The Malladi Brothers' album Selfless Devotion was launched on August 2, 2015 at Gayana Samaj, Bengaluru by violin artist, M. Chandrasekaran. Photographs from the event:
By Swetha Kannan Rakesh Chaurasia, nephew of flute maestro Hariprasad Chaurasia, has the tough task of living up to a renowned surname. Even as he gracefully carries on the family tradition, Rakesh has also managed to carve a niche for himself, reaching out to the youth through his experimental music band Rakesh and Friends. The … Continue reading Lot to learn from experimental music, says Rakesh Chaurasia
Nursery rhymes and western music have always been a part of our children’s growing up years. While this is certainly wonderful, it is also a bit unfortunate that Indian music seldom finds a place in their lives. Only a few children listen to Indian classical music. And that too because they attend a music class because … Continue reading Indian music for children
It is the middle of yet another gruelling work week. But take heart, Friday is just a couple of days away. In the meantime, let music make your day lighter, relaxing and melodic. The top tracks on Twaang may just lift you from the blues and set your spirits soaring. Tune into some great numbers … Continue reading Beat the blues
By Swetha Kannan It is hard to pin down Anil Srinivasan for this interview. The classical pianist is busy gearing up for the release of his solo album Touch, which traces his journey with the piano through different musical genres. (The album’s tour begins with a concert in Chennai on July 5.) “Artists must constantly find new … Continue reading ‘Surprising when people complain classical music is elitist’
Are you in the mood to soak into some Kalyani today? A raga so versatile and dynamic, Kalyani, or Kalyan as it is also called, sure has something to suit every mood and need. Be it a soothing number in Carnatic or a powerful rendering in Hindustani music, the raga will have you hooked for … Continue reading Shades of Kalyani
By Swetha Kannan 'I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me - like food or water.' American singer Ray … Continue reading Happy music day!