoom, pichak dhoom, dhoom pichak dhoom. Well, everyone has heard this song. If not...please do so right now…….http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY7EDBDYpTA The song, written and...

Besharam- The Music Album Review

So now after few months of writing reviews for music of upcoming  Bollywood movies anyone will be able to differentiate between Good and Bad...

Desi Playlist of the Week..

The way a Bollywood music makes us twist and turn, be it on feet or emotionally, I think no other music can. And so...

The Elephant Man; Part 1

Yes, you read it right, part 1. The story told in this article is too majestic and intriguing to be bound and held in...

Origin of the 7 swaras in Indian classical music

By Shubham Mittal There is a belief that the seven ‘swaras’ in the Hindustani Music were conceived from the sounds of the nature. The seven...

Music, Money, And the Unholy Corruption

Some 30 years back, some popular artist releases their album. There has been talks about it, a lot of hype. And the fans have...

Desi Playlist Of The Week..

The Bollywood Top Twenty is back. With 1234 Get on the Dance Floor still maintaining its position, there is not really much of a...
Ram sampath sona mohapatra

Music’s in the air: The Inside Story Of Ram Sampath And Sona Mohapatra

By Apurva Rimjhim Main kaliyon ke jaisi meri alhad umar nirali, Choti si ye jaan meri aur joban behta paani, Jab se chadi jawaani,dhoondhti dil da haani, Main...

How Kolaveri Di Became A Smash Hit

After reading the title, I expect a lot of questions and a lot of answers to come up in your minds. The answers will...

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