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

V Shoba

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

A Sound New World

Independent musicians are recalibrating how they create and share music online

Little Richard (1932-2020): The King and Queen

Unapologetically Black and queer, he set the terms for a new genre

Rhythm for the Blues

The way we are listening to and creating music is changing in real time


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