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  • “Music is about perseverance”

    For over two decades, renowned Guru Razwan Ali has been training Indian Classical Music at Chhayanaut. Currently, he is also working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Music, Jagannath University.

  • 'Kaanshuta 001'

    The latest installment of Ek Nirjharer Gaan, Kaanshuta 001, was showcased at Chhayanaut on April. The album was subject to a lot of

  • GURU KALAVATI DEVI

    Rendezvous with GURU KALAVATI DEVI

    Guru Kalavati Devi is a vibrant Manipuri dancer, a diligent teacher, a vocalist and skilled pung player. Under her guidance several

  • Haimanti Sukla to receive 'Sangeet Natak Akademi Award'

    Celebrated singer Haimanti Sukla is going to be honoured with India's Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in Sugata Sangeet category.

  • Celebrating Fête de la Musique

    Despite the scorching summer heat, music enthusiasts came pouring in to the gallery of Alliance Française de Dhaka to celebrate Fête de la Musique or World Music Day. Both solo artistes and groups performed in an open stage.

  • World Music Day today

    “New trends in music were there in the past, are relevant in the present and will continue in the future; some can accept the fact and some cannot. However, what I believe is that if you make music that is genuine and good, it will surpass time, regardless of the current trends, and will continue to win hearts.”

  • WORLD MUSIC DAY CELEBRATIONS

    On the occasion of World Music Day, which is celebrated on June 21, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will organise a discussion and cultural programme. The ceremony will be inaugurated at 6 in the evening with the presence of artistes such as Timir Nondi and many more. A discussion by eminent artistes, including Mustafa Jaman Abbasi, Momtaz Begum, Andrew Kishore,

  • Chirkutt set to rock London

    Chirkutt has long been one of Bangladesh's most prolific musical acts. The band has had their fair share of international success, and is set to rock London on July 1 in one of Europe's

  • A surprise release!

    Singing to himself, a rickshaw puller talks about the many alley ways he has to pass through while cycling his passengers to their destinations. The rickshaw puller remembers his beloved who is probably left behind at home, he remembers the love they felt for each other and how promises were broken. The video is very unlike the many we see nowadays springing up from the many platforms in Bangladesh. The graphical representation showcases a rickshaw puller with big dreamy eyes cycling through the many 'oli-golis', drowning his sorrow in work.

  • HABIB'S Eid gift for fans

    This Chaand Raat brings excellent news for fans of Habib Wahid, as the celebrated composer will drop his latest music video,

  • Mehdi Mix 1 captivates listeners

    Once upon a time, 'mixed' albums were a norm in the industry as there would be a lot of excitement and speculations regarding which star-studded offerings were available.

  • Oni Hasan endorsed by Carvin/Keisel Guitars

    In late 2007, Bangladesh was introduced to a musical prodigy named Oni Hasan, as his work for his band Vibe's debut album Chena Jogot turned a lot of heads. After Vibe disbanded, Oni went on to play as the lead guitarist for Warfaze before moving outside the country for higher studies.

  • Lined up for Eid

    This Eid, Tanvir Tareq has composed for the eminent singer Subir Nandi. The song will be released under the banner of Celebrity Music Channel. Tareq will also be appearing for a three-day special programme

  • The Prince's 50th

    Prince Mahmud's career has been nothing short of royalty. Besides having composed and written numerous singles alongside a

  • Riad Hasan's Chattgayya take

    Growing up in Chittagong, spending most of his time in the city's GEC, contemporary musician Riad Hasan has incorporated the essence

  • 'A Star is Born' trailer shines bright

    Looking nothing like her usual outlandish stage persona, Pop star Lady Gaga appears alongside Oscar-nominee Bradley Cooper in his directorial debut, A Star is Born. In the movie, she plays an aspiring singer, Ally, whose career begins to take off after she meets country singer Jackson Maine, played by Bradley Cooper. Gaga has composed the songs in the film.

  • Shafin Ahmed's 'Bhalobashar Janalay' this Eid

    Shafin Ahmed once again shows his romantic side as he is set to release Bhalobashar Janalay.

  • Minar sings for Tollywood

    Minar had been touted as one of Bangladesh's most promising singers when he debuted with Danpitey in 2008, but his career took a true upward spiral since the release of his blockbuster album Ahare.

  • A star-studded tribute to the World Cup

    Football fever is at an all-time high, as the prominent singers of the Bangladeshi music industry have come together to celebrate the phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup 2018. Jitbe Football, which is composed by Shuvo of 'DRockstars' fame and written by Mehedi Ansari will feature musical powerhouses including Momotaz and Asif Akbar alongside renowned singers including Kona, Tahsan, Mizan and Xefer.

  • Bappa's 'Koshter Journal' out soon

    The good news for fans of Bappa Mazumder is that he will soon release an all-new single, Koshter Journal.

  • SPONDAN'S debut album

    After forty-six long years, pioneer of 'Bangla Pop Music' and legendary band, Spondan, has started their journey again. GP Music is going to launchtheir self-titled albumwhich they recently finished.

  • Sahana Bajpaie honoured Bengal Pride award

    Sahana Bajpaie To Receive 'the Bengal's Pride' Award Today

    Renowned singer and Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sahana Bajpaie has been honoured with 'The Bengal's Pride' award, which will be conferred to her at The House of Commons, United Kingdom Parliament today.

  • 'Ishh', Imran!

    Imran Mahmudul has been one of the most sought after singers in the industry for quite a while now. His latest venture, a music video for this Eid, is nothing less than promising. The track titled Ishh was penned by Snehashish Ghosh, while Imran himself tuned and composed the song. Actor Koushani Mukherjee from West Bengal will be seen in the video opposite Imran. The audio will be released under Dhruba Music Station (DMS). Shot across various

  • Rock Guru Azam Khan

    Rest In Peace Rock Guru

    Today marks the 7th Death Anniversary of the pioneer of rock music in Bangladesh, Azam Khan. The legacy that he has left behind cannot be defined by his discography of 20 plus albums, it is much more profound than that. A freedom fighter and an advocate for peace at a time of violence, Azam Khan's name was synonymous to the emerging underground rock music scene after liberation.

  • Rock Guru Azam Khan

    Rest In Peace Rock Guru

    Today marks the 7th Death Anniversary of the pioneer of rock music in Bangladesh, Azam Khan. The legacy that he has left behind cannot be defined by his discography of 20 plus albums, it is much more profound than that. A freedom fighter and an advocate for peace at a time of violence, Azam Khan's name was synonymous to the emerging underground rock music scene after liberation.

  • Eid albums from Bengal

    On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, Bengal Foundation has launched six new Eid albums. Recorded by prominent and promising singers of Bangladesh, the albums feature compositions penned and composed by Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Radha Raman Dutta and several Bhawaiya bards.

  • Kabir Suman gets candid

    Renowned singer Kabir Suman has refused to appear on a show in Dhaka after receiving an offer from media personality Anjan Roy.

  • Taufiq Tamim becomes Korea's favourite 'Oppa'

    A lanky Bangladeshi youngster seemingly lacking talent, shell-shocked the audience when he put his glorious voice on display in a

  • Dua Lipa a woman who defines power

    2018 has been quite a fantastic year for 22-year old Dua Lipa, as she went from a hardly known singer to a stadium-filling star. She became the youngest female to feature on Vogue's inaugural list of most influential women working in Britain for its July issue.

  • Shuchi's 'Noor-er Doriyaye' out now

    The album contains records of tracks including Allah Amar Probhu, Aye Moru Parer Hawa, Khodar Prem-e, Mohammad-ed Naam, Moru

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