Tag: Music

Diwali Party
Five must have songs for your Diwali party playlist to make it a hit

The countdown to Diwali celebrations has begun. If you haven’t prepared the party’s playlist yet, no need to panic, we’ve got you covered.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
What kind of music helps us sleep?
What kind of music helps us sleep?

A growing body of research is demonstrating how listening to calming music improves sleep by inducing favourable responses such as reduced anxiety, lowered blood pressure, slower breathing, and lower heart rate.

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Badshah, J.Balvin
Badshah: Collaboration on 'Voodoo' with J. Balvin is groundbreaking for my career

Voodoo' was used for the launch of Apple's new AirPods Pro at its far-out event, making it an even more special and proud moment for India.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Amitabh Bachchan
Big B to make debut as music composer with R Balki's 'Chup'

The upcoming film 'Chup' will mark the debut of veteran superstar Amitabh Bachchan as a music composer, director R Balki divulged the details as the film is set to release on September 23.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
World Music Day
World Music Day: What top playback singers say about the day 

As the world celebrates Music Day today, here is what powerhouse performers who made Odisha proud at national-level have to say about their bonding with music and how music has transformed their lives...

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2022
Shasank Sekhar: 'Rising Star' of Odia music industry

Bhubaneswar: Odisha recently saw another singer from the State competing in a national-level reality show, making many sit up and take notice. Shasank Sekhar from Bhubaneswar recently participated in singing reality show ‘Rising Star’ aired in Colors and finished in the ‘Top 8.’ Shasank, a popular singer of Ollywood enthralled the judges and the audience […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav: A ‘Sangam’ of dance, music and literature

Bhubaneswar: Many art and culture lovers of the state, eminent artistes and tourists congregated at the foothills of Dhauli to celebrate rich cultural tradition and witness several classical art forms at the 14th Dhauli-Kalinga Mahotsav that got off to a colourful start on Friday.   After a colourful inauguration ceremony on the opening day, instrumental […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Rajarani Music Festival: Evenings that floated to tunes of classical music

Bhubaneswar: Music in many raagas within the pristine precincts of Rajarani Temple captivated music lovers from world over at the three-day Rajarani Music Festival in Bhubaneswar that concludes today. “The objective is to promote our classical music. Many well-known musicians from all over world want to come here to perform. Enjoying music in this  ambience […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Decibelz: ‘War of Bands’ steals show at XIMB’s Xpressions-2017

Bhubaneswar: After an interesting first day of the annual extravaganza of Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) – Xpressions-2017, day 2 was equally exciting and entertaining. The major attraction of the day was music bands from various parts of the country battling it out against each other in the competition – ‘Decibelz- War of Bands’. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Odia Rapper
Playing with words, ‘One kid with a dream’ boy churns an Odia rap

The ‘One Kid with a dream’ boy has come of age, mellowed with time and is giving it back to his home state Odisha, in a first of its kind attempt, a pure rap in Odia. Samir Rishu Mohanty is back with a bang in the city tomorrow to complete the video shoot of his […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Ganesh Patnaik singer
Ganesh Patnaik: In music he finds prayer, peace & purpose of life

Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: Four decades of singing hasn’t made his voice sound any older than that of a 24 year old. Rather, age has mellowed him as much as his vocal chords to come up with that soft crunchiness that easily modulates between extremes – be it high pitched numbers or those that are soft. And this […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Don't shy away from Indian classical music, urges musician Vidya Shah

New Delhi: The nuances and technicalities of Indian classical music are sometimes hyped and do not take away the emotional impact it has on a listener, says noted vocalist-composer Vidya Shah, urging people not to shy away from appreciating it just because they may not immediately understand it. To put things in perspective, she explained […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Himesh Reshammiya to marry television actress Sonia Kapoor

  Mumbai: Singer, composer and actor Himesh Reshammiya will tie the knot with actress Sonia Kapoor on Friday at his residence here. Sonia is a television actress who was part of TV shows like “Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai”, “Jugni Chali Jalandhar”, “Yes Boss” and “Remix”. An official statement released by the actor reads: “Himesh Reshammiya […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Listening to music may help you exercise longer

New York: Listening to music while exercising can help you work out for a longer time than those who do not have music playing in their ears, a team of researchers, including one of Indian origin, suggested. Music can have a powerful impact on our mood, signalling the brain to release feel-good and energy-boosting chemicals. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Not addressing devotional music a disservice: Sonu Nigam

Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam feels devotional music is an important part of Indian culture, and says that not addressing it is a huge disservice to music. “Devotional music, is such a great and significant part of Indians’ blood streams that not addressing it is a huge disservice to music. A lot of my musical education is […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
This app helps compose music using power of mind

London: Researchers have developed a new application which may help physically impaired persons write songs and surf internet as well as write emails — all with the power of their mind. Using the new brain-computer interface application, developed by Gernot Muller-Putz, scientist at Austria’s Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), people can compose music and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
A.R. Rahman to compose for Bruce Lee biopic

New Delhi: Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman has been roped in to compose the music for the Bruce Lee biopic, which is being directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur. “A.R. Rahman is also doing the music for Bruce Lee,” Kapur, who is in Mumbai briefly, told IANS over phone. Kapur is pre-occupied with the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Odisha in Voice: Shubham Pradhan makes AR Rahman sing for him, gets a hug

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: Odisha boy Shubham Pradhan is the voice to look out for in national singing talent hunt show Voice on Star Plus. He not only made an impression on singer Adnan Sami who chose him for his team but also made music maestro AR Rahman dedicate a song to him. As soon as Shubham began […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Facebook joins top Indian music labels

Mumbai: Facebook on Thursday announced to partner top music labels in India that will let its nearly 300 million users in the country express themselves with music on its platform as well as Instagram. With the partnerships with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, Facebook will allow the users to include their […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Music Session Improves Patient-Therapist Bond

London: Apart from entertainment, music has several other benefits as researchers have found that a music therapy session synchronises the brain of patients and therapists, which can improve future interactions between the two. Published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, this is the first music therapy study to use a procedure called hyperscanning, which records […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Music May Reduce Cardiac Stress While Driving: Study

Rio de Janeiro: Stress while driving is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular disease and sudden cardiac complications such as heart attack, but now researchers have found that listening to music while driving can reduce cardiac stress. “We found that cardiac stress in the participants in our experiment was reduced by listening to […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Guru Randhawa Reveals His Crazy Love (Watch)

Guru Randhawa is the latest singing icon as every musical track from the singer is a big hit. It is similar to the success Yo-Yo Honey Singh enjoyed until a couple of years ago. Guru Randhawa did not become a star overnight. It took him some time to get national recognition. But yes he is […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Musicians That Made News In 2020: From Badshah’s Fake Social Media Scam To Sonu Nigam’s Reveal About The ‘Music Mafia’

From plagiarism and weddings to publicity stunts the Indian music industries saw several incidents that grabbed eyeballs in 2020.We did a bit of rewind of all that made good and bad noise over the last 12 months in the world of music : Neha Kakkar She seems to have ushered a new age of publicity […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021