Matt On Matt

Matt On Matt

An artistic temperament is conventionally associated with eccentricity and attitude. What is not commonly seen is the other, good side of the said temperament, the one that drives artists to stay true to their art and foster an environment that nurtures its growth....
July Jingles

July Jingles

Here is a compilation of the top ten songs that encompass vintage energy, gentle melodies and upbeat rhapsodies. Hypnotic rhythms provide background scores to many of these songs, leaving an unforgettable listening experience. Vidya Sridhar works at NASA and is a mom...
Zakir Hussain Throws a Party

Zakir Hussain Throws a Party

ZAKIR HUSSAIN—The SFJazz Sessions.  A Moment Records and Route 66 AR Production, DVD. www.amazon.com, $22. One of the most enthralling experiences in a music lovers’ life is to be there when melodies and rhythms are brought to life, to see the spontaneous combustion...
May Melodies

May Melodies

The selection of melodies this month features haunting sounds, upbeat tunes and original and refreshing voices. The songs crackle with energy and enthusiasm. If you listen to one song, you will want to buy the whole album. Vidya Sridhar works at NASA and is a mom of...
April Arias

April Arias

Soulful guitar chords, rhythmic drum beats, stirring background scores, lyrical overtones, jazz undertones, classical spins, evocative tunes and inspiring  musical ranges characterize this month’s Bollywood music selection. After one listen, you will want to download...
March Madness

March Madness

With the recent crop of releases, there appear to be a surfeit of Punjabi rhythms. Rahman is back holding the microphone in “Maahi Ve” and orchestral details abound in background scores. It’s not just about composing melodies, but telling a story through song...