Music

Song Of The Day: Amaraya, Lucky Ali’s Latest Collaboration With Israeli Musician Botzer

A collaboration of cultures — Indian, Israeli — creates a soundscape that is distinctly both

What Next After Enjoy Enjaami? 15 Non-Film Tamil Songs, From Sean Roldan’s Idli Chutney To Arivu’s Kalla Mouni

Need something to loop after ‘Enjoy Enjaami'? Here’s a list of 15 non-film Tamil songs, ranked, from Hiphop Tamizha‘s ‘Net…

The Digital Intimacy Of Ali Sethi’s Instagram Live Concerts

When lockdown began in March 2020, Sethi, from his New York base held hour-long music sessions on Instagram that were…

Karnan Music Review: Santhosh Narayanan’s Minimalist Music Wraps Itself Around The Lyrics

The songs in Karnan are not just a musical escape. Lyrics are melded to the music and they steep the…

Pagglait Music Review: Arijit Singh’s First as a Hindi Film Composer Marks a Radical Departure from Format

You may not love each and every track, but there’s no denying that this is an uncompromising labour of love.

Anirudh Ravichander’s 10 Best Albums, Ranked

What makes Anirudh unique is the consistency with which he crafts earworms. As he completes a decade in Tamil films,…

Hip Hop And The Kerala Connect: How A New Breed Of Rappers Is Using The Genre To Speak Of Our Reality

Soumya Varier draws up a list of Malayalam hip hop groups that speak of everyday living, existential crisis and the…

Best Non-Film Songs of 2020

From Prateek Kuhad's Kasoor to Armaan Malik's Control - 2020 was all about artists growing their fan bases

What It Takes To Organize A Music Festival During A Pandemic

From budget cuts to figuring out how to transition to a virtual platform - here's what the organizers of the…

Band Of Brothers: Rajan-Nagendra’s Classics That Made Stars Of Its Actors

Rajan, one half of the famed Rajan-Nagendra duo, may have passed on but this list of timeless classics proves that…

Prateek Kuhad On The Strangest Pitch He’s Gotten From Bollywood

'If you ask me to compose a Punjabi banger, I definitely won't do a good job,' says the singer-songwriter

Dabangg Turns 10, As Does ‘Munni Badnaam Hui’: Remembering 10 Songs Down The Decade That Make You Miss The Big Screen

Raise your hand if you like watching good, old-fashioned naach-gaana stretches in a cinema hall! Here’s a one-per-year list of…