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The violin has many aficionados. Are you one of them? If you are, no doubt, you have good taste! And what’s more, you are in good company – the likes of physicist, Albert Einstein, and former American president, Thomas Jefferson played the violin. However, playing the violin can seem quite daunting. It is quite unlike […]
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New Year’s resolutions are a great way to start afresh. The beginning of a new year means you have a chance to start all over with a clean slate. Out with the old and in with the new. It is also a good time to analyse the progress of your musical plans. As a musician […]
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One you’ve written, recorded, and edited your song, the next step is to figure out how to get as many people as possible to listen it. Here are some tips on how to get your music heard: 1. Post on all social media platforms Each social media platform has its own algorithm and its own way […]
Read more All you wanted to know about the basics of Carnatic vocal music
There’s foot-tapping, hand clapping, head nodding, and lip-syncing. Where do you think you are? A concert. Yes! But, what sort of concert? Rock or pop probably. You wouldn’t be wrong but we’re referring to a Carnatic music concert! If you haven’t been to a Carnatic concert, you must put it on your bucket list of […]
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 6 vocal exercises to help you improve your Carnatic 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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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 4 Indian musical instruments you should know about this Diwali
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 […]
As we gear up for Diwali, festive music continues to be a big part of our day. Thanks to India’s rich musical legacy, each region has its own folk instruments that we use to celebrate festivals, weddings, and more. Here are just a few folk instruments you should know about: Nadaswaram The nadaswaram is a […]