genres of music

Sunburn heads to Sri Lanka


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Sunburn Festival, Asia's popular music fest, is set to make its debut in Sri Lanka this year. Grammy award-winning DJ Afro Jack will be ... Read more...

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Fat Boy Slim to perform in India (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) British DJ Norman Quentin, popularly known as Fat Boy Slim, is set to for his maiden India tour. The musician is happy to know that ... Read more...

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‘We’re not rock stars, we’re musicians’


April 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) K. Mohan, the lead vocalist of music band Agnee, says they believe in making good music rather focusing on creating hit songs."Past experience has taught ... Read more...

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India losing music genres due to Bollywood: Shubha Mudgal (Interview)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Shubha Mudgal has nothing against Bollywood, but the veteran singer with deep roots in Hindustani classical says if everyone keeps running after creating masala songs ... Read more...

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Shubha Mudgal’s music fest to host conclave


January 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Shubha Mudgal and tabla maestro Aneesh Pradhan's annual music festival will introduce a conclave this time that will address various issues plaguing the music ... Read more...

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Gharanas may not retain their identity: Pandit Rajan Mishra


November 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The legendary gharanas of Indian classical music may not be able to retain their distinct identity in the contemporary age where electronic media and rampant ... Read more...

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Focus on Indian folk at Sangeet Natak Akademi festival


July 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The colours of Indian folk traditions is the highlight of the ongoing Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards festival in the capital. Four folk musical troupes will ... Read more...

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FM channels ecstatic, musicians upset after Mumbai court verdict


July 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Private radio channels have got a respite after the Bombay High Court ruled that they don't have to pay separate royalty to composers and lyricists for ... Read more...

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All that jazz in Delhi!


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Summer will take off on a note of romance in the capital with a three-day international "Delhi Jazz Festival" starting Friday at the sprawling Nehru ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj to judge ‘The X Factor’?


March 19th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 19 (ANI): If sources are to be believed then R and B sensation Nicki Minaj is in talks with Simon Cowell to judge his upcoming Fox talent show "The ... Read more...

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“American Idol” Premieres Tonight With New Judges


January 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "American Idol" season 10 would premiere tonight on WFXT (Ch. 25). The biggest surprise in this season is the alteration of the judges. People would be ... Read more...

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MJ’s Neverland Ranch may soon turn into a music school for teens


December 20th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's legendary estate 'Neverland Ranch' may be turned into a haven for teenage musicians.Colony Capital, which owned the ranch before the ... Read more...

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Tagore songs in great demand this Durga Puja


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) The timeless magic of Rabindra Sangeet is set to dominate the special album releases this Durga Puja.The melodies composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose ... Read more...

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I’m trying to maintain classical music’s purity: Debu Chaudhuri (Interview)


May 28th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Sitar maestro Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri says he is striving to keep "pure classical music alive in an age of improvisations" and believes it should be ... Read more...

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Anusha Dandekar and Sisters to Launch Music Album


April 12th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music unites. And it's done just that in the case of popular VJ Anusha Dandekar and her two sisters who are now coming up with a ... Read more...

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VJ Anusha Dandekar launches all-girls band


March 26th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) After making her mark as MTV VJ, Anusha Dandekar has now launched an all-girl band, D Major, with sister Apiksha and Shibani. "When we were kids, we used ... Read more...

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‘Widespread Panic’ To Join Hands With ‘Band Of Horses’


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lovers of rock music have reasons to rejoice. Noted rock band Widespread Panic will team up with Band of Horses to hold shows at the ... Read more...

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Kenny Rankin’s Albums Going To Be Re-Issued


February 1st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer cum guitarist Kenny Rankin died last year on June 7 when he was 69 after suffering from lung cancer. Though he died in 2009, his ... Read more...

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Megan Mullally All Set To Perform At West End Stage


December 16th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actress and singer Megan Mullally is all set to make her debut appearance at the West End stage next year, where she would be performing along ... Read more...

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Rahul Sharma wows audience at concert


December 1st, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Santoor maestro Rahul Sharma recently performed in a concert, "One World Many Music" at NCPA. The concert was a rare type that had Rahul showcasing his abilities in different genres of music.The ... Read more...

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Bengal’s Baul singers mesmerise Bangalore


October 19th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) It was the first brush with Baul music for most Bangaloreans. The wandering minstrels of Bengal came here, sang to their heart's content and made it an affair ... Read more...

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Baul-Fakir musicians to enthrall Bangaloreans


October 15th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) The wandering minstrels of Bengal, Baul-Fakirs, will enthrall Bangaloreans during Diwali celebrations here Saturday. Christened Baul-Fakir Utsav, the event will feature six of the finest Baul and Fakir (Sufi) ... Read more...

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The “Funny People” Soundtrack: An Amalgamation Of All Genres Of Music


August 1st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
"Funny People" released this Friday, July 31, and is supposedly receiving excellent reviews from all quarters. The movie brings together, for the first time, all round Hollywood comedy director Judd Apatow and ... Read more...

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Promotion of Bollywood film ”Bachna Ae Haseeno” held in Mumbai


August 2nd, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, August 2 (ANI): The star cast of Bollywood film ''Bachna Ae Haseeno'', a tale of a guy''s romantic journey through three love affairs was seen at a promotional event in ... Read more...

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NDTV Imagine launched in Middle East


June 19th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, June 19 (IANS) NDTV Imagine, the Hindi general entertainment channel of India's NDTV group, was launched for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market here Thursday. This is ... Read more...

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Punk legend Johnny Rotten wants to write song for Spears


May 28th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) British Punk legend Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols is keen to write a song for the troubled pop star Britney Spears. Thesun.co.uk reports Rotten saying: "I haven't ... Read more...

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Her mission: to take classical music to the young


April 5th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Vivacious and young, Meeta Pandit is quite a contrast to the typical image of an Indian classical singer. This scion of the Gwalior gharana knows ... Read more...

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