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The pop dare
Why didn't the wonderful concept of World Music take off till the '90s, wonders PRADEEP SEBASTIAN.
Cut, paste, compose
Music recording no longer belongs to the domain of the spool. Computers have taken over, allowing for technical possibilities unimagined before. New keyboards, samplers, and software have introduced several subtle changes in music making, observes S. R. RAMAKRISHNA.
The jolly jugalbandi
Bangalore seems to have bridged the great divide between Hindustani and Carnatic music. This cosmopolitan City has a heart big enough to encourage both styles, concludes CHARUMATHI SUPRAJA.
Playing double strings
A number of musicians have other formidable talents. And those who have made their mark in other fields are talented musicians. SUGANDHI RAVINDRANATHAN whips out a checklist.
Aisa hai, Indipop!
From the female pop queens of the mid-1990s to bhangra pop to bands from across the border, not to mention the plethora of remix albums, popular music in India has been evolving all the time. Here's a recap by A. VISHNU.
Songs for the arena
With theme songs, numbers dedicated to sportspersons, live shows to perk up matches, and what-have-you, sporting events are as spectacular as music shows.
Their riffs may not be loud, but Bangalore has a good number of jazz musicians worthy of note, writes JAZZEBEL.
Viva all the way...
VIVA IS the final result of some rigorous talent search across the country, After being grilled by the judges - Sandeep Chowta, Shubha Mudgal, Sushma Reddy, and Manish Malhotra - and groomed by the finest talent in India in the field of music and ...
A bat full of dreams and runs
Barrington Rowland was downed by a bouncer, and one expected a dent in his morale. Instead, Barrington has hit back, emerging the sheet anchor in Karnataka's batting line-up. He now awaits his turn for higher honours, and the national cap is a recurr ing thread in his dreams.
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