contemporary music

‘Bad boys’ thrill Delhi


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Delhi's culture aficianados were caught in a groovy mood as the renowned dance troupe 'Bad Boys of Dance' performed at the Siri Fort ... Read more...

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Sonu, Sunidhi to sing at Qutub Festival


October 29th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Popular Bollywood singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Niigaam, Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder and KK will sing at the Qutub Festival 2011 to be held here Nov 4-8.The ... Read more...

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Mohammed Rafi was a musician with a soul: Son, biographer


July 31st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The badshah of Bollywood playback singing, Mohammed Rafi, who gave Indian cinema 40 golden years of haunting melodies, was one of the few survivors in ... Read more...

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Shemaroo expands library, ventures into regional content


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Shemaroo Entertainment Private Limited is aiming to expand its digital content library by foraying into regional entertainment sector.It has decided to capitalise on the popularity ... Read more...

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A northeast musical fest ‘These Hills Called Home’ held in Delhi


March 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): That music occupies a special place in the hearts of the people of the northeast was visible at "These Hills Called Home" festival, held recently at the ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean releases World Cup ditty


February 15th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India's leading folk, rock and pop band Indian Ocean Tuesday released a ditty "India Wants to Play" to inspire the countrymen to take to active part in ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga: Will Her Video Album Touching The 1 Billion Mark, Change The Face Of Music Industry?


November 1st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lady Gaga, the pop star who has shot to fame, in just a couple of years, is also a trend setter with her astounding success as ... Read more...

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Gowariker’s new film took inspiration from Bengali music


October 30th, 2010 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Sohail Sen, who has composed music for "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey" (KHJJS), says he referred to various genres of Bengali music for the soundtrack of the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s Album Touches One Billion Views


October 30th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lady Gaga, the pop star who has shot to fame at unimaginable heights, in just a couple of years, is also a trend setter with her ... Read more...

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Pritam packs in retro feel in ‘Golmaal 3′ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Golmaal 3"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Kumaar; Singers: KK, Anushka Manchanda, Monali, Shaan, Neeraj Shridhar, Antara Mitra, Sunidhi Chauhan, Bappi Lahiri and Sudesh Bhosle; Rating: ***The "Golmaal" ... Read more...

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Florence And The Machine Sizzle At The VMAs 2010


September 13th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British pop-rock band Florence and the Machine gave what was one of the most entertaining and talked about performances at the VMAs this year. Known for ... Read more...

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New Digital Single To Be Released By Black Tide


September 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): BLACK TIDE, the band from Miami, Florida will soon be releasing a digital single. This single would be released on the 21st of Sept and would ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Birthday Makes Fans Nostalgic Once More


August 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been more than a year that the king of pop Michael Jackson passed away but the fans of the singer love him all the ... Read more...

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Shabbir Kumar’s comeback song for Housefull


April 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Shabbir Kumar well renowned for belting hit songs like Jab Hum Jawan Honge, Gori Hai Kalaiyan and plenty others returns back to the Bollywood music scenario after ... Read more...

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Pyarelal jigs to Western music!


March 13th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The legendary Pyarelaljji, who started his career first as an arranger, then a conductor and went on to become one of the most noted composers of our ... Read more...

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‘Pyaar Impossible’ music has young, urban appeal (IANS Music Review)


December 20th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Pyaar Impossible"; Music Directors: Salim Merchant-Sulaiman Merchant; Lyricist: Anvita Dutt Guptan; Singers: Anushka Manchanda, Salim Merchant, Dominique Cerejo, Vishal Dadlani, Neha Bhasin, Neha Dayal, Mahua Kamat, Naresh Kamath ... Read more...

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‘Carnatic music is finding young listeners’ (With Images)


August 24th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Carnatic classical music, which was losing out to contemporary music in the southern states, is making a comeback, with a spurt in the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan folk festival will come alive with gypsy, flamenco music (With Image)


August 12th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The sprawling Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur will come alive with the sounds of European gypsy music, flamenco, urban folk music and the traditional music of Rajasthan sung ... Read more...

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Lakhwinder Wadali taking the musical legacy ahead


December 27th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Dec.27 (ANI): Lakhwinder Wadalis grandfather Thakur Dass Wadali was a famous vocalist of his time whose two sons formed India''s most celebrated Sufi Qawali duo, the Wadali ... Read more...

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Glastonbury Festival licence not going anywhere


December 1st, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 1 (ANI): Britains Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is far from losing its licence, according to Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis.Glastonbury, amongst the largest music and performing arts festivals ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh uses non-Sikhs to spread message of Gurbani in album


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Yadav New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): Jagjit Singh, the famous Ghazal singer, is today known round the world for his soulful voice. Its been a four decades long journey for him ... Read more...

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UK House of Lords heads to YouTube to reach out to youngsters


June 14th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Britain's House of Lords is trying to update its slightly worn-out image with the launch of five new YouTube videos.The short, informal videos will air on ... Read more...

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Youngsters make rocking career out of music bands


March 25th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) His mother was unhappy with his decision to sing professionally for a rock band. Many years down the line, Palash Sen, a qualified medical professional, ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman launches first Indian orchestra


March 12th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
By Chitra Prakash Chennai, March 12 (IANS) After waiting for seven years, India's most famous contemporary music composer A.R. Rahman Wednesday launched his first full-fledged orchestra. It has been named "Global Music" and ... Read more...

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Crowned best Hindi band, Swarathma focussing on first album


March 7th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Bangalore-based fusion band Swarathma is basking in the glory of winning the title of India's best Hindi band following their successful stint at the ... Read more...

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60 bands, different genres come together at music fest


February 15th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) As many as 60 contemporary music groups from across India will play their "original music" belonging to genres like rock, pop and jazz at ... Read more...

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Unified musical evening of Amritsar and Lahore


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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