Killer Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody

It’s a warm sunny afternoon in school, and your chemistry teacher drones on about a plum pudding model. How she expects you to study henceforth without the thought of food on your mind remains a mystery. A forty minute class suddenly turns into chaos as the restless backbencher slowly thumps his feet twice and slams... Continue Reading →

Mumble Rap : A Sign Of The Times

  Evolution works in mysterious ways. In the case of MCing, or more popularly known as rapping, it did not take place 3.8 billion years ago. The process just started back in the 1970s, when the word rapping essentially meant the attempt to convey something to the people. Mostly it was the propagation of an... Continue Reading →

Backstreet’s Back, Alright!

If you really understood the title of this article, you already know what it is going to be about. Yes, the Backstreet Boys are well and truly back, and they’re here to stay. Throwing it back to 1993, an era when ‘boy bands’ were immensely popular, when a group of five incredibly talented male musicians... Continue Reading →

A Euphonious Evening with Jazz

The evening of 9th January, 2018 turned out to be an absolute delight for the jazz aficionados in Manipal as we welcomed the world-famous band, “Jazz Explorer Trio” amidst us. The trio consisted of the Danish saxophonist Lars Moller, guitarist Thor Madsen, and drummer Jonas Johansen. Hosted by the Cultural Coordination Committee of MAHE, in... Continue Reading →

High Voltage: An Evening of Rock and Roll

The steps of the Manipal amphitheater witnessed a thrum of activity this Saturday. With the sun setting, the al fresco stage came alive with music, lights, and laughter. As the strobe lights swept the crowd, the animated expressions of the audience - some impressed, some unchanged - emerged.   High Voltage is an event wherein... Continue Reading →

Sultans of Swing: 40 years of Dire Straits

Consider a dimly lit tavern on the eastern fringes of Deptford, London, abounding in smells of spirit and stale introductory conversation. Up comes the manager, announcing the arrival of a rock band previously unheard of. Rock Garden has since hosted umpteen performances with some of the most established artists - the Pet Shop Boys, the... Continue Reading →

Music: On Repeat

Science has always been a bit of a stick in the mud when it comes to the arts. It is never enough to simply appreciate a work of art for what it is, or whose it is, or when it was from or just how much effort went into its making. All of which are... Continue Reading →

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