Category Archives: Music

Natya Shastra by Bharat Gupta

Lecture on Natya Shastra, an ancient Indian treatise on the performing arts, encompassing theatre, dance and music.

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November 19, 2013 · 11:10 pm

Where Did you Sleep Last Night

by the iconic American folk and blues musician, Leadbelly.

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Ghazals by Mirza Ghalib

A nostalgic moment.

Ishq Mujh ko Nahin Vahshut hi Sahi by Chitra Singh in the 1988 Indian TV series Mirza Ghalib. It was made by Gulzar, and I think that is the reason all the ghazals in this series were bit more melodic/romantic. For a comparison one can listen to different versions of the same ghazal here and here.

Unn ke Dekhe Se Jo Ajati Hai Munh Par by Jagjit Singh

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Feel The Love by Cut Copy

A sophisticated cheesy song by Aussie synth-pop Cut Copy

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One Big Holiday by My Morning Jacket

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Indian Indie Music

Rounak Maiti: A 17 year old inspired by musicians like Bon Iver and James Vincent Mcmorrow etc.

Shantanu Pandit: Inspired by Bob Dylan and the like.

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End of an era as Mehdi Hassan dies

From Dawn:

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