The band primarily performs at events where they cover Nepali classics and sing their original “Thaha Chaina Bholi Ke Hola” before enthusiastic crowds. They have also recently launched their YouTube channel and are currently awaiting the release of their new single “Gunji Rahecha”. “There’s definitely an edge to being an all female rock band and we’re likely to raise more eyebrows than any other band but it also comes with a fair share of pressure,” says Renu.
copyright rules are in implementation but the piracy is still a major problem for the music industry. From cassettes to CDs to pen drives, music is now for everyone but the benefits for the real artists disappear in the middle before it reaches to them.
The makers of the film ‘Notebook’ starring Pranutan Bahl and Zaheer Iqbal had announced that a song in the film rendered by Pakistani singer Atif Aslam will be re-recorded in the aftermath of the deadly Pulwama terror attack which took the lives of 40 Indian CRPF soldiers.
Nepali adhunik geet has always had a devoted audience across the country, albeit a smaller one than popular music. While one can hear and see the songs and videos on radio or TV, there is an entirely different feel to it when you sit amidst other adhunik geet enthusiasts and listen to these tunes of the past, and that too when musicians trained in classical music are lending their voices to it.
Director of ‘Nirbhaya Foundation’, Abhaya Subba Weise, along with eight new female singer-songwriters will perform in this year’s ‘Women in Concert’, which is scheduled to take place at Besisahar and Kathmandu on March 2 and 8 respectively.
Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has revealed that she is working on new music and it will be out soon. The track will mark her first in 12 years. In 2006 the hotel heiress released her debut album "Paris". The album peaked at Number. 6 on the Billboard 200, and the debut single, "Stars are Blind," reached 18 on the Hot 100."Back in the studio. New music coming soon" Hilton posted on Twitter. In 2008, Hilton announced that she had finished a second album, but it was never released.
Baaja will soon be releasing an album and they have already started recording for it. Until then, you can hear them on SoundCloud under ‘Baaja.music’ and ‘Chattra Bahadur Chahari’ or find them on social media like Facebook and Instagram.
Forty years ago, hip-hop was little known outside its birthplace, New York -- until the Sugarhill Gang decided to record their rhymes, launching the genre's rise as a dominant cultural and commercial force.
Singer Tika Prasain, recently launched a cover dance video competition to promote her famous song ‘Maya Luki’. Jhapa based dance group, AJ crew bagged the title of the competition. The crew bagged cash prize of Rs 50,000.
Sambriddhi Ghimire, a 19-year-old student currently on her gap year, remembers she and her dad bonding over Narayan Gopal’s famous song “Kehi mitho baat gara” whilst cooking dinner. Ghimire says she has inherited her father’s love for ‘adhunik geet’ (modern music), as it was called back in the 1950s, and that she still finds herself listening to those songs quite frequently.
In the late of night if you find yourself at a pub and you hear a band playing before an audience absolutely quiet and riveted, chances are it’s the Phosphenes. The indie band is causing quite the waves among the avid music listening crowd of Nepal. With their focus on storytelling, simple melodies, and enchanting harmonies, Phosphenes is a name received with much adulation in live music sessions. And with their EP released this September, they are looking forward to more success in the days to come.
Podcasts are more popular than ever. With the success of the true crime investigation podcast, Serial, in 2014, it seems everyone has jumped on the podcast bandwagon and is coming up with their own unique content. The problem is not everything that’s out there is good. And with hundreds, if not thousands, of different podcasts out each week, it can be pretty tough to find ones worth listening to.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Do you love going to restaurants? When somebody needs to hang out and needs to have some good food, restaurant is the first place that crosses the mind. However, the pertinent question remains, “Which restaurant?” The choice of the restaurant depends on various factors.
KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Veteran musician, Shambhujit Baskota has been working in musical field from the past 42 years. He has produced almost 300 songs till date. Baskota is debuting as a producer through ‘Chauka Dau’. The film is scheduled to release on January 11.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: When Kelsang Shrestha was an eighth grader, he was caught cheating during Nepali exam. He was actively enrolled in music and learning guitar at that time. Therefore he barely could focus on his exam. But luckily the Nepali teacher did not publicly embarrass him. She rather called him to her room after the exam.
NEW YORK, Dec 7: Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star — but a trying one as a maturing young woman — at the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event, where she was named Woman of the Year.
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‘Edward Scissorhands’ star Johnny Depp once said, “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” When there’s music, everything else disappears. For a couple of minutes, we forget the sadness, and enjoy the beauty of sounds. It’s not a lie that everyone is a music fan in this world. People might like different genres but it’s quite surprising when people say they don’t love music. Some people love hiphop, some love pop, others love rock and roll; but all it matters is when they unite as a group: “Music Lovers”.
He grew up fascinated to the technical and aesthetic essence of music. However, studying sounds and music was actually that caught his fancy. Having spent about a decade in sound designing and film mixing, Uttam Neupane has left immense impressions in the Nepali film industry. He was the sound designer for films including ‘Mero Euta Sathi Chha’, ‘Mission Paisa’, ‘Loot’, ‘Talakjung Vs. Tulke’, ‘Jerry’ to name a few.
Music has forever been an important part of the Nepali culture. From the day a baby takes his first breath to the moment he breathes his last, music will be around him. Its presence is undeniable through the various courses in his life, in marriage and festivities, in life and in death.
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The song ‘Chyanakuti Jhyai’ of ‘Villain’ was released through the official channel of Budha Subba Digital Pvt Ltd on Wednesday. Prominent Nepali singers Anju Panta and Ramchandra Kafle have lent their voices to the song.
In 2002, Monkey Temple released their first full-length album Black Bee & the Flower. This album was what helped the band create a buzz and gather a loyal fan base, especially due to the two popular tracks, Sangai Bachauna and Acoustic 11.
BHAKTAPUR, Oct 15: It’s Dashain and Dashain is incomplete without music. And music has its own language that is captivating to all age group. Likewise, the teenagers from Bhaktapur are also drawn to traditional music that is played during Dashain. The traditional music which was once ignored, have gained its popularity again.
After a gap of five years, Trisha Gurung made a return to music with her first solo album. She began her musical journey with ‘Khani Ho Yahmu’. Wih her debut song, Gurung won many admirers. It further inspired her to compose additional songs. Currently, the singing diva is busy recording an original composition. She aims to release her new single in the next two months.