The search for new music is fun, you go out for some rock and roll and stumble upon Bluegrass. An upbeat genre with the distinctive American sound which brings up images of rural USA immediately. Steve'n'Seagulls is a Finnish band which does some brilliant acoustic covers of AC/DC, Metallica and others. Shot generally in a… Continue reading Steve’n’Seagulls
The reflection of the world is blues, that's where that part of the music is at. Then you got this other kind of music that's tryin' to come around. - Jimi Hendrix Life by itself has little meaning, existence by its definition is mundane and dreary. As sorrows and laments latch onto a day they… Continue reading Blue Note
With the likes of Honey Singh and Himesh Reshamiya being allowed to roam and produce music freely in Bollywood quite a few residents of the Indian subcontinent have had to turn to alternative sources of music. While mediocrity and auto tuning has infected the young music scene in India, Pakistan has seemingly survived better. Coke… Continue reading Nescafe Basement
Don't you feel life at times would be better with a background score? The idea of living in a musical is appalling, ghastly and perhaps one of the creepiest nightmares possible. But an occasional uplifting score in the background would be welcome. When I sit in office listening to something by Hans Zimmer while I… Continue reading The background score to Life
There is an inexplicable joy in sharing music, getting others to listen to something you really liked and finding out that they like it too. I compiled a few Soul songs together, each with powerful vocals from SoundCloud. Hope you like the playlist. Click on the info (i) button for artist details. Cheers.
If you are tourist in India there is a good chance that you might have heard of Rajasthan. This western dessert state of India gets its name from Raja - sthan meaning the land of the kings. During the middle ages there were a lot of kings here and even today there are dozens of alive and… Continue reading The sounds of Rajasthan
There are times when a song which you have heard time and again over many years, playing perhaps as background score in a movie, on the tele or something which you consciously make a choice to listen to, it sticks. It enters yours ears and goes and drills a hole in your brain making for… Continue reading Unchain my Heart