A Glossary of Important Music Production Terms Read more All you wanted to know about the basics of Carnatic vocal music
If you are thinking about trying your hand at music production, the good news is that you can easily start from the comfort of your home. It can initially be overwhelming to fully grasp all of the different technical terms used in the process. To make it a little easier, we have compiled a glossary […]
Read more 10 Useful practice tips for Carnatic vocalists
If you have been fortunate enough to attend a Carnatic music concert, you would have experienced some of the sweetest sounds on earth! Interest in Carnatic vocal music has (rightly) spread not just in India but around the world. Carnatic performers are no less than rockstars in their own right with a devoted and discerning […]
Read more Yoga and pranayamas to improve your singing voice
What simple tips can help you become a better singer? Find out some of the tried-and-tested practices of Carnatic singers.
Read more Why you should learn the drums (at any age)
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 […]
Read more 6 vocal exercises to help you improve your Carnatic singing voice
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 […]
Read more What does it take to be a K-pop star?
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 […]
Read more Ask an expert: Is it too late to start learning Carnatic music?
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 […]
Read more All you need to know about winning a Grammy
We tend to associate learning Carnatic music with young children. And we believe that it is a great idea to introduce music to children early on. However, there’s no such thing as “it’s too late” to start learning. Here are some reasons why learning Indian classical music, at any age, comes with many benefits: 1 […]
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 […]