Archive for August, 2007



This is the title of an article written by noted Carnatic singer Vidwan T.M. Krishna (TMK) in his website. The article can be read here. TMK primarily talks about the discrimination against women in Carnatic music and points out that such discrimination exists even today. This is certainly not the first time we are hearing […]

Some good sites on the net that give the procedure for Avani Avittam and Gayathri Japam (helpful especially for those who plan to do the same by themselves): 1) 2) 3) 4)

Shruti, Worldspace Satellite Radio’s 24 hour Carnatic music channel broadcast a 2 hour “face to face” program on 14th Aug 2007 that featured veteran mrudangam maestro Shri T.K. Murthy. I am posting a few excerpts from the same based on the notes I took. The entire conversation was in Tamil while the notes below are […]



There was this article on Rediff yesterday titled “Bangalore: The rising divorce rate in the IT sector” that talked about the divorce cases belonging to those from the IT sector being on the rise and being a significant contributor to the overall number. However what was actually much more scary was the following statement in […]

Music Academy released its schedule for this year’s music season (Dec 07-Jan 08) some days back. The same has been updated at . Please check the list under the months December 2007 and January 2008.

The build-up to the grand finale (December season) seems to have started with so many concerts lined up in August 2007 in Chennai. Check out the updated schedule at


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