Here are 12 of my picks from 2019 as a part of our Bollywood round up for B.B.C. India. Everything else will die in drafts https://soundcloud.com/user-989098800-680003515/sets/12-from-2019-bbc-india
Where I liked that Mohit chauhan is back with charm and his easy songs, where I rued Salman Khan's singing and missed Siri, the voice assistant on my iPhone, who would sing better than Salman Khan - anyday. https://soundcloud.com/user-42438886/notebook
An album that I enjoyed, but for Jasleen's song. Teri mitti - uff what a song!! https://soundcloud.com/user-42438886/kesari
In the last 5 years, 2018 was easily the best when it came to film music. It was also the year in which the drip irrigation music release technique ('release one song when you want and let them wait for the album') was at its peak(?). At the time this post is getting baked, … Continue reading 2018 – Film Music Round Up + Playlist
You can listen to my music review here. A bad album but one that gave me one of the freshest songs of the year. https://soundcloud.com/almostareview/bbc-music-review-batti-gul-meter-chalu-14-09-2018
You can listen to the music review of Hate story 4 here - https://www.bbc.com/hindi/entertainment-43284388
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)
You can listen to my music review of Baadshaho here - आडियो बीबीसी संगीत समीक्षा Clearly, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan sahab is feeding a lot of people long after he has gone. An album that sullies the evergreen qawwali by 'remixing' it.
You can listen to my music review of Noor here - http://www.bbc.com/hindi/media-39601934 Baad-e-saba jaisa album...breezy and filmy. Thumbs up!
The review first appeared in text here - http://www.thequint.com/entertainment/2016/03/09/kapoor-and-sons-music-review-badshah-alia-bhatt-fawad-khan-sidharth-kapoor You can listen to my review on B.B.C. here http://www.bbc.com/hindi/multimedia/2016/03/160310_music_review_vm Music - Amaal Mallik, Badshah, Arko Pravo Mukherjee and Tanishk Bagchi. Lyrics - Badshah, Kumaar, Manoj Muntashir, Dr. Devendra Kafir and Abhiruchi Chand In a song that would lead a lot of ‘Posh’ people to believe ‘OMG … Continue reading Music review – Kapoor & Sons (Estd. 1921)