Music maestro Illayaraja turns film distributor. http://bit.ly/foUxfg # Debate on film music rights is coming to a boil. Excellent Hindustan Times article that explains the basics. http://bit.ly/e28eck # Lata Tayi picks up yet another award. http://bit.ly/eqkGZI # Ilaiyaraaja given MS Subbulakshmi Award. http://bit.ly/f3ADkz # Violinist Lalgudi G Jayaraman honoured with Purandara award. http://bit.ly/hXC6zC # . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-30
I read two very interesting articles recently that made me think about HR management. Given our size, the topic is not immediately relevant to us but I do want to mull about these over time to figure out our HR approach:
1. Fire fast – The first article is about a quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, whose . . . → Read More: Dilemmas In HR Management
Weekly feature of songs we are listening to – randomly. . . . → Read More: Freaky Friday Playlist Jan-28-2011
Of late, I have been following a Google group called rec.music.indian.misc (popularly referred to as RMIM). Although the platform is dated, it is a very good forum for Indian (specially Hindi film) music lovers. I think it should move to Facebook, but that’s not the reason I write this post.
The reason for this post . . . → Read More: Rare Songs Should Remain Rare?!
We like a song because of the feelings it creates in us. But does one song alone endear us to the artist? It may, but in rare cases. What if the artist creates many amazing songs over a few years – would we become fans? Possible, but not necessarily.
After analyzing my own “fanhood”, I . . . → Read More: The Making Of A Fan
AR Rahman loses out Golden Globe Award for Best Score to Trent Reznor for "The Social Network". IMO the best man won. http://bit.ly/gDZvuZ # "Nokia pulls plug on free music in most markets-Reuters". Still available in India…for now. http://reut.rs/dH60ew # Notion Ink – Are we finally seeing an Apple emerging from India? http://bit.ly/htTNNc # . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-23
Weekly feature of songs we are listening to – randomly. . . . → Read More: Freaky Friday Playlist Jan-21-2011
Anyone who has seen the delectable live show program from across the border will understand why I am so excited about the news that Coke Studio may come to India! Like most Indians, I have many misgivings about Pakistan and it’s attitude towards India but I can’t help admiring, even envying, their music scene. What . . . → Read More: Coke Studio In India?! Fingers Crossed
The recent trend of stylising Bhaavageethe with contemporary music is becoming very popular. A great and effective contributor to this style is none other than Raghu Dixit, who has significantly recreated most of the Sant Shishunal Sharif’s songs.
This new genre is well-received and asking- for-more kind of stuff.
Bhaavageethe – ‘Songs with Emotion’ (Bhaava . . . → Read More: Raghu Dixit’s Folk-Bhaavageethe-Rock Fusion
259 electronic music genres 212 rock music genres 67 hip hop music genres 29 blues music genres 26 pop music genres
How did this happen?
Did experimentation and innovation result in so many different musical styles? Is it due to the bands’ quest to package and market themselves as “different” from others? Are . . . → Read More: Genre Classifications – Result of Innovation or Exercise In Waste?