Archive for August 20th, 2017

Sunday August 20, 2017 19:31

Mersal (Music review), Tamil – A R Rahman

Maacho, with its dramatically diverse soundscape, is Rahman throwing everything including the kitchen sink at it! Awkwardly enough, with adequate gibberish, it sounds like a Harris Jayaraj song – a meta-milestone! Mersal arasan and Aalaporaan Thamizhan are even more disconcertingly disparate, with enough bits of alluring sounds that just don’t seem to cohesively come together. […]

Iravil varukira is Shreya’s show… almost all the way! She’s impeccable, as expected, but ‘almost’ because Ishaan, interestingly, throws in so many things into it – exquisite orchestration (particularly that second interlude!), a sweeping tune that demands your attention given its complex path, and a jaunty rhythm reminiscent of 80s Bollywood! In comparison, Ishaan’s vocals […]

The title song—with the mandatory inclusion of ‘Tsunami’—has Daler Mehndi headlining the exuberant faux-Punjabi template. In Mama ek peg la, Balakrishna raps his way to seeking that elusive peg set to a raucous sound. Anup fashions Padhamari as a modern-day faux-qawali and getting Mano to lead it is an excellent decision, given the man runs […]

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