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'MTV India Music Summit' - a three day musical extravaganza that brought music stalwarts under one roof

Press Releases  |  05 Jun 2008

Big 92.7 FM & Sify cycle for a greener environment

MUMBAI: Greener environments are surely what we need at this hour of ecological and environmental imbalances and BIG 92.7 FM, India's No.1 FM Station in association with Sify championed the cause, through the BIG 92.7 FM World Environment Day Cyclathon, presented by Sify, across the 6 cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata.

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Press Releases  |  05 Jun 2008

Cinemax hosts music launch of Marathi film "Sanai Chaughade"

MUMBAI: Cinemax hosted yet another well attended affair, for the Music launch of "SANAI CHAUGHADE" - directed by Rajeev Patil. Held at the luxurious Red Lounge in Cinemax Versova, a host of celebrities from the Marathi film fraternity attended along with movie's star cast Shreyas Talpade, Sachin Pilgaonkar, Tushaar Dalvi, , Shilpa Tulaskar, Subodh Bhave & Sai Tamhankar and added a dash of sparkle to this high profile music launch.

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Reviews  |  05 Jun 2008

Ada

Music Director: A.R. Rahman Lyrics: Nusrat Badr and Raqueeb Alam Our Rating: 3/ 5 Ada certainly reflects the versatility of ace music director A R Rahman. It has a soothing feel to the music, but cannot be slotted as one of his best works. The musician has dished out some magical albums like Guru, Rang De Basanti and Jodha Akhbar. Ada is an album with eight songs and an instrumental, sans remix versions of any.

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Press Releases  |  05 Jun 2008

Red FM supports the 'Green' cause

MUMBAI: In its constant endeavour to spread awareness about a clean and green environment and with an aim to keep Mumbai pollution free; RED FM in association with ELF Engine Oils, will be conducting free PUC Camps across 17 locations in Mumbai on the occasion of World Environment Day, on June 5. Vehicles arriving at the camp will be checked for the emission of smoke and a free PUC Certificate will be provided.

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

141Sercon bags Radio City FM account

MUMBAI: 141Sercon, a brand activation agency, has announced that it has bagged the Radio City FM account. 141Sercon will be responsible to boost the brand value for the radio station through their CRM (Customer Relationship Management) programmes and campaigns. The CRM programme will focus to build relevant communication programmes for the radio station based on the on ground research conducted by 141Sercon.

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

Yahoo restrained from using T-Series content: Delhi HC

MUMBAI: Music label T-Series obtained an interim injunction on 30 May against Yahoo Inc. and Yahoo India from the Delhi High Court. The Court issued a notice, in the interim, restraining Yahoo from streaming T-Series owned content on their portal Yahoo Video. Delhi High Court had issued a notice to Yahoo Inc. and its Indian subsidiary Yahoo Web Services (India) Pvt. Ltd on a suit filed by Super Cassettes Industries Limited (SCIL) owner of the "T-Series" for infringement of their copyright caused by unlicensed streaming of SCIL's copyright works on Yahoo's portal www.video.yahoo.com.

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Gadgets  |  04 Jun 2008

IDLDPL, Elecom launches designer earphones in India

MUMBAI:India Digital Life Style Distributors (IDLDPL), along with Elecom have decided to launch a wide splendor range of designer earphones in the Indian market targeted towards young music lovers.

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Editorial  |  04 Jun 2008

Music director Monty Sharma - 'I believe background scores are more challenging than song compositions'

He dished out some soothing melodies from his music stable for Saawariya and here he is, designing tunes for some big-ticket films. Monty Sharma, who stepped in the esteemed Bollywood music industry as a background scorer is all set to mark a niche for himself. The new-age musician in a freewheeling interview with Radioandmusic.com's Anita Iyer talks about the success of his debut film, reality shows, forthcoming films and much more. Excerpts:

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Interviews  |  04 Jun 2008

Music director Monty Sharma - 'I believe background scores are more challenging than song compositions'

He dished out some soothing melodies from his music stable for Saawariya and here he is, designing tunes for some big-ticket films. Monty Sharma, who stepped in the esteemed Bollywood music industry as a background scorer is all set to mark a niche for himself. The new-age musician in a freewheeling interview with Radioandmusic.com's Anita Iyer talks about the success of his debut film, reality shows, forthcoming films and much more. Excerpts:

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

Rolling Stone and PluggedIn's enter into partnership

MUMBAI: PluggedIn has inked a deal with Rolling Stone, the former will be adding the latter's news and video content to its popular new entertainment website. PluggedIn will create a dedicated Rolling Stone channel, which will feature daily news and video content from Rolling Stone and exclusive content from the their vaults. In addition, Rolling Stone will be able to incorporate PluggedIn's proprietary high-definition player technology into its own video initiatives on sites like MySpace.

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

SFM expands its network in north east

MUMBAI: Sun Network will launch its FM radio station in Shillong this week through its subsidiary South Asia FM. Currently Shillong has only one private FM radio station Radio Ooo La La by NE Television Networks apart from AIR. Talking about this new development, SFM project head Nisha Narayanan avers, "It is challenging for any national player to break through and compete with a local player. The broadcasters based regionally understand the local ethos and pose as a threat to any national player."

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

"ISPs should embrace the future": McGuinness

Hong Kong: Internet service providers (ISPs) are looking at a future where their added value is going to come from tiered packages of commercial content, according to U2 manager Paul McGuinness. Delivering the keynote address on the opening day of Music Matters in Hong Kong on 4 June, McGuinness said the lines between distribution and content are getting blurred with the gold rush of broadband expansion on the wane. Citing the examples of News Corp and Apple, McGuinness said the trend would now be for companies not just to accentuate distribution, but to protect their content as well.

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

Asia Pac music market grows despite slump

Hong Kong: The Asian story continues to glow. By 2011, the Asia Pacific region will represent 33 per cent of global music market, and 40 per cent of global digital revenues. Advanced mobile networks/handsets and expanding broadband penetration, not surprisingly, will be the key growth drivers in the region.

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News  |  04 Jun 2008

MTV study results to release at Music Matters

Hong Kong : Music Matters, the forum for the music industry in Asia, kicks off this morning, playing host to over 750 delegates from all over the Asia Pacific region.

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