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Jun 08, 2018
Singer Mame Khan on being part of Manganiyar legacy, taking folk art to international platformsPopular folk and Sufi singer Mame Khan speaks about the legacy of Manganiyar music that he belongs to, and how Bollywood should pay due credit to the folk art it derives inspiration from.
May 18, 2018
Musician Ali Saffudin on his track 'Manzoor Nahi' and what it means to be an artist in Kashmir'I ask myself, if Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bob Marley belonged to Kashmir, what would they write about?' says Ali Saffudin.
Feb 06, 2018
Jimmy Fallon channels Bob Dylan to criticise Trump in updated version of ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’Fallon as Dylan touched on the #MeToo movement, the NFL players' national anthem protest controversy and the embattled president's ceaseless war against the press and 'fake news'.
Jan 25, 2018
Laura Marling's Semper Femina: Bold, profoundly riveting ode to women from Queen of Nu folkLaura Marling's sixth studio album is in her own words, “an exploration of womanhood.” It has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Folk Album category.
Oct 25, 2017
Rewben Mashangva, 'father of the Naga folk Blues', on making music that straddles diverse culturesRewben Mashangva is a fan of Bob Dylan and plays the guitar. He also champions the folk music of Manipur.
Oct 09, 2017
Jodhpur RIFF 2017: Day three is a visual treat with vivid colours, picturesque backdropDay three of the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF) in Jodhpur saw young exponents of the traditional folk music and their masters, respecting tradition
Oct 07, 2017
Jodhpur RIFF 2017: Over days one and two, musical collaborations leave audience wanting encoresThe 10th edition of the Jodhpur RIFF kicked off to a rousing start on 5 October
Oct 05, 2017
Jodhpur RIFF turns 10: Here's what to expect from the 2017 edition of the iconic music festivalAs the 10th edition of the Jodhpur RIFF kicks off, here's what music lovers can look forward to
Mar 02, 2017
Throwback Thursday: Ten musicians from the North East you cannot afford to missFrom Imphal Talkies to Voodoo Child, ahead of the Manipur Elections, here's a list of musicians from the North East that will make you day more musical.
Oct 15, 2016
As Jodhpur RIFF turns 10, it's a case study in how music festivals in India can be sustainedif you’d like to know why the RIFF (Rajasthan International Folk Festival) is considered one of the top music festivals in the country, you better make plans for Jodhpur.