If you hadn’t already heard, the songs from the Coke Studio India are up for sale.
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If you want to check out reviews before buying, your best bet is probably Music Aloud. After my (ahem, hugely popular) post supporting by Coke Studio, I have been a passive, disengaged . . . → Read More: Coke Studio at MTV – Songs For Sale and Minicert Review
Coke Studio debuted in India last Friday. Armchair critics did detailed analyses proving conclusively that the first episode sucked. “Loud and empty” said one post. Another post said it “veered dangerously close to cacophony at times.”. There were some voices that attempted to tone down things a bit including this post, this tweet and . . . → Read More: Coke Studio India Must Be Cheered
I attended my third A.R. Rahman concert yesterday at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore. Two things were very different this time – two things that made this show the most unremarkable of the three.
My best Rahman concert was back in the winter of 2004-2005 in Cow Palace, Oakland. The warm and fuzzy . . . → Read More: Of A.R. Rahman Concerts And Concert Venues
Bengaluru will not let go of the Rock Capital tag easily! Despite all that transpired in the city potentially spelling doom for music lovers, it appears that there is enough and more support going around.
Here ‘s a link to a blogpost belonging to a local rising artist, Fidel Dsouza, who he talks about the . . . → Read More: Bangalore’s Live Music Scene Making A Comeback
I’m writing this post about the band Solar Punch just because I loved their attempt of rendering Yun Hi Chala from Swades.
Solar Punch is a solar-powered band that uses music to educate people about the environment and climate change. Their sound system is powered by a small PV array mounted atop band mate Alan . . . → Read More: Solar Punch – NY based Eco-Rock Band Live in Bangalore
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