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Music: An Appraisal of Appreciation

“Music is what feelings sound like out loud.” – Georgia Cates Music has the capacity to touch us all deep, deep inside, and resonate with what it finds there. Endowed with the ability to both liberate and perpetuate emotion, it can alter us more than a collection of compressions and …

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Interpretations of comfortably numb
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Interpretations of comfortably numb

Comfortably numb is my favourite Pink Floyd song. The band which produced several psychaedelic rock masterpieces celebrates the fortieth anniversary of its most popular album the dark side of the moon this year. This song is from another popular album of theirs called The wall.The band has a history of …

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Urban Depth from an Island of Sages
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Urban Depth from an Island of Sages

Artist: Adam and the Fish Eyed Poets Album: Songs from an Island Release Date: 26th September 2012 4/5 stars Recommended songs : Magic Wand, Cracks on the Screen. A terrestrial being, who considers himself to be a ‘poet first and musician second’, is actually a sage foretelling the naked truths …

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The transcendental: Baul Songs
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The transcendental: Baul Songs

We all have at some point of our life listened and loved that one song or part of a song in a language that we don’t understand. It’s true what people say about music that it knows no boundaries. Such an association I had with the Baul songs of the …

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The Missed Symphony
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The Missed Symphony

“Good artists exist simply in what they make, and consequently are perfectly uninteresting in what they are.” – Oscar Wilde Artists are always right about other artists, for it is the one that creates something understands the value of creation and creativity. In this marvellous section of Youthopia today I …

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Backpedaling your playlist

What is music without him? Back to 70s-80s when hip hop and jazz were not introduced or when we didn’t have Eminem and Rihanna; he was the star. Words fall short to describe him. Not only his work speaks but it lives with us. He is remembered, appreciated and heard …

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Porcupine Tree
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Porcupine Tree

Genre: Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Progressive metal, Psychedelic rock. Band Members: Steven Wilson (vocals and lead guitar)                                 Richard Barbieri (keyboards)                             …

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The Legendary Lyricist
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The Legendary Lyricist

Recently, I was watching a famous song on television when my mother commented, “No song of today can outperform the songs of my time”. I was immediately on the defensive, defending the songs of today and how fantabulous today’s notes are. However, reflecting back at her statement, I could not …

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Flute - the Divine Instrument
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Flute – the Divine Instrument

Hinduism being one of the major religions in India, the idol of Lord Krishna with a flute is a common sight in most of the Vishnu temples. Have you ever wondered why Lord Krishna chose that particular instrument when there are multifarious instrument options available? To begin with, flute is …

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I Am Here For You Anytime
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I Am Here For You Anytime

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” – Plato Music. One word. A hundred and one emotions. Music. Songs. Words decked in shards of rhythm gliding down the black cascade of her luscious hair…the beat dexterously delineated on …

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