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'Music is not restricted by any language': Amit Trivedi

Amit Trivedi on eating, drinking and breathing music and not restricting himself and his work from any language

Published on 15th November 2019

A bridge across genres: Thaikkudam Bridge on their evolution as an experimental band

While most Indian bands struggle to put together one nation-wide tour, organisers are willing to fly out this 15-member band to any part of the world.

Published on 23rd February 2018
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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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A Delicate Weave traces the lesser known sufi and folk music traditions of Kachchh

Focussing on the lives of nomadic and pastoral communities in Kachchh, this 67-minute-long production offers a cross section of the music traditions present in the region

Published on 27th October 2017
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A group of students from Palakkad are bent on salvaging Valluvanad’s folk heritage 

For those of us who grew up listening to contemporary folk tunes by the likes of Kalabhavan Mani, songs by Mukuthy such as Thuyilunarthu Pattu might sound alien

Published on 12th January 2018

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
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Akhu Chingangbam: “If born into a peaceful place, I would be happy reading Neruda”

Imphal Talkies is playing Kerala debut with a smaller lineup

Published on 15th March 2019

All aboard the chug-chug train: The real Oktoberfest in Munich

Come September, Munich wears festive colours and it’s time to drink freshly brewed beer, dine on Bavarian delicacies, sway to folk music, and dance till you drop. By S Srinivasa Raghavan

Published on 23rd September 2017
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All ears for Tritha Electric’s folk-meets-Krautrock fusion

Regional folk music meets Krautrock-inspired sounds in Tritha Electric’s fusion concert

Published on 23rd March 2018
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Brodha V live on July 29 

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Published on 28th July 2017
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Brooklyn vocalist and folk-music artiste Brenda Rudzinski to teach at Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music

Brenda Rudzinski will show music enthusiasts in Chennai how to blend jazz with American folk music

Published on 31st May 2019

Catch a folk music performance at Gaan Point Cafe this Friday

Pratyay Raha’s folk music band called Rangeet will be performing ‘People’s music’ this Saturday

Published on 8th March 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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Making music across cultures and boundaries

Cross-border harmonies: When the Soligas met the Samis of the Arctic

When the Soligas from the forests of South India meet the Sami from the Arctic

Published on 14th July 2017

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