Archive for January 7th, 2018

Sunday January 7, 2018 19:08

Milliblog Weeklies – JAN01.2017

Milliblog Weeklies – India’s only multilingual, weekly new music playlist. Week 6: On Apple Music | On Saavn A note on each song in the playlist. Mushkil hai apna (Mukkabaaz, Hindi): Dr.Sunil Jog’s lyrics, with lines like, ‘Tum diwali ki bonus ho, main bhookon ki hartaal’ comes alive with phenomenal colloquial humor. Brijesh Shandilya’s delivery […]

Sunday January 7, 2018 18:56

Tik Tik Tik (Music review), Tamil – D.Imman

The title track has Madhan Karky playing Tamil teacher yet again, teaching us new words, even as Imman, for the catchy song, trolls Tamil Nadu by getting Yuvan—who mispronounces Tamil a lot—and digitally smoothens his singing perfectly too! Kurumba and its reprise which sees the father and mother singing about their son has a predictably […]

Sunday January 7, 2018 18:51

Kaly (Music review), Malayalam – Rahul Raj

The title song (Chunk chakkare) is authentically and minimally Kerala-folk style and stays true almost all through, with a foot-tapping rhythm. Kinnam katta kallan is strictly middling, but what is truly bizarre is that it references that thoroughly embarrassing and atrocious Baggy jeansum song from Sainyam (with S.P.Venkatesh’s music) in its first interlude! The short […]

Trissur song, with its flashy brass sound, seems intentionally corny. Sannidanandan handles the racy sound well. Innale innale, sung by Niranj Suresh, is so very Gopi! A low-key, guitar-driven melody that meanders with unhurried pleasantness and evoking the composer’s Telugu repertoire. Niranj is behind Kaate poora kaate as well, a song that sets the Diwanji […]

Sunday January 7, 2018 18:34

Tagaru (Music review), Kannada – Charan Raj

‘Folk Marley’ Anthony Daasan’s spirited rendition lifts Tagaru banthu tagaru as much as Charan’s highly infectious sound that effortlessly descends into pulsating kuthu at times. Mental ho jawa is a curiously interesting concoction! Charan blends a lot of things into a heady mix – Ananya Bhat’s Mental ho jawa hook, a semi-classical or faux-classical anupallavi […]

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