Kolkata: They have shown remarkable fighting spirit despite the demoralising spot-fixing scandal and the Rajasthan Royals will now look to upstage the mighty Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier here tomorrow to book, what would be, a dream final berth in the Pepsi IPL. On paper, Mumbai Indians may appear stronger but Rajasthan will be [...]
Bob Dylan was always a rebel, an intellectual rebel (which is the most dangerous kind). He prodded the older generations to give the youth freedom of thought, and to stop living a dumb life. As the rabble-rouser turns 72, we take a look at his legacy of music and lyrics. Changing Music Bob Dylan was the single most influential [...]
Arko Pravo Mukherjee couldn’t have dreamt of a better debut as a music director in Bollywood. After striking the right chord in Jism 2, he’s now working on nine films. Six years ago, Arko Parvo Mukherjee was on track to become a doctor when he graduated with an MBBS degree from Burdwan Medical College in West Bengal [...]
Think jazz and John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Nina Simone leap to mind. To the uninitiated, it might seem like the genre is stuck in its glory days of the 1920s. A day after International Jazz Day, it’s time to change that perception. These young, dynamic musicians have dusted off the classic notes, moulded them to [...]
American singer Selena Gomez has announced her world tour plans that will take her to 56 cities. The 20-year-old pop singer bounced back onto the music scene at the MTV Movie Awards with her new single Come & Get It. Shortly after the Bollywood-themed performancea at the event, Selena announced she will be touring 56 [...]
The London Symphony Orchestra lost one of its longest-serving principal conductors Sir Colin Davis recently. This renowned interpreter of music from Mozart to Sibelius and Berlioz, leaves behind a rich musical legacy. Interpreting music is not everyone’s cup of tea, but there are some greats in the world of classical music who have shown tremendous skill in this field. We list some of the best classical music conductors.
Fans of Indian classical music have a real treat lined up for them. On April 5-7, Shilpakala Vedika will ring with the sublime sounds of sitars, flutes and drums as part of the Pt Bhimsen Joshi National Festival of Music and Dance. This is the second year that the festival is being organised in Hyderabad [...]
Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends. We’re so glad you could attend. Come inside. Come inside… the alternative reality known as…The Classic Rock Zone! Previously in the Zone we celebrated the birth of the greatest rock band ever, and the circumstances that elevated guitarist Jimmy Page to godlike status — godlike because, [...]