Biz Year Ender  |  31 Jan 2009

2008 - Those who left us

2008 was a year marked by several developments in the radio and music industries, but it was also a year when some noted personalities in these fields, who had left their mark in their respective fields, passed away. Radioandmusic.com pays tribute.

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Features  |  31 Jan 2009

2008 - Those who left us

2008 was a year marked by several developments in the radio and music industries, but it was also a year when some noted personalities in these fields, who had left their mark in their respective fields, passed away. Radioandmusic.com pays tribute.

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2 Site distribution  |  31 Jan 2009

2008 - Those who left us

2008 was a year marked by several developments in the radio and music industries, but it was also a year when some noted personalities in these fields, who had left their mark in their respective fields, passed away. Radioandmusic.com pays tribute.

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News  |  31 Jan 2009

Bhupen Hazarika bestowed the first 'Asom Ratna'

MUMBAI: Legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika has been bestowed with the first 'Asom Ratna', one of the highest awards of Assam government. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi presented the award to the "Bard of Brahmaptura" at a simple ceremony on Saturday Asom Ratna comprises Rs 3,00,000, a citation and a...

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Gadgets  |  31 Jan 2009

Artsound launches new audio distribution system

Artsound has introduced its ART5.4 and ART8.8 models. In the Benelux, Artsound is the market leader in multi-room multi-source systems. With its inwall and onwall loudspeakers, it is one of the leading developers and brands within Europe. Both systems are based on the ZIGBEE radio frequency...

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News  |  31 Jan 2009

Big FM records Rs 490 mn income for Q3

MUMBAI: Big FM recorded a total income of Rs 490 million for the quarter ended 31  December 2008. Adlabs Films Limited, a member of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group and the leading entertainment conglomerate in the country, announced its results for the quarter ended December 31st 2008,...

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Press Releases  |  30 Jan 2009

Big Music Presents Mool Mantar in the voice of Ishmeet Singh

MUMBAI: Ishmeet Singh shot to fame after he won the first season of Star Voice of India, on Star Plus. Later he also participated in Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, a singing competition on Star Plus and represented the Champions team. The teenager had captured the nation's imagination with his voice and...

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News  |  30 Jan 2009

Carnatic vocalists Darshana, Souwmya at SXSW 2009

MUMBAI: South by South West 2009, better known as SXSW, one of the most influential and anticipated music festivals in the US, will also be hosting Carnatic vocalist duo Darshana and Souwmya on 13 March 2009 in Austin. As reported earlier, Indian band 'Ashu' is also set to play this year.

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News  |  30 Jan 2009

Nominations for Jack Daniel's annual rock awards out

MUMBAI: The JD Rock Awards ceremony will take place on 12 February 2009 at The Hard Rock Cafe Mumbai. On the same night, there will be a Tribute to Guitar Gods performed by Hipnotribe, with special guest guitarists Rudy Wallang, Amyt Dutta, Dhruv Ghanekar, Randolph Correia and Floyd Fernandes. The...

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News  |  30 Jan 2009

CNN-IBN, IBN7 mark R Day with music show 'India Rocks'

MUMBAI: News channels CNN-IBN and IBN7 did a special musical show on Republic day called India Rocks for Peace. The show was a tribute to the victims and families of people who suffered losses in the number of terror attacks that India witnessed in 2008. The theme for India Rocks 2009 is Peace....

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Press Releases  |  30 Jan 2009

Noted Tabla Exponent Pt. Girdhar Prasad Jaipurwale is no more

MUMBAI: Pt. Girdhar Prasad Jaipurwale, the noted tabla exponent of the Jaipur-Goswami gharana, passed away on 28th Jan 2009, at 4.30am. He was 62 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons. He was the son of the renowned musician Late Guni Gandharva Pt. Laxman Prasad Jaipurwale and the...

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News  |  30 Jan 2009

Film producers bid to unite against defaulting music companies

MUMBAI: The Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association has convened a campaign on behalf of film producers to secure outstanding royalties from music companies and settle grievances against labels, satellite television channels, FM radio channels and satellite radio channels.

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Gadgets  |  30 Jan 2009

Nokia announces three new phones

Nokia's new phones, announced on Thursday, include the Nokia 6700 classic, the Nokia 6303 classic, and the Nokia 2700 classic, aimed at strendthening the company's position in the entry- to mid-level segment. The new phones include the Nokia 6700 classic, the Nokia 6303 classic, and the Nokia 2700...

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News  |  30 Jan 2009

[V] shortlists seven bands for Launchpad

MUMBAI: The true battle for survival has begun on Channel [V]'s Launchpad with the finalists whittled down to a lean seven. The seven bands who have made their way to Channel [v]'s third edition of [v] Launch Pad are Faridkot, Reverse Polarity, Cassini's Division, Blank Noise, Workshop and Prachir.

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