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Brothers in Arms

At long last Rights holders and ISPs are set to roll out the Copyright Alert System (CAS), which has been in the works for a few years now. Devised by the Film, Television and Music Industry trade bodies, the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and the RIAA (Recording Industry Associatio... Read more »

 

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Married to Music - Manj and Nindy

musician, the most important factor is practice and repetition. She informs that unfortunately, many musicians spend their time practicing their mistakes. A cheap digital recorder allows instant feedback that highlights mistakes, inconsistent tone, irregular timing and other Problems. R... Read more »

 

 

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Art of Living hosts largest symphony

 

The event aimed to reinforce the power of music to spread peace and happiness, was attended by 5 lakh people. Capturing the confluence of spirituality with music, the evening was a triumph of the brilliance of Indian classical music and a spectacular demonstration of this ancient l... Read more »

 

 

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Music News

 

Grammy Awards 2015

 

Leading up to the awards, Vh1 has also organised a special contest enabling a lucky winner (+1) to wat... Read more »

Osianama launches first clubs

Mumbai will finally be the first venue for Osianama - India’s pioneering Cultural Centre with the launch of the... Read more »

Jana Gana Mana

 

India is a country of many countries. Culture and diversity runs in our blood and this song, ‘ou... Read more »

V Fest

 

Over the last few years the fest has earned immense popularity among youngsters, thus becoming an unma... Read more »

Daler Mehndi Award

5th annual GiMA awards where The Indian king of pop, Daler Mehndi was called upon stage by Mika Singh to be graced wi... Read more »

8th Indian Recording Arts Awards

The PALM Indian Recording Arts (IRA) Awards honour and recognise talent in music and soundtrack recording and mixing ... Read more »

 

 

International News

 

DrummerJames Kottak

Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine says drummer James Kottak has been welcomed back as a member of the family after the &... Read more »

Houses of the Holy

Next month, Led Zeppelin will reissue their sixth album, the 1975 double LP Physical Graffiti, with a disc'... Read more »

Tour of Magnitude

After months of rumours, Rush have announced tour dates for their 40th anniversary tour. They plan on hitti... Read more »

Los Angeles

One year after signing their Cessation of Touring Agreement and embarking on a long "Final Tour," Mötl... Read more »

Firefly Music Festival

Previously announced Firefly 2015 headliners Kings of Leon and The Killers have some company. Today (Feb. 25), the mu... Read more »

 

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

 

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Plug Into Nirvana

Why go solo when you can go together? Welcome to the Boat lifestyle. Where the belief is that everything’s so much better when it’s done together. After all, it’s the connections we make that let us plug i... Read more »

 

PUBLISHER'S NOTE

 

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Revenues and Optimism Up

The Music Industry has shown an increase in global revenues for the first time since 1999. According to the IFPI 2013 Digital Music Report, global recorded music revenues grew an estimated 0.3 per cent in 2012 to US$ 16.5 billion. Though this is a marginal increase it is hugely symbolic for an in... Read more »

 

 

Guest Column

 

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The Rare Instrument

The vichitra veena is a plucked string instrument used in Hindustani music. It is similar to the Carnatic gottuvadhyam (chitra vina). It has no frets and is played with a slide. It is made of a broad, fretless, horizontal arm or crossbar (dand) around three feet long and six inches wide, ... Read more »

 

 

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