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  • Album review: Cast In steel – A-ha

    Posted by admin on September 18, 2015 in Music


    Rating: 6/10 Who: A-ha are a Norwegian alternative rock/synth-pop band formed in 1982 You can dismiss A-ha as just another one-hit wonder, but you’d be wrong. The Norwegian guys have put together ten albums so far, with six of them debuting at top ten in the UK Albums Chart. That includes their new album, ‘Cast […]

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  • Album review: Burning Bridges – Bon Jovi

    Posted by amaranta on September 11, 2015 in Music

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    Who: Bon Jovi are an American rock band formed in 1983 Do people still listen to Bon Jovi, one wonders. The band that produced iconic hits such as ‘Dead Or Alive’ and ‘You Give Love A Bad Name’ among many others, is now merely a shadow of its past glorious self. It doesn’t help that […]

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  • Album review: Beauty Behind The Madness – The Weeknd

    Posted by amaranta on September 3, 2015 in Music

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      Who: The Weeknd is the stage name of Canadian contemporary R&B artiste, Abel Tesfaye Rating: 8/10 The Weeknd could well be 2015’s unlikely pop sensation. In his new album, Beauty Behind The Madness, he retains his trip-hop roots but glazes it with clear cut rhythms and a welcome burst of pop. Which works brilliantly. […]

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  • 5 cover songs that are more popular than the original

    Posted by amaranta on August 28, 2015 in Music


    It may seem like an ambitious project to pin down five cover songs from across decades and genres that are, dare we say, better than their originals. Well, okay, or let’s be more diplomatic and just say that they have received more airplays than the originals. So here are some covers that have overtaken their […]

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  • Album review: Currents – Tame Impala

    Posted by amaranta on August 21, 2015 in Music


    Rating: 9/10 Who: Tame Impala are an Australian rock band formed in 2007 There’s a very Daft Punk-ish vibe to Tame Impala’s third studio album, Currents. It’s reminiscent of Random Access Memories with its psychedelic-disco-synth-pop leanings. Nowhere is it more evident than in the opening track, ‘Let It Happen’, where Kevin Parker goes full 80s […]

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  • The Essential TMF-3 playlist

    Posted by amaranta on August 14, 2015 in Music


    It’s the last day of what has been a phenomenal music festival. The past few days have seen some power-packed performances by bands from across the country. But just because TMF-3 is over doesn’t mean you are going to stop listening to these bands. Here’s a little playlist of tracks from some of the most […]

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  • Five Reasons why Enna Da Rascalas rock

    Posted by amaranta on August 7, 2015 in Music


    South India got a lot cooler thanks to ‘Enna Da Rascalas’. Catch them live at TMF this Sunday. In the meantime, here are five reasons why you must absolutely check them out ‘Enna Da Rascalas’, your friendly ‘neighborhood comedy group from the South’ is one of the hottest acts to have emerged from Chennai. A […]

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  • TMF 3- Special: Artistes you ought to know

    Posted by amaranta on July 31, 2015 in Music


    It’s finally here. As the third season of The Music Festival (TMF) is all set to kick off, here’s a quick overview of some cool bands and artistes you must watch out for. Masala Coffee This Kerala-based band shot to fame last year when Kappa TV aired a whole bunch of their covers on Youtube, […]

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  • TMF 3- Special: Have you met Mad Orange Fireworks?

    Posted by amaranta on July 24, 2015 in Music

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    In conversation with Michael Dias, frontman of Bengaluru-based rock band, Mad Orange Fireworks… There’s a certain playfulness about Mad Orange Fireworks. It comes across in the way they manage to make even deep, profound songs on heartbreak and disappointment, a whole lot of fun. The Bengaluru-based band like to call their music ‘orange rock’, and […]

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  • Fusion bands in India you must check out

    Posted by amaranta on July 17, 2015 in Music


    Fusion is a much abused term when it comes to music. If done well, it’s magical. And if it fails, it’s an epic mess. Even as purists cringe at the very term, the truth is fusion works when two seemingly disparate elements blend seamlessly to create something extraordinary. Here, we list five Indian bands that […]

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