Now, a record to pay tribute to Bhupen Hazarika

By Aiyushman Dutta If Shillong created a national record in 2007 with the help of the legendary Bob Dylan, Guwahatians have their own Bhupenda to turn to. Jajabor 2012 proved this without an iota of doubt. Northeast India’s tryst with the guitar seems to run deep. After Shillong, it is now the turn of Guwahati to come into the spotlight as a total More...

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Indian Music Mug On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

A Very Good Cause. Project Uttham. and Agam and Eka

By Rohan Thomas After all, it was for a good cause…… After a hard week of labour, I was looking through the internet, to find something to go to that weekend. After an hour of futile research, I came across More...

Indian Music Mug On Friday, June 15th, 2012

IS A.R.RAHMAN INVINCIBLE OR CAN HE BE BEATEN?

By Rohan Thomas MAIN PARESHAN PARESHAN PARESHAN………. Since his thunderous entry into the music scene with Roja in Tamil and then later, nationwide recognition with Rangeela, Dil se and Taal, A.R. Rahman has More...

Indian Music Mug On Sunday, May 20th, 2012

‘Market is not even a shadow of what it was a decade back’

By Aiyushman Dutta It has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride for Debo Borkotoky, who in a span of three decades has established his family business into a mega empire. His label NK Productions, a King maker More...

Indian Music Mug On Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Stacy’s Penitence crowned Scavenger Rock Idol 2012

By Aiyushman Dutta Towards the fag end of last month, I travelled down to one of the extreme frontiers of the country – Mizoram – to watch the tiny State hunt for its new music idol. Scavenger Rock Idol, as More...

Indian Music Mug On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Northeast rules in national cultural carnival

Special Northeastern Folk Music and Dance Presention By: Aiyushman Dutta For connoisseurs of art and culture, Panchkula in Haryana was the place to be last week. This small township in the northern part of the country More...

Indian Music Mug On Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Petra relived as Schlitt enthrals

 By Aiyushman Dutta Photo by Caisii Mao Gospel rock enjoys tremendous popularity in the Northeast and the fan following of gospel bands in States like Nagaland and Mizoram needs to be seen to be believed. Even More...

Indian Music Mug On Sunday, March 25th, 2012

A last walk with Bard of the Brahmaputra Dr Bhupen Hazarika

At Dighalipukhuri, DAY 1,on the way to his home!  Article and Photos By guest writer Supritam Nayak   Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Conferred Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award posthumously, More...

Indian Music Mug On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Striking a new chord

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Vodafone Business Head Northeast B Bajpai launching Sunita’s Bihu Strings   By Aiyushman Dutta Sunita’s raagas-meet-folk concept album on violin strikes a chord And if More...

Indian Music Mug On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

First-of-a-kind compilation album brings smiles to strife-torn Manipur

By Aiyushman Dutta Instilling hope in times of despair Providing a spark of hope during the tumultuous times that the north-eastern State of Manipur is going through, a group of musicians and music lovers of the More...