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COPYRIGHT NEWS

 

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Brothers in Arms

At long last Rights holders and ISPs are set to roll out the Copyright Alert System (CAS), which has been in the works for a few years now. Devised by the Film, Television and Music Industry trade bodies, the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) and the RIAA (Recording Industry Associatio... Read more »

 

 

INTERVIEW

 

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The Female Rehman

Singer and musician Merlyn Dsouza speaks about her career to Monarose Sheila Pereira. Merlyn Dsouza is extremely talented; she is a Composer, Music director and Pianist. She has done her BA in Psychology and LTCL (Licentiate) in Classical piano from Trinity college of London. She comes from ... Read more »

 

 

MAIN STORY

 

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Making ISPs Accountable

Its been less than a year since we obtained a court order directing ISPs to block 104 illegal websites but we have not been sitting back in the meantime. Last month we obtained another injunction from the Kolkata High Court directing ISPs to block a further 162 illegal websites. In our continued ... Read more »

 

Event watch

Coachella vally Music Arts Festival Coachella vally Music Arts Festival
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Rose Festival Rose Festival
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Mumbai Film Festival Mumbai Film Festival
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Edinburgh Festival Frince Edinburgh Festival Frince
Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Ladakh Festival Ladakh Festival
Thursday, February 20, 2014
mystical Sufi mystical Sufi
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
IHC Holi Celebrations IHC Holi Celebrations
Sunday, March 16, 2014
modern jazz idiom modern jazz idiom
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
classical and traditional Indian ragas classical and traditional Indian ragas
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sangamam 2014- Festival Sangamam 2014- Festival
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Festival of Classical Music Festival of Classical Music
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Carnatic Violin Recital Carnatic Violin Recital
Monday, March 24, 2014
IHC Music Club IHC Music Club
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Hindustani Vocal recital Hindustani Vocal recital
Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Golden Era The Golden Era
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Rang Festival Bash @ Raasta Rang Festival Bash @ Raasta
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Musical Concert Musical Concert
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Tribute To Jagjit Singh Tribute To Jagjit Singh
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Thumri by Kumud Diwan Thumri by Kumud Diwan
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Hindustani Vocal recital Hindustani Vocal recital
Friday, April 04, 2014
Green Shakti Foundation Green Shakti Foundation
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Sitar recital by Meera Prasad Sitar recital by Meera Prasad
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Festival Of Arts Festival Of Arts
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Popular Melodies Popular Melodies
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Guru Pranam Utsav 2014 Guru Pranam Utsav 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
Hindustani Vocal recital Hindustani Vocal recital
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Hindustani Classical Vocal Hindustani Classical Vocal
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Indian Classical Music & Dance Festival Indian Classical Music & Dance Festival
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Indian Classical Music Indian Classical Music
Thursday, April 17, 2014
recital by Purvi Parikh recital by Purvi Parikh
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Hindustani Vocal recital Hindustani Vocal recital
Monday, April 28, 2014
upcoming General Elections upcoming General Elections
Saturday, April 05, 2014
music by Aniuruddha Knight music by Aniuruddha Knight
Saturday, April 19, 2014

 

 

 

Music News

 

Purani Jeans

The music for the upcoming Bollywood movie Purani Jeans will be launched at the popular... Read more »

NH-7 Shake Down

 Raasta cordially invites you all for the smashing NH7 Shakedown evening with Da... Read more »

Mere Desh Ki Dharti

92.7 BIG FM, India’s No.1 FM Network in association with Ganga Kaveri Seeds and t... Read more »

Carvaan-E-Ghazal with Ralat Aziz

 It was a day of celebration for 92.7 BIG FM, India’s No.1 Radio Network tod... Read more »

Kaanchi The Unbeakable

 Recently, at a grand event for music launch of Subhash Ghai’s upcoming film... Read more »

Vh1 India Rules

After a hectic week, what better way to destress than having loads of good music to go ... Read more »

 

 

International News

 

Learn to Play Day

Two Weeks Until the Biggest Ever National Learn To Play Day It is only two weeks to go ... Read more »

Kate Bush to Tour after 35 Years

Reclusive singer plans 15-date London residency Reclusive British chanteuse Kate Bush r... Read more »

Tragedy to Cost the Rolling Stones

The Stones' representatives were unavailable for comment. On March 18, the singer poste... Read more »

Coldplay Debut Ghost Stories

It was the first of two nights on a movie soundstage at Sony Studios in Culver City, Ca... Read more »

R.E.M. to Release 2 'Unplugged' Concerts

It's been two-and-a-half years since R.E.M. "called it a day as a band," but ... Read more »

New Roy Orbison Song Recorded

Roy Orbison's Mystery Girl was first released in February of 1989, two months after the... Read more »

 

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

 

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Music Work Station

Roland’s new FA series completely reimagines the music workstation, streamlining it for effortless real-time power, ultra-fast workflow, and maximum versatility. Ready to support any type of music you play, the FA-06 is packed with a massive sound collection inherited from the flagship INTE... Read more »

 

 

PUBLISHER'S NOTE

 

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Revenues and Optimism Up

The Music Industry has shown an increase in global revenues for the first time since 1999. According to the IFPI 2013 Digital Music Report, global recorded music revenues grew an estimated 0.3 per cent in 2012 to US$ 16.5 billion. Though this is a marginal increase it is hugely symbolic for an in... Read more »

 

 

FEATURE STORY

 

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A Legendary Voice Falls Silent

Indian rock icon Nandu Bhende is no more. Nandu died of a heart attack on April 11, on the way to hospital after complaining of chest pain. He was 58.One of the pioneers of the early rock music scene in India during the 70s and one of the best rock singers the country has produced, it was just a ... Read more »