The Fusion Ensemble
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The Fusion Ensemble

This World Music Day, we look at a trend that is fast catching up in the Indian Music context. Being one of those few desi-bands, Indus Gharana have broken the stereotype only to be largely appreciated and applauded.  Team Youthopia had a chance to catch-up with this “Team-in-Tune”. With the fusion …

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The Pulsating World of Music and Technology

“If music be the food for love, play on…” Remember the bard’s fabulous line in his romantic comedy, ‘Twelfth Night’ that celebrates the romantic passion of humans through the magical device of melodies? Yes, ages have passed by since, and our ardent fervor for music is miraculously magnifying with the …

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Gagging on Gaga

The female Willy Wonka of our generation, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanott, popular as Lady Gaga is an effervescent performer. The prominently bizarre sets of her songs, the poofed-up and parting-out, whacko hairstyles with each video, the color tornado on her nails extending to quadruple the length, and flashy, outstanding patterns …

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Digital Music: an art with a new life-form

“Music that gentlier on the spirit lies Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes”. The act of finding a recluse with your inner-self listening away to the tunes of your favourite maestro has evolved from the archaic vinyl record album to the compact disc and finally the ubiquitous iPods and mp3 players …

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Another dimension to Punk: Patti Smith

‘Is it any wonder they’re spitting at the sun God’s parasites in abandoned sites and they never have much fun’ -Dead City The most common popular perception of Punk music is that it is loud i.e. contains a lot of ear-straining screaming vocals and unsynchronized banging of instruments. While this …

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