ANNIVERSARIES

    S Bhupen Hazarika 1-Sep | Vocal Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatha 1-Sep | Barry Gibb (Bee-Gees) 1- Sept | J Khalid Ansari 3-Sep | Composer Meenakshisundaram Pillai 3-Sep | MD Pyarelal (Laxmikant) 3-Sep | MD + S Aadesh Shrivastav 4-Sep | S Sagarika 4-Sep | Sarod Ayaan Ali Bangash 5-Sep | Al Stewart 5-Sep | Freddie Mercury (Queen) 5-Sep | Veena Rajeswari Padmanabhan 6-Sep | Vocal Rukmani Ramani 6-Sep | Flute Sikkil Neela 6-Sep | PlayBack S Sushma Shreshta(Poornima) 6-Sep | S Bhavna Somaiya 7-Sep | S Asha Bhosle 8-Sep | Pink 8-Sep | Billy Preston 9-Sep | Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) 9-Sep | Otis Redding 9-Sep | Vocal N.Sashikiran 10-Sep | Vocal Ramanathapuram (Poochi) 10-Sep | L Salim Akhtar 10-Sep | MD Vinay (Nikihil) 10-Sep | Moby 11-Sep | Tommy Shaw (Styx) 11-Sep | S Durga Jasraj 12-Sep | Violin Papa Venkataramiah 12-Sep | S Vinod Rathod 12-Sep | S Sunita Rao 14-Sep | Vocal Maharajapuram Vishwanatha Iyer 15-Sep | Vocal T.N.Seshagopalan 15-Sep | MD Ram Laxman 16-Sep | B.B. King 16-Sep | Richard Marx 16-Sep | MD Aditya Paudwal 17-Sep | ViolinA Lalgudi G.Jayaraman 17-Sep | David Coverdale (Deep Purple/Whitesnake) 22-Sep | Veena Emani Sankara Sastri 23-Sep | Bruce Springsteen 23-Sep | J Imran Merchant 25-Sep | Composer A Papanasam Sivan 26-Sep | Olivia Newton-John 26-Sep | S Pinky (Preety-Pinky) 27-Sep | ViolinA Durai Swaminathan 28-Sep | Vocal Lata Mangeshkar 28-Sep | MD Mahesh 27-May | Jerry Lee Lewis 29-Sep | MD Majrooh Sultanpuri 1-Oct | Don McLean 2-Oct | Stevie Ray Vaughan 3-Oct | Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) 3-Oct | S Pamela Mukherjee 4-Oct | S Shailendra Singh 4-Oct | Violin R.K.Sreeramkumar 4-Oct | Harikatha Prameela Gurumurthy 5-Oct | RE Rattan Jain 5-Oct | VD Rekha Harish Bhimani 5-Oct | Bob Geldof 5-Oct | Violin T.N.Krishnan 6-Oct | Vocal Palai C.K.Ramachandran 7-Oct | MD Usha Khanna7-Oct | John Cougar Mellencamp 7-Oct | Toni Braxton 7-Oct | MD Leo Rod 9-Oct | MD Leo Rod 9-Oct | John Entwistle (The Who) 9-Oct | Vocal Nedunuri Krishnamurthy 10-Oct | David Lee Roth (Van Halen) 10-Oct | Midge Ure - October 10, 1953 10-Oct | Daryl Hall (Hall and Oates) 11-Oct | S Milan Singh 12-Oct | L Nida Fazli 12-Oct | Marie Osmond 13-Oct | Sammy Hagar 13-Oct | Cliff Richard 14-Oct | Flute M.S.Shashank 14-Oct | Chris De Burgh 15-Oct | Friend Ajit Singh 15-Oct | Flute Dr. N.Ramani 15-Oct | VocalMudikondan C.Venkatarama Iyer 15-Oct | MD Nikhil(Vinay) 15-Oct | Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 16-Oct | Bob Weir (Grateful Dead) 16-Oct | J Siraj Sayed 17-Oct | Eminem 17-Oct | Ziggy Marley 17-Oct | Flute Palladam Sanjeeva Rao 18-Oct | Choreogr Chinni Prakash 19-Oct | J Deepa Gahlot 20-Oct | S Kumar Sanu 20-Oct | Manfred Mann 21-Oct | A3 Lyr Prayag Raj 22-Oct | Shaggy 22-Oct | VJ Malaika Arora 23-Oct | S Sapna mukherji 23-Oct | VJ Meghna Reddy 24-Oct | Ghatam Tirupanithura Radhakrishnan 24-Oct | Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) 24-Oct | Vocal Madurai Mani Iyer 25-Oct | S Navneet Nishan 25-Oct | S Sharda 25-Oct | Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 25-Oct | S Shabbir Kumar 26-Oct | S Anuradha Paudwal 27-Oct | Sin Venus 27-Oct | Simon Le Bon 27-Oct | ? Rohan Kapoor 28-Oct | S Salma Agha 29-Oct | Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) 29-Oct | S Abhijeet 30-Oct | MD Abu Malik 30-Oct | S Dalip Tahil 30-Oct | Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane) 30-Oct | Anu Malik 2-Nov | Nelly 2-Nov | Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu 3-Nov | Laxmikant 3-Nov | Lalgudi R.Rajalakshmi 5-Nov | Nirmal Udhas 5-Nov | Bryan Adams 5-Nov | Ike Turner 5-Nov | Paul Simon 5-Nov | R.N.Tharanathan (Rudrapatnam Bros) 6-Nov | Glenn Frey (Eagles) 6-Nov | Johnny Rivers 7-Nov | Bhushany Kalyanaraman 7-Nov | Kamal Hassan 7-Nov | Johnny Rivers 7-Nov | Joni Mitchell 7-Nov | Dhirubhai Shah 8-Nov | Bonnie Raitt 8-Nov | Minnie Ripperton 8-Nov | Rickie Lee Jones 8-Nov | M.B.Vedavalli 9-Nov | E.Gayatri 11-Nov | Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & the M.G.'s) 12-Nov | Neil Young 12-Nov | Shravan Rathod 13-Nov | Xavier D’souza 13-Nov | Jaspinder Nirula 14-Nov | Madan Pal 14-Nov | Muthiah Bhagavathar 15-Nov | K.V.Narayanaswamy 15-Nov | Gordon Lightfoot 17-Nov | Kim Wilde 18-Nov | Babla 20-Nov | Joe Walsh (James Gang/Eagles)  20-Nov | Dr. John 21-Nov | Baba Sehgal 23-Nov | Bhimsen 24-Nov | Titte Krishna Ayyangar 24-Nov | Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam 25-Nov | Tina Turner 26-Nov | Bappi Lahiri 27-Nov | Nandu Bende 27-Nov | Jimi Hendrix 27-Nov | H.V.Srivatsan 28-Nov | Umayalpuram Mali 28-Nov | John Mayall 29-Nov | Billy Idol 30-Nov |

    S Bhupen Hazarika 1-Sep | Vocal Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatha 1-Sep | Barry Gibb (Bee-Gees) 1- Sept | J Khalid Ansari 3-Sep | Composer Meenakshisundaram Pillai 3-Sep | MD Pyarelal (Laxmikant) 3-Sep | MD + S Aadesh Shrivastav 4-Sep | S Sagarika 4-Sep | Sarod Ayaan Ali Bangash 5-Sep | Al Stewart 5-Sep | Freddie Mercury (Queen) 5-Sep | Veena Rajeswari Padmanabhan 6-Sep | Vocal Rukmani Ramani 6-Sep | Flute Sikkil Neela 6-Sep | PlayBack S Sushma Shreshta(Poornima) 6-Sep | S Bhavna Somaiya 7-Sep | S Asha Bhosle 8-Sep | Pink 8-Sep | Billy Preston 9-Sep | Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) 9-Sep | Otis Redding 9-Sep | Vocal N.Sashikiran 10-Sep | Vocal Ramanathapuram (Poochi) 10-Sep | L Salim Akhtar 10-Sep | MD Vinay (Nikihil) 10-Sep | Moby 11-Sep | Tommy Shaw (Styx) 11-Sep | S Durga Jasraj 12-Sep | Violin Papa Venkataramiah 12-Sep | S Vinod Rathod 12-Sep | S Sunita Rao 14-Sep | Vocal Maharajapuram Vishwanatha Iyer 15-Sep | Vocal T.N.Seshagopalan 15-Sep | MD Ram Laxman 16-Sep | B.B. King 16-Sep | Richard Marx 16-Sep | MD Aditya Paudwal 17-Sep | ViolinA Lalgudi G.Jayaraman 17-Sep | David Coverdale (Deep Purple/Whitesnake) 22-Sep | Veena Emani Sankara Sastri 23-Sep | Bruce Springsteen 23-Sep | J Imran Merchant 25-Sep | Composer A Papanasam Sivan 26-Sep | Olivia Newton-John 26-Sep | S Pinky (Preety-Pinky) 27-Sep | ViolinA Durai Swaminathan 28-Sep | Vocal Lata Mangeshkar 28-Sep | MD Mahesh 27-May | Jerry Lee Lewis 29-Sep | MD Majrooh Sultanpuri 1-Oct | Don McLean 2-Oct | Stevie Ray Vaughan 3-Oct | Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) 3-Oct | S Pamela Mukherjee 4-Oct | S Shailendra Singh 4-Oct | Violin R.K.Sreeramkumar 4-Oct | Harikatha Prameela Gurumurthy 5-Oct | RE Rattan Jain 5-Oct | VD Rekha Harish Bhimani 5-Oct | Bob Geldof 5-Oct | Violin T.N.Krishnan 6-Oct | Vocal Palai C.K.Ramachandran 7-Oct | MD Usha Khanna7-Oct | John Cougar Mellencamp 7-Oct | Toni Braxton 7-Oct | MD Leo Rod 9-Oct | MD Leo Rod 9-Oct | John Entwistle (The Who) 9-Oct | Vocal Nedunuri Krishnamurthy 10-Oct | David Lee Roth (Van Halen) 10-Oct | Midge Ure - October 10, 1953 10-Oct | Daryl Hall (Hall and Oates) 11-Oct | S Milan Singh 12-Oct | L Nida Fazli 12-Oct | Marie Osmond 13-Oct | Sammy Hagar 13-Oct | Cliff Richard 14-Oct | Flute M.S.Shashank 14-Oct | Chris De Burgh 15-Oct | Friend Ajit Singh 15-Oct | Flute Dr. N.Ramani 15-Oct | VocalMudikondan C.Venkatarama Iyer 15-Oct | MD Nikhil(Vinay) 15-Oct | Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 16-Oct | Bob Weir (Grateful Dead) 16-Oct | J Siraj Sayed 17-Oct | Eminem 17-Oct | Ziggy Marley 17-Oct | Flute Palladam Sanjeeva Rao 18-Oct | Choreogr Chinni Prakash 19-Oct | J Deepa Gahlot 20-Oct | S Kumar Sanu 20-Oct | Manfred Mann 21-Oct | A3 Lyr Prayag Raj 22-Oct | Shaggy 22-Oct | VJ Malaika Arora 23-Oct | S Sapna mukherji 23-Oct | VJ Meghna Reddy 24-Oct | Ghatam Tirupanithura Radhakrishnan 24-Oct | Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) 24-Oct | Vocal Madurai Mani Iyer 25-Oct | S Navneet Nishan 25-Oct | S Sharda 25-Oct | Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 25-Oct | S Shabbir Kumar 26-Oct | S Anuradha Paudwal 27-Oct | Sin Venus 27-Oct | Simon Le Bon 27-Oct | ? Rohan Kapoor 28-Oct | S Salma Agha 29-Oct | Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) 29-Oct | S Abhijeet 30-Oct | MD Abu Malik 30-Oct | S Dalip Tahil 30-Oct | Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane) 30-Oct | Anu Malik 2-Nov | Nelly 2-Nov | Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu 3-Nov | Laxmikant 3-Nov | Lalgudi R.Rajalakshmi 5-Nov | Nirmal Udhas 5-Nov | Bryan Adams 5-Nov | Ike Turner 5-Nov | Paul Simon 5-Nov | R.N.Tharanathan (Rudrapatnam Bros) 6-Nov | Glenn Frey (Eagles) 6-Nov | Johnny Rivers 7-Nov | Bhushany Kalyanaraman 7-Nov | Kamal Hassan 7-Nov | Johnny Rivers 7-Nov | Joni Mitchell 7-Nov | Dhirubhai Shah 8-Nov | Bonnie Raitt 8-Nov | Minnie Ripperton 8-Nov | Rickie Lee Jones 8-Nov | M.B.Vedavalli 9-Nov | E.Gayatri 11-Nov | Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & the M.G.'s) 12-Nov | Neil Young 12-Nov | Shravan Rathod 13-Nov | Xavier D’souza 13-Nov | Jaspinder Nirula 14-Nov | Madan Pal 14-Nov | Muthiah Bhagavathar 15-Nov | K.V.Narayanaswamy 15-Nov | Gordon Lightfoot 17-Nov | Kim Wilde 18-Nov | Babla 20-Nov | Joe Walsh (James Gang/Eagles)  20-Nov | Dr. John 21-Nov | Baba Sehgal 23-Nov | Bhimsen 24-Nov | Titte Krishna Ayyangar 24-Nov | Tiruvarur Bhaktavatsalam 25-Nov | Tina Turner 26-Nov | Bappi Lahiri 27-Nov | Nandu Bende 27-Nov | Jimi Hendrix 27-Nov | H.V.Srivatsan 28-Nov | Umayalpuram Mali 28-Nov | John Mayall 29-Nov | Billy Idol 30-Nov |

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'American Idol' Winner Trent Harmon Defends Country Cred

Trent Harmon rewrites the ending to a real-life heartbreak story with his first country single, "There's a Girl."

'American Idol' Winner Trent Harmon Defends Country Cred

Trent Harmon rewrites the ending to a real-life heartbreak story with his first country single, "There's a Girl."

'American Idol' Winner Trent Harmon Defends Country Cred

Trent Harmon rewrites the ending to a real-life heartbreak story with his first country single, "There's a Girl."

Reviews

'Mohenjo Daro'

How do you recreate music of an era that hasn't been chronicled adequately in documents?

Fever

The soundtrack of 'Fever' is nothing short of a surprise package. Ranjit Barot's music is not path-breaking but his curious sense of melody will impress you.

Speedy Ortiz: "Raising the Skate"

"I'm not bossy, I'm the boss," commands frontwoman Sadie Dupuis on the first cut off New England pop-punk outfit Speedy Ortiz's upcomingFoil Deer.

Hardware

Sound Impression series of roadshows

The German audio giant, Sennheiser, took perfect audio solutions to Lucknow this year - The succesful Sound Impression series. The exclusive roadshow put up an exciting and intriguing session on sound systems. The showcase included Sennheiser's range of wired and wireless microphones that'are designed to give you an experience you can never forget.

Sound Impression series of roadshows

The German audio giant, Sennheiser, took perfect audio solutions to Lucknow this year - The succesful Sound Impression series. The exclusive roadshow put up an exciting and intriguing session on sound systems. The showcase included Sennheiser's range of wired and wireless microphones that'are designed to give you an experience you can never forget.

Editors Gyan

Music Movies Masti and Mauj

It was way back in 1998 that we established, RagatoRock, India's first all genre music magazine. After a spectacular run of almost three years, the print edition was discontinued in favour of an online version. The online version quickly established itself as the leading online music magazine for everything in music.

Through the years, we had our share of good times and down times but we have learnt and adapted and are still here unlike so many of our contemporaries and raring to go. The passion that started it all is still burning bright and today we are ready to once again reinvent ourselves with the same fire and undiminished passion.

Music Movies Masti and Mauj

It was way back in 1998 that we established, RagatoRock, India's first all genre music magazine. After a spectacular run of almost three years, the print edition was discontinued in favour of an online version. The online version quickly established itself as the leading online music magazine for everything in music.

Through the years, we had our share of good times and down times but we have learnt and adapted and are still here unlike so many of our contemporaries and raring to go. The passion that started it all is still burning bright and today we are ready to once again reinvent ourselves with the same fire and undiminished passion.

Venues

Hard Rock Café

Located in a former mill, the Mumbai outpost of the US chain of resto-bars has a mixed reputation among the city's musicians. In the first couple of years after opening, in 2006, indie rock acts were often asked to include a stipulated number of cover songs in their set lists. These days, Hard Rock Café, which hosts gigs every Tuesday and Thursday night, sticks mostly to cover bands, with a couple of dates a month spared for indie groups.

Hard Rock Café

Located in a former mill, the Mumbai outpost of the US chain of resto-bars has a mixed reputation among the city's musicians. In the first couple of years after opening, in 2006, indie rock acts were often asked to include a stipulated number of cover songs in their set lists. These days, Hard Rock Café, which hosts gigs every Tuesday and Thursday night, sticks mostly to cover bands, with a couple of dates a month spared for indie groups.

Games

WOLFENSTEIN: THE OLD BLOOD

Last year's Wolfenstein: The New Order came out at a time we really needed it. The next generation consoles were less than a year old and were in dire need of games. New Order (the game, not the eighties post-punk/electronic dance band) was an old school twitch shooter that returned to the style we loved from the past.

Polls

Which of the following categories best describes your last experience purchasing a product or service on our website? Would you say that your experience was:

Mobiles

Apps The Way Forward

Apps or Applications Software are computer software developed to aid users in performing specific tasks on a computer. Office suites like MS Office, accounting software like Tally or Busy, media players like VLC or WinAmp or graphics software like Photoshop are all commonly used applications software that we are familiar with.

Poets Corner

JEHAR BHI HUA BE

Jehar Bhi Hua Be

asar pithe pithe

Kata zindagi ka safar pithe pithe

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Pilaho mujhe iss adha se pilaho
Phi janth bhi aaye nazar pithe pithe

Mila zakham aisa batana hai mushkil
Kate ambh tho shayad amar pithe pithe

Kissi ne kushi chin li jab se meri
Gujarthe hai - shamo-shaher pithe pithe

Ye sara shaher math kuda lag raha hai
Hua mujhpe aisa asar pithe pithe

Uss jab se rakh sat woh pe loon semere
kate mere aton pahr pithe pithe

Agar maut bhi aaye thohai ye mumkin
Atral ki bane hum safar pithe pithe

S.S Sajid P Udhas (13.12.97)

Music Psychic

Aries (March 21-April 20)

This week, Control your temper and keep patience, Wait for right time before taking any step. Even though you are doing well at work, you may feel dissatisfied with the results. You are perhaps becoming overly ambitious. There is no harm in starting a new carrier in film or music industry in this week provided you are certain that you will be able to enough resources to conclude the same. Happiness is love is assured this week.

Aries (March 21-April 20)

This week, Control your temper and keep patience, Wait for right time before taking any step. Even though you are doing well at work, you may feel dissatisfied with the results. You are perhaps becoming overly ambitious. There is no harm in starting a new carrier in film or music industry in this week provided you are certain that you will be able to enough resources to conclude the same. Happiness is love is assured this week.

GUEST COLUMN

All That Jazz

It's been a long, exciting journey into jazz for me. I made a lot of friends as a musician and a whole lot of enemies. But I did meet a lot of people. If it wasn't for my music I would have been a lighthouse keeper on Andaman Island or what's worse, I would have been a doctor, lawyer or engineer. Yes, music helped me get out of my shell and face the world with a song.