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The Picasso of music   Reader mail
To appreciate Ilaiyaraja's music, you need an open mind and the willingess to make music your best friend, writes Nithin Sreedevan. The composer's US fans are doing their bit to spread his art More

Introducing Asha in a double role   Review

Aap ki Asha is Asha Bhonsle's debut at composing, and shows unmistakable R D Burman and O P Nayyar influences More

Vintage Trane   Review

Blue Train offers enough of a glimpse of the great passion and intensity that John Coltrane poured out in later days More

A couch for tunes please!   Review

Music director Bharani who debuted with Parvai Ondre Podum does not  make a good impression in Ladies and Gentlemen either More

Borrowed madness   Review

Rajesh Ramanathan makes a not-so-bad score for Huchcha, a remake of Sethu, but he will have to prove his worth in a more original film More

'We're an angelic Napster'   Exclusive

Soundbuzz, just launched in Singapore, offers paid downloads and custom CDs from a list of 50,000 tracks culled from six big Indian labels. An interview with CEO Sudhanshu Sarronwala  More

Revisiting Shree 420   News

Abhishek Bachchan starrer Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hain, a reworking of the innocence versus cynicism story, gives Aadesh Shrivastav a chance to break out of his blaring ways  More

Good marks in second test!   News

Majunu, starring Prashant and Rinke Khanna, is Harris Jeyaraj's much-awaited album after Minnale, and shows the same neat approach to orchestra  More

A docu-serial on Yesudas   News

The singer is now the subject of a documentary produced by his communication company  More

'Gentleman' as writer, director and actor   Review

Vidyasagar's music for Vedam, directed by Arjun, bears his signature -- veena in the interludes. Arjun, hero of hits like Gentleman, is also scripting the film  More

A quartet in love with two classical oceans   Review

In a rare album, called Resonance, the Madras String Quartet plays traditional Karnatak compositions with Western classical harmonies, and creates fusion of a high order  More

'A revolutionary marriage'   Interview

V S Narasimhan reveals the hurdles and joys of bringing together two systems of music that have been around for thousands of years  More

Looking for recording agencies   Browser request

Can anyone help an Indian in Chicago who wants to sing Hindi pop? And have you heard of a band called Drizzle?  More

Private FM comes to the land of AIR   News

Radio City, India's first 24-hour private FM radio channel, is launched in Bangalore  More

'No book can teach you composing'   Exclusive interview

Vijayabhaskar talks about his Hindi films, his varied journey through south Indian films, and the difficult art of music composing  More

Modern jazz and a glass of milk   Letters

T L Mazumdar, pianist and modern jazz buff, jams with Jazzebel on what's discordant and what's not  More

Damp music at a love square   Review

Nikhil-Vinay's score for Tum Bin, a love story starring four new faces, fails to create any sparks, but director Anubhav Sinha has a successful record with music videos  More

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