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Notes of Limbo

Shaswata Kundu Chaudhuri

Musicians create pared-down albums during the pandemic with a lean sound and deeper meanings

Sing Me to Sleep

The lullaby is finding its way into mainstream music culture

Bob Dylan@80: Like a Rolling Stone, Still

Even now, the legend is alert to change in music and taste and performs propped up by a piano

Amit Chaudhuri: ‘I place our music in our experience of distraction and listening’

Author and musician Amit Chaudhuri speaks to V Shoba about his new book on modernism in Hindustani classical music and ways to renew the art form

Hazrat Inayat Khan: A Sufi maestro in Moscow

Hazrat Inayat Khan moved to Moscow in October 1913 and spent an eventful seven months in the city, attaining celebrity status. He was one of the earliest proponents of Indian culture in Russia

Beyoncé: Primal Voice

How Queen Bae became a cultural icon and the Grammy’s most decorated singer

Priya Darshini: The Pulse of the Periphery

Indian singer Priya Darshini, based in New York, is a Grammy nominee for her live album, with each song recorded in a single take

Rebel Rap

Singing against casteism

Pitch Perfect

Musical collaborations across genres make for fine onscreen drama

A Fistful of Music

From his home in Rome, the Italian composer changed the sound of Hollywood movies

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