Standing Up


Opinions, Ramblings

For having a blog with tagline “If you have something to say, I shall be saying something as well”, I have not been saying what I have wanted to say for a long long time, I realized. It was a conscious decision because I decided to write only about music in this space. Though it […]

November 5, 2017

Romantic Ragas


carnatic, CBC, film music, music, Opinions

I believe that ragas elicit certain emotions in you when you listen to them and each one has one emotional trait that is predominant. I am not well read when it comes to carnatic music theory, hence here is the disclaimer that whatever I write below is exclusively what I think from my experience. For […]

February 18, 2017

Where you listen matters


art, Chennai, music, Opinions

A few years ago, I had been to a concert of Sikkil Gurucharan, where he sang a scintillating marukkulaviya thiruppugazh as sub main. Unfortunately we were not able to continue listening the concert in peace, owing to the light music songs blaring through the speakers from the next building which turned out to be a marriage hall. […]

December 4, 2016

Kanthaa…


art, film music, music, Opinions, reviews

Remember the scene where Parvathy goes to meet Dulqer in the malayalam movie Charlie? Its a festival called pooram a.k.a thiru-aadi-pooram. Pooram is a festival held at a temple in Thrissur on the day of the pooram star. This year it falls on April 17th, that is today. One of the major events in the […]

April 17, 2016

The Concert Preference


carnatic, concert review, music, Opinions

Another year has gone by and its December again. To a music enthusiast and a Chennaiite especially, this is the time of the year of concerts, Classical music, and much more! In short, it is the season!!! So if you are new to the overdose of music that happens at this time, here are a […]

December 1, 2013

Y Lineage


Opinions, Ramblings, Story

Misinterpretations happen. Especially with age old customs and traditions. I remember an interesting discussion I had owing to the link given to me by my friend. (Do check out the link as well) http://www.hitxp.com/articles/veda/science-genetics-vedic-hindu-gotra-y-chromosome-male-lineage-extinction/ For those who do not feel like reading the long article, it is about “Science of Genetics behind the Hindu Gotra […]

December 30, 2011