Kalank Music Review

I am so grand. I am so grand. I am very grand. Also, did you know I am grand? My innocent question - Where did the melody go? A forgettable outing for Pritam, but what a fabulous pen Amitabh Bhattacharya has got here. My review below. https://soundcloud.com/almostareview/bbc-music-review-kalank-19-04-2019

2017 – Hindi film songs I liked (Playlist link embedded)

This post first appeared here - https://moifightclub.com/2017/12/24/rewind-2017-film-songs-moifightclub/ To quote Stephen Witt, Listening to hundreds of new releases a year could lead to a kind of jaded auditory cynicism. Last year, I wasn’t expecting a lot, and the year was fine. This year, I wasn’t expecting much yet some albums surprised me (Thank God I have always been … Continue reading 2017 – Hindi film songs I liked (Playlist link embedded)

Lootera (2013) – Music review

From the archives which got deleted since Timeout Bombay couldn't afford to keep their content on web. Vikramaditya Motwane, after a superb outing with Udaan is back with his new film Lootera.The music of Lootera is composed by Amit Trivedi and songs are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya. The album, for most part oozes with minimalist … Continue reading Lootera (2013) – Music review

Music review – Ki & Ka

You can listen to the music review here - bit.ly/bbckika (B.B.C. Website) This review appeared here first on Quint Music: Meet Bros, Mithoon and Illaiyaraaja,  Lyrics: Kumaar, Sayeed Quadri, Amitabh Bhattacharya High heels - Meet Bros, Jaz Dhami, Aditi Singh - Agreed that the song is buried in the dance template of the only language that … Continue reading Music review – Ki & Ka

Ghanchakkar – Music review

Staying close to the premise of the film is not something most music composers know in our lovely industry. Recently though, Music albums of Go Goa Gone and few others have successfully wrapped themselves around the feel of the film and boy were they good! Amit Trivedi’s latest offering - Ghanchakkar joins the league of … Continue reading Ghanchakkar – Music review

Go Goa Gone – Music review

With the O.S.T. of some films 'celebrating 100 years of cinema' hooked and cooked with, here comes an unashamedly party album that is not confused about it's identity and presentation. Slowley Slowley - Heavy bass arrangements and a ‘phunk' start scream ‘party song’ right from the word go! The atmosphere is created superbly within the … Continue reading Go Goa Gone – Music review

Bombay Talkies – Music review…Almost!

Sukhwinder starts Give it up for bachchan! in a storytelling fashion reminding you of once in vogue the ‘natak-nautanki’ style of singing songs wherein singers used to talk/converse and then sing and repeat this midway into the song. Amit trivedi hits you then with neat arrangement almost immediately with liberal ‘BigB hain!’ and the neat … Continue reading Bombay Talkies – Music review…Almost!

Aiyyaa – Meezik review!

Wakda - Excellent Morchang starts the song with the mridangam joining in later and superb nadaswaram leading the way for Amit Trivedi (who is now joined by the keyboards as well, by the way). A song talking about the ‘inevitable’. The song has a leisurely pace occassionally lifted by nasaswaram and a lot of tabla and … Continue reading Aiyyaa – Meezik review!