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In conversation with Scottish saxophonist and composer Brian Molley

The artiste performs in Bengaluru with his quartet

Published on 18th October 2019
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Pumpkin beer to pork knuckles, here is our meaty list of treats for Oktoberfest celebrations in Chennai

And we promise it goes well beyond the usual suspects!

Published on 27th September 2019
The Manganiyar Seduction

The Manganiyar Seduction set to perform at The Kennedy Center of Performing Arts, Washington, DC

The Manganiyar Seduction, by Indian director Roysten Abel, brings together more than 40 singers and instrumentalists from Rajasthan.

Published on 25th September 2019
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Robert Hunter, Grateful Dead's poetic lyricist and 'visionary wordsmith', dies at 78

Robert Hunter, the man behind the poetic and mystical words for many of the Grateful Dead's finest songs, has died at age 78.

Published on 25th September 2019
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Mahindra Kabira Festival returns to Varanasi, set to host rare collaborations in its fourth edition

The fourth edition of the unique Mahindra Kabira Festival is on its way back to historic, fascinating Varanasi to celebrate the life, works and philosophy of 15th-century mystic-poet Kabir.

Published on 24th September 2019
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Javed Akhtar makes 500th lit event of Prabha Khaitan Foundation a memorable one

Javed Akhtar talks about documenting his grandfather's 200 gazals into 5 volumes, weighing 8 kilos

Published on 2nd September 2019
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Documenter of Bob Dylan, Oscar winner DA Pennebaker dies at 94

DA Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker who had many historic contributions to American culture and politics, has died. He was 94.

Published on 4th August 2019
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A brief history of borrowed tunes: Rampant sampling leads artistes to question 'alphabet of music'

So goes the story of modern music. A century of near-continuous recording, packaging, repackaging, riffing and sampling has turned our musical reservoir into a collection of quotations. 

Published on 31st July 2019
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Johnny Clegg, an anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies

Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country's apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died

Published on 17th July 2019

MusAid cultural exchange hosts a series of performances in Kolkata

MusAid is a non-profit organisation in the US which conducts cultural exchange programmes in different countries

Published on 5th July 2019
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Here is the list of must-attend gigs this weekend in Bengaluru

From Queen of Bass & Trap to  DJ Anna Ra from Ukraine, these big names are performing in Bengaluru this weekend

Published on 5th July 2019

Aditi Ramesh blends Indian and Western musical traditions in her new EP, Leftovers

Aditi Ramesh's new EP Leftovers mixes various genres like contemporary jazz, soul, R&B, and funk.

Published on 5th July 2019

DJ and music producer Varun Desai says what clicked with his podcast, Tropickle

Yidam’s fascinating podacst, Tropickle, bridges the gap between organic electronica and diverse folk rhythms   

Published on 28th June 2019
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Coimbatore-based Udalveli hosts a-one-of-a-kind music fest

The first edition of Udalveli’s Isai Kadhambam brings folk and tribal  music traditions from across the globe to the fore

Published on 21st June 2019

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