NORAH JONES- UNDEFINABLE!
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NORAH JONES- UNDEFINABLE!

Norah Jones- Undefinable! I would love to think that she needs no further introduction because of her wide popularity but unfortunately, in the Indian subcontinent she is known more by her father’s name, late Pandit Ravi Shankar than by her exceptional talent. Ah, well, in this article I’ll talk about …

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Evolution of rock band
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Evolution of rock band

Since ancient times, some sort of arrangements have been made by a group of people to sing and perform as a team, often employing vocal as well as instrumental music. This includes nursery rhymes, church prayers, drinking songs etc. A new entrant to this historic tradition of group singing is …

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Savage Garden: A Class Apart
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Savage Garden: A Class Apart

There are many legendary music duos like Simon & Garfunkel and The Carpenters who have given us some of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. But their numbers have been far less compared to the solo artists and boy bands, especially in recent times. So if you too …

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Spotting gold in Goldspot

  The Indian music scene is a volatile one; bands come and go so fast that you can hardly remember their names let alone the songs, so why am I writing this article? Well, I am writing because every once in a while you find something that makes you stop and listen; “ A …

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Metal: a revolution or a trend?

If music be the food of love, play on! – William Shakespeare (Twelfth night)  Music that fosters love and comradeship is a statement that society needs. Music which really knows no barrier appeals to every individual irrespective of age, sex and all that society marked as benchmarks to evaluate. It …

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Gather around, iTunes 11 is here!

iTunes has always been a good app for pod-casts  syncing your Apple devices and music. But it is been known, always, to be smooth. Sometimes its very direct and simple options have intimidated users. iTunes 11 tries to trump all the bad things about it. The most prominent change is the …

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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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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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