Music

Raghu Dixit – Music Review

Got my Raghu Dixit CDs on Friday and have been listening to them ever since. Here is quick and dirty review. Overall, as a friend said, “They seem to be influenced a lot by Indian Ocean & Euphoria.” Hey Bhagwan – Nice song. Already had it and love it. Mysore se aayi – Feet tapping […]

Hey Bhagwan – finally!!

The music of the “Raghu Dixit Project” (erstwhile Antaragni) has been released on CD. I first listened to them in the psentisem OASIS (2k4) and they were absolutely amazing. I recently ran into them in the SAARC Bands Festival. And the moment that I had been waiting for has finally come. According to TK they […]

Random Post

The weekend was very well spent with a bunch of us making a trip to the Quli Khan’s Tomb at Qutub Minar for the “Dharohar” Sufi concert as a part of the Times Delhi Festival. The show featured Gazi Khan Barna and the Manganiyars from Rajasthan. They were magical at times with the Khartal and […]

मैं और मैरी तन्हाई

A beautiful piece of poetry from the song Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum from the movie Silsila. The lyrics of the song have been written by the brilliant Javed Akhtar. The song is also especially good. मैं और मैरी तन्हाई, अक्सर यह बातें करते हैं तुम होती तो कैसा होता, तुम ये कहती, तुम वो कहती […]

Song of the day

Tere Bin Nai Lagda Dil Mera Dholna – by that great Sufi master, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Another song by him that I like a lot is Yeh joh halka halka suroor hai. More of his collections here. This reminds me that the East India Company band played a fantastic version of this song in […]