Ramblings, Story

We all know that Sivaji Rao is a conductor-turned-hero. Here, I present to you, a real-life-hero-turned-conductor and his version of the incident which made him an unsung hero. “My name is Gopinathan. I live in a small slum area in Triplicane adjacent to the famous Marina beach. Our place was a happening but tiny street […]

December 23, 2012

Impressions from a TNS concert

carnatic, concert review, music

It is not fair if  I call this a review, me being the novice. I am writing down my impressions on the concert I attended this evening, at the Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha. A full bench with vocalist TN Seshagopalan, M Chandrasekar on the violin, Mannargudi Eashwaran on the mridangam, and B Purushothaman on the kanjira. […]

December 19, 2012

Long Road

guest post, Poem

Another guest post, a poem by Archu… Hope you enjoy reading as much as I did! – Vid 🙂 As the sun started to rise Dispelling the darkness of night, I see you stretch for miles. Unsure when I would reach your end- I start with courage and determination, To keep up the promise long […]

December 4, 2012

Exploitation of and Passion for the art

carnatic, music, Ramblings

Last year around the same time, I wrote a post The Concert Phenomenon, about the fun part that happens around a concert. I think it is time to get a bit more serious. An opinion in general is “a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter”. If you and I have the […]

December 2, 2012