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‘Music is not one’s private property’

Prema Ananathakrishnan, who was instrumental in beginning the Swati Tirunal Jayanthi celebration here 15 years ago, is a singer to reckon with   What makes a...
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The singer who brought back ‘live’

Aryana Sayeed is perhaps the biggest superstar in the Afghan music industry Aryana Sayeed is not only a superstar but a role model for millions...

Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt to perform in Melbourne

Master of the Mohan Veena, Grammy Award-winner Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt will be in Melbourne on 31 March to perform in a concert hosted...

Voice for peace

Afghan singer Navid Forogh hopes music will help his home country overcome conflict It was his love for song – and the freedom to sing...

The Jaagar edge

This alternative-folk-rock band from India is as much about its groovy rhythm and plethora of styles as it is about provoking people into retrospection Jaagar,...

Dirty dancing desi style

Whether it’s Honey’s Sunny Sunny or Saree Ka Fall Sa from R... Rajkumar, things are getting steamier on the dance floor What’s up party people!...

Band of brothers

Three siblings get together to form the Naseer Brothers band, climbing to the top of the Afghan music charts for their pop, rock and...

Electronic music alive, growing in India: Prash Mistry

IANS: Bollywood music might be the favourite of numerous young Indians, but Prash Mistry, founder of British band Engine-Earz Experiment who is of Indian...

Music is passion, not just career, says Lucky Ali

Singer to perform live in Melbourne this September Lucky Ali has, quite literally, done it all. From selling carpets to breeding sheep, from acting in...

Makwana’s music

Indian tabla player Girish Makwana tells Shveata Chandel Singh how he got hooked to the world of rhythm Girish Makwana wears his addiction on his...