October 18, 2012
This five-pack CD comprises the music by some of the stalwarts to the accompaniment of Madurai Mani Iyer. »
September 29, 2012
It’s pretty easy to sum up Green Day’s first instalment of their punk rock trilogy — iUno!, iDos!, and iTré! respectively: playing it safe. The California punk rockers’ long-time col...
September 22, 2012
“Don’t want your picture here on your cell phone, I want you here with me,” Brandon Flowers sings on ‘Here With Me’, the fourth track in Battle Born. There’s a range of emotions on this albu...
September 9, 2012
The Best Of Kylie MinogueEMI Records, Audio CD: Rs 395 Has it really been 25 years of Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue? The Goddess of Pop, as she’s been dubbed by her fans,...
September 3, 2012
In the video of ‘One Time’, one of the first tracks from Canadian singer Justin Bieber, a grinning 15-year-old Bieber cheekily sets up a wild party at mentor Usher’s house. In Believe, his...
August 29, 2012
Delhi duo Avinash Kumar and Gaurav Malaker make up B.L.O.T!, and are in the city to release SNAFU, their debut album. The audio-visual duo tell Neha Mujumdar their work thrives on spontaneity
August 16, 2012
“Carnatic music is based on bhakti, which aspect I want to project, always,” Saashwathi Prabhu is emphatic. “Alapana, swaram, etc., are decorations, which sure beautify the music but take away the...
August 11, 2012
The face of the experimental indie Indian singer and songwriter matches that of Harsha Iyer. After his debut album last year, 20-year-old Iyer treads a completely different path with his second alb...
August 9, 2012
The evocative title, ‘Senniramaneerae’ alludes to the ultimate sacrifice of Jesus Christ. The album captures the happenings of Passion Week. Listening to the songs is next best to watching a music...
August 2, 2012
The kritis of Tyagaraja, Purandaradasa, Bharati and Rajaji find place in this album by Kadapa Ragavendra. »
October 5, 2012
Are pirated versions and free downloads from the Internet slowly pushing original CDs away?
September 23, 2012
You Me at Six- Sinners Never SleepVirgin Records, Audio CD: Rs. 395The good thing about fairly new bands is that with each new record they try experimenting with their sound. E...
September 16, 2012
T-Series, Audio CD: Rs 130
A press note for Indrajit Dasgupta’s Yaadein notes that while most songs are “pleasing” and “good”, there is one song on t...
September 5, 2012
Cello player Saskia Rao-de Haas talks about how music and food complete the picture »
August 30, 2012
Various aspects of Carnatic music are covered here.
August 25, 2012
Balakrishna Sastrigal’s 93rd birth anniversary is to be celebrated on Sunday, 26 August, 2012, at Tatvaloka Hall, Teynampet
August 12, 2012
Norah Jones- Little Broken Hearts
Virgin Records, Audio CD: Rs. 395
If you’re expecting the expected with the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Norah...
August 11, 2012
Why is an album made by two brothers born in Chennai and raised in Dubai making waves in Texas? A chat with brothers Jeevan and Mathew Antony.
August 6, 2012
Mr. Das who has provided the music direction and is also the lyricist for the songs in the CD was felicitated at the event. »
July 29, 2012
The Wanted- BattlegroundGlobal Talents RecordsAudio CD, Rs. 295While music of the 1960s was marked by the earliest predecessors of the boy band genre such as The...