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#LifeisMusic – The three bands are getting closer to the final results!

1 year ago 0
The race is heating up but who is feeling the pressure? Every now and then, one must weigh the risk. Stick to the tried-and-tested or step away and freestyle our next move. Both come with their own pitfalls. Sometimes, the best way to decide what needs to be done is to simply ask yourself which […] Read Article ▶

#LifeisMusic – 1023MB, SAKHA, Bombay Ducks all set to win everyone over with their performances!

1 year ago 0
Round one of the contest has each of the 12 band members wearing their best game face. But will it be enough? In the last episode, we couldn’t help but pick sides. But that got us thinking. Would Beethoven have survived a play-off with Tchaikovsky? Would it be fair to put them up against each […] Read Article ▶

#LifeisMusic – The stage is set for 1023MB, SAKHA, Bombay Ducks’ first performance

1 year ago 0
Following the most important music lesson of their lives, the chosen 12 showcase their sound, led by the maestros. It’s a big stage. And when you think about the illustrious list of masters it has held while they belt out music of world-class fame, it’s bound to be intimidating. Read Article ▶

#LifeIsMusic – sitar player Purbayan Chatterjee is keeping pace with the world of music!

1 year ago 0
You need to hit the road running while learning from India’s best. In the fifth episode of #LifeIsMusic, the maestros just upped the game. The tempo is climbing, the #LifeIsMusic family is growing and the maestros are leaving no room for anything less than genius. Pace Of Mind is a composition by Sitar player Purbayan […] Read Article ▶

#LifeIsMusic – Avdhoot Phadke: Breathing music

1 year ago 0
Shy, dedicated, realistic, humble and extremely soft-spoken, Avdhoot Phadke, the 21-year-old flutist from Mumbai’s satellite town Dombivli is a talent that you cannot ignore and a young role model you’d hope kids in the future have. Excerpts from an interview: Flute is a difficult instrument to play and not too many people play it. How […] Read Article ▶

#LifeIsMusic – Welcome aboard the 747

1 year ago 0
A solo artiste’s journey across seven seas and finding jugalbandi closer home Rhythm, it would seem runs in the Qureshi family. This is a particularly endearing episode of #LifeIsMusic, thanks to a guest appearance by Shikhar Naad Qureshi, son of Taufiq Qureshi and by the looks of it, yet another legend in the making. Shikhar […] Read Article ▶

#LifeIsMusic- Hansel Dias: A product of the ‘usual Bass Guitarist story’

1 year ago 0
A boy-next-door, who taught himself to play the Guitar and switched to the Bass because bands needed him to… Hansel Dias grew up in a humble home, tucked away in a Mumbai suburb, in a close-knit community with his mother’s church choir singing and dad’s collection of The Beatles,The Eagles, Bee Gees, Scorpions and Engelbertas […] Read Article ▶

#LifeIsMusic: An 18-year-old, Mohini Dey’s love affair with the Bass!

1 year ago 0
A few hours of being around the 18-year-old Bassist Dey on the set of#LifeIsMusic, followed by a 20-minute interaction with her in her green room during a short recess can be confusing.  On set, Mohini Dey is focused, conversing, if at all, only with her instrument. On the shoot floor, the candid photographer seldom manages […] Read Article ▶

Ode to Hendrix

1 year ago 0
What role does ‘synergy’ play in a band? The maestros give us a lesson through show & tell Fans of Jimi Hendrix are in no short supply. After all, Read Article ▶

Zee Entertainment forays into creation of original digital content with #LifeIsMusic

1 year ago 0
This will be one of a kind musical experience… As a first in India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has got its entire digital ecosystem – Zee Digital Convergence (ZDC) – and its content studio – Essel Vision Productions Ltd- to design and introduce a unique instrumental musical show – #LifeIsMusic – that celebrates world […] Read Article ▶

Louiz Banks: My best performance is the one I’ll give tomorrow!

1 year ago 0
In a candid and rather long interview with Yoshita Sengupta, Louiz Banks speaks about his dream venue, artists he wishes to collaborate with and how one should get initiated into Jazz The godfather of jazz in India, as he is popularly known, sure likes a good conversation. Despite having spent over 40 years as a […] Read Article ▶
Mirchi Music Awards 2013 winners’ list: Amitabh Bachchan wins the Living Legend With Golden Voice award

Mirchi Music Awards 2013 winners’ list: Amitabh Bachchan wins the Living Legend With Golden Voice award

4 years ago 2
Take a look at who won the awards this time around… The Mirchi Music Awards of 2013 was judged by distinguished jury members of the industry. Read Article ▶