Start: 1 Nov 2008 - 6:00pm
End: 1 Nov 2008 - 10:00pm
Select City: MumbaiIn a time when the world is going through a financial crisis people all over are losing hope. Unfortunately...
MUMBAI: Bengalurina's Radio City 91.1 FM is all geared to celebrate Kannada Rajyothsava, the historical day when all Kannada speaking regions of South India were merged to form the state of Karnataka. On the occasion of the 52nd Kannada Rajyothsava or Karnataka Formation Day on November 1st, 2008, the city's Total Bangalorean FM station â€“ Bengalurina's Radio City 91.1FM is celebrating being â€?Kannadiga' and â€?Total Bangalorean' in mind, body and spirit.
One can perhaps argue successfully that communications, photography and music are the most â€?digitized' industries in the world. Just think of email, digital cameras and camera-phones and â€?MP3'.
Further, in terms of format change, digital music is quite simply the pioneer in terms of a changed format settling into a commercialized industry (not without its own legacy issues with respect to piracy).
The rules of the music rights game in the Hindi film industry are changing at light speed. When music wizard A R Rahman refused to compose for Farah Khan's Om Shanti Om when denied a share in the film's music rights, he didn't know it would create a tumult in the composer fraternity. In the span of less than a year since then, composers have begun laying down their own rules.
MUMBAI: BIG 92.7 FM & Maruti Suzuki â€“ both leaders in their respective industries have come together and created an exciting, nationwide hunt â€“ looking for smart individuals and providing them an opportunity to win a Brand new WagonR Duo along with loads of prizes like DVD players, I-pods etc. Nikhil Dwivedi was present at Raghuleela Mall, Vashi to felicitate the winner of â€?Wagon R Smart Challenge' and hand over the keys of brand new Wagon R duo to the winner of the cha...
If you thought listening to music online was only about raaga.com and musicindiaonline.com, think again.
A clutch of new players have upped their ante in the last one year or so, each one playing a different tune on the Internet. It's no longer about playing the latest Hindi chartbuster; sites like radioverve, splitradio and indiabeat are on a mission - to popularise lesser known music and to promote unheard musical talent from various corners of the country.
1 - Website: Indiabeat.in
Launched: Augist 2006, launched a label in June 2008.
Founder: Samiran Gupta
Plays: Indo Fusion
Library: 400 songs including unheard songs of the 60s
TG: Fusion lovers of all age groups
Revenue generation: sales of CDs and ground events
2 - Website: radioverve.com
Founder: Gaurav Vaz an...
As I begin to write this piece, I am amazed at the timing of getting this opportunity, for there is so much to say. I shall repay this favour by writing the truth and nothing less. Anything more would be war!
I write at a time when the music industry is at its worst. Surprised? Please don't be, because the truth is always known but always swept under the carpet and trust me, this carpet needs some serious dusting.
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