Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: Music

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

‘Divisions will not win’ — Why Tamil rapper Arivu has a new song for Sri Lanka protesters

If music is a vehicle of protest and change, then Arivu is its driver. His new song 'Ceylonkaar’ is written for Sri Lanka’s people.

Apple discontinues its last iPod model, ending era that began under Steve Jobs

iPod Touch is the last remnant of a product line that first went on sale in October 2001. The touch-screen model, launched in 2007, will remain on sale until supplies run out.

Philadelphia-born ‘DJ Rockstar’ is creating buzz in the world of music

Harry L Taylor III is a law officer during the day and an experienced DJ at night. The 45-year-old self-made man also boasts of a massive 131k followers on Instagram.

How budding musician Mohd Nawaz from Muzaffarnagar is taking over the world of music

The UP-born singer has gained a huge fan following over time through his hard work and talent.

‘Age has nothing to do with success’: Pakistani musician-actor Basit Malik

Malik uses his platform to not only endorse brands via sponsorship but also to inspire people to strive and achieve their dreams.

A new Tibetan rap generation is rising in India. And they won’t just sing about Dalai Lama

In Majnu Ka Tilla and Dharamshala, millennial Tibetans don’t just want to sing about Tibet anymore or be defined by refugee status.

From Prateek Kuhad to When Chai Met Toast, indie music has risen from the ashes of the ‘90s

With streaming platforms and social media, indie artists have a growing fan following. But will this wave last, or will it also fizzle out like the Lucky Ali and Silk Route era?

We rise by lifting others, says Sanat Sawant, a rising young musician from Mumbai

Activism and cultural emergence have triggered a big change in the music industry, making it a way to express your opinions, says the up-and-coming Gen-Z musical artist and producer.

Coke Studio Season 14 is out and Pakistanis are gushing over Abida Parveen

Pakistanis are not only in awe of Coke Studio's new song 'Tu Jhoom' but also the meeting of the minds between Abida Parveen and Naseebo Lal.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.