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Periods of Light, Periods of Darkness

1. Periods of Light, Periods...

As a child I grew up to appreciate natural light as a scarse commodity to be valued and cherished, since much of the time one had to be content with a dark playground and mere artificial light. When I opened my eyes in the morning to see...

CD Review: Jal / Boondh – a drop of Jal

Jal – Boondh: a drop of jal / Fire Records 2008 1. Sajni 2. Raatein 3. Humein Itna Pyar 4. Moray Piya 5. Main Mastt Hoon 6. Mahia 7. Payal 8. Chup Chup 9. Kia Se Kia 10.Yeh Mera Pakistan 11....

Hotel Review: Le Dupleix / Pondicherry

Hotel Review: Le Dupleix / Pondicherry
Tucked away in the old French quarters of the South Indian town of Pondicherry on Rue de la Caserne is a charming place called Le Dupleix. Having just stayed there and finding it thoroughly charming...

CD Review: Motherjane / Maktub

Motherjane – Maktub / Independent 2008 1. Chasing The Sun (4:28) 2. Fields Of Sound (4:42) 3. Broken (4:06) 4. Blood In The Apple (5:17) 5. Ode To Life (1:10) 6. Maktub (5:26) 7. Mindstreet...

Meditation and Psycho-Physiological Variables

Recently I attended the reading of a PhD thesis paper at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Ernakulam. The study was entitled: The effect of meditation on the psycho-physiological variables....

CD Review: Mekaal Hasan Band / Saptak

Mekaal Hassan Band – Saptak / EMI (India) 2009 1. Chal Bulleya 2. Bandeya 3. Ranjha 4. Jhok Ranjhan 5. Sanwal 6. Bhageshwari 7. Huns Dhun 8. Waris Shah 9. Andholan 10. Mahi 11. Albaella Personnel:...

(a bit more) About Me

Recently someone asked me to write a bit more about myself for the blog i.e. who I am and what I do. Let it be said I don’t particularly enjoy writing about myself. I like writing about things I find...
Bombay Lost & Found

Bombay Lost & Found

I finally picked up a copy of Maximum City: Bombay Lost & Found by Suketu Mehta during my last shopping trip to Ernakulam, the commercial capital of Kerala. This  time round I was mainly looking for...

CD Review: Madhav Chari

Madhav Chari – Parisian Thoroughfares / Virgin Records (India) 2009 1. Parisian Thoroughfare (Powell) 2. Just In Time (Styne,Comden,Green) 3. You Don’t Know What Love Is (Raye, DePaul) 4. Elegy...

Porpoises For All Purposes

For the past few days I’ve been spending time sitting on my favorite rock by the Arabian Sea that I so love. One of the appeals of it are the porpoises that swim by in schools looking for food and...

CD Review: Eero Hämeenniemi / Unmatched

Unmatched  – Eero Hämeenniemi & Guru Kaaraikkudi mani / Kosmic Music 2005 (Released under the name Twins in Finland) 1. String Swing / Hämeenniemi 2. Spicy Joy / K. Mani 3. Not Maya / Hämeenniemi 4....

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