Music

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...
February Favorites

February Favorites

The new year brings with it a bunch of new releases and promises for lots of great albums. I am personally looking forward to Highway by A.R.Rahman. Lots of fun music and big banner releases to look forward to this year. Vidya Sridhar works at NASA and is a mom of two...
2013 Bollywood Music Countdown

2013 Bollywood Music Countdown

Music directors these days are pushing the boundaries of vocal phenomenon with timbre, pitch, frequency, volume, bass, voice and rhythm, among others. My yardstick for the 2013 top ten albums is simple: Does the music have emotional appeal? Does it make me want to hit...
Bollywood Music Countdown

Bollywood Music Countdown

This month’s top five IC melodies span the gamut from lilting tunes to party beats. From some of the recent Bollywood releases, these smooth vocals are definitely worth downloading and playing on your personal devices. 5.Nagada Sang Dhol Movie: Ram-Leela Singers:...
Bollywood Countdown

Bollywood Countdown

Ambarsariya Movie: Fukrey Singer: Sona Mohapatra Music Director: Ram Sampath Lyricist: Munna Dhiman This song is absolutely beautiful. I was captivated by Sona Mohapatra’s voice. The rest of the album is similar to Delhi Belly but this one song alone makes up for the...