Kala Rasika – Inaugural Concert(10/13/2018)by hobbycue–Kala Rasika is an initiative by classical violinist cum vocalist Vidushi Kalpana Kishore along with Odissi dancer Shrimati Shubha Nagarajan. It is their firm belief that art transcends all barriers, and anyone can just enjoy the sheer beauty of sounds and signs without knowing the nuances of the art. The aim of Kala Rasika is […]
Music Band Recording – easy and a must do(6/15/2018)by Bhaskar Subramanian–I’ve been so lucky with my music journey. Though I’ve formally learnt only violin, I had a wonderful guru in Palakkad who also taught me the basics of music. And my dad had an awesome collection of cassettes that were repeatedly played at home and he regularly took me to concerts which lead to a […]
Graha Bhedam – Different Raagas with Same Notes(4/5/2018)by Bhaskar Subramanian–I’ve heard of the term “Graha Bhedam” before, and maybe listened to a song or two in music concerts. But I’ve never heard such a wide range in a single song! This song piqued my interest on this subject, and I did quite a bit of research on it. Graha means ‘home’ and Bhedam means […]
Technique and Warm up(2/11/2018)by Bhaskar Subramanian– I have a hunch that many of you will assume this to be about some sport, exercise or a very physical activity. But actually this topic came up during my violin class on the weekend! So maybe technique makes sense now, but warm up? For violin? Unlike what we might assume, these aspects […]
Wholistic Vocalist by Ma.Ja(1/31/2018)by Bhaskar Subramanian–The ‘Wholistic Vocalist’ workshop by Mathangi Jagadish a.k.a. Ma.Ja was an eye opener to several aspects of vocal health and artistry, covering aspects often neglected in the journey. Ma.Ja discussed Mindset, Nutrition, Hydration, Sleep, Fitness and Vocal technique training (including breathing) as the cornerstones of vocal health and wholistic development.
Chennai Music Season(1/18/2018)by Bhaskar Subramanian–Over the past few years I’ve been visiting Chennai during the December break. Known as the Madras Music Season, Kutcheri Season (Kutcheri or Katcheri as some type, is a Carnatic music concert) or Margazhi (Tamil month), it is one of largest global congregation of artists and connoisseurs showcasing over 1500 performances! Firstly, I believe […]
Koffee is a 19 year old rapper reggae singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Spanish Town, Jamaica. She released this debut single in 2018, and her 2019 EP Rapture won the Grammy Award last month for Best Reggae Album – the first woman ever to to do so!
Yodhakaa, is an Indian band comprising of Darbuka Siva on percussion, Pradeep Vijay (male lead, slide guitar) and Susha (Subiksha Rangarajan (female lead). In this simple sounding complex mix, they are joined by an amazing guitarist and singer Sean Roldan …
The Roots are an American hip hop band formed in 1987 in Philadelphia. Known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip-hop featuring live musical instruments, they are featured as the house band on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.
This Tiny Desk Concert format by NPR (National Public Radio) does…Read more
Kana-Boon is one among my favourite Japanese rock bands ! Their songs are amazing ! Otakus would definitely remember this song which was used as one of the opening tracks of the anime “Naruto Shippuden”