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DELHI 2 DUBLIN – ROCKING VANCOUVER TO VASHI

The band Delhi2Dublin truly represents globalization. Coming out of Vancouver, their music can be termed as a fusion of the Dhol meeting the Fiddle and it literally is that, a mix of Bhangra and Celtic. They have steadily climbed up the Canadian and global charts and remain true to their roots, which is the multi cultural base of their home town, Vancouver. Here we talk to the band, that is rocking... 

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EHSAAN NOORANI – MORE THAN JUST THE E in SEL

Ehsaan Noorani depicts the new age Bollywood.  A trip to California changed this naturally talented guitar player, to becoming a complete popular Indian musician. His  tunes have become a part of some of the finest Bollywood music scores. As part of SHANKAR EHSAAN LOY and also as a solo Blues guitarist, Ehsaan has made Bollywood more appealing, not only to all ages, but also to all Geographies.... 

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THE ALTERNATIVE INDIAN ROCK GROUP CASSINI’S DIVISION

THE ALTERNATIVE INDIAN ROCK GROUP CASSINI’S DIVISION Given that the band came together in 2001, how has the journey been? Cassini’s Division: The journey has been a long, and convoluted one. We were one of the first bands in the country to play full slots of exclusively original material (with a couple of covers of bands we enjoyed). Getting an audience hitherto unused to a desi band not playing... 

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HELLO WORLD ! COMING TO A LOCATION NEAR YOU- AR RAHMAN

A school of thought believes that the West must be won over. He has done that with his multiple Oscars. A school of thought believes that East is best. He has a plethora of Filmfare awards and Bollywood recognition to have put his flag there. The purist school feels it is all about classical study. He has his music credentials from Trinity. The non conformists feel that music cannot be taught. His... 

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UDAY BENEGAL – THE FIRST INDIAN ROCK SENSATION RETURNS HOME

He was the voice behind ROCK MACHINE, which in it’s time had cult like success in India. They played across the nation and overseas. When ROCK MACHINE, then evolved into INDUS CREED, UDAY BENEGAL continued to be it’s “voice.” Then at the height of their prowess, the group disbanded, Uday went West. Now he is back in Mumbai and India A new group, but the same resonating voice, which we also... 

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JASON JOSEPH – NEITHER BLACK NOR ROCK, JUST A STYLE OF HIS OWN

This is indeed the age of the Indian American /Anglo Indian, musician. While across the pond called the Atlantic, Jay Sean is making waves, on this side, we have Jason Joseph, whose singles, One Man and Just Move, are quickly moving this one man, into the upper echelons of the American music scene. If it hadn’t been the case of getting bored doing his desk time, as a Computer Engineer, Jason might... 

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GIJU JOHN – AN INTEL ENGINEER FINDS HIS “DANCING” SHOES!!!

When people descend on a city to make their life, whether it is coming to Mumbai to eke out a living or to Silicon Valley in the US, most come with some dreams and aspirations, then life takes over. The day to day battle of making a living consumes and becomes all important. It is very few, very determined, very passionate individuals who are able to strike a balance between their job and their passion.... 

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