Kohima celebrates World Music Day 2018

Kohima celebrates World Music Day 2018

Kohima celebrated  World Music Day along with the rest of the world on June 21 at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow, Kohima.  This is the third year running. From 4.30 pm, the World Music Day saw performances of 15 popular Naga artists from Kohima, Mokokchung and Dimapur in varied genres such as Rock, EDM, Choral, […]

Rock singer Dan Reynolds rallies for LGBT Mormons

Rock singer Dan Reynolds rallies for LGBT Mormons

Dan Reynolds of “Imagine Dragons’ recalled how a college experience helped him identify with the struggles of LGBTQ youth in an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this week. Rocker Dan Reynolds turned on his Mormon roots when he was kicked out of college for having sex with his girlfriend of four years. The Imagine […]

Ed Sheeran and Shape of You most listened to across UK

Ed Sheeran and Shape of You most listened to  across UK

Music licensing company PPL has unveiled its annual most played charts revealing the most popular artist and track played on radio, TV and in public places by businesses and organisations across the UK in 2017. The year belonged to Ed Sheeran, with the Suffolk-raised singer-songwriter having the most played track with ‘Shape of You’, and […]

They’re Dropping the Needle all over the World on Saturday

They’re Dropping the Needle all over the World on Saturday

Saturday marks the 11th year of Record Store Day, the annual international jamboree that celebrates the shops that continue to prop up the recorded music industry, often against some pretty stiff challenges. There are often grumbles about the event being too gimmicky, but for many people this is a great chance to reconnect with record […]

Iranian Metal band member flees Iran

Iranian Metal band member flees Iran

Nikan Khosravi, a member of the Iranian metal band “Confess,” fled Iran last March to find safety in Turkey in an effort to avoid being imprisoned for six years for producing “satanic” music. On March 29, 2018, Khosravi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) that “the interrogators had translated my English lyrics […]