We shipped a few cool updates to MySwar this morning:
Flipkart’s digital music service, Flyte, is now available as a purchase option on the MySwar website. At the album level, you will now see iTunes, Flipkart (for audio CD) and Flyte as options and at the song level iTunes and Flyte. This is subject . . . → Read More: MySwar Updates
Great news – The MySwar app is now available! A short demo video of the app:
Here are the app store links:
Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mavrix.myswar
iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/app/myswar/id622503117?mt=8
Download, enjoy and share!
We now have non-film albums listed on MySwar! We were always very clear that we wanted to include as much Indian music as we could on MySwar and after almost a year of toil, we’re extremely proud to add non-film music albums on MySwar.
Let me start though with a little summary of what . . . → Read More: Non-film Albums Now On MySwar
The popular FM radio channel Radio Mirchi gave out its annual music awards yesterday in a star-studded ceremony. Here is the list of awards:
Song Of The Year – Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin (Agneepath) Album Of The Year – Agneepath Mirchi Listener Song Of The Year – Radha (Student Of The Year) Mirchi Listener . . . → Read More: Mirchi Music Awards 2012
MySwar has a lot of data on Bollywood music over 2012 and we thought it would be fun to see what the data told us. So here goes:
Number of film music albums released: 123
Number of songs: 843
Artists who passed away in 2012: Mehdi Hassan, Ravi, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Anil Mohile, Shahryar
. . . → Read More: 2012 Bollywood Music Review
When we put our head down to crank out work, it’s hard to get a sense of what we are actually accomplishing. That happens only when we look back and assess what we delivered. I just did that and am filled with a sense of deep satisfaction and pride at what we delivered on . . . → Read More: A Look Back At 2012
When we launched MySwar.com late last year, we had Hindi film music listings for four decades, from 1971 to the present. Since then we have added three more decades – the 1960s, the 1950s and yesterday, the 1940s. We now have information on seven decades of Hindi film music in one place.
1940s was . . . → Read More: 1940s Hindi Films Albums Now Listed On MySwar
Some time ago, I wrote a post on the influence of Indian music on The Beatles. Many people landed on that post looking for The Beatles’ influence on Indian music, so I thought it was time to do a round-up of The Beatles in Bollywood:
Dekho Ab Toh (Janwar, 1965) – Not only is . . . → Read More: The Beatles In Bollywood
For the complete listing of songs with a rating of 3 and higher (on a scale of 5), go to the popular song listing for 2012 on MySwar.
Also check out the playlist of randomly-picked well-rated songs of 2012. (Note: Click Shuffle to refresh the playlist.)
And now, for the Top 100 Bollywood songs . . . → Read More: The Top 100 Bollywood Songs Of 2012
Digital India was abuzz yesterday with news of iTunes launching its music and films stores in India. I particularly liked the following posts covering the launch:
While the buzz is mostly positive:
iTunes is so expensive. Bought a Radiohead album with 27 songs for Rs. 50 twitter.com/aneeshb/status…
— Aneesh Bhasin (@aneeshb) December . . . → Read More: iTunes Quietly Launches Music And Films In India (Links Available On MySwar)