When we set out to build MySwar as a comprehensive catalog for music from Hindi films, we didn’t pay a lot of attention to films that didn’t have any songs. This became apparent during the discussion on Twitter, that followed when we published this trivia:
#TOTD – This was a songless movie. The background score . . . → Read More: Songless Hindi Films
Many of you have asked about being able to create your own playlists and I’m glad to report that we have rolled out custom playlists now on MySwar.
Custom playlists works pretty much as you would expect them to – All across the website, you’ll see a + sign against songs, provided a YouTube video . . . → Read More: Custom Playlists On MySwar
Before I delve into the post, let me state two things:
I’d rather not make comparisons but I saw the albums being compared on social media and was disappointed at how dismissive some people were about Lootera – as if it did not even deserve to be compared with Raanjhanaa! I thought it was important . . . → Read More: Why Lootera Is A Better Music Album Than Raanjhanaa
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 to . . . → 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 we . . . → 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 Album . . . → 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
Notable . . . → 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 MySwar.com. . . . → 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 a . . . → Read More: 1940s Hindi Films Albums Now Listed On MySwar