World Music Day: 21st June

World Music Day: 21st June

Sir, The World Music Day is celebrated on 21 June every year, the longest day of the year that is summer solstice. It is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the world. It is also known as Fete de la Musique. This beautiful festival initiated by France in 1982. The main aim behind […]

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 […]

Here’s Why you must visit TRC on Saturday!

Here’s Why you must visit TRC on Saturday!

The Revolver Club is the ONLY official partner store in India! Come on out, dig through crates, and support your friendly neighbourhood record store. It’s a celebration of buying music and building local communities is; a wonderful cause we all believe in completely. But this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t visit your neighbourhood crate digging joint, […]

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 […]

Celebrating 50 Years of the Beatles in India

Celebrating 50 Years of the Beatles in India

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) In rumpled white kurtas and pyjamas, John Lennon and Paul McCartney strum their guitars on the steps of a verandah. Ringo Starr, a bit out of place in a long coat, looks on. With marigold garlands around their necks, Starr and McCartney — this time with George Harrison — sit cross- […]

Neil Diamond: Live no more!

Neil Diamond: Live no more!

NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED Legendary Artist Will Continue To Write, Record & Pursue New Projects Legendary singer, songwriter and performer Neil Diamond today announced his retirement from touring due to his recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. The onset of the disease has made it difficult […]

Kohima celebrates Christmas with Boney M: December 11

Kohima celebrates Christmas with Boney M: December 11

Kohima,  (Nagaland) Nov 7 : ‘Hooray Hooray, It’s a Happy Holiday’. Popular German vocal group Boney M will perform here on December 10 at the Hornbill festival. Making the announcement during a press conference at Rattle and Hum here, Convenor of Nagaland Outdoors Club (NOC) Kethosituo Elvis Mepfuo said Boney M would feature the band […]

Musicians aren’t losers, asserts AR Rehman

Musicians aren’t losers, asserts AR Rehman

Bombay (Mumbai): Musicians certainly aren’t losers, but why does cinema depict them as such? That’s a question posed by a music composer. Filmmakers usually show the positive side of sports personalities in biopics, but he fails to understand why musicians are often depicted as losers on the big screen, famous music composer A R Rahman […]

Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78. The Texan native passed away after a short illness, his publicist said. Williams began his solo career in 1971, amassing 17 number one country hits. His songs, such as Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time, […]

Rhinestone Cowboy: this was a life!

Rhinestone Cowboy: this was a life!

Singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, the “Rhinestone Cowboy” who went on a farewell tour to play hits such as “Wichita Lineman” and “Gentle on My Mind” before Alzheimer’s disease robbed him of talents, died earlier this week (8 August) at the age of 81. Campbell died in Nashville at an Alzheimer’s facility surrounded by his family, his […]

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