Yoga and pranayamas to improve your singing voice

Breathing is the basis of life – and of singing. Every singer knows the importance of breath and breathing at the correct intervals while singing. This is precisely why yoga and pranayamas (breathing exercises), in particular, are effective warm-up routines for singers, especially Carnatic music vocalists, and can help improve their singing voice.  Yoga and […]

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Why you should learn the drums (at any age)

We’ve said this multiple times but we can’t stress this enough: starting your musical journey atany age is a great idea. Whether you want to reconnect with singing, or a musical instrument,there are many benefits of introducing music to your day. We recently marked World Percussion Day. In the spirit of the celebrations, here are […]

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6 vocal exercises to help you improve your Carnatic singing voice

You must have noticed that the vocalist in that Carnatic concert you can’t stop raving about had an enviable control over voice modulation, pitch, and ornamentation! Undoubtedly, such levels of Carnatic vocal singing come about because of years of diligent, daily, and dedicated practice. The control in the gamakas (ornamentation), the steady tone at melasthayi […]

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What does it take to be a K-pop star?

In the last few years, Korean pop culture has taken over the mainstream in a big way. From chart toppers to hit TV shows to our lifestyle and fashion choices, Korean pop is now an integral part of our day to day media consumption.  So, what does life behind the scenes look like for the […]

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All you need to know about winning a Grammy

With the Grammy Awards just round the corner, a lot of independent musicians find themselves wondering if they have a shot at the awards. While a lot of us assume that the Grammy Awards are mostly for big-time artists and world famous up-and-comers, the truth is that they’re open to all artists who submit. Here’s […]

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