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 . . . → Read More: Why Lootera Is A Better Music Album Than Raanjhanaa
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 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
We have playlists on MySwar now! To save you the trouble of individually picking songs for the playlists, we’re rolling out a bunch of pre-packaged ones. You can find the Playlist button all over our website. Here is a list of the types of playlists we have for you:
Album playlist – Playlist button . . . → Read More: Playlists – Now on MySwar!
Shubha Mudgal posted the following series of tweets yesterday.
Check ID tags for Pyar Ke Geet on emusic..com. Artistes are Malaika Arora & Arbaz Khan. No composer, no lyricist or singer. Shame !
— Shubha Mudgal (@smudgal) July 25, 2012
Reflects the status of composer, singer, lyricists in the producer’s scheme. Obviously we don’t . . . → Read More: Musicians Don’t Matter In India?