More Broken than Mended

Rahul Pandita

What a song can do to us

Hits and Misses

A Song for the Ages | The Year of the Album | No More Zoom Festivals | Kanye West Loses the Plot | The Disappearance of Neil Young | Bloodywood Goes International | The NFT Commotion

“I Am Not a Musician. I Am Only a Medium”

Shiv Kumar Sharma was a friend, philosopher and guide. A personal tribute by Vikram Zutshi

Music, Lyrics and Politics

Chasing the soundtrack of the election

Durga’s Rockers

In the eighties, a group of Bengali musicians lit up Delhi. Shaswata Kundu Chaudhuri tracks down the original members of Niharika and revels in their original timeless compositions

Notes of Limbo

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


Subscribe today and save up to 85% off the cover price