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Established composers can earn as much as film hero: Krishnakumar


September 13th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) After creating melodies for three successful films, southern composer Krishnakumar, fondly called K, says successful composers can sometimes make as much money as a film hero. ... Read more...

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‘Piya Basanti… Again’ after over 10 years


August 6th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The team of hit music album "Piya Basanti" has reunited after over a decade for a sequel with seven new compositions, including unheard melodies of ... Read more...

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Bollywood not obligated to absorb TV talent: Babul Supriyo


July 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Playback singer Babul Supriyo says the film industry is under no obligation to create space for the winners of TV reality shows."According to me, TV ... Read more...

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‘Left brain crucial for music-linked emotions’


June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Language-based areas of the brain, primarily on the left, are important for extracting emotional meaning from music, says a new study.Our emotions and feelings are typically ... Read more...

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Mexican group mixes ancestral music with Beatles melodies


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with ... Read more...

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Bollywood more professional, but sans soul: Annu Kapoor


April 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Annu Kapoor, who has dedicated over three decades of his life to showbiz, feels the Hindi film industry has become more professional over time, but ... Read more...

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Titanic hero’s letter to be auctioned


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The last letter written by the heroic bandleader on the Titanic is to be auctioned this month. He along with his band played on while the ... Read more...

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Emraan hopes ‘Jannat 2′ to be musical success


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi's movies are known to be a musical treat for the audiences, and the actor hopes that the melodies of his new film "Jannat 2" ... Read more...

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Mana rocks Ecuador concert


February 26th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock band Mana sparked an explosion of sound and colour in Quito at a concert on its 2011-12 tour "Drama y Luz" (Drama and Light), ... Read more...

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Ranveer to woo Sonakshi with Dev Anand’s songs


December 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Dev Anand lives again! In the soon-to-start-shooting of Rs.60 crore action-adventure "Lootera", Ranveer Singh would reportedly be shown wooing Sonakshi Sinha with some of the Evergreen ... Read more...

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Indian music as complex as the sari: Imogen Heap (Interview)


November 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Grammy award-winning British musician Imogen Heap, known for using the sounds of frying pans and glasses in his compositions, compares Indian music with the sari ... Read more...

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Bhupen Da an incredible voice: Onir


November 6th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Director Onir, who started his film career with Bhupen Hazarika, says he will always remember the late singer-composer for his incredible voice."Very sad to hear ... Read more...

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Rahman talks nothing, but music: Yash Chopra


October 4th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman's dedication to work has left filmmaker Yash Chopra amazed.The veteran filmmaker, who has signed up Rahman for the first ... Read more...

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In a man’s world, Shivi Kashyap aims to stand tall


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) There aren't too many women into music direction, but Shivi Kashyap, who comes from the small town of Mandi in Himachal Pradesh, is trying to break ... Read more...

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Mexico sets record for largest folk dance performance


September 5th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) A total of 457 Mexicans have set a Guinness record for the largest folk dance performance in the world in the western Mexican city of ... Read more...

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Humans ‘can distinguish a tune at higher pitches than thought’


April 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that humans can't distinguish melodies whose notes have a fundamental tone above 5 kHz.At frequencies above 5 kHz, it was thought that the ... Read more...

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‘Balika Vadhu’ co-writer pens first novel


April 10th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) TV script-writer Gajra Kottary, who has written screenplays of popular serials like "Astitva", "Balika Vadhu" and "Jyoti", has now come out with her maiden English ... Read more...

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Babies ‘can remember melodies they heard in the womb’


March 9th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Newborn babies are able to recognize the melodies they heard while they were inside the wombs of their mothers, according to a new study.Scientists played music to ... Read more...

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Renowned Jewish Folk Singer Debbie Friedman Dies


January 10th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned Jewish folk singer Debbie Friedman died on Sunday owing to her complications of pneumonia. Union for Reform Judaism announced the news to the media. Debbie ... Read more...

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Anita Baker Gearing Up For Next Year’s Concert And Her New Album


November 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grammy award-winning singer Anita Baker has been in news recently for her concert schedule early next year. On February 11, 2011, the singer will perform at ... Read more...

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Dhanush-Selvaraghavan Back With ‘Idhu Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam’


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The brothers are back in action, this time with a romantic drama. Previously, the duo had delivered some of the best movies like 'Kadhal Kondein' and ... Read more...

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Lata special: ‘Guzaaarish’ song to be stretched into album


September 25th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar continues to conquer new peaks and hearts. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's idea of recording a song for his forthcoming film "Guzaarish" in the Nightingale's ... Read more...

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‘Bhaghavan’ factors of Kollywood


September 21st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Producers of the Tamil film industry have been getting unique titles for their films. Of course, there have been similarities in titles and indeed it has ... Read more...

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Akshay Returns To Kannada Films With Cinderella


September 21st, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film actor Akshay, who made his debut with the movie Ganga Cauvery, is ready to hit on the big screen with a musical love story ... Read more...

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Simbhu’s Vaanam may have a title change


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Silambarasan's upcoming film Vaanam started rolling before a month and has completed the first schedule now. Since, Simbhu has now flown down to London for the shooting ... Read more...

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‘Messy’ Beyonce working on being a neat person


August 21st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has admitted that her worst habit is being untidy.The singer, who is married to hip-hop mogul Jay-Z, has confessed that her love of clutter is ... Read more...

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I’m trying to be less messy: Beyonce Knowles


August 21st, 2010 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles says she has a habit of staying untidy and messy but admits she is trying her best to get rid of it by staying ... Read more...

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Pravin Mani Tuning Background Score For Chikku Bhukku


August 11th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the recent times, Chikku Bhukku has been making waves as the expectations are on rise among the fans. Of course, Arya's recent romantic drama Madharasapattinam ... Read more...

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Yuvan Disappoints With Thillalangadi


July 5th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Going by the success of the previous albums, audience had a huge expectation from Yuvan Shankar Raja's composition for the movie Thillalangadi. This film features ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy to endorse 94.3 Radio One


June 10th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Music director trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, who have composed melodies for films like "Taare Zameen Par" and "Rock On!", have been appointed the brand endorsers of 94.3 Radio ... Read more...

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Music Album Releases On Buddha Preaching With Voice Of Sonu, Alka, Shankar


May 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Buddha's preaching is now interpreted in the form of a music album by Rajesh Dabre and the album is titled "Buddha Hi Buddha Hai'. It is ... Read more...

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Mandela-chosen ‘Black Pavarotti’ dies weeks before World Cup performance


May 27th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, May 27(ANI): A South African opera singer, dubbed 'Black Pavarotti' and chosen by Nelson Mandela to sing at next month's World Cup opening ceremony has died at age 34 of ... Read more...

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Surya undergoes special training


May 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Surya is now vigorously working out day and night for his film "7 AUM ARIVU'. The film was launched a couple of weeks ago in ... Read more...

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‘Chikku Bhukku’ is ready for release


May 19th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After winning rave reviews for his extraordinary performance in "Naan Kadavul', actor Aarya has simultaneously acted in 4 films ("Chikku Bhukku', Telugu movie "Varudu', "Madharasapattinam' and ... Read more...

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Rahman speaks on Sonu Niigaam, Asha Bhosle’s songs deleted from ‘Raavanan’


May 6th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Finally, the music buffs all over the globe have one fine reason to rejoice and that's all about the musical release of A.R. Rahman's recent release ... Read more...

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