In recent times, the Nepali music scene has seen a rise in indie, lo-fi songs/music created by urban youths. These songs are often independently produced and tend to be more personal than those dominating the mainstream. One such artist, trying to make a name in this small but well-loved music scene, is Oasis Thapa.
By the mid-1980s, the Bangles were already a successful band, touring across the world with airplay on college radio, but they hadn’t hit the mainstream in a major way. That’s when Prince gave them the gift of a lifetime by crafting a perfect piece of pop confection known to the masses as “Manic Monday.”
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.
VOLVOGRAD, June 27: British police have launched a probe into a video where two England fans attending World Cup games in Russia are seen chanting anti-Semitic songs glorifying Hitler and throwing Nazi salutes at a bar in Volgograd.
As we wrap up 2017 and look forward to a New Year in another 4 days, Republica Online brings you 12 evergreen Nepali songs that were covered by various artists throughout the year. We wish you a Happy New Year in advance and hope you enjoy the songs.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: 2017 has been a joyous year for Nepali audiences who have been able to witness and taste the varieties of wonderful songs in the movies. While many songs faded, few continue to be in our hearts and minds, and of course, our playlist. These songs not only made the movies a hit, it also helped to promote music composers, lyricists, singers and new actors.
Folk singer Prajapati Parajuli expressed concern over the degrading quality of Nepali music and lyrics. Speaking at the 6th Sports and Teej Fest organized on Tuesday in Baglung, he shared that the Nepali music industry was in peril due to ignorance on the part of music professionals.
KATHMANDU, June 21: The trend of uploading cover songs of retro Nepali songs in youtube is consistently increasing. Following the easy access and popularity of social media, various artists and film units have called to upload the cover songs and to post in the social media.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Famous rapper Yama Buddha had been working on a few songs before he left this world. But he called it quits before he could make these songs public. He was working on three music projects.
In an attempt to draw attention to gender stereotyping and misogyny portrayed by the country’s influential film industry, a women’s rights organization asked movie-mad Indians to rewrite sexist Bollywood songs.